Recent Solar

New York Planning to Expand Use of Solar Hot Water

In a move that’s expected to increase the use of solar hot water systems across New York, the state’s Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is expanding its Solar Hot Water Program statewide to include projects that displace hot water produced by heating oil, natural gas, propane and wood, as well as projects that displace […]

SEIA Applauds Solar Commitment by Massachusetts Leaders

In a major address at PV America, which annually brings together solar manufacturers, installers and service providers to discuss new technologies, innovations, research and policy that is driving the $13.5 billion a year U.S. photovoltaic (PV) industry, Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matthew A. Beaton drew cheers when he announced that Gov. Charlie […]

Standard Solar to Install 3.6MW Solar System for Town of Stafford, Connecticut; Town Takes Leadership Role in Northeast through Innovative Municipal Solar Financing Approach

Town takes control of future energy costs through ownership of the system with a Tax Exempt Lease Purchase Standard Solar, Inc., a leader in the full-service development, construction, integration, financing and installation of solar electric systems, today announced it will design and install a 3.6 Megawatt (MW) solar system for the Town of Stafford, Conn. […]

Solar slashes energy bills for Chiddingly Village Hall

A roof solar installation donated by Solarcentury has been installed on Chiddingly village hall and will cut the hall’s annual energy bills by an estimated 64%[1]. The 4kWp system comprising 16 panels was connected to the grid earlier this month and is now generating clean solar electricity. A survey was carried out to ensure the […]

United States and Canadian Duties on Solar Modules Imported from The Peoples Republic of China and Taiwan

On March 5, 2015 Canada Border Services Agency released its preliminary ruling under Canada’s Special Import Measures Act concerning alleged dumping and subsidizing of certain photovoltaic modules and laminates originating in the Peoples Republic of China. The preliminary ruling concludes that these modules have been dumped and subsidized and all such modules imported from March […]

JinkoSolar Signs Five-Year RMB3 Billion Strategic Financing Agreement with China Minsheng Bank

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it has entered into a five-year RMB3 billion strategic financing agreement with China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd. (“CMBC”). According to the terms of the agreement, CMBC has agreed to provide financing support of an […]

1366 Technologies and Hanwha Q Cells form Strategic Partnership to develop and commercialize Direct Wafer Technology

1366 TECHNOLOGIES and HANWHA Q CELLS (NASDAQ:HQCL)today announced that they have entered into a long-term strategic partnership to jointly advance the efficiency and quality of solar cells while dramatically reducing their costs. The two companies will collaborate on the development of 1366’s proprietary Direct Wafer™ Technology with the intent to commercialize and use Direct Wafers™ […]

SMA Sunny Tripower Inverters energize O2 Energies’ 4.25 MW Rockwell Solar Farm

Decentralized Design Selected for Utility-Scale PV Plant in North Carolina O2 Energies has flipped the switch on its 4.25 MW Rockwell Solar Farm in North Carolina. The utility-scale PV plant is powered by decentralized inverter solutions by SMA, including 145 Sunny Tripower TL-US three-phase, transformerless inverters and two SMA Cluster Controllers. The system is expected […]

SEIA Welcomes Pennsylvania Governor’s Solar Initiatives

As part of his administration’s 2015-2016 fiscal year budget, Gov. Tom Wolf is asking the state legislature to provide $50 million to relaunch the popular Pennsylvania Sunshine Solar Program. Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), said the program will help to create new jobs and expand the use of […]

Canadian Solar reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 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 fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. Fourth Quarter 2014 Highlights Total solar module shipments were 1,125 MW, with 897 MW recognized in revenue, compared to 770 MW […]