Recent Solar

Canadian Solar completes the sale of Illumination Solar Power Plant to DIF

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced the sale of the 10 MW AC (14 MW DC) Illumination LP (“Illumination”) solar power plant to an affiliate of DIF Infrastructure III (“DIF”). The solar power plant, valued at CAD $65.9 Million (USD$48.4 Million), […]

SolarCity Opens New Corporate Office in Draper, Utah

Nation’s leading solar provider strengthens presence in the Beehive State SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY), the nation’s #1 solar power provider, today announced it has opened a new corporate office in the Vista Station development in Draper, Utah. Since opening its downtown Salt Lake City corporate office earlier this summer, SolarCity has hired 220 employees in Utah […]

Solarpark Blautal GMBH as Potential New Investor and Majority Shareholder of Centrotherm Photovoltaics

Purchase agreement concluded concerning acquisition of 80% interest in centrotherm photovoltaics by Solarpark Blautal GmbH Execution of purchase agreement still depends on conditions Company co-founder Robert M. Hartung to remain invested Retention of location and further diversification Sol Futura Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH has concluded an agreement concerning the disposal of its entire 80% interest in centrotherm […]

KYOCERA Expands Number of Solar Recharging Stations in Japan as Electric Vehicle Use Grows

Solar-powered recharging stations also provide off-grid back-up power during emergencies Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi) and its subsidiary Kyocera Communication Systems Co., Ltd. (President: Setsuo Sasaki) announced today that the companies supplied two more solar-powered recharging stations in Kyotango City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan which began operation earlier this month*1. The stations power electric vehicles (EVs) […]

Centrotherm negotiates Financing Agreement given Disposal of Interest by Majority Shareholder Sol Futara

Sol Futura Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH has today signed an agreement concerning the disposal of the shares that it holds in centrotherm photovoltaics AG. The Management Board of centrotherm photovoltaics AG has been negotiating a financing agreement to secure the company’s financing after the disposal of the interest by Sol Futura. The Management Board of centrotherm photovoltaics […]

U.S. Solar Market Prepares for Biggest Quarter in History

A new report shows 2015 shaping up to be the United States solar market’s best year in history with record-breaking fourth quarter projections. The U.S. installed 1,361 megawatts[i] (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in the third quarter of the year. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) U.S. Solar Market […]

IBC SOLAR expands product portfolio with module technology from Tigo®

Turbo for IBC SOLAR’s Value-Added Modules offers efficient solution for PV systems Bad Staffelstein / Germany, December, 9 2015 – IBC SOLAR AG, a global leader in photovoltaic systems, is expanding its product portfolio with smart module technology from TIGO. All module types, including IBC SOLAR’s Value-Added Modules, can be upgraded with the optimizer technology. […]

SunEdison And Vivint Solar Reach Agreement To Amend Definitive Merger Agreement To Acquire Vivint Solar; Blackstone-Sponsored Vehicle To Become Key Stakeholder And Commits To Provide $250 Million Credit Facility

Vivint Solar transaction modifications $2.00/share reduction in cash consideration; $0.75/share increase in stock consideration; and At Vivint Solar’s option, and with the consent of the Blackstone-sponsored vehicle, public stockholders of Vivint Solar may be paid all cash consideration; if such option is exercised, Blackstone-sponsored vehicle will accept stock and convertible notes of SunEdison in lieu […]

San Diego Expects To Save $22 Million With SunEdison

SunEdison to build 6.6 megawatts of solar in California’s second largest city SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the largest global renewable energy development company, today announced that it has inked a 20-year power-purchase agreement with the city of San Diego that will see 6.6 megawatts of solar installed across 25 city-owned sites. The city estimates that […]

First Solar announces Full Year 2016 Guidance

First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced full year 2016 financial guidance. Forecasted net sales for 2016 are $3.9 to $4.1 billion, with solar power systems net sales expected to comprise 90% to 95% of the total and third party module sales the remainder. Earnings per share is forecasted to be $4.00 to $4.50 per […]