Monthly Archives: June 2013

Vestas solidifies its Leading Position in Sweden with 99 MW Order from Rabbalshede Kraft AB

Vestas to supply 33 V112-3.0 MW turbines for two projects in Sweden. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S company announcement No. 28 of 27 June 2013, Vestas is pleased to announce its first order from Rabbalshede Kraft AB. The 99 MW order will supply 33 V112-3.0 MW turbines for two projects – in Årjäng, […]

GE Partners with Downer EDI Limited to Deliver $350M Boco Rock Wind Farm in Australia

67 Turbine Wind Farm for New South Wales Region 10-year, $50 Million Service Agreement in Place GE (NYSE: GE) today announced it had been awarded a contract with its consortium partner, Downer EDI Limited, to supply 67 turbines, build and maintain the $350 million Boco Rock wind farm in New South Wales, Australia. In addition […]

Increasing Range of Utility-scale Wind Turbines Available in Africa as Technology Evolves

Greater turbine efficiency drives cost-competitiveness and widens adoption scope The installed capacity of utility-scale wind power in Africa is expected to grow substantially over the next few years, albeit off a very low base. This growth will be driven, in part, by the continually improving efficiency of wind turbines and the simultaneous decrease in investment […]

Hartnell College and Chevron Energy Solutions Dedicate Monterey County’s Newest Solar Energy Project

Hartnell College and Chevron Energy Solutions will dedicate a solar energy project that is expected to save the community college more than $6 million and reduce Hartnell’s electricity use at its Alisal Campus by more than 90 percent. The installation was completed earlier this month, and will serve as a living laboratory integrated with the […]

The Board of Directors of Carmanah Technologies Corporation Announces the Appointment of John Simmons as President and CEO

The Board of Directors of Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) announces the appointment of John Simmons as President and CEO. Mr. Simmons brings considerable public company leadership experience to his new role. In his early career Mr. Simmons founded 3 companies each of which grew from start-up to become TSX listed. Following the sale of […]

Fourth Graders Power Their Classroom with Solar Energy

A group of fourth graders in Durham, North Carolina, are showing America the way to a clean energy future. After learning all about solar and other energy sources, Aaron Sebens—a teacher at Central Park School for Children—and his fourth-grade class came up with a bold idea: make their classroom solar-powered. A video on the Energy […]

Wells Fargo targets Investing More than $100 Million in SunEdison Distributed Generation Solar Projects

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), announced today that Wells Fargo subsidiaries plan to invest more than $100 million of tax equity financing in 2013 and 2014 combined to fund U.S. solar photovoltaic distributed generation power projects developed by SunEdison. These new investments build on the relationship that first began […]

Iberdrola completes Commissioning of Whitelee Expansion (Scotland), the Largest Wind Farm in Europe

As part of its commitment to sustainable development Located south of Glasgow, this renewable energy complex has increased its installed capacity from 322 megawatts (MW) to 539 MW Annual output at Whitelee will be equivalent to the electricity consumption of more than 300,000 Scottish households and will prevent the emission of 840,000 tonnes of CO2 […]

SolarCity introduces LightMount™ for Commercial Buildings

New Roof Mounting Product Maximizes Solar Installation Capacity SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY), a leading provider of clean energy, today introduced LightMount™, a lightweight roof mounting product that will maximize solar installation capacity on commercial building rooftops. LightMount™ will be available exclusively to SolarCity customers for commercial rooftop solar installations. LightMount™ was engineered to ease rooftop weight […]

Carmanah M550 Marine Lantern Offers Three Times the Range In Smaller, High Efficiency Format

Versatile marine lantern & PATON offers two-year shelf life, out-of-box activation, simplified programming and more Carmanah Technologies (TSX: CMH) announces today the launch of the new M550 one to three nautical mile marine lantern and private aid-to-navigation (PATON). At fifteen times brighter and half the weight and size of its popular M502 predecessor, the M550 […]