FYI

Schneider Unveils Network To Connect Clean Energy Buyers With Developers

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SI Staff on Jul 27, 2016

Schneider Electric has introduced the New Energy Opportunities (NEO) Network, a collaborative online platform designed to help commercial and industrial companies identify and vet renewable energy, cleantech and energy-efficiency prospects. According to Schneider, the network simplifies and accelerates the buying [Read More]

Solar Alliance Establishes Commercial Division

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SI Staff on Jul 20, 2016

Solar Alliance Energy Inc. has launched a commercial solar division, which the company says will be based in San Diego and target commercial and industrial customers throughout the U.S. “The launch of a commercial solar division marks the next stage [Read More]

Greenbacker Renewable Energy Lands Credit Agreement For Solar Investments

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SI Staff on Jul 13, 2016

Through a wholly owned subsidiary, Greenbacker Renewable Energy Co. LLC has entered into a credit agreement of up to $37.55 million with Fifth Third Bank to support the ongoing expansion of Greenbacker’s investments in solar facilities. In addition to an [Read More]

HDPV Alliance Expands With New Members To Lower Solar Cost

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SI Staff on Jul 12, 2016

The HDPV Alliance, an industry-wide alliance focused on lowering the cost and increasing the performance of PV solar systems, has added six new members to expand alliance membership to 39 companies worldwide. According to the alliance, new members include inverter, system [Read More]

Solar Alliance Wins Marketing Deal With Camp Pendleton Marine Base

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SI Staff on Jul 11, 2016

Solar Alliance Energy Inc. has signed an agreement with the Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) at San Diego’s Camp Pendleton to market residential solar systems to active duty, retired and civilian employees. The contract allows Solar Alliance to market to [Read More]

REC Solar Is Expanding Its Financing Program For Commercial Market

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SI Staff on Jul 11, 2016

San Luis Obispo, Calif.-based REC Solar has expanded its channel partner program in an effort to accelerate the commercial solar market. REC says its program provides financing options to a range of solar providers, primarily the small commercial market. To [Read More]

8minutenergy Nets $21M Letter Of Credit Facility From Rabobank

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SI Staff on Jul 07, 2016

Solar developer 8minutenergy Renewables LLC has secured a $21 million letter of credit facility from Rabobank, a global bank to the international food and agriculture industry and financier of renewable energy projects. The purpose of the credit facility is to [Read More]

Hanwha Q CELLS Names New Global CTO

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SI Staff on Jul 05, 2016

PV panel maker Hanwha Q CELLS has appointed Dr. Daniel JW Jeong its new global chief technology officer (CTO), a previously vacant position. Jeong, who has been the company’s global head of research and development (R&D) since January 2015, started [Read More]

World Energy Efficiency Services Enters The Solar Business

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SI Staff on Jun 28, 2016

World Energy Efficiency Services, a provider of turnkey energy-efficiency services in New England, has launched a new solar division. By offering solar services, from project planning through final installation, the company says it will become a one-stop-shop for area businesses [Read More]

U.S. Conference Of Mayors Crowns Climate Protection Leaders

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SI Staff on Jun 27, 2016

The mayors of New Bedford, Mass., and Richmond, Va., have been named the U.S.’ top winners in the 2016 Mayors’ Climate Protection Awards, an initiative sponsored by The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Walmart. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this [Read More]