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U.S. To Dodge Solar Shortage This Year Despite Looming PV Tariffs

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:46
A long-running battle in the global photovoltaic market between the U.S. and China over anti-dumping and subsidy charges could expand into higher solar costs, particularly [...]

Ontario Shuts Down Last Coal-Fired Plant

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:32
Ontario has become the first jurisdiction in North America to fully eliminate coal as a source of electricity generation. The Thunder Bay Generating Station, Ontario's [...]

TUV Rheinland Develops New ANSI Standards

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:07
TUV Rheinland PTL has created two new American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards relating to solar power and is seeking industry participation in the respective [...]

CalCharge Recruits First Corporate Members

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:00
Battery and electrochemical energy storage consortium CalCharge has signed its first corporate members. Duracell, Hitachi, Volkswagen, LG, Eaton, Enovix, EnerVault, Farasis Energy, Halotechnics, Leyden Energy, [...]

Andalay Solar Appoints Steven Chan CEO

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 14:57
San Jose, Calif.-based integrated solar power systems manufacturer Andalay Solar Inc. has appointed Steven Chan as its president and CEO, replacing Margaret Randazzo, who will [...]

U.S. Army To Build Array At Ft. Huachuca

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 14:26
The U.S. Army says it will start development of a solar array that will provide about 25% of the annual installation electricity requirement of Fort [...]

JinkoSolar Connects 39 MW Of PV Projects To Grid In China

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 14:23
JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. has connected two photovoltaic power plants with a combined capacity of 39 MW to the grid in China's Jiangsu province. JinkoSolar [...]

Trina Solar Connects 23.8 MW Of Projects To U.K. Grid

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 14:10
Trina Solar Ltd. says that two of its PV power plants with a total capacity of 23.77 MW are now connected to the grid in [...]

FLS Energy Issues RFP For 100 MW Of Solar PV Projects

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 13:40
FLS Energy has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for approximately 100 MW of solar PV projects located within the Duke Energy or Dominion North [...]

Solar Monetization Option Challenges Third-Party Ownership Assumptions

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:36
While third-party ownership (TPO) represents much of the growth in residential photovoltaic installations, several factors may be starting to inject a few new wrinkles into [...]

U.S. DOE Issues Draft Renewables And Energy Efficiency Loan Guarantee Solicitation

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:34
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a draft loan guarantee solicitation for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects that avoid, reduce or sequester [...]

Canadian Solar Completes Hybrid PV-Diesel Installation For First Nation Community

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 00:00
Canadian Solar Inc. has completed a hybrid photovoltaic-diesel power microgrid in a remote community in northern Ontario. The 152 kW rooftop solar array on the [...]

Advocate: Agency Does A #039;Disservice#039; With U.S. Renewable Energy Projections

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:38
In December, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a draft report projecting that the nation would get about 16% of its electricity from renewables [...]

Chairman And CEO Retires From Hanwha SolarOne

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:24
Hanwha SolarOne Co. Ltd. has announced that Ki-Joon Hong, chairman and CEO, has retired from the company. Hong was appointed a director of Hanwha SolarOne [...]

SPG Solar Deploys SunSeeker Tracker For 50 MW System In Arizona

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:11
SPG Solar says it has completed the delivery of its SunSeeker single-axis tracker to a 50 MW DC solar PV system in Gila Bend, Ariz. [...]

Meridian Solar Teams Up With Boy Scouts Of America For PV System

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 09:39
Meridian Solar has partnered with the Boy Scouts of America's Capitol Area Council to develop and install a 74.15 kW solar PV system on the [...]

Solar3D#039;s SUNworks Commissions 1 MW Of California Farm Projects

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 09:36
Solar3D Inc.'s SUNworks division has commissioned large solar systems totaling approximately 1 MW for Quaresma Dairy and Mamp;B Alfalfa Farms, two northern California dairy farms. [...]

Solar EPC Firms Turn To Skid-Based Inverters To Lower Project Labor Costs

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 00:00
Builders of small commercial-, municipal- and small utility-scale installations are finding that mounting inverters and attending systems on skids in quot;power stationquot; configurations can save [...]

First Wind To Sell Power From 20 MW Project To Hawaiian Electric

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:43
First Wind and Hawaiian Electric Co. have announced that a request has been filed with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission to provide energy to the [...]

Enersol Designs 4 MW Of Systems For Schools In Hawaii

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 09:40
Enersol LLC has finalized the last design packages for 33 of the Department of Education's photovoltaic projects, totaling around 4 MW, on Oahu and Kauai [...]