Recent Solar

ASTRONERGY PID Free Modules installed on a 9.6 MW project in Japan

A 9.6 MW solution which is part of the entire plan in Tarumizu has been completed early in this month. Astronergy provided 255 and 260 WP PID (Potential Induced Degradation) free modules to the project. PID free modules prevent power loss (up to 30%) from harmful leakage currents that goes through circuit between frame and […]

SolarCity Launches First-of-its-Kind Solar Service in El Paso

Makes it possible for El Paso area homeowners to install solar panels with no upfront cost and pay as little as $35 per month for solar electricity SolarCity® (Nasdaq: SCTY) is launching its solar service broadly to El Paso homeowners for the first time. The service, previously only available to military families and local SolarCity […]

Vermont Governor Praised for Commitment to Solar Energy

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin was sworn in today for a third term and used his inaugural address, among other things, to outline an ambitious plan to increase the use of solar energy and other renewables across the state. Following his remarks, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), released the […]

Blattner Energy Joins SEIA Board of Directors

Blattner Energy has joined the board of directors for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry, SEIA announced today. A premier EPC contractor in renewable energy construction, Blattner Energy has more than a century of experience leveraging new technologies and applying core competencies in emerging markets. […]

Integrys Energy Services Partners with Clean Power Finance for First Residential Solar Investments

Leading Energy Supply and Services Company Uses the CPF Market® to Further Invest in Distributed Solar Clean Power Finance® (CPF) and Integrys Energy Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: TEG), a leading Midwestern utility holding company, today announced the creation of a residential solar finance fund through the CPF Market®, an […]

SolarCity Announces Fund to Finance more than $350 Million in Residential Solar Projects with J.P. Morgan

SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY) today announced an investment fund expected to finance more than $350 million in solar power projects with J.P. Morgan. The fund is the second created by the two companies, and a follow-up to a fund created to finance approximately $170 million projects in 2013. The financing makes it possible for thousands of […]

SEIA Applauds Governor Brown’s Plan to Expand Renewables

Calling it a potential “game changer,” the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is praising new efforts by California Gov. Jerry Brown to significantly expand the state’s renewable energy efforts. Under a plan announced this week in his inaugural address, Gov. Brown wants California’s renewable energy goals raised from 33 percent by 2020 to 50 percent […]

Carmanah Releases Preliminary Financial Results for Q4 2014

Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) (“the Company” or “Carmanah”) today releases preliminary selected financial estimates for the quarter ended December 31, 2014. Revenues in the fourth quarter of 2014 were approximately $13.2 million, up approximately 71% from revenues of $7.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Approximately $3.2 million of fourth quarter revenues are […]

Amazing Space to highlight solar powered sustainability

Indian Creek Nature Center and Alliant Energy partner to demonstrate renewable energy Education about sustainability and renewable energy will be the highlight of a partnership between Alliant Energy’s Iowa utility and Indian Creek Nature Center. Alliant Energy will install a cutting-edge solar power system as part of the Nature Center’s Amazing Space campaign to build […]

Yingli Green Energy Goes Beyond Targets for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

As part of its membership commitments for World Wide Fund for Nature’s Climate Savers Program Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) (“Yingli Green Energy” or the “Company”), a leading solar panel manufacturer in the world, known as “Yingli Solar,” today announced that the Company gone beyond its targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) […]