Recent Solar

Mass Megawatts Announces Plan to Use Frankenstein Solar Tracker to Slash Hot Water Cost for Three Year Payback

Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTCQB: MMMW) announces plans to use the Frankenstein Solar-Power Tracking System (STS) to significantly reduce the cost associated with hot water heating for commercial applications. Businesses that use a substantial hot water load, including laundries, car washes, restaurants, hospitals, and health clubs, will realize an excellent return with the company’s […]

Brightsource and Shanghai Electric Partner to deliver Huanghe’s CSP Projects

Joint venture combines BrightSource’s advanced CSP technology with Shanghai Electric’s leading equipment manufacturing and EPC services BrightSource Energy, Inc., a leading US concentrating solar power technology (CSP) company and Shanghai Electric Group Co., Ltd (SEC) announced the companies have signed an agreement forming a joint venture for building utility-scale CSP plants in China. Under the […]

LDK Solar Announces Sanction of Cayman Islands Scheme

LDK Solar CO., Ltd. in provisional liquidation (“LDK Solar”) and its Joint Provisional Liquidators, Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, announced today that, on November 7, 2014, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands sanctioned the Cayman Islands schemes of arrangement of LDK Solar and its subsidiary, LDK Silicon & […]

Canadian Solar to Supply 4 MW Energy Storage Solution to Support the Ontario Grid

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. will provide 4 megawatt (“MW”) / 2.76 megawatt/hour (“MWh”) of stationary on-grid bulk energy storage to Independent Electricity System Operator (“IESO”) to support the Ontario grid. […]

Energy Provider Rheinergie produces Solar Energy using Q Cells Modules

In a show of its continued dedication to solar energy, the municipal energy and drinking water provider RheinEnergie AG has switched on further photovoltaic solar energy systems. A 320 kilowatt photovoltaic system made of Q CELLS solar modules on the roof of a storage building belonging to the Cologne-based waste disposal and recycling company Abfallentsorgungs- […]

SolarCity Expands New York Operations to Orange County

New Windsor Operations Center to Meet Increased Solar Demand; Expansion Brings New Jobs to Hudson River Valley & Catskills SolarCity® (Nasdaq:SCTY), the nation’s #1 solar power provider, is expanding its New York operations with a new 22,000-square-foot Orange County Operations Center in New Windsor. The new operations center— SolarCity’s fourth in New York—brings new jobs […]

SunEdison and Irvine Unified School District complete Latest 3 Solar Installations – 22 Schools now Solar Powered

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, and Irvine Unified School District, today announced the completion of three new solar installations at schools in Orange County, California. The school district now powers 22 schools with SunEdison solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, and expects to avoid an extra $5 million […]

Meridian changes Solar Buyback Rates

Meridian Energy is changing its buyback rates for new customers looking to install solar PV from 1 December this year. Meridian’s current export rates are 25 cents for the first 5 kWh per day and 10 cents thereafter. The new rates will be 7 cents/kWh in summer (1 October to 30 April) and 10 cents//kWh […]

First Solar, Inc. announces Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Net sales of $889 million GAAP earnings per fully diluted share of $0.87 Cash and Marketable Securities of $1.1 billion, Net Cash of $0.9 billion Maintain 2014 guidance for EPS of $2.40 to $2.80 and operating cash flow of $300-$500M 521MWdc of new bookings. Year to date bookings of 1.7GWdc First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) […]

First Solar, Belectric to add 45 Million KWH of Clean Electricity to UK Generation Portfolio

New project to produce enough clean electricity to power a quarter of Oxford City’s households First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and BELECTRIC today announced that they have broken ground on a new 46 megawatt (MWDC) utility-scale power plant, in Oxfordshire, Southern England. When completed, the facility will produce 45 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of clean solar […]