Monthly Archives: April 2013

SolarCity Opens its Largest U.S. Operations Center in Riverside, California

New Facility Will Service Inland Empire, Brings Jobs to the Region SolarCity® (Nasdaq: SCTY), a leading provider of clean energy, has opened its largest U.S. operations center in Riverside to accommodate growing demand in the Inland Empire. The 35,000-square-foot facility is staffed by 75 employees and currently has 20 additional job openings, and SolarCity expects […]

Xcel Energy, SEIA, COSEIA Agreement Seeks to Expand Residential Customer Solar Opportunities

In order to avoid possible disruption to the Solar*Rewards program for small-sized solar installations in Colorado, Xcel Energy, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA) jointly propose an increase in program capacity for 2013. Solar*Rewards encourages the growth of solar energy and offers customers incentives to install solar […]

Michael Pope Joins Clean Power Finance as Chief Financial Officer

New CFO Brings Successful Track Record at Public Technology Companies Clean Power Finance, the online marketplace for distributed solar financing and provider of solar sales and design software, announced the appointment of Michael Pope as chief financial officer (CFO). Michael brings deep experience managing the financial strength of fast-growing public and private companies to Clean […]

Canadian Solar Donates PV Modules to the Brian D. Robertson Memorial Solar Schools Fund

High-Performance PV Modules Will Help Schools Transition to Clean, Renewable Energy Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar companies, today announced that it has donated PV modules to the Brian D. Robertson Foundation’s Memorial Solar Schools Fund. The donated photovoltaic (PV) modules will be installed on […]

Energy Department Announces $13 Million to Advance Ocean Energy Technologies and Launches New Video on Water Power

The Energy Department announced today up to $13 million in funding to develop and test advanced components and technologies to boost the performance of marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy systems. The Department plans to select up to 10 awards aimed at developing advanced controls, power systems, and device structures specifically for MHK applications, which harness […]

First V112-3.0 MW Onshore Turbines for Belgium

Aspiravi NV and Limburg win(d)t order 3 V112-3.0 MW and 9 V90-2.0 MW turbines for wind power plants in Flanders Vestas is pleased to announce an order for 27 MW consisting of three units of the V112-3.0 MW and nine units of the V90-2.0 MW for wind power plants in Flanders, Belgium. The order has […]

Sunny Outlook for Home Residents at the Cape: Conergy Grid Parity Plant in Cape Town – Conergy expanding its International Presence with Market Entry in South Africa

Conergy is expanding its international presence with its entry into the South African market. In Cape Town, in the suburb of Milnerton, Conergy and its partner Solsquare have realised the country’s first plant for a home for disabled people. Solsquare acted as general contractor on this project, collaborating closely with Conergy in the planning and […]

Acumentrics names Steven Corbesero VP of Sales and Marketing

Acumentrics RUPS, LLC ( announces that Steven Corbesero has been named vice president of sales and marketing. Corbesero has over 20 years of progressive corporate, sales, marketing and engineering responsibilities, during which he has demonstrated comprehensive business and product development expertise. Most recently, Corbesero was with SIE Computing Solutions (formerly Carlo Gavazzi Inc.), a leading […]

U.S. Geothermal Inc. updates El Ceibillo Project Drilling Comences

U.S. Geothermal Inc., a leading renewable energy company focused on the development, production, and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, U.S. Geothermal Guatemala, S.A., started drilling well EC-1 at the El Ceibillo Project on April 29. Well EC-1 is planned for a depth of up to 1,000 meters […]

Los Alamos improves Biomass-to-Fuel Process

Los Alamos scientists published an article in the scientific journal Nature Chemistry that could offer a big step on the path to renewable energy. One of the more promising roads to energy independence leads away from crude oil and into the forests and fields. For years, scientists have been seeking efficient means to convert non-food […]