Recent Industry News

Yingli Green Energy Comments on U.S. Department of Commerce’s Preliminary Decision on Anti-Dumping Tariffs for Certain Imported Solar Products

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) (“Yingli Green Energy” or the “Company,”) the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic (“PV”) module manufacturer in the world, known as “Yingli Solar,” today commented on the preliminary anti-dumping duty (“AD”) tariff decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the import of certain solar PV products assembled in […]

SunPower closes Agreement for up to $44.5 Million in Non-Recourse Debt to finance Residential Solar Lease Program

Innovative Partnership with Hannon Armstrong Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HASI) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced an agreement under which HASI is expected to provide up to $44.5 million in non-recourse debt to help finance SunPower’s residential solar lease program. The transaction allows SunPower to leverage existing lease assets and expand […]

First Solar, XSOL establish Supply Agreement in Japan

Will enable broader application of safe, clean, renewable energy System integrator targets installation of 100MW of First Solar thin film modules per year First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR), the leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions, and XSOL Co., Ltd., a leading distributor and integrator of solar systems in Japan, today announced that they […]

Europe’s installed Wind Capacity will increase 64% by the end of the Decade

Wind turbine installations in the European Union will increase 64% by 2020 compared to 2013 levels, according to data compiled by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). For Estonia, EWEA predicts that the current wind energy capacity of nearly 300 MW will grow up to between 550 and 1000 MW, according to the low and […]

How Sweet It Is: New Tool for Characterizing Plant Sugar Transporters Developed at Joint BioEnergy Institute

A powerful new tool that can help advance the genetic engineering of “fuel” crops for clean, green and renewable bioenergy, has been developed by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), a multi-institutional partnership led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). The JBEI researchers have developed an assay that […]

GE Energy Financial Services Invests in Atria Power’s Wind Farms in India; Supports USD $1 Billion Annual Renewable Energy Investment Commitment

GE Energy Financial Services has invested equity in three Atria Power wind projects under construction in India, supporting GE’s commitment to invest USD $1 billion annually in renewable energy projects worldwide. The wind farms will have a combined capacity of 126 megawatts and will support the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s program to […]

FuelCell Energy Identifies New Haven, Connecticut as Second Location in the Previously Announced 5.6 Megawatt Sale to United Illuminating

Contract executed for 2.8 megawatt power plant in New Haven, Connecticut Fuel Cell plant will supply ultra-clean baseload electricity to UI-owned substation FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCEL), a global leader in the design, manufacture, operation and service of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, identified New Haven, Connecticut as the second installation site for […]

Suzlon well positioned to capitalize on the Market Opportunities

Consolidated revenue of Rs. 4,643Crs in Q1 FY15 (a21% YoY growth) 2nd Consecutive Quarter of Positive EBITDA at the consolidated level Gross margins improved from 29.1% to 33.5% Reinstatement of AD policy will bolster growth for the wind energy sector Strong order book at ~ 4.9 GW, valued at US$ 7.0 bn Suzlon Group, the […]

Hydrogenics Selected for 2 Megawatt Energy Storage Facility in Ontario

Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ: HYGS; TSX: HYG) (“Hydrogenics” or “the Company”), a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and hydrogen-based power modules, today announced that it has been selected as a Preferred Respondent by the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) for Ontario in its procurement for Grid Energy Storage. This Power-to-Gas project will deliver 2MW […]

Energy Department Awards $100 Million for Innovative Energy Research

The Energy Department on June 18 awarded $100 million for 32 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) that will accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build the 21st-century energy economy. The announced awards are the second round of funding through the Department’s Office of Science for EFRCs, and the research supported by this initiative will enable […]