Recent Solar

SunEdison Announces Global Initiative To Optimally Position The Company For Long Term Profitable Growth

SunEdison to hold an investor presentation on Wednesday, October 7, at 8:00 am EDT. SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the largest global renewable energy development company, today announced a proposed series of actions to optimize business operations in alignment with current and future market opportunities, and accelerate cash flow positive operations. With a run-rate of approximately […]

Alliant Energy to expand solar generation in Iowa

Company’s request for proposals starts process of expanding solar options Alliant Energy is seeking to expand its renewable energy generation with solar power. Alliant Energy’s Iowa utility is issuing a request for proposals for new solar projects that could increase its system-wide solar generation by 50 percent. “We’re in a transition right now as we […]

SolarCity Unveils World’s Most Efficient Rooftop Solar Panel, To Be Made in America

New module that generates more power per square foot than any rooftop solar panel in production will also be the highest-volume solar panel manufactured in the U.S. SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY) has built the world’s most efficient rooftop solar panel, with a module efficiency exceeding 22 percent. The new SolarCity panel generates more power per square […]

Canadian Solar closes Purchase of Ontario Assets from KKR

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced it has closed on the purchase of three operating solar projects totaling 59.8 MW AC from KKR. The total approximate enterprise value of this transaction is C$270 Million (USD$203.7 Million). In conjunction with this acquisition, […]

SkyPower Signs Power Purchase Agreement to Deliver 150 Megawatts of Solar Power to the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh

SkyPower has entered into a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Government of Madhya Pradesh to provide 150 megawatts (MW) AC of utility-scale solar power to the Indian state. “SkyPower is committed to making a powerful contribution to India’s goal of generating 100 gigawatts of solar power by 2022,” said Kerry Adler, SkyPower President […]

SkyPower Signs Agreement to Build 200 MW of Solar Energy Projects in Djibouti

SkyPower, the world’s largest developer and owner of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects, has signed a landmark agreement with the Republic of Djibouti for the development of 200 MW of world-class solar projects to be built in four phases in Djibouti over the next four years. “Africa has become a global hub for the […]

SkyPower Announces 2 GW of Solar Energy Projects in Bangladesh

During the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York, SkyPower, the world’s largest developer and owner of utility-scale solar projects, made a historic announcement with Prime Minister Hasina, unveiling its plans to build 2 GW of utility-scale solar energy over the next five years in Bangladesh, representing an investment of US $4.3 billion. As […]

aps requesting proposals for new large scale solar plant

Testing the market on behalf of interested commercial and industrial customers Arizona Public Service announced today it is issuing a request for proposals to test the market for new large-scale solar installations in Arizona that could be developed in partnership with large commercial and industrial customers. “This is another important opportunity to extend Arizona’s leadership […]

Yingli Green Energy Plans to Restructure Repayment Plan for Mid-Term Notes Due in October 2015

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (“Yingli Green Energy” or “the Company”) (NYSE:YGE), one of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturers, today announced that its holding subsidiary, Baoding Tianwei Yingli New Energy Company Limited (“Tianwei Yingli”), plans to restructure the repayment plan for $157 million USD (1.0 billion RMB) of mid-term notes (“MTNs”) due on […]

First Solar receives Construction Loan Facility from Mizuho Bank for Utility-Scale Solar Generation

First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR), today announced that Mizuho Bank Ltd. was extending a low interest construction loan facility of up to US$33 Million (4 billion yen) in Japan to First Solar Japan GK to develop utility-scale solar power plants. The financing will be available for funding construction of qualified projects in First Solar’s development […]