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Ingenious Clean Energy finances £27 million solar parks project

Glastonburgy, Sommerset, England

Barclays provided a £15 million loan towards the financing of three new solar parks in southwest England developed by British Solar Renewables.

Suntech announces multiple collaborations aimed at developing smart panel technology

Suntech large PV installation

Photovoltaics (PV) module manufacturer, Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. has announced it is to undertake a number of new collaborations with other industry players, aimed at developing smart panel technology for PV installations.

Ontario: Commercial operations start on 80 MW PV plant

From left to right: Al Monaco of Enbridge, the Honourable Brad Duguid, Maria Van Bommell, MPP, and First Solar's Frank De Rosa celebrate the grand opening

Enbridge Inc. and First Solar, Inc. have achieved commercial operation of their 80 megawatt (MW) Sarnia Solar Project, which they say, makes it the largest operating PV facility in the world.

SunEdison sells 70 MW PV plant to First Reserve

SunEdison 70-megawatt PV Rovigo power plant

North America-based SunEdison has sold a 70-megawatt (MW) photovoltaics (PV) power plant located in Northeastern Italy, near the town of Rovigo for around €276 million to First Reserve.

US: IES completes Orange County's "largest" PV system

Aerial view of the PV system

Independent Energy Solutions, Inc. (IES), based in California, the U.S. has announced the completion and commissioning of a 1.15 megawatt (MW) photovoltaics (PV) system for The Capital Group Companies (Irvine Campus).

Phoenix Solar to build 1.7 MW Etrion PV plant in Italy

Italian flag

Etrion Corporation and Phoenix Solar AG have announced a new agreement to build a 1.7-megawatt (MW) photovoltaics (PV) power plant in Rio Martino, Italy.

05. October 2010 | | Comment now

SolarEdge secures USD$25 million in funding to boost business activities

Guy Sella

Solar harvesting and photovoltaics monitoring systems company SolarEdge Technologies has said it is to increase production capacity and expand its market share after securing USD$25 million in funding.

AEG and Electrotherm to install 100 MW of solar in India

India flag

AEG Power Solutions and Electrotherm have signed an agreement to install a "minimum" of 100 megawatts (MW) of solar power in India, over the next three years.

Canada: Mecasolar opens tracker manufacturing centre in Ontario

Mecasolar trackers

Spain-based Mecasolar has opened a new solar tracker manufacturing facility in the Canadian city of Wallaceburg, in Ontario.

UK renewable energy industry warns against cutting FITs

UK PV rooftop installation

Over 60 key renewable energy figures and experts have published an open letter to the UK Government, warning them that prematurely cutting the feed-in tariffs (FITs) before April 2013 would have a “profoundly damaging” effect on...

Italy: Etrion finalizes acquisition of second phase of 28 MW PV park

The 28 MW Montalto di Castro photovoltaics park, in Italy

Etrion Corporation has officially acquired the equity in the first two phases of SunPower Corp.’s Montalto di Castro photovoltaics park, in Italy, for approximately €49 million.

01. October 2010 | | Comment now

Krannich Solar opens UK subsidiary

Suttons Business Park in England

Germany-based Krannich Solar GmbH, which operates in a number of worldwide photovoltaics (PV) markets, has opened a UK subsidiary, in order to obtain the "financial benefits" of the country’s feed-in tariffs.

Conergy sells 19 MW German solar park

Germany's largest solar park

Conergy has installed and sold a 19 megawatt (MW) German solar park to energy provider HSE.

China: centrotherm commissioned for further “major” polysilicon production facility

Dr. Albrecht Mozer

centrotherm SiTec GmbH, subsidiary of Germany-based centrotherm photovoltaics AG, has said it is to establish a further “major” polysilicon production facility, with an annual production capacity of 2,500 tons, in China.

APS and Solon to install 18 MW PV project in Arizona, US

An artist's rendering of the APS 18 MW PV plant

Arizona Public Service Company (APS) has announced it will, along with project developer Solon Corporation, be installing an 18-megawatt (MW) photovoltaics (PV) project 70 miles southwest of Phoenix, Arizona, the U.S.

NREL installs 1.6 MW PV system on roof of new US research facility

NREL 1.6 MW PV system on its new Research Support Faciltiy

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is currently installing a 1.6-megawatt (MW) photovoltaics (PV) system on the roof of its new Research Support Facility in Golden, Colorado.

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