Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

22/10/14: SunEdison wins 17.7 MW of distributed solar projects in California

The company is set to build 30 solar systems for nine public agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area -- SunEdison's home turf.

Jean-Claude Juncker on a visit to Athens

22/10/14: EU parliament approves new European Commission

Despite some high-profile setbacks, like the resignation of Alenka Bratusek as energy union vice president nominee, Jean-Claude Juncker's new commission is set to take power on November 1.

VDE testing

22/10/14: VDE, Fraunhofer ISE award First Solar first quality tested certification

The testing and certification institute says the new certification marks a new age of risk reduction, quality and safety for solar plant assets while reducing the risk for PV power plant investors.

MegaCell Engineering CEO Franco Traverso

22/10/14: MegaCell boards smart urbanization joint venture

Urbeco, a new European alliance, aims to carry out smart and eco-friendly urbanization in developing countries. Belgium's Groupmec and Switzerland's Ovóla have joined MegaCell Engineering in the venture.

Mystic Seaport, Connecticut

22/10/14: Altus Power raises $200 million for solar project investment

Altus Power America partnered with four Franklin Square sponsored funds and GSO Capital Partners on its latest solar investment venture. The company is looking to fund commercial and industrial distributed generation projects.

Delaware County Court

22/10/14: LDK Solar subsidiaries file for bankruptcy protection in US court

The beleaguered Chinese PV giant's U.S. subsidiaries, LDK Solar Systems, LDK Solar USA and LDK Solar Tech USA, have filed for bankruptcy protection in Delaware.

21/10/14: Enphase unveils multi-faceted solar energy management and storage system

The company has launched an integrated energy management system and an AC storage solution at the Solar Power International trade show. These products will be available for residential and commercial PV systems in the second half...

A 150 kW Sunpreme rooftop installation at a hospital in India.

21/10/14: Sunpreme unveils 500 W bifacial double glass module with 22.2% efficiency

Fraunhofer ISE and the company's Global Advisory Board member Eicke Weber says the record module efficiency has moved Sunpreme "to the top of the class."

Chihuahua, Mexico

21/10/14: SDC Energreen Aljaval to build 30 MW-AC project in Mexico

The company's latest solar installation in Chihuahua has won approval from the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources and is to be constructed by the end of 2015.

Yingli Solar PV module production

21/10/14: Yingli surpasses 2 GW of PV panel deliveries in Americas

More than 80,000 homes and 5,000 business and institutions in both continents have installed PV systems using Yingli solar panels, according to the company. Since 2013, Yingli has deployed more than 150 MW of panels in Latin...

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22/10/14: U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz announces US$53 million in funding for solar R&D at SPI

At the Solar Power International trade show the head of the Department of Energy announced new investments in projects to drive down the cost of electricity from solar, as well as a new round of loan guarantees to be launched in...

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Industry press releases

22/10/14: Bonfiglioli releases optimized system reference designs for its RPS TL Ampt Mode inverter for North America

Enabling rapid design of lower cost, higher performance utility-scale PV systems

By: Bonfiglioli

22/10/14: Zilla Corporation releases the New Zilla Phantom XL System

The Zilla Phantom XL is a fully flashed, waterproof, self-grounded attachment system that attaches to sheathing or structure, allowing for a variety of layout options. Combining the low-profile, watertight sealing of the Zilla...

By: Zilla Corporation

22/10/14: Sunvault Energy signs power utility agreement with Woodland Cree Nation

Sunvault Energy Inc. and Aboriginal Power Corp. (APC), an exclusive Incubation company of Sunvault Energy, are pleased to announce that APC has signed a Memorandum of Respectful Understanding with the Woodland Cree First Nation...

By: Sunvault Energy Inc.

22/10/14: Unirac partners with Enphase Energy to eliminate copper wires and grounding lugs in solar installation process

SolarMount enhancements featuring pre-assembled components and new grounding process launching at Solar Power International

By: Unirac, Inc.

22/10/14: Canadian Solar to introduce Diamond module at 2014 SPI

Canadian Solar Inc. will introduce a new, groundbreaking Diamond module at the Solar Power International (SPI) exhibition.

By: Canadian Solar Inc.

21/10/14: At mining sites, renewable energy systems are up to 70% less expensive than diesel power

THEnergy launches online platform for wind and solar applications in the mining industry.

By: THEnergy

21/10/14: GreenPowerMonitor enters into master service agreement with EDF Renewable Services

GreenPowerMonitor (GPM) announced today that they have signed a Master Service Agreement with EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS) in order to integrate GreenPowerMonitor’s monitoring, control and asset management solutions into EDF...

By: GreenPowerMonitor

21/10/14: Heraeus features award-winning SOL9620 and SOL9621 Series at PV Taiwan 2014

The Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit will be exhibiting at this year's PV Taiwan 2014 photovoltaic exhibition from October 22 - 24 in Taipei, Taiwan.

By: Heraeus

21/10/14: AUO continues to deploy high performance solar power plants in Taiwan with an installed capacity of 23.4 MW

AU Optronics Corp. today announced its participation at PV Taiwan 2014, to be held from October 22 to 24 at TWTC Exhibition Hall.

By: AU Optronics Corp.

21/10/14: PROINSO launches pioneering online service Click & Collect in South Africa

In four simple steps, users can buy products from top solar technology brands like SMA, Zeversolar or Jinko Solar, among many others. The estimated delivery time is five days at most, provided stock availability.


20/10/14: NEXTracker introduces NEXTracker SPT Self-Powered Tracker

Autonomous tracker motors -- powered by the sun -- enable system owners to minimize costs, increase energy output and maximize profits.

By: NEXTracker

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