Recent Solar

Yingli Signs Its Largest Solar Panel Supply Agreement to Date in China

CFC Group selects Yingli to supply 170 MW of solar panels for PV power plants 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 holding subsidiary, Yingli Energy (Beijing) Company Limited (“Yingli Beijing”) has entered into an agreement with CFC Group […]

Suntech, with UK Partner Alternergy, Offers New Generation HyPro Solar Modules

Suntech, announced today its renewed partnership with Alternergy, Ltd., Suntech’s green energy supplier and long-term UK partner. Following a series of new PV module upgrades and introductions to the market this year, Suntech, via Alternergy, will be supplying its latest model, HyPro series, a new generation PERC solar module, to the UK solar market. “Despite […]

SolarCity Launches New Pennsylvania Operations Center

State and local leaders tour new facility and celebrate solar jobs in the region SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY), America’s #1 solar power provider, is expanding its Pennsylvania presence with a new 20,000 square foot operations center in Norristown. State and local officials toured the facility and celebrated new solar jobs in the region with SolarCity staff. […]

SolarPower Europe Welcomes 50 New Members in 2015

SolarPower Europe goes from strength to strength with record growth over 50% in 2015. SolarPower Europe, the new EPIA, has seen record growth in the number of members in 2015. More than 50 new members from across the value chain have joined the association this year; including large industry players, national solar associations, through to […]

Energy Department Announces $102 Million to Tackle Solar Challenges, Expand Access to Clean Electricity

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to cut climate-changing carbon pollution and continue building a clean energy economy in the United States, the Energy Department today announced more than $102 million in new projects and available funding to support American leadership in clean energy innovation. More than $52 million will support […]

Solar Power International welcomes Vice President Joe Biden

Largest Solar Power Trade Show in North America Demonstrates Industry’s Growth and Impact Solar Power International 2015 (SPI) today welcomed Vice President Joe Biden as he became the first sitting Vice President to deliver remarks at a solar power conference in North America. The Vice President’s remarks were delivered during the General Session of the […]

SunShot Initiative award funds scaleup of Argonne’s leading-edge thermal energy storage system

On September 16, 2015, the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative program announced funding awards to several research projects that aim to make concentrating solar power (CSP) plants cost competitive with traditional forms of electricity. Argonne National Laboratory and its industrial partners, Koppers Inc. and Parker Hannifin Corp., received a SunShot award to scale up […]

Solar Alliance Seeks to Revolutionize “Going Solar” Experience

The Northern and Central California SunShot Alliance today announced plans to construct and interconnect rooftop solar systems in one day or less, an unprecedented goal given the industry”s current average of 30 days. In a contest sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative, teams made up of local governments, solar and technology companies, […]

SunPower Lawsuit Against SunEdison Dismissed

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the largest global renewable energy development company, today announced that the Northern District of California has granted the company’s motion to dismiss charges filed by SunPower Corp., with leave to amend. In June of this year, SunPower filed a lawsuit against SunEdison and certain SunEdison employees who previously worked for SunPower. […]

JinkoSolar Offers Bundle with Enphase Energy for Commercial Customers

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar”), a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc., has entered into an agreement with Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH), a global energy technology company, to create a new PV bundle for U.S. commercial & industrial customers. The bundle, which consists […]