30/07/14: California Governor Brown signs MOU with Mexico to encourage cross-border renewable energy development
Non-binding agreement calls for work in renewable energy R&D, deployment and investments in infrastructure, as well as exploring grid integration between California and Baja California.
The District Court of Aachen has opened the main insolvency proceedings against the group due to its inability to meet its liabilities. Preliminary proceedings began in June at the request of a creditor.
CEO Tom Werner says SunPower's ownership strategy provides it with a return on investment from its technology while reducing the risk to potential buyers if it later sells the plant.
Although PV installations in Germany produce less electricity than onshore wind installations, they generate "significantly higher profits," according to a new report by the Fraunhofer Institute.
The Japanese company has established a mass production process for 156 by 156 mm solar cell products that have a conversion efficiency of 21%.
The Army's $7 billion Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) is aimed at power purchase agreements involving renewable or alternative energy projects greater than 10 MW.
The deal follows First Solar's move last year to invest $100 million in mega solar projects in the country. The XSOL agreement will also supply smaller-scale installations.
U.S. vertically integrated manufacturer SunPower has closed an agreement to finance $44.5 million of its solar leases. Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital (HASI) is providing the capital.
SolarWorld AG's preliminary business results for the first half of 2014 also reveal solid growth in module sales but below-par sales of complete systems.
Chinese polysilicon suppliers issue positive profit alert after analysis of preliminary management accounts for first six months of 2014.
By acquiring the eighth-largest residential solar installer in the United States, Direct Energy and parent company Centrica plc have moved into the U.S. solar PV market. This is part of a trend of acquisitions in this space.
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29/07/14: PV Japan 2014: REC boosts its presence on the Japanese market with new solar panel concepts and comprehensive market expertise
REC, the largest European supplier of solar panels worldwide, is presenting two new solar panel concepts at PV Japan in Tokyo from July 30 to August 1: a design with half-cut cells and the REC Peak Energy next generation concept.
29/07/14: Social entrepreneur Titus Brenninkmeijer joins Powerstorm Capital Corp.'s board of advisors
Powerstorm Capital Corporation CEO, Mike J. Freni today announced the appointment of social entrepreneur Titus Brenninkmeijer to the Company's Board of Advisors.
Energy Storage Australia is scheduled for October 23-25, 2014, in Sydney, Australia.
El Salvador’s electricity distribution companies select SolarReserve’s 20 megawatt (MW) Acajutla photovoltaic (PV) project for the country’s first utility-scale solar power.
Atsuhiko Hirano to be appointed as President, CEO; Hiroto Tamai to become Chairman.
Swiss inverter maker will incorporate the acquisition into its Measurement Products business. Spirit offers high-performance liquid flow computers, SCADA and custody transfer solutions.
Chile has all the ingredients to be a favorable destination for renewables investment.
Installations garnered within three weeks following soft launch in single U.S. market
Xinwei has also entered into an EPC agreement with Xinyu Zhongzhi Guoxiang New Energy Electric Power Investment Development to construct a separate 21 MW project in Jiangxi Province.
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