Recent Solar

Solar vehicle charging at home

Owners of home photovoltaic systems will soon be able to make their households even more sustainable, because PV power is also suitable for charging personal electronic vehicles. A home energy management system created by Fraunhofer researchers incorporates electric vehicles into the household energy network and creates charging itineraries. The house of the future is environmentally […]

Yingli Green Energy Begins Developing 20 MW Project Portfolio in Turkey

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (“Yingli” or “Yingli Solar”) (NYSE:YGE), one of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturers, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy Europe GmbH (“Yingli Europe”) has partnered with Motif Proje ve Insaat Ltd. Sti (“Motif Proje”), one of Turkey’s first renewable energy consulting partners, to develop a […]

Borrego Solar and sPower Complete 9.1MW Suffolk County Solar Projects

Sutter and Sterlington projects comprise the sPower Riverhead Solar Farm and are part of PSEG-LI’s Clean Solar Initiative Feed-In-Tariff Program sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, and Borrego Solar Systems Inc., a prominent designer, developer, installer and financier of grid-tied solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, today announced the completion of and connection to PSEG-LI’s electrical grid […]

Bloomberg To Power New York Data Center With 2.9 Megawatts Of SunEdison Solar

Agreement Will Save More Than $2 Million, Reduce CO2 Emissions, and Help Meet Sustainability Goals SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the largest global renewable energy development company, today announced that it has signed a power purchase agreement with Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, to power the company’s Rockland County, New York-based […]

Hanwha Q Cells closes Financing for its UK Solar Project Tower Hill Farms with an Installed Capacity of 8.1 MW

Hanwha Q CELLS Co.,Ltd.(“Hanwha Q CELLS”) (NASDAQ: HQCL), one of the world’s largest providers of high-quality, high efficiency photovoltaic modules and solutions, today announced that it has closed the financing of another solar project in the UK with Bayern LB. Tower Hill Farms (8.1 MW) is located in Gloucestershire and was connected in March 2015, […]

Advanced Energy Announces Third Quarter Results

Revenue of $130.8 million GAAP earnings of $0.40 per diluted share Non-GAAP earnings of $0.51 per diluted share Ended quarter with $199.0 million in cash and marketable securities Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:AEIS) today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015. The company reported third quarter sales of $130.8 million compared […]

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Solar Canopy Grant for Roxbury Community College

Solar canopy will provide power, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save on energy costs The Baker-Polito Administration today announced grant funding for a solar canopy at Roxbury Community College (RCC) that will supply a significant portion of the electricity needed by the college. The $600,000 grant from the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is the […]

NREL Research Identifies Increased Potential for Perovskites as a Material for Solar Cells

Scientists at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have demonstrated a way to significantly increase the efficiency of perovskite solar cells by reducing the amount of energy lost to heat. A paper on the discovery, “Observation of a hot-phonon bottleneck in lead-iodide perovskites,” was published online this week in the journal Nature Photonics. […]

Canadian Solar announces $100 Million Term Loan with Credit Suisse

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that it has signed a $100.0 million two-year senior secured term loan arranged by Credit Suisse AG, Singapore Branch (“Credit Suisse”). In connection with the term loan, Canadian Solar issued the lenders warrants to purchase […]

First Solar, Inc. announces Preliminary Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Record Quarterly Net sales of $1.3 billion Preliminary Quarterly GAAP earnings per fully diluted share of $3.38 Cash and marketable securities of $1.8 billion, net cash of $1.5 billion Raise preliminary 2015 EPS guidance to $4.30 to $4.50 Record 1.7GWdc of new bookings; Record annual bookings of 3.1GWdc year-to-date First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today […]