Recent Solar

United States Installs 1,354 MW of Solar in Q3 2014

Continuing its strong growth, the United States installed 1,354 megawatts (MW)[i] of solar photovoltaics (PV) in Q3 2014, up 41 percent over the same period last year. The numbers come from the latest edition of GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) U.S. Solar Market Insight Report, released today. According to the report, […]

First-of-Its-Kind Solar and EV Training Program for Military Veterans Launched

Cerritos College’s Technology Division Partners with Advanced Transportation & Renewable Energy (ATRE) and True South Renewables to Fill Critical Shortage of Electrical Field Service Technicians A first-of-its kind training program to certify military veterans and other qualified applicants to meet the growing need for electrical field service technicians (EFSTs) that maintain the country’s fast-growing solar power […]

LDK Solar Announces Confirmation of U.S. Chapter 11 Plan, Recognition of Cayman Islands Proceeding and U.S. Enforcement of Cayman Islands Scheme of Arrangement

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 November 21, 2014, Judge Peter J. Walsh of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (the “U.S. Bankruptcy Court”) entered an order (the […]

Yingli Green Energy to Power Europe’s Largest Solar Plant

Yingli Solar panels chosen for 40 percent of 300 MW project in France Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE), the largest vertically integrated solar panel manufacturer in the world, known as “Yingli Solar”, today announced that it has signed a landmark agreement to supply 120 MW of YGE 72 Cell solar panels for […]

Ascent Solar’s EnerPlex™ Products Now Distributed by Navarre, Further Expanding Retail Channel in the North America Market

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI), a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules integrated into the company’s EnerPlex™ series of consumer products, announced today the company’s new distribution partnership with Navarre, a business unit of WYNIT Distribution. WYNIT’s Navarre business unit has a long history of connecting brands and consumers through their partnership […]

Canadian Solar Completes Sale of 28.4 MW Solar Plant in the United States

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that it completed the sale of the 28.4MWp West Antelope Solar Park to Dominion (NYSE: D). The 263-acre Project is located in Los Angeles County on the outskirts of Lancaster, California. The construction of the […]

SunEdison and Renova Energia create a Joint Venture to develop 1 Gigawatt of Utility Scale Solar in Brazil

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, and Renova Energia S.A. (BZ: RNEW11), the largest renewable energy company in Brazil, today announced that they have created an exclusive joint venture to develop, own, and operate 1 gigawatt of utility scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy which will […]

JinkoSolar Announces Third 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 third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Third quarter 2014 Highlights • Total solar product shipments to the third parties amounted to 708.2 megawatts (“MW”), consisting of 658.1 MW of […]

SolarCity Announces New Solar Power and Energy Storage Projects with Walmart

SolarCity Announces New Solar Power and Energy Storage Projects with Walmart SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY) today announced it has entered into contract with Walmart for the installation of new solar projects at facilities in up to 36 states over the next four years. SolarCity has completed more than 200 solar projects at Walmart locations since 2010. […]

SolarCity and Hawaiian Electric Join Forces with NREL to Advance Distributed Solar

SolarCity has entered into a cooperative research agreement with the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to address operational issues associated with high degrees of distributed solar penetration on electrical grids. The work includes collaboration with the Hawaiian Electric Companies to analyze high penetration solar scenarios using advanced modeling and inverter testing at the […]