Recent Solar

Canadian Solar Subsidiary Recurrent Energy secures Debt Financing for 200 MW Garland Solar Power Project

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, Recurrent Energy, one of North America’s largest solar project developers, has closed on a combined construction and term debt facility, with a syndicate of five banks, for the 200 MW […]

SEIA Celebrates Extension of the ITC

Following is a statement from Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on passage of the omnibus appropriations bill, which included a 5-year solar investment tax credit (ITC) extension. “This historic vote brings the solar industry to the forefront of the conversation about American energy. The ITC extension makes America […]

Canadian Solar Subsidiary Recurrent Energy partners in 200 MW Garland Solar Power Project

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, Recurrent Energy, one of North America’s largest solar project developers, signed an agreement with Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, giving Southern Power a controlling interest in the Garland […]

UCS Praises Incentives for Wind and Solar in Spending Package

Statement by Todd Wolf, Union of Concerned Scientists Today, Congress unveiled its spending bill for fiscal 2016, which includes a five-year extension of the production tax credit (PTC) for wind, as well as the investment tax credit (ITC) for solar and off-shore wind. The PTC for wind would be extended at 100 percent of its […]

SolarCity Urges Swift Passage of Bipartisan Year-End Tax Package

SolarCity urged Congress to swiftly pass comprehensive legislation that includes an extension of the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for solar. The provision, included in sweeping appropriations and tax bills introduced by House Speaker Paul Ryan today, is the result of weeks-long bipartisan negotiations between Senate and House leaders. The proposed legislation would follow on the […]

SEIA Commends Congressional Leaders for Including ITC Extension in Omnibus Bill

Following is a statement from Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the inclusion of a five-year solar investment tax credit (ITC) extension in the omnibus appropriations bill filed this morning by the U.S. House of Representatives: “By extending the solar investment tax credit for five years with a […]

Jewett School of the Arts receives free solar array from Tampa Electric

Tampa Electric and Florida Solar Energy Center installed solar PV system at Winter Haven school Jewett School of the Arts in Winter Haven is home to a new 10-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) solar array that was recently installed by Tampa Electric and the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC), a research institute of the University of Central […]

PG&E Says CPUC Must Do More to Ensure a Sustainable Future for Solar

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today said that the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) must do more to ensure that rooftop solar can continue to grow as a clean energy resource for Californians for years to come. PG&E said a proposed decision released today by a CPUC administrative law judge falls well short of […]

Duke Energy to build two major solar projects in North Carolina totalling 75 megawatts

60-megawatt (AC) solar facility to be built near Monroe, N.C. 15.4-megawatt solar facility to be built in Mocksville, N.C. Both projects slated to be online by the end of 2016 Duke Energy continues to advance solar energy in North Carolina with a proposal for two solar projects that will significantly increase the regulated company’s owned […]

Solar Industry Applauds Proposed Decision from California Public Utilities Commission to Preserve Net Metering

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today applauded the California Public Utilities Commission’s proposal to preserve net metering. Maintaining net metering is key to California’s climate leadership and its clean energy job growth. “The Commission has worked tirelessly to review a mountain of comments and testimony and we are pleased that their review has led […]