Recent Solar

EDF Renewable Energy Purchases 24.3 MWp of Canadian Solar Modules for the Catalina Solar 2 Project

Canadian Solar Inc. (“Canadian Solar” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that it has closed a sales agreement with EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), to supply photovoltaic (PV) modules to the 24.3 megawatt peak (MWp) Catalina Solar 2 project during the first quarter of 2015. For […]

SunEnergy1 begins installation of JinkoSolar panels at Duke Energy Renewables’ Capital Partners Solar Project in N.C.

SunEnergy1 has begun installing JinkoSolar panels at the Duke Energy Renewables-owned Capital Partners Solar Project in eastern North Carolina. The solar project was announced June 24 as a unique partnership among three customers – George Washington University, American University and the George Washington University Hospital — that will bring solar power from rural North Carolina […]

JinkoSolar to Supply 21.5MW of PV Solar Modules for Searchlight Solar Project in the US

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the PV industry, today announced that it will supply 21.5MW PV solar modules for the construction of the Searchlight solar project located near Searchlight, NV, approximately 50 miles south of Las Vegas. The project was acquired by an affiliate of D. […]

Innovation under the Scandinavian Sun

Building Integration of Polymeric Solar Collectors Demonstrated In the joint European project “SCOOP” (Solar COllectors Made Of Polymers), a consortium, led by the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, has developed polymeric solar collectors that combine functionality, cost efficiency and aesthetics. The solar demonstration system of the project partner Aventa meets over 60 percent […]

Solar Energy in Australia: Zoo offsets tons of CO2 Emissions through Q Cell Modules

100 KILOWATT PV PLANTS ON ZOO’S BUILDINGS FOR SELF-CONSUMPTION MELBOURNE ZOO IS THE WORLD’S FIRST CERTIFIED CARBON NEUTRAL ZOO Q CELLS MODULES CONVINCE WITH THEIR LOW LIGHT BEHAVIOR HANWHA Q CELLS AUSTRALIA CRITICIZES THE GOVERNMENT’S RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGET PLANS (RET) Melbourne Zoo, the world’s first certified carbon neutral zoo, has this month installed solar PV, […]

LDK Solar Announces New Module Supply Agreement

LDK Solar CO., Ltd. in provisional liquidation (“LDK Solar” or the “Company”) and its joint provisional liquidators (“JPLs”), Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, today announced that its Chinese subsidiary, LDK Solar Hi-Tech (Nanchang) Co., Ltd. (“LDK Solar Nanchang”), has signed a new module supply agreement with Shanghai SNERDI Engineering […]

Fraunhofer ISE leads in Precision Tests for PV Modules

Measurement Accuracy in the “CalLab PV Modules” Now at a Record 1.6 percent The calibration laboratory of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has optimized its precision measurements even further. After performing comprehensive analyses, “CalLab PV Modules” was able to improve its measurement precision of PV module performance tests to 1.6 percent. A […]

New Cost Saving Report Highlights Value of Solar Heating & Cooling

With projected savings in some cases as high as $1.5 million, a new cost-saving report released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) demonstrates the many benefits achieved by utilizing innovative solar and heating cooling (SHC) systems on U.S. businesses and commercial buildings. The first-of-its-kind report, which focused on both cost and energy savings, […]

Panasonic and Coronal Group Finalize Acquisition of Balsam Lake Solar Project in Ontario, Canada

Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada Inc. (Panasonic) announced that it teamed up with Coronal Group LLC (Coronal) to acquire the 6 MW Balsam Lake Solar Project from Balsam Lake Green Energy. The project, based in the City of Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, is part of the Ontario Power Authority’s Feed-In Tariff Program. The Balsam Lake Solar Project […]

Carmanah Releases Preliminary Financial Results for Q3 2014

Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) (“the Company” or “Carmanah”) today releases preliminary selected financial estimates for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. All amounts are in US dollars. Revenues in the third quarter of 2014 were approximately $12.1 million, up approximately 147% from revenues of $4.9-million in the third quarter of 2013. Third quarter revenues […]