Monthly Archives: June 2013

Samsung Renewable Energy Signs Manufacturing Partnership Agreement with Canadian Solar

New plant will create 200 high-skilled manufacturing jobs in London, Ontario Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. (Samsung) announced today that it has reached a partnership agreement with Canadian Solar Inc. (Canadian Solar, NASDAQ: CSIQ) to open a new manufacturing facility in London, Ontario. This plant will bring 200 local manufacturing jobs to London by the end […]

Acciona Energia will build its First Wind Farm in Chile

The Punta Palmeras facility (45 MW), consisting of fifteen AW 116/3000 ACCIONA Windpower turbines, will enter service in December 2014 ACCIONA Energía has signed a long-term power purchasing agreement with the Chilean electric power company Colbún ACCIONA Energía will build its first wind farm in Chile to supply the electric power utility Colbún, with which […]

Solar Rescue: Ambulance Service in the UK powered by Conergy Rooftop Installations

250kW plants fitted by Conergy partner Photon Energy supply emergency centres East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust is set to rescue its patients with solar power from Conergy modules on their rooftop. Five solar arrays with a total capacity of 250 kilowatts featuring a total of 1,000 Conergy “P-Series” modules have been fitted to […]

SEIA Applauds President Obama’s Climate Change Initiatives

Reacting to President Obama’s major new plan to combat climate change, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), today released the following statement: “This is a watershed moment in our nation’s history. Today, climate change is a real and growing threat to America and the rest of the world. It’s […]

Walmart Completes Solar Power Projects in Maryland with SolarCity

Installations at 10 stores and clubs statewide create over 3.1 megawatts of generation capacity Walmart and SolarCity today announced the completion of projects at eight Walmart stores and two Sam’s Clubs across the state of Maryland that will generate clean, renewable electricity. The energy produced by the new solar installations will generate approximately 4.1 million […]

SolarCity Introduces Energy Explorer to Make Energy Efficiency Simple and Free for Every Residential Solar Customer

With a single click, Energy Explorer performs 100 million calculations to pinpoint causes of energy loss, rank improvements and order upgrades Responding to President Obama’s call today for greater energy efficiency to combat climate change, SolarCity® {NASDAQ: SCTY) has unveiled Energy Explorer™, a new software service that provides homeowners a self-guided tour of their energy […]

Wind Energy poised to help Deliver on National Climate Commitment

As a leading source of emission-free electricity, wind energy will help deliver on the national commitment to slow dangerous climate change which President Obama announced today in a major address at Georgetown University. “We welcome the President’s initiative to proceed with climate actions focused at this time on executive agencies. AWEA supports policies to achieve […]

GE Power Conversion Takes a Major Step Forward to Develop Solar Energy in China with a New Partnership Agreement

GE Power Conversion Signs an MOU with Sinoma International Engineering Co., Ltd. and Yingda International Leasing Co., Ltd. to Boost the Development of Clean Energy in China GE Power Conversion Solar Energy Partnership to Close First Contract in China by End 2013 GE’s Power Conversion (NYSE: GE) business signed an MOU (memorandum of understanding) together […]

Plug Power announces Industry’s Highest Capacity Fuel Cell for Material Handling Applications

New GenDrive™ 1900 Fuel Cell Brings Increased Productivity and Reduced Emission to Six-Ton Forklift Trucks PlugPower Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leader inproviding clean, reliable energy solutions, today announced the GenDriveSeries 1000 product family has a new member, the GenDrive 1900. It is Plug Power’shighest-power fuel cell yet and one of the largest developed for material […]

Two Einstein Awards for Fraunhofer ISE

Institute Director Eicke R. Weber receives the Einstein Award 2013 of Solarworld for his Commitment to Photovoltaics in Europe Junior Einstein Award goes to the young Fraunhofer ISE researcher Pierre Saint-Cast This year, the Einstein Award of SolarWorld AG and a Junior Einstein Award were awarded to scientists at Fraunhofer ISE. The director of the […]