Recent Solar

Andalay Solar Systems Being Used in DCSEU-Funded Solar Initiative Led by WDC Solar

Andalay Solar, Inc. (OTCQB:WEST), a leading manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, proudly announced that its panels are now being used for a solar initiative pioneered by DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) in conjunction with Washington, D.C.-based contractors, including WDC Solar, Inc. Mark Davis, CEO of WDC Solar, began working with the DCSEU in 2012 […]

Southern Nevada Water Authority signs Power Purchase Agreement with SunEdison

Agreement Provides 20 Years of Fixed Energy Pricing SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that it has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA). The power purchase agreement enables SNWA to lock in a significant portion of its […]

Yingli Solar Continues Expansion in Latin America by Opening New Office in Santiago, Chile

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”, has expanded its footprint in the Americas by opening the Company’s third Latin American office in Santiago, Chile. To facilitate the opening of the new office […]

NRG Energy Acquires Its First Public Solar Facility in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Four Megawatt Spanish Town Estate Solar project to decrease St. Croix’s dependence on fossil fuel imports NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), one of the largest solar companies in the U.S., today announced the acquisition of the 4 megawatt (MW ac) Spanish Town Estate Solar project on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands […]

Samsung and Connor, Clark & Lunn announce Financing for 100 MW Solar Project

KINGSTON SOLAR PROJECT TO CREATE HUNDREDS OF JOBS IN LOCAL COMMUNTY Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. (Samsung) and Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure today announced the formation of a partnership to provide equity funding for the 100 megawatt (MW) Kingston Solar Project, which is among the largest solar projects in North America. The partners also announced […]

Solarcentury joins Community Energy England

Solarcentury is now a member of Community Energy England, a not for profit organisation representing community projects and energy co-operatives. Founded in May 2014, CEE works to create the conditions within which the community energy sector can rapidly scale and grow in the UK. Wolf Dietrich, of the Ground-Mount Team at Solarcentury said, “We are […]

Levi’s Stadium Inspires New Look at Clean Energy

As a California resident and as the Regional President for NRG Energy in the West, I enjoy living in a place that embraces technology and transformation of the energy landscape. In accelerating the race toward a clean energy future, NRG understands that in order to succeed, we must partner with those who share our vision. […]

Yingli Green Energy to Supply 3 MWs of PV Modules to Distributed Generation Demonstration Project in Hubei Province, China

Solar Energy System to Power Major Regional Logistics Center 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 announced that it will supply 3 MWs of PV modules to a demonstration project for distributed […]

First Ab Initio Method for Characterizing Hot Carriers Could Hold the Key to Future Solar Cell Efficiencies

One of the major road blocks to the design and development of new, more efficient solar cells may have been cleared. Researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed the first ab initio method – meaning a theoretical model free of adjustable or empirical parameters – for characterizing the properties of “hot […]

SolarCity and K. Hovnanian® Homes® to Offer Solar Power on Hundreds of Arizona Homes

Arizonans can Reduce their Electric Bills for no Upfront Cost K. Hovnanian® Homes® a leading national homebuilder, is offering solar power options for two new communities in Peoria, Ariz. through a partnership with SolarCity. SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY), the nation’s largest solar power provider, will make it possible for many homebuyers at Fusion at The Meadows […]