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White House Issues Executive Actions On Solar Power

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:16
The Obama Administration has issued a series of executive actions designed to advance solar energy in the U.S., including a new website to coordinate federal [...]

Solar Capacity Increases Sharply At U.S. Schools

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:29
Public elementary and high schools in the U.S. have shown explosive growth in their use of solar energy over the last decade, soaring from 303 [...]

China Named Most Attractive Renewables Market; U.S. Falls To No. 2

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:29
China's renewables market has become the most attractive destination for investors looking to invest in the sector, knocking the U.S. market from the top spot, [...]

EMCORE Sells Space Photovoltaics Business To Veritas Capital For #036;150M

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 15:07
EMCORE Corp., a provider of compound semiconductor-based components and systems for the fiber-optic and solar power markets, says it has entered into a definitive agreement [...]

Sen. Wyden Calls For Level Playing Field For Clean Energy Incentives

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 15:06
During a hearing on Wednesday, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., called for tax reform that creates a level playing field to allow the [...]

Urban Green Energy And OTEPI Partner To Grow Panama#039;s Solar Market

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 14:07
Urban Green Energy (UGE) says it has formed a strategic partnership with OTEPI Renewables in an effort to expand the commercial solar market in Panama. [...]

SoCore Energy Adds 315 kW Rooftop Solar Array To N.Y. Movie Theater

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 13:42
SoCore Energy, a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of Edison International, has completed a 315 kW rooftop solar installation for a movie theater in Rochester, N.Y. [...]

New England Aquarium Offsetting Power Usage With RECs From GDF Suez

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 13:16
The Boston-based New England Aquarium will again be offsetting 100% of its estimated annual electricity usage with renewable energy certificates (RECs), thanks to a donation [...]

PSI Hosting Webinar On Grid-Based Solar Energy Storage

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:30
The Principal Solar Institute (PSI) is hosting an hour-long webinar on Oct. 8 at 3 p.m. ET by Matt Roberts, executive director of the Energy [...]

TEMI Holding Renewable Energy Technology Assessment Workshop

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:58
Golden, Colo.-based Technology/Engineering Management International (TEMI) will be conducting a two-day workshop, quot;Technological Forecasting for Science amp; Technology Intelligence with Applications in Renewable and Alternative [...]

Verizon Spending #036;13.8M On New Solar Projects In N.J.

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:54
Verizon is spending more than #036;13 million this year to install 3.5 MW of new solar power systems at three of its locations in New [...]

Saudi Agriculture Sector Evaluating Solar-Diesel Hybrids

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:53
Saudi Arabia's poultry industry and other agriculture sectors are evaluating diesel-solar hybrid power systems as alternatives to the purely fossil-fueled generators they currently rely on. [...]

SPI Solar Invests In Solar PV Market In Hawaii

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 00:00
SPI Solar has entered into an agreement to acquire Hawaiian Power LLC's (HPL) share of joint photovoltaic power projects in Hawaii. Under the terms of [...]

ReneSola Inks New Agreement With SolarMax

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 00:00
ReneSola Ltd. has signed an agreement with Switzerland-based SolarMax to distribute the latter's solar inverters in Australia. ReneSola will offer its solar panels along with [...]

International Climate Change Report Invites Private Capital To Lead On Renewable Energy

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 00:00
The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate has dropped a landmark report on its investigation into the effects of climate change and calls for [...]

Duke Energy Commits #036;500M For New Solar Capacity In N.C.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 17:27
Following its February request for proposals (RFP) for new solar capacity in North Carolina, Duke Energy is committing #036;500 million to a major expansion of [...]

SolarCity Strikes An East-West Pose In Its New Commercial Mounting System

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:00
It has been a year since the merger of SolarCity and Zep Solar. The fist major product born of that union reveals market directions on [...]

EDF Renewable Energy Selling 57 MW Of Solar Projects To Dominion

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:59
EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) says that Dominion is acquiring two California solar projects totaling 57 MW of power. The projects being sold by EDF [...]

Xcel Energy Subsidiary Seeking Up To 200 MW Of Solar Resources

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:00
Southwestern Public Service Co. (SPS), a subsidiary of Xcel Energy, is seeking proposals for additional solar energy resources as a component of its resource planning [...]

Dominion And Capital One Adding Ground-Mounted Solar System In Virginia

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 00:00
Dominion Virginia Power has selected Capital One's Chester facility to house what it says is the first ground-mounted solar energy system in central Virginia. The [...]