Recent Industry News

Iberdrola Ingenieria in Russia to construct the 1,200 MW Substation for the Votkinskaya Hydropower Station

After signing an agreement worth €32 million with RusHydro, the world’s second largest hydropower utility This new installation will supply energy to one million residents in central Russia and incorporate the latest technology in GIS, replacing the now-obsolete current substation that was constructed in 1963 This IBERDROLA subsidiary will take on various challenges: first ever […]

Energy Department Announces $4.4 Million to Support Next-Generation Advanced Hydropower Manufacturing

The Energy Department today announced $4.4 million to support the application of advanced materials and manufacturing techniques to the development of next-generation hydropower technologies. Significant advancements in manufacturing over the past decade, such as the use of advanced materials, computer-aided design, and additive manufacturing technologies, have the potential to boost the performance of new, cost-effective […]

Riding the Clean Energy Wave: New Projects Aim to Improve Water Power Devices

With up to 1,400 terawatt hours of potential power generation per year, our nation’s waves and tides represent vast, untapped resources that could provide clean, renewable electricity to millions of homes and businesses throughout the country. To boost deployment of marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies that capture wave and tidal energy, the Energy Department announced […]

Canadian Solar and NCC Complete Diesel Hybrid PV Installation serving First Nation Community

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced the completion of the first diesel hybrid PV system in the remote microgrids in northern Ontario, Canada. The 152kW rooftop solar array on the Deer Lake First Nation Elementary School, completed by Canadian Solar with […]

Q Cells PV Flat Roof System on Danish Retirement House is One of the Country’s Largest

56% OF ANNUAL CONSUMPTION COVERED WITH CLEAN ENERGY THE PLANT RECEIVED NET METERING APPROVAL FROM DANISH AUTHORITIES NEW BUSINESS MODELS BECOME MORE ATTRACTIVE AS FIT WILL CONTINUOUSLY EXPIRE IN THE COUNTRY AND BEYOND German-headquartered PV specialist Hanwha Q CELLS has announced the completion of one of the largest flat roof systems in Denmark. The 345 […]

Department of Energy Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation to Foster Clean Energy Innovation

In support of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Department of Energy issued a draft loan guarantee solicitation today for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases. When finalized, the solicitation is expected to make as much as $4 billion in loan guarantees available […]

50+ MW Successfully Delivered of the SunSeeker Tracker

SPG Solar SunSeeker® Delivered for Utility Solar Project in Arizona SPG Solar, a leading provider of single-axis solar tracker solutions, has successfully completed the on-time delivery of the SunSeeker tracker to a 50+ MW DC system in Gila Bend, Arizona. Constructed by engineering, procurement and construction company Black & Veatch, it will be one of […]

Clean Energy Investment increased by 14% in Q1

US$61 billion was invested in the global clean energy sector in the first quarter of the year, according to new data released by Clean Energy Pipeline. Based on analysis of venture capital, private equity, project finance, mergers and acquisitions and public markets activity during Q1 2014, the sum represents a 14% increase on the US$53.4 […]

California Energy Commission Workshop on Palen Solar Power Project

What: The California Energy Commission will hold a public workshop on the proposed 500-megawatt Palen Solar Electric Generating System (PSEGS). When: 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 16. Where: California Energy Commission, Hearing Room A, 1516 9th Street, Sacramento, CA, 95814. Why: The public workshop is being held to discuss solar flux, biology, alternatives, storage, and overriding […]

Astronergy Launches Mass Production of High Power Polycrystalline PV Modules

Astronergy announces that it has begun mass production of new polycrystalline modules with average output of the 60-series reaching 260W per panel. The integration of new technologies, materials and manufacturing process leads to a significant increase in module efficiencies. Reaching the average output of 260Wp for each panel which is composed of 60 high efficiency […]