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Imergy Power Systems Developing Flow Batteries From Recycled Vanadium

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:51
California-based Imergy Power Systems has developed a process for producing flow batteries with recycled vanadium from mining slag, oil field sludge, fly ash, and other [...]

Enphase Supplying Residential Housing Portfolio In France

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:49
France-based solar installer Energy France Installation (EFI) has won a project with AST Groupe to install 1,500 PV systems on newly constructed single-family homes, with [...]

NRG Yield Offering Class A Common Stock

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:47
NRG Yield Inc. has launched a public offering of 10.5 million shares of its Class A common stock. In addition, the underwriters have a 30-day [...]

PowerSecure Adds #036;140 Million In New Distributed Generation Business

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:45
North Carolina-based PowerSecure International Inc. has been awarded approximately #036;140 million of new distributed generation (DG) project business. The contracts include #036;120 million of new [...]

Yingli Green Energy To Supply 32 MW Of PV Modules For Utility Project In Japan

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:43
Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. has signed an agreement to supply 32 MW of multicrystalline photovoltaic modules for a large-scale project in Okayama, Japan. [...]

Suniva Expanding U.S. Solar Module Manufacturing Capacity

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 17:13
Georgia-based Suniva Inc. is opening a second U.S. manufacturing facility to be located in Saginaw Township, Mich. Construction will begin in August, with initial production [...]

Solar Sector Fears WTO Ruling Against Tariffs Won#039;t Save The U.S. From Itself

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 17:12
Last week, a panel of judges from the World Trade Organization (WTO) declared that the U.S. imposition of tariffs on China-source solar photovoltaic products is [...]

Study Says Rapid Solar Power Growth Fueling Demand For Copper

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 17:11
Solar energy development is increasing demand for copper required for wiring and ground cabling for these installations, says a new study commissioned by the Copper [...]

Southern Nevada Water Authority Signs PPA With SunEdison For 14 MW Solar Plant

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 09:02
SunEdison Inc. has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) for the output of a 14 MW photovoltaic [...]

Yingli Opens Office In Chile

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 00:00
Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. has opened an office in Santiago, Chile. Robert Muhn will serve as managing director of Yingli Green Energy Chile. [...]

OneRoof Energy To Offer Solar Services Through Elevate#039;s Subscription Platform

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 00:00
California-based OneRoof Energy Inc. has added its rooftop solar services and financing services to digital provider Elevate's list of subscription services. The relationship will enable [...]

Renewables Continue To Dominate New U.S. Generating Capacity

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 14:51
Renewable energy advocacy group the Sun Day Campaign reports that solar, wind, biomass, geothermal and hydropower provided 55.7% of newly installed U.S. electrical generating capacity [...]

Ellomay Capital To Acquire 5.6 MW Of PV Plants In Spain

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:30
Israel-based Ellomay Capital Ltd. has executed an agreement to purchase three photovoltaic plants with a total capacity of approximately 5.6 MW located in Murcia, Spain. [...]

Ascent Solar Announces #036;32 Million Secured Convertible Debt Agreement

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:27
Colorado-based developer of thin-film solar modules Ascent Solar Technologies Inc. is issuing #036;32 million principal amount of senior secured convertible notes and warrants to purchase [...]

NRG Energy Buys 4 MW Solar Facility On St. Croix

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:00
NRG Energy Inc. has acquired the 4 MW Spanish Town Estate solar project on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) [...]

SunEdison Announces IPO Pricing For Yieldco

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:37
TerraForm Power Inc., a yieldco subsidiary of SunEdison Inc., has priced an underwritten initial public offering (IPO) of 20,065,000 shares of its Class A common [...]

Xcel Energy Offers Solar*Rewards #039;Bridge#039; For Colorado Solar Installations

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 16:12
As part of its 2014 Renewable Energy Standard Plan, Public Service Co. of Colorado, an Xcel Energy subsidiary, filed a plan with the Colorado Public [...]

Yaskawa Buys PV Inverter Maker Solectria Renewables

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 16:11
Solectria Renewables, a U.S.-based PV inverter manufacturer, and Japan-based Yaskawa Electric Corp. have reached a definitive agreement whereby Yaskawa Electric will acquire Solectria Renewables through [...]

Government Report Forecasts Big Gains For U.S. Solar

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 16:11
The Solar Industries Association (SEIA) says a new U.S. federal study forecasts that solar energy will play a big role in the coming years. Citing [...]

U.S. Lags Behind Australia And Germany In Solar PV Costs, Says Study

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 16:10
The U.S. continues to lag behind global solar photovoltaic leaders Germany and Australia regarding prices for residential installations, according to a new report released by [...]