Recent Solar

Prestigious Solar Training Accreditation Awarded to IBEW Wireman Programs

13 Electrical Worker Training Locations Accredited Across NY State IREC announced today the 13 training centers operated by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) –National Electrical Contractors Association JATCs have received the prestigious IREC Training Provider Accreditation for photovoltaic systems content in their Inside Journeyman Wireman program, based on the NABCEP PV Installation Professional […]

aleo solar unveils new High-Power Module – Prenzlau production plant up and running again

aleo solar has presented a new high-power module that generates yields of around ten percent higher than those produced by conventional PV modules. Since being acquired by the Taiwanese solar company Sunrise Global Energy in the spring of this year, aleo has reopened its production plant in Prenzlau under German-Taiwanese management and has now released […]

Canadian Solar Completes the Sale of Mighty 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 10 MW AC Mighty Solar power plant (“Mighty Solar”) valued at over C$60 million ($54.9) to One West Holdings Ltd., an […]

Google executes $145 Million Investment in SunEdison and Teraform Power’s largest Solar Plant in North America

Permanent Lenders in Southern California’s 82 Megawatt (MW) DC Regulus Plant Include Prudential Capital Group and Santander Bank, N.A. SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) has agreed to provide $145 million in equity financing for the Regulus solar […]

SolarCity Launches Baltimore County Operations Center

Company seeking to fill 70 job openings across the state SolarCity® (Nasdaq:SCTY) is expanding in Maryland with a new 10,000-square-foot Baltimore County Operations Center in Hunt Valley. SolarCity, the nation’s #1 solar power provider, makes it possible for many Maryland homeowners to install solar panels for free and pay less for solar electricity than they […]

Canadian Solar Partners with Sichuan Development to Launch Solar Investment Fund in China

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company” or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company has entered into an agreement with Sichuan Development Investment Management Ltd. (“Sichuan Development”) to establish an investment fund to finance the development, construction and ownership of solar […]

Storm Warning for the Italian Photovoltaic Sector

Italy recently adopted a new Decree-Law introducing a number of retroactive measures that will harm the photovoltaic (PV) sector as well as the image of Europe, and Italy in particular, as a place for safe investments. The Italian Senate adopted on 07 August 2014 a Decree-Law that introduces significant retroactive cuts of the guaranteed Feed-in […]

Tufts University selects MBE Systems to develop Semiconductor Devices for Solar and Electronic Applications

Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) announced today that Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts has ordered two GENxplor™ R&D Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) Systems for cutting-edge compound semiconductor research. These systems were purchased in part by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and will be the basis for a new Epitaxial Core Laboratory in […]

LDK Solar Announces Filing of Schemes of Arrangement in Hong Kong

LDK Solar CO., Ltd. in provisional liquidation (“LDK Solar” or the “Company”) and its Joint Provisional Liquidators (“JPLs”), Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, today announced that, subsequent to the filing on August 29, 2014 by the Company and its subsidiary, LDK Silicon & Chemical Technology Co., Ltd. (“LDK Silicon”), […]

Sonoma Clean Power inks deal for 30 MW Solar Project

Solar facility to provide sufficient supply for 9,000 homes Sonoma Clean Power (SCP), Sonoma County’s new electricity supplier, signed an agreement today with leading North American solar project developer Recurrent Energy, to construct 30 megawatts (MW) of solar power in California, and to supply the energy to SCP customers. “This 20-year deal secures pricing that […]