Recent Industry News

Yingli Green Energy Signs Framework Agreement with United PV for the Acquisition of 300 MW Solar PV Plants

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) (“Yingli Green Energy” or the “Company,”) the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic (“PV”) module manufacturer in the world, known as “Yingli Solar,” today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Energy (China) Company Limited (“Yingli China,”) has entered into a framework agreement with United Photovoltaic Group Limited (“United PV” […]

Advanced Energy Expands Thin Film Product Offerings With Acquisition of High Voltage Power Supplies Manufacturer, HiTek Power Group

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:AEIS) today announced it has acquired HiTek Power Group (HiTek), a privately-held provider of high voltage power solutions. Based in the United Kingdom, the company offers a comprehensive portfolio of high voltage and custom built power conversion products ranging from 100V to 500kV designed to meet the demanding requirements of OEMs […]

Alliant Energy helps Renewable Energy grow through Partnerships with Customers

Majority of renewable energy in Iowa comes from wind and solar This year, Alliant Energy electric utility customers across Iowa will generate more renewable energy than ever before. In the last three years, the number of Alliant Energy customers who have installed a renewable energy generation system on their home or business in Iowa has […]

Minnesota Regulators back Solar Plan

Minnesota regulators voted 4-0 Thursday to give a tentative go-ahead to a proposed large-scale solar energy project that would generate power for Xcel Energy but also authorized the utility to negotiate deals to meet some of its needs for more power from natural gas. Edina-based Geronimo Energy wants to build 20 large solar power arrays […]

RenewableUK hails IPCC Report as Top-level Endorsement for Wind Power

Commenting on the publication of the 3rd UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, which calls for a shift away from fossil fuels to focus instead on developing renewable energy sources, RenewableUK’s Deputy Chief Executive Maf Smith said: “When it comes to taking practical action against carbon emissions, the most useful tool in the kit […]

IKEA makes Biggest ever Renewable energy Investment

IKEA has announced it will invest in a 98 megawatt (MW) wind farm near Chicago in the US, the single largest renewable energy investment the furniture-giant has ever made. The Hooperston Wind Project, which will consist of 49 Vestas V100-2.0 MW wind turbines, is IKEA’s first investment in US wind energy despite owning 206 wind […]

Standard Solar Completes 800kw Solar Installation at Delaware Technical Community College; Delaware’s Largest Combined Use of Carports, Rooftops and Ground Mounts

Project reinforces College’s dedication to advancing energy management studies; financing arranged by Urban Grid In late December 2013 Delaware Technical Community College became host to Delaware’s largest combined use of carport, rooftop and ground mount arrays in a solar installation. Standard Solar, Inc., a leader in the full-service development, construction, integration, financing and installation of […]

ET Solar Sets up Australian Subsidiary Focused on Business Solutions

ET Solar Energy Corp. (“ET Solar”), a leading smart energy solutions provider, announces the establishment of its new subsidiary ET Solar Australia Pty Ltd (“ET Solar Australia”), a company focused on business solutions for Asian-Pacific region customers. ET Solar Australia is dedicated to addressing end-user needs, with a focus on the commercial and utility market. […]

Funding Opportunity Announcement for a Marine and Hydrokinetic Development University Consortium

On April 11, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a $4 million funding opportunity titled “Marine and Hydrokinetic Development University Consortium.” This funding opportunity is supporting the advancement of wave and tidal energy technologies while developing a globally competitive MHK workforce. This funding will support one consortium of universities over three years in […]

Siemens Canada awarded First Wind Turbine Order and Service in Saskatchawan

23-MW project to be located in Rural Municipality of Morse Siemens Canada has further expanded its wind power footprint into the Province of Saskatch-ewan in partnership with Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. to supply, deliver and commission ten direct drive SWT-2.3-113 wind turbines for the Morse Project. Construction of the wind farm is expected to […]