Recent Solar

SEIA Applauds Baker Administration for Leadership on Raising Near-Term Net Metering Caps in Massachusetts; Voices Concern Over Longer-Term Framework

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker today filed a bill that will address the need to raise the net metering caps in the Commonwealth. The Governor’s action is an important step in the legislative process. It recognizes both the popularity of solar in the state and its importance to the economy, and it advances the Governor’s commitment […]

Yingli Announces Sale of 18.8 MW Solar Power Plant in the UK to NextEnergy Solar Fund

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (“Yingli” or “Yingli Solar”) (NYSE:YGE), one of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturers, today announced that it has sold an 18.8 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Essex, United Kingdom, to NextEnergy Solar Fund, a specialist investment company listed on the London Stock Exchange and a leading owner of […]

SunEdison And The Rialto Unified School District To Install 8 Megawatts Of Solar At 28 Campuses In California

SunEdison’s Innovative Solar Canopy Technology Provides Shade and an Anticipated $30 Million in Savings Over 20 Years SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy development company, today announced that it has signed a 20 year power purchase agreement with the Rialto Unified School District in California for 8.4 megawatts (MW) DC of solar […]

NRG Energy Brings Solar Power to New Jersey Non-Profit, HomeFront

“Electrification” of new solar array atop the future HomeFront Family Campus provides clean, affordable power NRG Energy’s charitable giving program – NRG Global Giving – today joined forces with HomeFront, a social services non-profit in Central New Jersey, to unveil a newly installed rooftop solar array at the future site of HomeFront’s new headquarters in […]

Cupertino Electric, AMEC Foster Wheeler Build One of the Largest Photovoltaic Solar Projects in the U.S.

One Millionth Module Installed at 250-MW Copper Mountain Solar 3 Project in Nevada The Energy Alternatives Division of Cupertino Electric, Inc. today announced that it has reached a major installation milestone on Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and Consolidated Edison Development’s 250-megawatt (MW) AC Copper Mountain Solar 3 project located in Boulder City, Nevada. Working […]

Baker-Polito Administration Files Solar Legislation to Raise Net Metering Caps, Continue Industry Growth

Proposal Seeks to Achieve Cost Savings for Ratepayers, Promote Solar Development Today, in an effort to expand upon the success and continued growth of Massachusetts’ solar industry, the Baker-Polito Administration filed legislation to establish a long term, market-predictable, sustainable framework for further solar development in the Commonwealth. The proposal seeks to achieve the administration’s goals […]

SolarCity to Acquire ILIOSS, Expand to Mexico

America’s #1 solar power provider teams with leading Mexico solar developer to expand to one of the most promising solar markets in the world SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY) and ILIOSSON, S.A. de C.V. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for SolarCity to acquire ILIOSS, one of the largest commercial and industrial solar […]

SunEdison Semiconductor Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results

SunEdison Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:SEMI) (“SunEdison Semiconductor” or the “Company”) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. Highlights: Revenue grew sequentially on higher volume, flat pricing Gross profit dollars and margin were up sequentially SOI grew sequentially and demand remains strong Signed long-term polysilicon supply agreement with SunEdison Results Review Net […]

Tampa Electric announces plans to build the largest solar project in the Tampa Bay area at the utility’s Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach

Tampa Electric, subsidiary of TECO Energy (NYSE: TE), today announced the utility will build the largest solar project in the Tampa Bay area. The 25-megawatt (MW) facility will feature more than 70,000 solar panels on 125 acres of company-owned land at the Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach. Scheduled to be completed in 2016, […]

Standard Solar Updates its Commitment to Innovation in Solar Photovoltaics

Standard Solar, a leading solar energy company specializing in the development and financing of solar electric systems nationwide, today announced significant progress on its second Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) commitment. In 2013, the company committed to partnering with innovative companies to develop and demonstrate new products and technologies that enhance markets, reduce costs, and/or promote […]