Recent Industry News

Facilitating the Development of Offshore Wind Energy in the United States

The Energy Department’s Wind Program is seeking feedback from the wind industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders regarding the key challenges currently facing offshore wind energy and the Wind Program’s implementation of the Energy Department’s National Offshore Wind Strategy report released in 2011. Since the release of the National Offshore Wind Strategy […]

Parliamentary Secretary Kelly Block Highlights Importance of Hydropower

Parliamentary Secretary Kelly Block, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today addressed the Canadian Hydropower Association Forum 2015, where she emphasized the importance of the hydropower industry to Canada’s economic prosperity and a cleaner environment. During her speech, PS Block highlighted the Harper Government’s support for hydropower as a […]

NREL Supports China PV Investment and Financing Alliance to Open Capital for Solar Deployment

The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the China PV Investment and Finance Alliance (CPVFA) have formed a collaboration with the goal of opening wide-scale and diverse sources of investment for solar photovoltaic (PV) asset development in China. NREL is advising CPVFA based on the work of the NREL-convened Solar Access to Public […]

Renewable energy generation up by a fifth, but new government has important decisions to make

Electricity generated from renewables increased by 20% Installed capacity increased by nearly a quarter Renewable jobs increase 9% Industry warns against complacency, with decisions on FiTs, RHI and transport needed The Renewable Energy Association’s (REA) annual REview, conducted in partnership with PwC and Innovas, has shown generation of renewable electricity in the UK has increased […]

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 […]