Recent Industry News

Offshore wind regenerates British coastal communities

RenewableUK is highlighting today’s announcement of more than £45 million of Government money for 63 seaside towns in England and Scotland, creating over 3,000 jobs and 1,500 apprenticeships, from a fund partially financed by the UK’s offshore wind industry. The beneficiaries include Blackpool Illuminations which will receive £2 million to create new light shows, and […]

Huaneng Selects GE’s Brilliant 2.75-120 Wind Turbines for Chinese Wind Farm

Huaneng Renewables signs deal for 55 GE 2.75-120 brilliant wind turbines 151 megawatts (MW) of wind power to be installed in Yunnan province, assisting China in meeting larger renewable energy production targets Largest wind deal for GE in China to date GE (NYSE: GE) today announced it will supply one of the world’s largest power […]

U.S. wind power industry hails progress on new lines for clean energy

With the expected announcement today of a new clean energy power line in New Mexico, the U.S. wind power industry stressed how such infrastructure is to tapping more low-cost renewable energy sources that protect consumers. “We applaud the administration and members of Congress for working through the difficult process of finding solutions to allow for […]

Energy Department creates Jobs Strategy Council to Focus on Job Growth in Energy Economy

Today, Secretary Moniz announced the creation of the Jobs Strategy Council (JSC), an initiative focused on accelerating job growth in American-made clean energy sources while implementing the President’s Climate Action Plan, during a roundtable with the business leaders of Energy Intensive, Trade Exposed industries and their unions, the United Steelworkers, the United Autoworkers, the Machinists, […]

Abengoa introduces the keys to the development of renewable energies in the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

WFES is the leading event in renewable energy and it is integrated in the sustainability week in Abu Dhabi For the second year, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates, UAE) hosted the week of sustainability, an occasion that brings together the main references of renewable energy worldwide in a full program of events and conferences. One […]

Abengoa Yield celebrates grand opening of Mojave solar plant in California

Mojave Solar, with a gross capacity of 280 MW, reached commercial operation in early December 2014. Construction of Mojave Solar has generated thousands of jobs in the United States Abengoa Yield (NASDAQ: ABY), the sustainable total return company that owns a diversified portfolio of contracted assets in the energy and environment sectors held today the […]

NRG Home Solar Launches Strategic Partnership with Upromise by Sallie Mae

New program helps families save for college through rooftop solar NRG Home Solar, one of the country’s leading residential solar companies, announced a new partnership with Upromise by Sallie Mae, a service that helps families pay for college by earning cash back on everyday purchases. Through this innovative collaboration, NRG Home Solar will become the […]

MassCEC Ends Successful Solar Rebate Program

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced the end of the successful Commonwealth Solar II program, which will have provided rebates for more than 13,000 solar electric systems at homes, public buildings, and small businesses across the Commonwealth since 2010. “The Commonwealth Solar II program has enabled thousands of individuals the ability to produce their […]

NRG Home Solar Launches Strategic Partnership with Upromise by Sallie Mae

New program helps families save for college through rooftop solar NRG Home Solar, one of the country’s leading residential solar companies, announced a new partnership with Upromise by Sallie Mae, a service that helps families pay for college by earning cash back on everyday purchases. Through this innovative collaboration, NRG Home Solar will become the […]

Canadian Solar completes the sale of Glenarm Solar Power Plant to DIF

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced the sale of the 10 MW AC Glenarm solar power plant (“Glenarm”) to an affiliate of DIF Infrastructure III (“DIF”). This solar power plant is valued at over C$60 million (US$49 million) and utilizes Canadian […]