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OneRoof Energy Names Robert Martorano EVP Of Capital Markets

Posted by SI Staff on December 30, 2015

Robert Martorano Jr. has joined San Diego-based residential solar services provider OneRoof Energy Inc. as executive vice president of capital markets. In this role, Martorano will report to David Field, OneRoof Energy's president and CEO. ‘Rob brings a unique understanding [Read More]

Terra Nova Renewable Partners Acquires 33% Stake In Solar Portfolio From Dominion

Posted by SI Staff on December 30, 2015

SunEdison Inc., a global renewable energy development company and asset manager, says it has acquired a 33% ownership interest in a 336 MW DC portfolio of solar power plants from Dominion for $180 million plus capital adjustment. It is the [Read More]

Sunpreme, Turtle & Hughes Introduce New Bi-Facial Solar PV Modules

Posted by SI Staff on December 29, 2015

Sunpreme Inc., a global solar photovoltaic company based in Sunnyvale, Calif., has joined together with electrical distributor Turtle & Hughes in a strategic partnership to offer new bi-facial solar PV modules to the market. ‘By partnering with Sunpreme, we are [Read More]

Enel Green Power Constructing 254 MW Solar Power Plant In Brazil

Posted by SI Staff on December 29, 2015

Enel Green Power (EGP) has begun construction on the Ituverava solar power plant in Brazil's Bahia state that will generate more than 550 GWh of energy per year. The plant, once completed, will have a total installed capacity of 254 [Read More]

Increased Renewable Energy To Hold Ontario’s Grid Steady

Posted by SI Staff on December 29, 2015

With the help of new renewable energy and electricity conservation, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) expects Ontario's grid to remain reliable over the next 18 months. In its latest 18-Month Outlook report, which covers the period from January 2016 [Read More]

Vivint Solar, BlueWave Bring Community Solar Memberships To Massachusetts

Posted by SI Staff on December 29, 2015

Vivint Solar, a U.S. provider of distributed solar energy systems, and BlueWave, a Boston-based solar development and FinTech company, have formed an alliance to provide Massachusetts residents with the opportunity to become BlueWave community solar members. Per the agreement, Vivint [Read More]

Korean Life Insurance Companies Acquire 41 MW Solar Project In Japan

Posted by SI Staff on December 29, 2015

Korean life insurance companies Kyobo Life, Heungkuk Life and Hanwha Life have acquired a 41.3 MW solar project in Kagoshima, Japan, from Solariant Japan, a wholly owned subsidiary of Solariant Inc., and its partners, including Yingli Green Energy Japan, a [Read More]

Ascent Solar Awarded Two Company Patents

Posted by SI Staff on December 29, 2015

Ascent Solar Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of flexible, thin-film, PV modules located in Thornton, Colo., says it was recently issued the second of two U.S. patents regarding the company's solar manufacturing process. The company's PV modules can be directly integrated [Read More]

SolarCity Stops Nevada Solar Sales After ‘Unethical’ PUC Decision

Posted by SI Staff on December 28, 2015

SolarCity is ceasing solar sales and installation in Nevada effective immediately, following the Nevada Public Utilities Commission's (PUC) recent anti-solar decision. On Dec. 22, state regulators voted unanimously to slash the value of credits that rooftop solar customers can receive [Read More]

Chinese Solar Manufacturing Plant To Use Despatch’s Safire Firing Furnaces

Posted by SI Staff on December 28, 2015

Despatch Industries has received an order for several Safire firing furnaces to be used in a 2 GW expansion of manufacturing capacity for LERRI Solar Technology, a manufacturer of high-efficiency monocrystalline cells and modules in Xi'an, Shaanxi, China. The Safire [Read More]