Recent Solar

First Solar Modules to power Landmark 200 MW Solar Photovoltaic Project in Dubai

Consortium led by ACWA Power establishes global cost benchmark with Middle East’s largest PV plant First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it has signed an agreement to supply its high performance photovoltaic (PV) modules to power the 200 megawatt (MW)AC second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai, […]

REA Comment on the consultation on the closure of the RO for solar

The RO will be closed for solar projects less than 5MW from the 1st April 2016 There will be no grandfathering for projects, effective immediately The KPMG report will address the support needed for solar to reach grid-parity The Government has been trailing their concerns over the projected budget for the Levy Control Framework (LCF) […]

Yingli to Build a 50 MW Solar Power Plant in Shanxi Province, China

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (“Yingli” or “Yingli Solar”) (NYSE:YGE), one of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturers, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Yingli Energy (China) Company Limited (“Yingli China”) was selected to develop and construct a 50 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Datong City, Shanxi Province, China. The power plant […]

New Bedford, Mass. Achieves Ambitious Two Thirds Renewable Energy Goal With New Four Megawatt Solar Plant From SunEdison

More than half of the city’s energy needs are being supplied by solar SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy development company, in partnership with BlueWave Capital LLC, a Boston-based solar developer, today announced the completion of a 4.1 megawatt (MW) DC solar power plant for the city of New Bedford. SunEdison and […]

SunEdison Acquires Mark Group, A Leading UK Energy Solutions Provider

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy development company, today announced that it has acquired Mark Group, based in Leicester, United Kingdom, the country’s leading full service energy solutions provider and a SunEdison solar sales and installation partner. This acquisition establishes a direct sales channel for SunEdison in residential and commercial sales within […]

PG&E Surpasses 10,000 Solar Customer Milestones in Bakersfield, Fresno and San Jose

The company leads the nation with 175,000 solar customer milestone, including 10,000 solar customers connected to PG&E’s electric grid in three of California’s largest cities Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today celebrated connecting 10,000 solar customers each in three of California’s largest cities – Bakersfield, Fresno and San Jose – as part of PG&E’s […]

Duke Energy Renewables acquires 20-MW Shawboro Solar Project in Eastern North Carolina from Ecoplexus

Duke Energy Renewables today announced it has acquired a 20-megawatt (MW) AC solar power project in Shawboro, N.C., from Ecoplexus Inc., lead developer of the project. “We are pleased to add a quality project from Ecoplexus to our growing solar portfolio in Eastern North Carolina,” said Greg Wolf, Duke Energy president, Commercial Portfolio. “Providing clean, […]

Canadian Solar announces Completion of Construction and Financing Loan from Manulife

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (“Manulife”) has agreed to provide approximately C$52.8 Million (US$40.8 Million) in construction and term financing to Canadian Solar for the Aria solar plant located in Springwater, Ontario, Canada. The […]

SunEdison and TerraForm Power Announce Definitive Agreement to Acquire Vivint Solar for $2.2 Billion

SunEdison to acquire Vivint Solar, to drop down 523 MW rooftop solar portfolio to TerraForm Power Accelerates SunEdison’s expansion to become the leading global residential and commercial solar provider TerraForm Power to acquire 523 MW rooftop solar portfolio with expected unlevered annual CAFD of $81 million, generating attractive 9.5% 10-year average levered cash-on-cash yield Rooftop […]

Schneider Electric ranked third in market share for global central inverters

Schneider Electric™ Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for the solar power conversion chain, is proud to announce that, according to a recent 2014 IHS report, they have been ranked third in market share for global central inverters in revenue terms, representing the highest market share growth in the segment. Schneider Electric achieved this […]