Recent Industry News

SolarCity Brings America’s Most Affordable Solar Loan to Maryland

Unique financing option can allow local homeowners to pay less for solar than they pay for power from the local utility with no upfront cost SolarCity® (NASDAQ: SCTY), America’s #1 solar power provider, is offering its groundbreaking MyPower solar loan in Maryland for the first time. MyPower, the country’s most affordable solar loan, makes it […]

Ceramic Fuel Cells Sale Announcement

Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited (Administrators Appointed)(‘CFCL’) Ceramic Fuel Cells GmbH (Preliminary Administrator Appointed)(‘CFCG’) (together ‘the Administrators’) The Administrators of CFCL and CFCG are inviting offers for the business and assets of the companies. The deadline for Non-binding Indicative Offers is 7 April 2015 (6pm AET, 9am GMT). For further information on the opportunity and the […]

New Research Reveals Impact of China’s Carbon Policies on Business

Seismic policy shifts are underway in China as it transitions toward a lower-carbon, more resource efficient economy, according to a series of new reports by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). IISD examined over 100 low-carbon policies to assess their impact on China’s 1,600 industrial development zones. The research also contains a first-of-its kind […]

Acciona Windpower signs a New Contract in Brazil and passes 1,000 MW of its AW3000 Turbine sold in the Country

The company will supply 195 MW to the joint venture set up by Atlantic Energias Renováveis and Actis for a wind power complex in the State of Piauí. ACCIONA Windpower, the ACCIONA Group subsidiary dedicated to the design, manufacture and sale of wind turbines, has reached agreement with Atlantic Energias Renováveis and the British private […]

Green Finance is a Growing Focus for China

Report on “Greening China’s Financial System” coming in April Green finance will accelerate the transition toward a sustainable economy in China and improve China’s financial system. This is according to a preliminary report from the Financial Research Institute of the Development Research Center of the State Council of China (DRC) and the International Institute for […]

Vestas wins 122 MW order in Sweden

Allianz Capital Partners orders 37 V117-3.3 MW turbines for one of Sweden’s largest wind power plants. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S company announcement No. 13 of 20 March 2015, Vestas is pleased to announce this 122 MW project which will be located in Sweden’s Ljusdal and Bollnäs municipalities, and will be the country’s […]

New Mexico Shows Strong Solar Growth in 2014

Doubling the amount of solar capacity added in 2013, New Mexico had the 10th most new solar capacity added last year in the nation, according to the recently-released U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review. The state also finished the year ranked No. 11 among all states in total installed solar capacity. In 2014, […]

EPIA Comment on the European Council Conclusions on the Energy Union

Following the discussions of the European Council on the Energy Union last night, EPIA’s Chief Policy Officer Frauke Thies commented: “EU leaders have given their green light for an adaptation of the European electricity market design, as well as the necessary regulation to remove barriers for renewables. This is only a first step towards an […]

JinkoSolar and DuPont Sign Strategic Collaboration Agreement

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE:JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with DuPont (NYSE:DD), which reflects the companies’ interests in furthering the growth and adoption of efficient and reliable solar generated electricity. Areas of potential collaboration include technical development […]

JinkoSolar to Supply 75 MWdc of PV Solar Panels to Red Horse 2 Wind and Solar Project in the US

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the PV industry, today announced that it will supply 75 MWdc of its PV solar modules to Swinerton Renewable Energy for the Red Horse 2 Wind and Solar project in Cochise, Arizona. This large project, which was acquired by an affiliate […]