NRG solar truck.

27/02/15: NRG tackles ‘technology-driven disruption’ with home solar expansion

One of the largest operators of conventional fossil-fuel power plants in the United States, with a fleet of nearly 50 GW, NRG Energy is confronting what CEO David Crane on Friday called a “technology-driven disruption of historic...

Trina CEO

27/02/15: PV Expo: Trina CEO says Japan key to “smart energy” rollout

Japan’s largest solar trade show closed its doors today with intelligent energy solutions emerging as one of the major trends. Trina Solar Chairman and CEO Jifan Gao spoke to pv magazine about the company’s position in the market...

Proinso 50 kw rooftop plant in India

27/02/15: Proinso launches EPM program in Southeast Asia

The Spanish PV distributor is strengthening its presence in South East Asia with a new engineering, procurement and management service program across the area.

St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

27/02/15: US Virgin Islands: New 4.2 MW PV plant provides 5% of island's base load capacity

As part of its strategy to deploy more solar, WAPA has signed a 25-year solar power purchase agreement with Colorado-based Main Street Power for energy generated by the new solar installation.

Indian Railway locomotive

27/02/15: Indian Railways plans 1 GW of solar projects

Indian Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu says his plan to purchase power by soliciting bids from generators and power exchanges will result in savings of $485 million.

BayWa r.e., Germany

27/02/15: BayWa r.e. realigns German PV wholesale business

Beginning in April, a new BayWa company will handle all of its PV-related products while group subsidiaries Creotecc GmbH and Solarmarkt Deutschland will cease trading.

MyLight Systems' load management solution

27/02/15: Enphase signs exclusive deal with France's MyLight Systems

The French energy management solutions provider will use the microinveter maker's intelligent networking hub in its monitoring system.

Scatec Solar's Utah Red Hills Renewable Energy Park

27/02/15: Swinerton taps Array Technologies for Utah's largest solar park

Expected to generate some 210 million kilowatt hours annually, the Utah Red Hills Renewable Park will use 104 MW of Array's DuraTrack HZ single-axis tracking systems for the 630-acre installation.

SolarCity installers at work.

26/02/15: Google invests $300m in SolarCity's $750m residential PV fund

The tech giant announces sizeable increase in solar energy commitment, dwarfing previous $280 million investment in SolarCity.

Algiers, Algeria.

26/02/15: Algeria targets 13.5 GW solar PV by 2030

The North African country updates details of its renewable energy plan, which puts solar PV at the heart of the nation's power generation revolution.

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It was another week characterized by new deals, developments and dynamism in the global solar sector, with new projects underway in Africa, a controversial plan to form an 'Energy Union' in Europe, major commercial and political...

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27/02/15: US: 16 Oakland Schools now generating clean power with SunPower systems

Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) reported today that SunPower solar power systems at 16 schools are expected to significantly reduce the district's annual electricity costs over the next 25 years or more.

By: SunPower Corp.

27/02/15: Engineered Materials Systems debuts low-cost conductive adhesive for stringing or shingling solar modules

Engineered Materials Systems, a leading global supplier of conductive interconnect materials for photovoltaic applications, introduces its new DB-1541-S9 Low-Cost Conductive Adhesive for stringing or shingling applications in...

By: Engineered Materials Systems, Inc.

27/02/15: SolAmerica enhances finance and development expertise

SolAmerica Energy, LLC, a leading solar design, development and construction firm, has announced the addition of N. Leland Shuman as Senior Vice President of Project Finance to the company’s management team.

By: SolAmerica Energy, LLC

27/02/15: Leidos Engineering grows renewable energy team with solar experts

Leidos Engineering is expanding its renewable energy capabilities with the addition of five new experts who have extensive backgrounds and expertise in solar power and module manufacturing.

By: Leidos Engineering

26/02/15: Vivint Solar now offering residential solar leases in Utah

National solar leader now installing along Wasatch Front.

By: Vivint Solar

26/02/15: IRENA workshop to develop energy storage roadmap, expand renewable energy worldwide

Experts from politics, industry and science gather at Energy Storage Europe to discuss plans for the expansion of global renewable energy storage.


26/02/15: WINAICO launches patented SiC HeatCap technology and 300 W series at PV Expo

WINAICO launches patented micro-crack preventing HeatCap technology with SiC, and the highest power density 300 W monocrystalline PV modules at PV Expo 2015.


26/02/15: Largest solar park in Greece in 2014 built by Luxor Solar

The solar park, which was realised with a group of local investors, was connected to the grid in December of last year.

By: Luxor Solar

25/02/15: Swinerton Renewable Energy completes California solar project using NEXTracker single-axis trackers

Project a showcase for next-generation tracking technology with improved construction tolerances

By: Swinerton Renewable Energy

25/02/15: SunFields supplies 50 kW solar project for MENA area

SunFields Europe accomplished the supply of a 50 kW photovoltaic solar project in the MENA area in February.

By: SunFields

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