Monthly Archives: May 2013

Yingli Green Energy Publishes Inaugural Sustainability Report

Discloses Key Social and Environmental Performance Data; Outlines Company’s Long-Term Social Responsibility Strategy Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) (“Yingli Green Energy” or the “Company”), the world’s largest photovoltaic (“PV”) manufacturer, which markets its products under the brand “Yingli Solar”, today announced it has published its first Corporate Sustainability Report (the “Report”). The […]

Pacific Ethanol begins Production of Corn Oil at Magic Valley Plant

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX), the leading marketer and producer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the Western United States, has begun commercial production of corn oil utilizing ICM Inc.’s Advanced Oil Separation System™ at its Magic Valley, ID plant. Neil Koehler, the company’s president and CEO, stated: “Corn oil is a high value co-product with […]

Solar Industry Applauds New Jersey BPU’s Decision to Expand PSE&G Solar Programs

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today applauded two decisions by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) that will help to expand solar energy development within the state. The BPU voted to expand two existing solar programs by Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) – the Solar Loan III program and the […]

EV Automaker Tesla Repays Department of Energy Loan

Tesla Motors announced on May 22 that it has paid off the Energy Department’s $465 million loan awarded in 2010 to the company under the Department’s Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing program. The payment came nine years earlier than originally required. The California-based automaker designs and manufactures electric vehicles (EVs) as well as EV powertrain components […]

JinkoSolar Modules Receive Fire Resistance Certification from Italy’s Istituto Giordano

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a leading global solar power product manufacturer, today announced that its modules have received fire resistance certification from Italy’s Istituto Giordano.JinkoSolar’s modules achieved certification of Reaction to Fire in accordance with Italian standard of “Guide for the installation of photovoltaic system edition 2012”: The testing […]

Cost Optimization for Decentralized Solar Parks: SolarMax MT3-SV

Along with their main function – converting the generated direct current of the PV modules to grid-compliant alternating current – inverters also have a decisive influence on plant design and as a result on the investment costs of a PV power plant. Regarding the SolarMax MT3-SV (power output 18kW), we focused exactly on this function. […]

Capstone Receives Major Order for Global Real Estate Development and Investment Firm

Capstone Turbine Corporation ( (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean-technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, today announced it received a major order for one of the most prominent privately held real estate and investment firms in the United States. Capstone distributor RSP Systems, headquartered in Bronx, NY, secured the significant order. The order for multiple buildings […]

Verenium To Introduce New Enzyme Product At 2013 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

Deltazym® APS protease improves process economics in corn ethanol production Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a leading industrial biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of high-performance enzymes, today announced that the Company will introduce Deltazym® APS protease for use in corn ethanol operations, at the upcoming 2013 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) to be […]

Ballard Signs Non-Binding MOU With Azure Hydrogen For Fuel Cell Bus Development

Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP)(TSX: BLD) has announced the signing of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with its partner Azure Hydrogen Corporation of Beijing, China (Azure), extending the scope of their collaboration to include fuel cell buses. The MOU with Azure envisions Ballard providing a manufacturing license agreement, engineering services, fuel cell stacks and […]

Marmen chooses Brandon, South Dakota to launch its First Plant in the United States

Marmen, a world leader in high-precision machining, fabrication and mechanical assembly, is proud to announce the opening of its first plant in the United States, Marmen Energy, located in Brandon, South Dakota. The new plant is fully dedicated to the fabrication of wind towers. Since 2002, Marmen has successfully been serving the wind power industry in the […]