Recent Solar

Southern Company Subsidiary tops 1,000 Megawatts of Renewable Energy Development with North Star Solar Acquisition

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power, a national leader in renewables, has surpassed 1,000 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy development with the acquisition of a controlling interest in the 60-MW North Star Solar Facility in California from First Solar, Inc. The remaining interest in the project will be owned by an affiliate of First Solar. “Southern […]

PG&E Earns Top Place in Solar Industry Report for Seventh Year in a Row

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has been recognized by the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) as a national leader in solar power for the seventh year in a row. SEPA’s eighth annual Utility Solar Rankings report measures newly installed solar power units connected over the course of 2014. PG&E earned the first place ranking […]

Canadian Solar voted as one of the most Attractive Employers in 2015 Randstad-Canada Survey

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that it won the Randstad Award as the nation’s Fourth Most Attractive Employer in Canada by Randstad Canada, the country’s leading staffing, recruitment, and HR services company. This is the second consecutive year that Canadian […]

Energy Department to Provide $75 Million for ‘Fuels from Sunlight’ Hub

Center Aims to Produce Liquid Transportation Fuels from Sunlight The U.S. Department of Energy today announced $75 million in funding to renew the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP), a DOE Energy Innovation Hub originally established in 2010 with the goal of harnessing solar energy for the production of fuel. JCAP researchers are focused on […]

SolarCity Expands to New Hampshire

Now many homeowners in the Granite State can pay less for solar electricity than they pay for utility bills without local incentives SolarCity® (NASDAQ: SCTY), America’s #1 solar power provider, is making its popular solar service available in New Hampshire for the first time. SolarCity will make it possible for many New Hampshire homeowners to […]

Carmanah Closes $28,250,000 Bought-Deal Offering

Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX:CMH) (the “Company” or “Carmanah”), is pleased to confirm the closing of its previously announced bought-deal offering of 5,650,000 common shares of the Company (“Shares”) at a price $5.00 per Share for aggregate gross proceeds of $28,250,000 (the “Offering”). The Shares were issued in a public offering in certain provinces of Canada […]

Energy Department to Provide $75 Million for ‘Fuels from Sunlight’ Hub

CENTER AIMS TO PRODUCE LIQUID TRANSPORTATION FUELS FROM SUNLIGHT The U.S. Department of Energy today announced $75 million in funding to renew the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP), a DOE Energy Innovation Hub originally established in 2010 with the goal of harnessing solar energy for the production of fuel. JCAP researchers are focused on […]

EPIA calls for free and fair trade between Europe and China

Speaking at the 9th SNEC International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition in Shanghai today, EPIA President Oliver Schaefer outlined the new position of EPIA on the solar modules and cells trade case between China and the EU. Schaefer stated that ‘EPIA is a strong supporter of free and fair trade and we would like […]

NREL Report Estimates Market Potential of Shared Solar and Discusses Relevant Securities Regulations

Analysis from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) finds that by making shared solar programs available to households and businesses that currently cannot host on-site photovoltaic (PV) systems shared solar could represent 32 to 49 percent of the distributed photovoltaic market in 2020. Shared solar models allocate the electricity of a jointly owned […]

JinkoSolar Supplies 3 MW of PV modules to EMSULA for Honduras’ Largest Rooftop System

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the”Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the PV industry, today announced that it has supplied approximately 3 MW of PV modules to Embotelladora de Sula S.A. (“EMSULA”) for Honduras’s largest rooftop solar system, which is also the largest solar PV rooftop project in Central America. The project uses […]