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PGE Passes 20% Renewable Energy Milestone

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:32
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PGamp;E) says it delivered 22.5% of its electricity from renewable sources in 2013 eligible under California's renewable portfolio standard (RPS). [...]

NRG Acquires Roof Diagnostics Solar

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:31
NRG Energy Inc. has acquired New Jersey-based solar installer Roof Diagnostics Solar (RDS). NRG says the move is intended to support its effort to develop [...]

Martifer And Gauss Fire Up 39 MW Aura Solar Plant In Mexico

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:27
Martifer Solar and Gauss Energia inaugurated the 39 MW Aura Solar photovoltaic power project in a ceremony attended by President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico. [...]

Exosun Trackers Selected For 30 MW Project In California

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:25
Exosun Inc. will supply its Exotrack HZ single-axis tracking systems for a 30 MW solar power project in California under development by EDP Renewables. The [...]

Ormat Sells Heber Solar PV Project For #036;35.25 Million

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:22
Ormat Nevada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ormat Technologies Inc., has sold its 10 MW Heber Solar project in Imperial County, Calif., to RET [...]

Canadian Solar Sells 8.5 MW Little Creek Solar Power Plant To BluEarth

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:20
Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. has completed the sale of the 8.5 MW Little Creek solar power plant to BluEarth Renewables Inc. Located in Napanee, Ontario, [...]

Survey: Securitization Of Pooled Solar Assets Set To Expand

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 00:00
A survey sponsored by Mercatus Inc. found that more than 60% of respondents believe securitization of pooled commercial solar assets will take place over the [...]

Reznick Capital Appoints Conor McKenna As Managing Director

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 14:54
Reznick Capital Markets Securities (RCMS) has promoted Conor McKenna, a current director, to managing director of the firm. He will also be the head of [...]

PV Module Buyers Rate Reliability And Quality Over Price

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 14:47
The most critical factors for buyers when selecting a photovoltaic module are reliability and quality, which were found to be more important than low prices, [...]

How Distributed Energy Resources Affect U.S. Capacity Markets

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 14:35
The future of the utility industry has become a central focus for many as the sector grapples with several existential threats. Among the chief threats [...]

Report: Global Solar Deployment Edged Out Wind In 2013

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 10:29
Clean Edge reports the world installed more new solar photovoltaic generating capacity than wind in 2013 - 36.5 GW vs. 35.5 GW. The market research [...]

SEIA Elects New Directors

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 09:21
By a vote of its members, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has elected five new directors to serve on its board. SEIA says its [...]

Roxtec Releases Bonding And Grounding System With Lightning Protection

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 09:20
Sweden-based Roxtec has released its Bonding and Grounding (BG) cable entry system designed to seal large quantities of metal clad or armored cables using minimal [...]

SunPower Supplies 70 MW Of CPV Cell Packages For Two Solar Projects In China

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 09:17
SunPower Corp. has sold over 70 MW of concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar cell packages to the Huaxia Concentrated Photovoltaic Power Co. Ltd. in Inner Mongolia, [...]

Minnesota PUC Approves Methodology For Measuring Solar Value

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 16:06
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) took a step toward quantifying the societal benefits of distributed generation solar power when it approved a standard methodology [...]

Panasonic And Coronal Launch Solar Energy Provider For U.S. Municipalities

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 15:48
Panasonic Eco Solutions North America and Coronal Group have teamed up with Global Investment Renewable (GIR) to create Coronal Municipal Energy Services (CMES), a joint [...]

SolarWorld And Dragonfly Solar To Develop 517 kW Array For Utility Cooperatives

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 09:47
Minnesota-based commercial solar developer Dragonfly Solar and SolarWorld have partnered to deliver a 517 kW solar array to four electric utility cooperatives in Minnesota and [...]

California Set For Residential PACE

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 00:00
The CaliforniaFIRST residential property assessed clean energy (PACE) program scheduled to launch this summer will enable homeowners to choose a contractor and install a clean [...]

Renewable Energy Off To A Roaring Start In 2014

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 16:20
For the first two months of this year, renewable energy sources accounted for 91.9% of the 568 MW of new installed U.S. electrical generating capacity, [...]

First Solar Breaks Ground On 250 MW Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 09:56
First Solar has broken ground on the 250 MW Moapa Southern Paiute Solar project in Nevada with members of Congress, officials from the Los Angeles [...]