Recent Industry News

Solarcentury response to today’s DECC proposal

Responding to DECC’s proposal to close RO for sub 5MW and remove FiT pre-accreditation, Seb Berry, Head of External Affairs at Solarcentury commented: “This morning the Secretary of State told the BBC Radio 4 Today programme that the solar industry couldn’t have a “blank cheque,” before saying that the total cost this year of the […]

Opening of “Shared Solar” Project Signals Strong Future for NRG and Community Solar Model

Consumer Demand Strong for New Shared Renewable Energy Source in Massachusetts; Company Developing More Shared Solar Sites in Massachusetts & Minnesota NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) today announced it is leveraging its expertise to bring shared solar – also known as community solar – to customers across the United States, fulfilling on the company’s customer-focused commitment. […]

SkyPower Signs US $2.2 Billion Agreement to Develop and Build 1 GW of Solar Energy Projects in Kenya

SkyPower, the world’s largest developer and owner of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects, signed a landmark agreement with the Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum for the development of 1 GW of world-class solar projects to be built in four phases in Kenya over the next five years. The monumental US $2.2 billion agreement […]

Plug Power Acquires Full Control of ‘HyPulsion’ Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Business in Europe for $11.47 Million

Plug Power Now Poised to Convert $20 Billion European Electric Lift Truck Market to Hydrogen Fuel Cells Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions has entered into a definitive agreement with Axane, S.A., a subsidiary of Air Liquide S.A. to acquire the remaining 80 percent that it doesn’t own of […]

Carmanah to Reinstate $11.0 Million Tax Asset

Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) (“the Company” or “Carmanah”) today announces that in its second quarter financial statements, the Company will reinstate a tax asset totaling approximately $11.0 million US dollars. The asset was previously deemed to be impaired and was written off by the Company on February 7, 2012 on the determination, at that […]

Acciona Windpower totally complies with the Requirements for Nationally-sourced Components to sell Wind Turbines in Brazil

The Company is compliant with the latest requirements established by the BNDES, six months in advance of the deadline. ACCIONA Windpower, a subsidiary of the ACCIONA Group, has complied with the last requests issued by the BNDES (Brazilian Development Bank) for the national sourcing of components for wind turbines, meaning that wind power projects in […]

Opening of “Shared Solar” Project Signals Strong Future for NRG and Community Solar Model

Consumer Demand Strong for New Shared Renewable Energy Source in Massachusetts; Company Developing More Shared Solar Sites in Massachusetts & Minnesota NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) today announced it is leveraging its expertise to bring shared solar – also known as community solar – to customers across the United States, fulfilling on the company’s customer-focused commitment. […]

Canadian Solar completes Construction on 100 MW AC Utility-Scale Solar Farm in Ontario

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., reached substantial completion on its 100 MW AC (133 MW DC) utility-scale Grand Renewable Solar Project (“GRS”). This project, located in the county of Haldimand, consists […]

Indiana based Inovateus Solar to install the first of four Solar Projects for Indiana Michigan Power with a 2.5 MW Array near Marion, Indiana

Indiana based Inovateus Solar announced today that it was awarded the installation of a 2.5-megawatt AC, ground-mounted solar array project for Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) an operating unit of American Electric Power (AEP). The future site of the new I&M solar array is in Marion, Indiana, adjacent to the company’s Deer Creek substation. Groundbreaking for […]

Local Energy Production and Consumption Model Smart Community Demonstration Project Launches in Speyer, Germany

NEDO Signs Memorandum of Understanding with City of Speyer and Stadtwerke Speyer GmbH NEDO, the German city of Speyer, and Stadtwerke Speyer GmbH (SWS) of Germany have agreed to promote a smart community demonstration project in Speyer and signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the project. With the full cooperation of the city and SWS, […]