FYI – Page 2

China Sunergy To Build Solar Module Manufacturing Facility In Sacramento

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 21, 2017

China Sunergy Co. Ltd. (CSUN), a specialized solar cell and module manufacturer, together with Seul Energy Manufacturing Pte Ltd., subsidiary of Seul Holding Pte Ltd., has entered into a lease agreement for building up to 400 MW of a high-efficiency [Read More]

NYSE Warns Yingli Green Energy About De-listing

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 16, 2017

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has sent China-based solar panel manufacturer Yingli Green Energy notification that the company is below the continued-listing standards of the NYSE. As Yingli explains in an announcement, the company is considered below criteria established [Read More]

New Renewables Campaign Focuses On Colleges, Universities

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 16, 2017

Environment America and the Student Public Interest Research Groups have launched a campaign that aims to secure commitments from U.S. colleges and universities to shift to 100% renewable energy. According to the groups, hundreds of colleges and universities – as [Read More]

Delmarva Power, Exelon Fund Launch Of Renewables Education Center

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 13, 2017

Exelon and Delmarva Power have announced the opening of Delaware State University’s (DSU) Renewable Energy Education Center, which was made possible by a $720,000 Delmarva Renewable Energy Workforce Development grant provided by the two companies. As reported, this grant is among [Read More]

GridShare Begins Crowdfunding Operations For Renewables Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 13, 2017

GridShare LLC has begun operations as an independent crowdfunding platform to help renewable energy projects and cleantech companies raise capital. Through the platform, potential investors can peruse investment opportunities in a variety of renewable energy sectors. GridShare also intends to [Read More]

Mosaic Closes Inaugural Securitization Of Residential Solar Loans

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 09, 2017

Mosaic, a provider of solar loan financing solutions for U.S. homeowners, has closed the first securitization of its residential solar loan portfolio. The Mosaic Solar Loans 2017-1 transaction resulted in proceeds of $138.95 million and received a “Green Bond” designation [Read More]

SolarWorld Appoints Sales Trainer To Help U.S. Installers

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 08, 2017

SolarWorld has selected Greg Welsh as a sales trainer to help U.S. installers sell the value proposition of the manufacturer’s solar panels. Welsh is a 34-year veteran of sales, having worked as a sales professional, sales manager, general sales manager, [Read More]

Solar Company PROINSO Expands Its U.S. Operations

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 03, 2017

Solar distributor and integrator PROINSO has expanded its operations with a new combined U.S. headquarters and warehouse in West Sacramento, Calif. Eight years after entering the U.S. market, PROINSO says it is pressing ahead with its expansion in the U.S. [Read More]

Wells Fargo Backs Nonprofit Solar Installer Grid Alternatives

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2017

The Wells Fargo Foundation has committed to a four-year, $2 million grant for GRID Alternatives, a U.S. nonprofit solar developer, to expand low-income solar access. The grant builds on more than $4 million Wells Fargo has invested in GRID since [Read More]

SST Partners With Baseball Legend Dusty Baker’s Baker Energy Team

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2017

SunSystem Technology LLC (SST) has entered into a strategic alliance with Baker Energy Team, a renewable energy company founded by MLB legend Dusty Baker that has a strong focus on commercial solar development. Both companies are based in the greater [Read More]