Recent Industry News

Energy Commission Funds Energy and Water Saving Research

Also funds alternative fuel for armored security trucks The California Energy Commission today approved more than $16 million in grants to demonstrate water and energy saving technologies that promise to make the water, industrial, and agricultural sectors more efficient. “In response to the drought and the Governor’s Executive Order, the Energy Commission today has invested […]

Solar agreement marks key milestone for South Carolina customers

Rebates, shared solar allow customers to benefit 50 times more solar expected in company’s S.C. service area Collaboration key to solar progress Solar energy use among South Carolina customers will increase significantly as a result of an agreement filed with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina on Tuesday. The agreement enhances Duke Energy’s Distributed […]

Acciona Windpower opens a Wind Turbine Plant in Brazil, the biggest Market for Sales of its 3 MW Turbine

The opening ceremony was presided by the Governor of Bahia State and the President of ACCIONA. ACCIONA Windpower, the ACCIONA subsidiary dedicated to the design, manufacture and sale of wind turbines, has opened a turbine assembly plant at Simões Filho (Bahia, Brazil). It is already producing all the 3 MW machines for the Brazilian market. […]

Polaris Infrastructure Inc. (formerly RAM Power, Corp.) announces closing of Recapitalization Transaction

Polaris Infrastructure Inc. (formerly Ram Power, Corp.) (TSX: RPG) (the “Company” or “Polaris”) announced today that, in accordance with the terms of the private placement agreement (the “Transaction Agreement”) dated April 20, 2015 between the Company and Goodwood Inc., it has completed the equity financing and recapitalization transaction (the “Transaction”) that was previously announced on […]

Carmanah Reports First Quarter 2015 Results

Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) (“the Company” or “Carmanah”) today reported its first quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2015. Currency amounts are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted. For the quarter ended March 31, 2015, the Company recorded revenues of $11.3 million, and net income of $0.03 million. This compares to […]

JinkoSolar Signs 1 GW Framework Supply Agreement with China Minsheng New Energy

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the PV industry, today announced that it has signed a strategy cooperation agreement for the supply of 1 GW of solar PV modules with China Minsheng New Energy (“CMNE”). According to the terms of the agreement, CMNE will purchase a minimum […]

Shared Solar Sunnyside Up: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Securities Regulation

Senior Renewables Analyst for Keyes, Fox & Wiedman LLP, attorneys for the Interstate Renewable Energy Council Across the country, shared and community renewables arrangements are as varied as the communities they serve. For starters, energy production can be valued in a number of ways. Participants can receive benefits through on-bill credits, check or other methods. […]

EPIA in the driving seat of Solar PV O&M Guidelines to secure plant investments

European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) Creates a Dedicated Task Force (TF) of Leading Companies to Develop Solar PV Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Best Practices and Guidelines. EPIA announced today that a solar PV Operations and Maintenance Task Force has begun work following an initial successful meeting of the parties on 23rd April. This meeting set […]

Yingli Green Energy and Borrego Solar Sign 40 MW Supply Agreement for 2015

Companies’ Supply Agreement Provides Competitive PV Power Solutions to Growing Commercial and Utility U.S. Project Pipeline Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE)(“Yingli Green Energy” or the “Company”), one of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturers, known as “Yingli Solar,” today announced that its U.S.-based subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy Americas (“Yingli Americas”), has entered […]

sPower Purchases Solar Project from Solairedirect: 26.5MW in Madera County, CA

sPower Moves Closer to its “Build 1 Gigawatt before the End of 2016” Goal sPower, a prominent renewable energy provider, today announced its collaboration with Solairedirect, a growing solar company operating across four continents, to develop and own/operate solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the US. The first initiative is sPower’s purchase from Solairedirect of a […]