Recent Solar

180 MW Of Renewable Energy Projects In Pipeline In Jordan

Work on solar and wind energy projects in Jordan is likely to pick up swiftly in 2016 for companies that were awarded in projects in the recent auctions. According to media reports, two international companies are set up to start work on solar power projects, while an 80 MW wind energy project is expected to […]

India’s ReNew Power Eyes 1 GW Renewable Energy Capacity In 3 Months

Goldman Sachs-backed renewable energy projects developer ReNew Power Ventures is working aggressively to expand its market share. Local media reports have stated that ReNew Power Ventures is looking at an operational base of 1 GW within the next 3 months. A huge majority of this capacity will be based on wind energy technology. ReNew Power […]

Gintech Energy introduced solar cells with record high efficiency of 21.44% under mass production

Gintech Energy Corporation (“Gintech Energy”, or the “Company”, TWSE: 3514), a global leader in the PV industry, today announced that it has reached average efficiency of greater than 21.10% with a maximal efficiency of 21.44% with its self-developed PERC technology. The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) in Taiwan has also certified these achievements which demonstrate […]

Phi Suea Solar Homes Store Excess Energy As Hydrogen

Four Phi Suea solar homes being developed in Chiang Mai, Thailand, will convert excess energy into hydrogen and store it in fuel cells. Here is how the energy system functions: During daytime, excess solar power from PV panels is directed to run electrolyzers and produce hydrogen. Said hydrogen can then be transformed back into electricity […]

Solar Energy from Discarded Car Batteries

A new MIT development could benefit both the environment and human health. MIT researchers have developed a simple procedure for making a promising type of solar cell using lead recovered from discarded lead-acid car batteries — a practice that could benefit both the environment and human health. As new lead-free car batteries come into use, […]

Canadian Solar completes Sale of Earthlight Solar Power Plant to Concord Green Energy

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., completed the sale of its 10 MW AC EarthLight LP (“Earthlight”) to One West Holdings Ltd., an affiliate of Concord Green Energy Inc. (“Concord”). The plant, […]

Canadian Solar completes Sale of Aria Solar Power Plant to Concord Green Energy

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., completed the sale of the 9 MW AC Aria Solar Plant (“Aria”) valued at over CAD $65.6 Million (USD $47.2 Million) to One West Holdings Ltd., […]

DTE to build largest utility-owned solar array east of the Mississippi

Two new solar projects will provide enough zero-emission power for 9,000 homes DTE Energy, in collaboration with the City of Lapeer, Mich., plans to break ground in the spring of 2016 on 45 megawatts (MW) of new solar generating capacity at two project sites. The projects will generate enough to power 9,000 average size homes […]

Solar Energy Consulting and Namaste Solar Partnering for Consulting Services

Solas Energy Consulting Inc., and its US partner company, Solas Energy Consulting US Inc. today announced it has partnered with Namaste Solar, headquartered in Colorado, to provide solar consulting services in the commercial and industrial solar markets in Canada. This partnership, led by Solas Energy Consulting Inc., will provide services to the Canadian investors, commercial […]

SunEdison’s Statement On The Passage Of The PATH Act Of 2015

SunEdison’s President and Chief Executive Officer Ahmad R. Chatila issued the following statement today on the passage of the PATH—Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes—Act of 2015: “The passage of tax credits for wind, solar and energy storage is a great step forward for America. The PATH Act of 2015 is the foundation of a predictable […]