Recent Solar

President Announces New Policies to Remove Barriers to Clean Energy Drawing Strong Support from Solar Industry

In response to the President’s planned remarks to expand markets for solar energy and energy efficiency in Las Vegas tonight at Sen. Harry Reid’s Clean Energy Summit, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released the following statement: “Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing is a simple, cost-effective way for […]

IREC Joins Solar Market Pathways Project

With more than 30 years of success accelerating the availability and use of clean energy, IREC is joining the new U.S. Department of Energy Solar Market Pathways project as a partner with the project’s national coordinator, The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC). Part of the DOE’s SunShot Initiative, Solar Market Pathways is a $14 million […]

SolarCity Gives Veterans Light through CalVet REN in new community provided by Habitat for Humanity of San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys

78 new solar homes will provide returning veterans clean, affordable energy for the next two decades; SolarCity installs first phase of solar homes – 26 solar power systems – in a single day SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY) and Habitat for Humanity of San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys, together with the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet), have […]

Canadian Solar introduces New 320W Polycrystalline Solar Module

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that the company will now be offering its MaxPower polycrystalline module in a new 320W power class. The MaxPower CS6X-320P is a more robust module with higher power efficiency. In addition, when the MaxPower CS6X-320P […]

Duke Energy seeks proposals for solar in South Carolina

Key step in bringing solar power to South Carolina customers About 53 megawatts of utility-scale solar and 5MW of ‘community’ shared solar sought Customers can sign up for rooftop and ground-mounted solar rebates beginning Oct. 13 Duke Energy today issued a request for proposals (RFP) for about 53 megawatts (AC) of utility-scale solar capacity to […]

SunEdison Closes $253 Million Of Financing, Breaks Ground On 156 Megawatt Solar Project In Colorado

Solar Project to be Financed by $1.5 Billion Non-Recourse First Reserve Warehouse Facility SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy development company, today announced that it has closed financing and begun construction on one of its largest solar power plants to date, the 156 megawatt (MW) DC / 120 MW AC Comanche Solar […]

JinkoSolar Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the PV industry, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. Second Quarter 2015 Highlights · Total solar module shipments were 913.4 MW, which includes 90.4 MW earmarked for use in the Company’s downstream projects. […]

‘India’s ambitious renewable energy target now seems achievable’

India will soon generate cheaper electricity from solar photovoltaics (PV)-based projects than those based on coal imported from Indonesia and Australia, says a report released by Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). This will become a possibility largely due to expansion of renewables by 175 gigawatts (GW) and increase in production of domestic […]

SunEdison Completes 6 Megawatt Solar Power Plant For Lakeland Electric In Lakeland, Florida

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy development company, today announced that it has completed construction of a 6 megawatt (MW) AC solar power plant that will supply electricity to Lakeland Electric, the third largest public power utility in the State of Florida, through a 25-year power purchase agreement. The Bella Vista solar […]

Canadian Solar reports Second Quarter 2015 Results

Canadian Solar Inc. (“Canadian Solar” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. Second Quarter 2015 Highlights Total solar module shipments were 850 MW, of which 809 MW were recognized in revenue, compared to 1.03 GW recognized […]