Recent Industry News

SolarCity Launches First-of-its-Kind Solar Service in Reno, Sparks and Carson City, Nevada

Nation’s #1 rooftop solar power provider can make it possible for Reno-area homeowners to pay as little as $30 per month for solar power SolarCity® (Nasdaq: SCTY) is launching its solar service in Reno, Nevada, for the first time. The nation’s #1 rooftop solar power provider can make it possible for many homeowners in Reno, […]

RGS Energy Expands Solar Installation Capacity with Centrosolar America Partnership

Additional Capacity Addresses RGS Energy’s Large Installation Backlog RGS Energy (NASDAQ:RGSE), one of the nation’s largest and most recognized rooftop installers of solar equipment, has signed a partnership agreement with Centrosolar America, a provider of premium roof-based PV systems, components and turnkey projects. The partnership will expand RGS Energy’s capacity for solar installations on the […]

EDF Renewables Services extends Contract with KCP&L for 148.5 MW

EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS), the leading provider of renewable O&M Services in North America, is pleased to announce that Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L) has extended an operations and maintenance agreement for the Spearville Wind Project (100.5 MW) and Spearville II Wind Project (48 MW) located in Kansas totaling 148.5 megawatts (MW) […]

Statkraft and Södra form biofuels company

Statkraft and Södra have formed a company to establish future production of second generation biofuels. Named Silva Green Fuel AS, ownership of the company is split between Statkraft (51%) and Södra (49%). Biofuels can be an important contribution towards achieving national and international targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector. The new […]

EDF Renewables Services extends Contract with KCP&L for 148.5 Megawatts

EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS), the leading provider of renewable O&M Services in North America, is pleased to announce that Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L) has extended an operations and maintenance agreement for the Spearville Wind Project (100.5 MW) and Spearville II Wind Project (48 MW) located in Kansas totaling 148.5 megawatts (MW) […]

Vestas wins 48 MW order in Poland, strengthening market-leading position

Polenergia S.A. orders 24 V110-2.0 MW turbines for wind power project in western Poland Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 24 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the Mycielin wind power project to be located in western Poland. The order was placed by Polenergia S.A., the largest private Polish energy group. Wind turbine delivery […]

Nevada Posts Impressive Gains in Solar Employment

According to a new report by The Solar Foundation, Nevada’s solar industry employment grew 146 percent in the past year, allowing it to rise to 7th in number of solar jobs by state and 1st in per-capita solar jobs. Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) said that the big […]

Triple offshore wind business bonanza: industry opportunities flourishing in the UK

RenewableUK says a number of fresh announcements highlight the full extent of the UK’s booming business environment for the offshore wind industry and its supply chain. The global manufacturing company CS Wind has confirmed that it’s planning to build an offshore wind turbine tower manufacturing plant in the Humber region – the first factory in […]

Three Military Bases Partner with Energy Department to Train Veterans for Solar Jobs

Today, the first class of Marine trainees at Camp Pendleton will graduate from the Energy Department’s solar job training pilot program, which is aimed at preparing service members for careers in the solar industry as solar photovoltaic system installers, sales representatives, system inspectors, and other solar-related opportunities. Camp Pendleton is one of three military bases […]

Statkraft to become majority owner of Brazilian company Desenvix

Statkraft has agreed with Jackson Empreendimentos S.A. to acquire all of its subsidiary’s shares in the Brazilian power company Desenvix Energias Renováveis S.A. Statkraft, through its Brazilian subsidiary, will thus become the majority owner of Desenvix, which owns, operates and maintains hydro and wind power plants in Brazil. Jackson has agreed to sell its remaining […]