German specialized solar battery manufacturer Sonnenbatteries has unveiled its new concept of a virtual network that can pool solar+storage arrays and trade surplus energy on the wholesale market. The goal is to build a virtual...
Report produced by KPMG and commissioned by the Irish Solar Energy Association foresees a potential nationwide solar sector reaching 3.7 GW by 2030 with just EUR 670 million of support.
Researchers have developed a method to produce perovskite PV cells at low temperature, which does not result in a device exhibiting hysteretic current-voltage behavior. The technique employs a semi-transparent indium oxide rear...
Punjab's New and Renewable Energy Minister Bikram Singh Majithia confirms that the state now has projects amounting to 1,550 MW at various stages of development; a 172-fold increase in just three years.
Hong Kong-based solar firm releases solid third quarter financial report revealing a 1 GW solar park pipeline and year-over-year revenue increase of 17.3%.
The ways in which Australian utilities are engaging with distributed battery storage and the proactive role of the regulator points to the market being a dynamic one. Bloomberg New Energy Finance believes that because of this,...
World Bank will push for investment from development organizations, private partners and governments, while footing $5.7 billion itself to help stem the causes of climate change in Africa.
Deal struck between Spain's Fotowatio Renewable Ventures and Jordan's National Electric Power Company for a 50 MW solar plant to be located some 80km north of Amman.
Google is the first company to participate in a Duke program from 2013 allowing companies to source their power from renewables.
This large purchase by the third-largest U.S. residential installer shows diversification away from REC Solar, its main supplier for the last two years.
China’s Yingli Green Energy continues to be plagued by low utilization rates and will book a RMB3,694.2 million (US$581.3 million) "non-cash impairment charge on long lived assets" in Q3.
Industry press releases
25/11/15: Blue Earth announces the addition of Zeina El-Azzi, Judith Hall, John Knight and Peter Defazio as executives to the team
New executive additions to increase Blue Earth's execution organization and acquisition capabilities.
25/11/15: SustainCo Inc. announces contract of over $270,000 for energy management system in Toronto School
SustainCo Inc. is pleased to announce that SustainCo Solutions & Services through its wholly owned investee VCI Controls Inc., has been awarded a contract worth over $270,000 by VR Mechanical Solutions Inc. for an energy...
UGE sees move as major step towards leadership position in commercial solar.
PV Analyzer Z100 reduces fault-finding times on solar panel systems considerably.
The consortium Cairo Solar Farm appoints KRAFTWERK Renewable Power Solutions as Owner’s Engineer of 50 MW PV plant project in Egypt.
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, one of the world's leading solar panel manufacturers, today announced that all shareholder resolutions proposed at the Company's 2014 annual general meeting held on November 24, 2015...
Red Horse 2 solar site is fully operational in Cochise County-
JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd today announced the appointment of Mr. Gener Miao as its Vice President Global Sales and Marketing.
24/11/15: GE and Solargise partner to introduce GE’s innovative solar inverter solutions in an expanding solar industry in India
With solar farms being built in 7 different locations across the country, Solargise, partnering with GE, has taken the lead in driving the next technology shift for utility-scale solar power in India.
SunEdison, Inc. today announced that it has signed 20-year power purchase agreements with Los Angeles County in a deal that will see nine government facilities powered with 6.2 megawatts DC of solar energy.
Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg founders and pilots of Solar Impulse will be actively engaged in the COP21 Climate Conference which will take place in Paris, France to highlight the fact that investing in solutions, for...
24/11/15: The Strata Group launch the first stage of their Eco Initiative, with solar powered signage
Sovereign Signs, a brand within The Strata Group, have manufactured and installed their first signage installation that is run entirely by solar panels. Sovereign Signs built and fitted the signage for long term client, Formula...
The German company Renewables Academy (RENAC) works to make knowledge on renewable energy available worldwide. After 7 years offering online trainings in English, RENAC will launch its e-learning platform RENAC Online in Spanish...
Following is a comment from Rhone Resch, president and chief executive officer of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on reports that New York is going to establish a mandatory 50 percent renewable portfolio standard...
Amid the deepening global refugee crisis, the IKEA Foundation will restart its ‘Brighter Lives for Refugees' campaign between November 29 and December 19 in 40 countries, through which the Foundation will donate €1 to the United...
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