Move could almost double system payback times. Utility and opponents have until the end of June to reach agreement before the PUC steps in.
17/04/15: Australia: "[Utility scale] solar can genuinely compete without subsidies within three to four years."
The final module was put in place on Australia's largest PV power plant today. The 102 MW Nyngan Solar Plant was supplied and installed by First Solar. However the outlook for utility scale solar in Australia continues to appear...
In a ceremony attended by the heads of AGL Energy and First Solar, and ministers from the NSW government, but not the federal government, the 1,366,380th and final solar panel was installed on the 102 MW Nyngan solar farm in...
Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is going to purchase sufficient solar power from SunEdison to offset 100% of its electricity consumption. A 25-year PPA has been signed saving the college "million of dollars." The...
The North American utility is expanding its renewable energy portfolio in Canada and the United States.
As part of the PowerMatching City pilot project, a community of 40 households used solar panels, micro CHP plants and heat pumps to provide their own electricity and heat their own water. They also used smart software to share...
In its second major global project agreement this week, SPI has picked up a raft of solar PV projects across four Japanese prefectures.
Ranked as a top tier module by Germany's VDE Institute, Suntech's four busbar module generates more power and offers increased efficiency.
The government is looking to build three large-scale solar plants and a wind power station in several provinces and is offering incentives to potential foreign investors to take on the projects.
A cleanweb startup that allows solar installers to outsource engineering and system design has closed a second round of financing to fund its growth. GreenLancer is expanding it software team, enabled through closing a $5 million...
Industry press releases
Company will create more than 60 jobs between new Escondido and San Diego offices. Positions will increase Sunrun's local workforce by more than 70 per cent.
Tarcker manufacturer partnered with SolarSense in 2014. Five commercial-scale projects included three systems for correctional facilities and state of Vermont offices.
Napanee-based solar integrator receives 2015 Urban Initiatives Award for developing solar solutions that create sustainable communities and economic growth.
Intersolar China 2015 in Beijing closes with considerable impetus for the solar industry
Memorandums of understanding signed with the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Meyer Burger and Centrotherm at Hannover Messe
The 20-year power purchase agreement will provide affordable solar electricity to the logistics facility at no upfront capital cost.
16/04/15: Applied Energy Technologies receives orders of more than 35 MW of its ECO Line of solar racking systems
AET expands its footprint to California
16/04/15: 3D-Micromac's microDICETM OTF system enables high-performance solar cell cutting into half cells
Improved average module power yield by use of Thermal-Laser-Separation (TLS)
Will bring "owner's eye" to U.S. renewable energy customers in asset management, maintenance and repair services
15/04/15: Commercial solar projects deploy KACO new energy-Ampt solution to reduce system cost, improve performance
Optimized power solution enables more modules per string and higher resolution MPP tracking to improve project economics and design flexibility
Rail-free installation of solar arrays on trapezoidal sheet metal roofs
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