Recent Industry News

Canadian Solar completes Sale of Aria Solar Power Plant to Concord Green Energy

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., completed the sale of the 9 MW AC Aria Solar Plant (“Aria”) valued at over CAD $65.6 Million (USD $47.2 Million) to One West Holdings Ltd., […]

DTE to build largest utility-owned solar array east of the Mississippi

Two new solar projects will provide enough zero-emission power for 9,000 homes DTE Energy, in collaboration with the City of Lapeer, Mich., plans to break ground in the spring of 2016 on 45 megawatts (MW) of new solar generating capacity at two project sites. The projects will generate enough to power 9,000 average size homes […]

ADM Announces Agreement to Develop New Ethanol Hub in Selma, North Carolina

Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced an agreement with Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) and Bailey Feed Mill to construct a new unit train rail facility and ethanol offloading system in Selma, North Carolina. KMI will invest in and construct the new facilities, which will be located at the Bailey Feed Mill and will […]

Solar Energy Consulting and Namaste Solar Partnering for Consulting Services

Solas Energy Consulting Inc., and its US partner company, Solas Energy Consulting US Inc. today announced it has partnered with Namaste Solar, headquartered in Colorado, to provide solar consulting services in the commercial and industrial solar markets in Canada. This partnership, led by Solas Energy Consulting Inc., will provide services to the Canadian investors, commercial […]

TerniEnergia signs multi-year deal with Avanti Communications Contract to deploy connectivity across renewable energy plants in South Africa

TerniEnergia, an Italy-based renewable energy company, has signed a multi-year contract with Avanti Communications, a leading provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. TerniEnergia, part of Italeaf Group, is the first Italian smart energy company operating in renewable energy and energy efficiency. The company will use Avanti’s Ka-band satellite […]

SunEdison’s Statement On The Passage Of The PATH Act Of 2015

SunEdison’s President and Chief Executive Officer Ahmad R. Chatila issued the following statement today on the passage of the PATH—Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes—Act of 2015: “The passage of tax credits for wind, solar and energy storage is a great step forward for America. The PATH Act of 2015 is the foundation of a predictable […]

Canadian Solar Subsidiary Recurrent Energy secures Debt Financing for 200 MW Garland Solar Power Project

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Recurrent Energy, one of North America’s largest solar project developers, has closed on a combined construction and term debt facility, with a syndicate of five banks, for the 200 MW […]

BCSE Statement on Extension of Clean Energy Tax Measures

Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) President Lisa Jacobson issued the following statement following passage of clean energy tax provisions contained in the omnibus appropriations and tax package. “BCSE is pleased that Congress has enacted clean energy tax provisions as part of the tax and spending package this week. “The 2016 spending bill includes a […]

U.S. wind industry leaders praise multi-year extension of tax credits

By voting to pass the 2016 budget today, which includes a multi-year extension of the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and Investment Tax Credit (ITC), Congress secured stability for 73,000 American wind industry workers across all 50 states and private investors helping to grow American wind power. “We’re going to keep this American wind […]

SEIA Celebrates Extension of the ITC

Following is a statement from Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on passage of the omnibus appropriations bill, which included a 5-year solar investment tax credit (ITC) extension. “This historic vote brings the solar industry to the forefront of the conversation about American energy. The ITC extension makes America […]