SunPower reports heavy losses in Q4 results

The company took a big hit from restructuring charges, as its latest quarter of dismal financials.

The U.S. solar market nearly doubled in 2016 to 14.6 GW

The latest figures from GTM Research and SEIA show that for the first time, solar was the largest source of new generation by capacity.

Enel puts 165 MW of solar online in South Africa

The Adams and Pulida projects were awarded in the third round of South Africa’s REIPPPP solicitation, and this brings Enel to 323 MW of solar online in the nation.

BREAKING: SolarCity brand to disappear

Along with changing its name from Tesla Motors to Tesla Inc. the electric vehicle and battery maker will eliminate the SolarCity brand.


Wacker’s polysilicon divison reports strong Q4

The German chemical giant finished off 2016 with increased sales and profit in its polysilicon division, as it remains the only Western polysilicon maker to sell directly into China.

AES claims world’s largest battery storage system

The 30 MW lithium ion battery system is the third massive system to go online in Southern California this week, totaling 77.5 MW of capacity.


Tesla inaugurates 20 MW / 80 MWh battery system in Southern California

The system is one of three that SCE has contracted to meet peak demand needs following its Aliso Canyon leak, as a new test for the abilities of energy storage.

TerraForm Global releases overdue Q2 2016 results

The move is a step toward regaining regulatory compliance, in advance of a potential purchase by Brookfield.

NextEra builds 2.5 GW of wind and solar in 2016

The Florida power company’s results call indicate very rapid activity over the last year, and NextEra expects a similar rate for future development, along with dividend growth.

Midsummer receives CIGS equipment order

The Swedish tool maker reports the sale of its DUO thin film system for flexible CIGS to an undisclosed Asian customer.