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Vestas at China Wind Power: New strategy, new turbines for the Chinese market

Vestas introduces newest turbine technology to China; latest variants of V110-2.0 MW and V100-2.0 MW and flexible service packages are key elements in achieving profitable growth in world’s largest wind energy market. Today in Beijing, global wind energy leader Vestas Wind Systems unveiled the two latest additions to its turbine technology portfolio for the China […]

Sonoma Clean Power signs Two Landmark Clean Power Deals

Favorable Pricing, Long Terms Ensure Competitive Rates for SCP Customers Less than six months after beginning to serve customers, Sonoma Clean Power (SCP) reached another milestone today with two large-scale purchases of clean geothermal and solar power. The new power agency’s rates are already 4 to 5% lower than PG&E’s rates today, and these deals […]

LDK Solar Commences Chapter 11 and Chapter 15 Cases at U.S. Bankruptcy Court

LDK Solar CO., Ltd. in provisional liquidation (“LDK Solar”) and its Joint Provisional Liquidators, Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, announced today that on October 21, 2014 three U.S. subsidiaries of LDK Solar, LDK Solar Systems, Inc., LDK Solar USA, Inc. and LDK Solar Tech USA, Inc. (collectively, the “U.S. […]

Energy Department Announces $53 Million to Drive Innovation, Cut Cost of Solar Power

Energy Department Announces $53 Million to Drive Innovation, Cut Cost of Solar Power Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to cut carbon pollution and continue U.S. leadership in clean energy innovation, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced more than $53 million for 40 innovative research and development (R&D) projects that aim to drive down […]

New Report highlights the Positive Impact of Solar on the Performance of Commercial Property

New research from JLL, in conjunction with Solarcentury, highlights the positive impact of solar on the performance of commercial property. The report finds that installing roof top solar is beneficial because it can reduce running costs, help meet government targets for improved performance of buildings and can increase the value of the property through providing […]

Energy Department Making Hydropower More Eco-Friendly

Hydropower has long provided a flexible, low-cost, and renewable source of power for the United States—since the 1800s, in fact. Even today, in fact, hydropower accounted for roughly half of the nation’s renewable-generated electricity in 2013. The Energy Department, in collaboration with the national laboratories and industry, is working to advance hydropower technologies by making […]

Yingli Solar Surpasses 2,000 MW of Solar Panel Deliveries in the Americas

First International Company to reach this milestone Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) (“Yingli Solar”), the world’s largest vertically integrated solar panel manufacturer, announced today that it has surpassed two gigawatts (GW) of cumulative solar panel deliveries in the Americas. The more than six million Yingli Solar panels delivered are now generating electricity […]

Vestas launches new China strategy

Vestas announced today that it will introduce its most technologically advanced 2 MW variant turbines and new flexible service offerings to the Chinese wind market. Reinvigorating its long-standing commitment to China, Vestas announced today a new strategy to secure profitable growth in the world’s largest wind energy market. The Chinese wind market is making a […]

Standard Solar Continues Westward Expansion with Completion of a 1.8 Megawatt Solar Array for New Mexico’s Mora-San Miguel Electric Cooperative

Project tapped local labor; makes up half of Mora-San Miguel’s renewable energy mandate for the state of New Mexico. Company forecasts strong continued growth. Standard Solar, Inc., a leader in the full-service development, construction, integration, financing and installation of solar electric systems, continues to expand westward with the completion of another solar project in New […]

Ballard and Van Hool Launch Service Centre to Support European Clean Energy Fuel Cell Buses

Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP)(TSX: BLD) and partner Van Hool N.V., have announced that a dedicated joint European Service and Parts Centre for fuel cell buses (to be called ESPACE) will be operational in November 2014. The key objective of ESPACE is to support Van Hool fuel cell buses in Europe that are powered by […]