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SMA Takes New Power+ Solution On U.S. Tour

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 01, 2017

SMA America has announced that it will travel the U.S. beginning March 7 for its Optimization Redefined 2017 tour. The tour will make 16 scheduled stops in cities along the East Coast, West Coast and Texas, partnering with authorized distributors [Read More]

SolarEdge Branches Out In European And Japanese Markets

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 01, 2017

SolarEdge Technologies Inc., a global provider of PV inverters, power optimizers and module-level monitoring services, has announced new company developments in the European and Japanese solar markets. Specifically, SolarEdge is rolling out its new complete residential solution throughout Europe. Combining [Read More]

Solar Loan Provider Sunlight Financial Nets $130M Investment

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 23, 2017

Sunlight Financial, a U.S. provider of loans for residential solar systems, has announced that private investment firm Route 66 Ventures has committed $130 million to Sunlight under a new partnership. Sunlight says the investment will allow the company to introduce [Read More]

SEIA Names Dana Sleeper Director Of External Affairs

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 23, 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has hired Dana Sleeper to lead the trade association’s new external affairs operation. Sleeper comes to SEIA after a nearly four-year stint as executive director at MDV-SEIA, one of SEIA’s regional affiliate organizations. There, [Read More]

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]