Recent Industry News

Energy Department Reports Highlight Strength of U.S. Wind Energy Industry

The U.S. continues to be a global leader in wind energy, ranking second in installed capacity in the world, according to two reports released today by the Department of Energy. Wind power is a key component of the nation’s all-of-the-above strategy to reduce carbon pollution, diversify our energy economy, and bring innovative technologies on line. […]

Wind Turbine Scaling Enables Projects to Reach New Heights

The Energy Department and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory today released the 2013 Wind Technologies Market Report, which examines the latest statistics and trends in the U.S. wind power market. For the first time in the report’s history, we have added a new chapter that details trends in wind turbine nameplate capacity, hub height, rotor diameter, […]

New Record High: 22% of UK Electricity from Wind

RenewableUK says a record high of 22% of the UK’s electricity was generated by wind on Sunday (17th August), beating the previous 24-hour record of 21% set earlier this month (Monday 11th August). Before that, the record stood at 20%, set on 20th December 2013. The UK’s onshore and offshore wind turbines generated an average […]

JinkoSolar Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Highlights Total solar product shipments amounted to 659.5 megawatts (“MW”), consisting of 570.8 MW of solar modules, 54.1 MW of […]

Energy Department Reports Highlight Strength of U.S. Wind Energy Industry

The U.S. continues to be a global leader in wind energy, ranking second in installed capacity in the world, according to two reports released today by the Department of Energy. Wind power is a key component of the nation’s all-of-the-above strategy to reduce carbon pollution, diversify our energy economy, and bring innovative technologies on line. […]

Capstone Receives 9MW Factory Protection Plan Contract — FPP Contract Backlog at Record of Over $55 Million

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, today announced that it has signed a Factory Protection Plan (FPP) contract for nine C1000s increasing the total contract backlog for Capstone FPPs to a record of over $55 million. This $55 million in service backlog is in addition to […]

Bionic Liquids from Lignin

New Results from the Joint BioEnergy Institute Pave the Way for Closed Loop Biofuel Refineries While the powerful solvents known as ionic liquids show great promise for liberating fermentable sugars from lignocellulose and improving the economics of advanced biofuels, an even more promising candidate is on the horizon – bionic liquids. Researchers at the U.S. […]

Andalay Solar Partners with Highpower for Commercializing Viable Energy Storage Systems

Andalay Solar (OTCQB: WEST), a leading manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, announced a collaboration with Highpower International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of lithium and nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) rechargeable batteries, to launch a pilot project that will provide technologically advanced energy storage systems for Andalay Solar customers and enhance system performance […]

Distributed Wind Market Report: Small Turbines Lead to Big Growth in Exports

Small and distributed wind energy systems enable homeowners, businesses, and institutions to generate their own clean, renewable, and cost-effective electricity. These systems are commonly used on residential, agricultural, commercial, government and industrial sites, and are connected either physically or virtually on the customer’s side of the utility meter to deliver onsite power or connected directly […]

Canadian Solar Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

Canadian Solar Inc. (“Canadian Solar” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Highlights Solar module shipments were 646 MW, compared to 500 MW in the first quarter of 2014 and to second quarter […]