Recent Solar

Dominion acquires 6 Recurrent Energy Solar Projects

Dominion announces acquisition of solar projects in California Six projects will have combined output of 139 megawatts Each project has a long-term power purchase agreement Significantly increases company’s solar generation portfolio Dominion (NYSE: D) announced the acquisition of six solar development projects from Recurrent Energy, one of North America’s largest developers of utility scale solar […]

Solarcentury connects Solar Praks ahead of April 1st Deadline

Solarcentury has now connected to the grid all the solar parks it has developed, ahead of the ROC decrease today, April 1st, from 1.6 to 1.4 ROCs. This is despite the succession of major storms that hit the UK between mid-December to mid-February that brought widespread weather-related damage across the UK. The bad weather resulted […]

Centrotherm grows Revenue and reduces Losses

Revenue growth of more than 70 % to EUR 119.4 million Significant reduction of consolidated net loss from EUR -77.4 million to EUR -7.6 million Group liquidity of around EUR 100 million Confident outlook for FY 2014 During the June 1 to December 31, 2013 reporting period, the centrotherm Group boosted its revenue by more […]

Mitsubishi Electric Solar Modules Power Innovation at Mazda’s U.S. R&D Center

State-of -the-art Mitsubishi Electric photovoltaic (PV) modules are now powering cutting-edge automotive research and development at Mazda North America’s Research & Development facility in Irvine, Calif. Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., a diversified global electronics manufacturer, celebrating 40 years in the solar business, supplied Mazda with 1222 PV modules for a 317kW solar electric system that […]

Efficient Solar Power through Industry Oriented Research

Fraunhofer ISE Develops Technologies for Solar Tower Power Plants The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE develops new technologies for more cost-efficient solar tower power plants using solar thermal energy. Within the cooperation project ”HelioPack”, Fraunhofer researchers together with the industrial partner Solar Tower Technologies AG (STT) of Starnberg develop solutions that allow for […]

EverStream Energy Capital Management And Claro Y Asociados Provide Equity Financing For Largest Merchant Solar Power Plant In Latin America, Developed By SunEdison

EverStream Energy Capital Management LLC (“EverStream”), an investment firm that specializes in energy infrastructure, today announced that a group of investors, led by EverStream and Claro y Asociados (“Claro”), and including SunEdison, has recently closed on the 50.7 MWp solar power plant (known as “San Andres”) located in the Atacama Region of Chile, near the […]

CPUC Decision Provides Key Safeguards for California Solar Consumers

In response to a decision by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to assure that owners of rooftop solar systems will continue to benefit from Net Energy Metering (NEM) for 20 years, Carrie Cullen Hitt, senior vice president of state affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), released the following statement: “By ensuring that […]

NRG Energy’s Solar Portfolio Surpasses 1,200 Megawatts

Output supports nearly one million homes; more than doubles 2012 total NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) through its subsidiaries including NRG Yield, Inc. (NYSE:NYLD) and NRG Solar, one of the nation’s largest solar developers, now owns and operates more than 1,200 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity. Through these facilities, NRG helps power nearly one million homes […]

SunEdison Manufactures Over 1 GW of Photovoltaic Solar Modules

1 GW milestone reached in less than 3 years SunEdison (NYSE:SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services announced today that they have shipped over 1 GW (gigawatt) of Silvantis™ Solar PV modules, making them one of the top 5 solar module manufacturers in the world. Growth was driven by strong […]

Photosynthesis, reimagined

Using water as fuel has been a recurrent theme of science fiction since the days of Jules Verne. A recent discovery, however, may bring it one step closer to science fact by mimicking the very first steps of the photosynthetic water-splitting pathway. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory in collaboration with […]