Recent Industry News

LDK Solar Announces Filing of Schemes of Arrangement in Hong Kong

LDK Solar CO., Ltd. in provisional liquidation (“LDK Solar” or the “Company”) and its Joint Provisional Liquidators (“JPLs”), Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, today announced that, subsequent to the filing on August 29, 2014 by the Company and its subsidiary, LDK Silicon & Chemical Technology Co., Ltd. (“LDK Silicon”), […]

Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) congratulates new Alberta Premier-designate; wind energy poised to support Alberta’s drive for environmental leadership

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) congratulates new Alberta Premier-designate Jim Prentice on his first-ballot victory on Saturday, and stands ready to work with his government to ensure wind energy continues on its path as an established and growing player in the Alberta electricity market. One of Mr. Prentice’s five campaign priorities was to establish […]

Renewables Industry unifies around Key Tests for next Government

Leading renewable energy trade bodies have come together to launch “key tests” for the political parties ahead of the next general election. The grouping, which includes ADBA (Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association), BHA (the British Hydropower Association), the British Photovoltaic Association, the Renewable Energy Association, RenewableUK, Scottish Renewables and the Solar Trade Association, has launched […]

Sonoma Clean Power inks deal for 30 MW Solar Project

Solar facility to provide sufficient supply for 9,000 homes Sonoma Clean Power (SCP), Sonoma County’s new electricity supplier, signed an agreement today with leading North American solar project developer Recurrent Energy, to construct 30 megawatts (MW) of solar power in California, and to supply the energy to SCP customers. “This 20-year deal secures pricing that […]

Energy Department Awards $4.5 Million for Innovative Wind Power R&D Projects

The Energy Department today announced $4.5 million for four projects to help increase deployment of innovative wind power technologies by optimizing the operation, boosting efficiency, and improving the environmental performance of wind energy systems. The research and development (R&D) projects, located in Maine, North Carolina, Nebraska, and Texas, contribute to the Energy Department’s effort to […]

Acciona Energia to build a Wind Farm for Private Investors in Mexico for 111 Million Euros

The 50 MW Ingenio project in Oaxaca, developed by ACCIONA for Actis and Comexhidro, is located on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec and will consist of thirty-three ACCIONA Windpower turbines The company will also be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the wind farm for 15 years ACCIONA Energía has signed a contract worth $111 […]

FuelCell Energy Announces Accelerating Commercialization of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Development With $7.5 Million Contract

FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCEL), a global leader in the design, manufacture, operation and service of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, today announced a $7.5 million cost-shared award by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy to enhance the performance and durability of the Company’s solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) […]

Capstone Turbine Announces Two-Megawatt CHP Order From Regatta Solutions to Upgrade Southern California Technology Innovation Firm

Capstone Turbine Corporation ( (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received an order for two C1000 microturbines to upgrade a technology innovation firm in Southern California. Capstone’s distributor in California, Regatta Solutions, secured the two-megawatt order. The technology innovation firm conducted an analysis of their energy […]

First Solar completes Barilla Solar Project

BRINGS COMPETITIVELY PRICED SOLAR POWER TO THE TEXAS MARKET First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced the completion of Phase 1 of the Barilla Solar Project in Pecos County, Texas, bringing approximately 18 MWAC of generating capacity to the Texas competitive wholesale market. First Solar will offer electricity generated by the Barilla plant on a […]

New Report Shows U.S. Solar Industry Nearing 16 GW of Installed Capacity

The United States’ solar market hit a major milestone in the second quarter of this year, with more than half a million homes and businesses now generating solar energy. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) Q2 2014 U.S. Solar Market Insight Report, the U.S. installed 1,133 megawatts (MW) of solar […]