Canadian Solar Chairman and CEO Shawn Qu

05/03/15: Canadian Solar reports record-breaking year

The company announced major increases in sales and net profit last year. The recent acquisition of Recurrent Energy, meanwhile, will expand its total project pipeline to 8.5 GW. Some 2.4 GW of late-stage projects represent a...

An SMA inverter.

05/03/15: IHS: Inverters prices to lead BoS cost reductions

Industry analysts IHS believe that inverter price decreases will lead global balance-of-system (BoS) cost reductions in the PV industry. Inverter prices are predicted to fall 8% annually through to 2019.

The 1366 Tech and Hanwha Q Cells team.

05/03/15: 1366 Tech partners with Hanwha Q Cells in wafer launch

This latest generation of the company's kerfless wafer production machinery, which avoids feedstock waste by forming wafers directly from molten silicon, is designed to make more than 5 MW per year.

Solar Grid Storage energy storage unit

05/03/15: SunEdison acquires Solar Grid Storage

The Pennsylvania-based energy storage and PV company brings its projects, pipeline and personnel to SunEdison, allowing it to now offer battery storage solutions to complement solar and wind projects worldwide.

Vivint Solar headquarters

05/03/15: Vivint Solar quadruples revenue, triples loss in 2014

The Utah-based company, whose net loss attributable to stockholders per share was $0.35, is expanding downstream operations and expects to install 290 to 310 MW this year.

Sharp's stand at PV Expo 2015

05/03/15: Sharp seeks buyer for solar business

Indications are mounting that Sharp is looking to raise much-needed cash through the partial or complete sale of its solar business. While its brand remains strong and share of the Japanese PV market dominant, experts say Sharp...

NVI Energy's "pay-as-you-use" solar plant at Cheli and Peacock's Tortilis Camp in Kenya's Amboseli National Park.

05/03/15: NVI Energy's Solar4Africa: 'One-stop-shop' funding

It could be posited with reason that the off-grid solar market is still one that is finding its feet, and still in the period that all new industries go through as it tries to make sense of how it can best serve its market....

A battery.

05/03/15: Report: Lithium ion batteries dominate emerging grid storage market

A new report from Lux Research has found that lithium ion (Li-ion) battery technology is set to dominate the emerging grid-tied storage market. The report finds that 90% of proposed grid storage projects in 2014 are set to be...

Enerwhere's mobile solar power system

05/03/15: MENA: Adenium Energy Capital, Enerwhere sign $10 million investment deal for mobile solar systems

The two Dubai-based companies are teaming up to deploy Enerwhere's fleet of mobile solar power systems, which can provide power to construction sites, industrial locations and worker accommodation facilities around the Middle...

Jonathan Selwyn of Lark Energy discussing the challenges of the U.K. commercial rooftop solar market.

04/03/15: Ecobuild: riding the UK's solarcoaster

Attraction in the U.K.'s residential and commercial rooftop sectors growing as industry seeks much-needed stability.

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05/03/15: ‘Breakout year’ for non-hydro energy storage in U.S., finds GTM report

While pumped-hydroelectric energy storage continues to dominate the U.S. storage landscape, with 22 GW of total installed capacity, installations of non-hydro alternatives such as chemical battery systems are growing fast.

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05/03/15: Spire Corporation receives contract for turnkey module production line in Vietnam

Spire Corporation, a global solar company providing capital equipment and turnkey manufacturing lines to produce and characterize photovoltaic (PV) modules, today announced the delivery and commencement of installation of a 20...

By: Spire Corporation

05/03/15: EnerPlex Surfr cattery & solar case for the iPhone 6 now available for sale

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. a developer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules, integrated into the company's EnerPlex series of consumer products, announced today the immediate availability of the...

By: Ascent Solar Technologies

05/03/15: GRID Alternatives joins CPF's network of channel partners to finance solar projects for low-income homeowners

GRID Alternatives the nation's largest non-profit solar installer, has become a channel partner to Clean Power Finance (CPF) to help more low-income homeowners save money on their electric bills with residential solar.

By: GRID Alternatives

05/03/15: OneRoof Energy continues sales channel expansion with Blue Raven Solar

Companies collaborate to make sustainable and affordable solar options a reality for homeowners.

By: OneRoof Energy

05/03/15: Minimise Group launches renewable energy subsidiary

Minimise Group, the new group of sustainability businesses announced today by Aim-listed APC Technology Group plc, will include a dedicated renewable energy generation subsidiary company.

By: Minimise Generation

05/03/15: AGL's Nyngan Solar Plant turns one million

Construction at AGL Energy Limited's (AGL) Nyngan Solar Plant in western New South Wales has reached a major milestone with the one millionth solar photovoltaic (PV) module being installed.

By: AGL Energy Limited

05/03/15: Global solar grade multi crystal silicon ingot market 2015 -- market share, analysis and forecasts report

Radiant Insights, Inc. included a detailed market survey and trends analysis on Global Solar Grade Multi Crystal Silicon Ingot Market 2015. This report also includes more info about basic overview of the industry including...

By: Radiant Insights, Inc

05/03/15: Global LOW-E glass solar cell market share, size, trends, analysis and forecasts to 2014 by Radiant Insights

Radiant Insights, Inc. included a detailed market survey and trends analysis on "Global LOW-E Glass Solar Cell Market 2014". This report also includes more info about basic overview of the industry including...

By: Radiant Insights, Inc

05/03/15: Technology Credit Corporation utilizes the Energy Toolbase software platform to analyze solar project savings

Technology Credit Corporation (TCC), a leading financier of commercial solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, has formally endorsed Energy Toolbase as its software platform of choice for calculating energy savings.

By: Energy Toolbase

05/03/15: ViZn Energy Systems and LFC Capital announce an innovative ownership program for solar and energy storage

Program to accelerate nationwide deployment of ViZn’s zinc redox flow battery systems.

By: ViZn Energy Systems

04/03/15: Solar energy powers innovation at Cook Medical

Cook Medical partnered with Positronic Solar and WINAICO to build one of the largest PERC solar installations in Asia Pacific.


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