Recent Solar

Yingli Green Energy Comments on U.S. Department of Commerce’s Preliminary Decision on Anti-Dumping Tariffs for Certain Imported Solar Products

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 commented on the preliminary anti-dumping duty (“AD”) tariff decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the import of certain solar PV products assembled in […]

SunPower closes Agreement for up to $44.5 Million in Non-Recourse Debt to finance Residential Solar Lease Program

Innovative Partnership with Hannon Armstrong Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HASI) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced an agreement under which HASI is expected to provide up to $44.5 million in non-recourse debt to help finance SunPower’s residential solar lease program. The transaction allows SunPower to leverage existing lease assets and expand […]

First Solar, XSOL establish Supply Agreement in Japan

Will enable broader application of safe, clean, renewable energy System integrator targets installation of 100MW of First Solar thin film modules per year First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR), the leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions, and XSOL Co., Ltd., a leading distributor and integrator of solar systems in Japan, today announced that they […]

SEIA Condemns Decision to Impose New Tariffs on Solar Modules

In a further escalation of the solar trade war with China, the U.S. Department of Commerce has imposed yet another layer of tariffs on solar modules from China, and – for the first time – on imports from Taiwan. In a decision announced today, Commerce will immediately impose antidumping duties ranging from 26.33 to 58.87 […]

FRV closes Financing to build 65 MW Photovoltaic Plant in Uruguay

FRV announces financial close of the “Jacinta” solar farm with $70 million of funding from DNB Group and Intesa Sanpaolo. Santander provided an additional funding tranche of $24 million “Jacinta” is one of the largest solar projects in Latin America and the first FRV project in the region Project will generate enough electricity to supply […]

Pasta Maker cuts Energy Bills through Solar Plant with Q Cells Modules

335 KWP SOLAR SYSTEM FOR SELF-CONSUMPTION ON FACTORY ROOF IN RIESA SELF-CONSUMPTION OF SOLAR ELECTRICITY REMAINS SENSIBLE FOR COMPANIES Q CELLS PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE AND LONG SERVICE LIFE The traditional Teigwaren Riesa GmbH will rely on self-consumption of solar electricity in the future. By 31st July 2014 the market leader for pasta in […]

SunEdison partners with Community Energy on Colorado’s Largest Solar Power Plant

Xcel Energy Signs 25 Year Agreement to Purchase Electricity at Costs Competitive with Natural Gas SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced its acquisition of the 156 megawatt (MW) DC Comanche Solar project from renewable energy developer Community Energy. SunEdison is partnering with Community Energy […]

Ascent Solar Announces $32 Million Secured Convertible Debt Agreement

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 that it entered into definitive agreements on July 18, 2014 with institutional and certain investors, pursuant to which it will issue $32 million principal amount of senior secured convertible […]

South Africa Top 10 Solar Country

With 15 solar plants now contributing 503 MW to the country’s electricity grid, South Africa has become the tenth country globally harnessing renewable energy from the sun, having connected more than half a gigawatt of utility-scale solar. This is according to figures from, an organisation monitoring the deployment of utility-scale solar power – photovoltaic […]

Andalay Solar Systems Launches the Sale of American Made Modules

Andalay Solar, Inc. (OTCQB:WEST), the leading designer and manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, is adding American made solar modules to its many advantages over ordinary systems with a strong commitment to US manufacturing and job creation. The solar modules will be manufactured in San Jose, California and offer world class performance and reliability. They […]