Recent Solar

Southern Company Subsidiary to top 300 MW of Total Solar Generating Capacity with acquisition of New California Facility

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of the 150-megawatt (MW) Solar Gen 2 solar facility in California from First Solar, Inc. As the largest solar facility in the Southern Power portfolio, Solar Gen 2 is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than 60,000 average California homes. “Our strategic renewable development […]

MGM Resorts International and NRG Energy Celebrate the Installation of the World’s Largest Convention Center Solar Array

The 20-acre array at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino will offset 20 percent of the resort’s peak energy demand, will be joined by an additional 2-megawatt dc (MW dc) array currently under development NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) and MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) today announced the completed installation of the world’s largest rooftop solar array on […]

LDK Solar Commences Chapter 11 and Chapter 15 Cases at U.S. Bankruptcy Court

LDK Solar CO., Ltd. in provisional liquidation (“LDK Solar”) and its Joint Provisional Liquidators, Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, announced today that on October 21, 2014 three U.S. subsidiaries of LDK Solar, LDK Solar Systems, Inc., LDK Solar USA, Inc. and LDK Solar Tech USA, Inc. (collectively, the “U.S. […]

Energy Department Announces $53 Million to Drive Innovation, Cut Cost of Solar Power

Energy Department Announces $53 Million to Drive Innovation, Cut Cost of Solar Power Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to cut carbon pollution and continue U.S. leadership in clean energy innovation, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced more than $53 million for 40 innovative research and development (R&D) projects that aim to drive down […]

New Report highlights the Positive Impact of Solar on the Performance of Commercial Property

New research from JLL, in conjunction with Solarcentury, highlights the positive impact of solar on the performance of commercial property. The report finds that installing roof top solar is beneficial because it can reduce running costs, help meet government targets for improved performance of buildings and can increase the value of the property through providing […]

Yingli Solar Surpasses 2,000 MW of Solar Panel Deliveries in the Americas

First International Company to reach this milestone Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) (“Yingli Solar”), the world’s largest vertically integrated solar panel manufacturer, announced today that it has surpassed two gigawatts (GW) of cumulative solar panel deliveries in the Americas. The more than six million Yingli Solar panels delivered are now generating electricity […]

Standard Solar Continues Westward Expansion with Completion of a 1.8 Megawatt Solar Array for New Mexico’s Mora-San Miguel Electric Cooperative

Project tapped local labor; makes up half of Mora-San Miguel’s renewable energy mandate for the state of New Mexico. Company forecasts strong continued growth. Standard Solar, Inc., a leader in the full-service development, construction, integration, financing and installation of solar electric systems, continues to expand westward with the completion of another solar project in New […]

Enphase Energy Introduces New Energy Management System to Accelerate Mainstream Solar Adoption

Groundbreaking system enables large-scale implementation of solar globally Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH), today announced the Enphase Energy Management System, a groundbreaking system for energy management that delivers on the vision of enabling large-scale implementation of solar power integrated with the grid. The Enphase system intelligently integrates the critical technologies needed to solve solar energy […]

LG’s New Solar Module Delivers Maximum Performance and Installation Flexibility

Demonstrated at Solar Power International Expo 2014: ‘Mono X ACe’ Expands LG Flagship Solar Module Series Led by new integrated, max-performing AC-powered solar modules, LG Electronics USA is exhibiting a host of solutions from the LG Mono X® monocrystalline module series here this week. At the Solar Power International (SPI) Expo 2014, LG is displaying new […]

Hanwha Q Cells and Astrum Solar reach Module Supply Agreement in US

LARGEST EUROPEAN PV PROVIDER TO SUPPLY NATIONAL INSTALLER DURING RAPID GROWTH PHASE US HOME OWNERS AND COMPANIES CAN CUT THEIR ELECTRICITY BILLS WITH CLEAN ENERGY GENERATED ON THEIR ROOF Q CELLS MODULES CONVINCE WITH OUTSTANDING REAL-WORLD PERFORMANCE, BRAND RELIABILITY AS WELL AS COMPLIANCE WITH U.S. TRADE REGULATIONS Astrum Solar and Hanwha Q CELLS have concluded […]