Although the concrete data for the final months of last year isn’t in yet, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says it expects renewable generation capacity to have accounted for most of the 2016 capacity additions in the country. In [Read More]
Total global corporate funding in the solar sector, including private equity/venture capital (VC), debt financing, and public market financing raised by public companies, dropped 64% year-over-year in 2016, according to Mercom Capital Group. In a new report, the clean energy [Read More]
Enphase Energy Inc., a California-based technology provider specializing in solar micro-inverters, has announced a $10 million strategic investment in the company by T.J. Rodgers, founder and former CEO of Cypress Semiconductor, and John Doerr, chairman of Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & [Read More]
Vivint Solar Inc. has secured a total of $303 million in new financing through two separate transactions. The residential solar provider says it has closed a fixed-rate, 18-year term debt facility totaling $203 million with four institutional investors. The new [Read More]
U.S. residential solar company Sunrun Inc. and international investor-owned utility National Grid PLC have announced a multifaceted partnership that includes a joint marketing agreement, a collaborative grid services pilot, and a direct investment by National Grid in Sunrun rooftop solar [Read More]
U.S. states that are investing in clean domestic energy production are also the most likely to attract major businesses, creating thousands of jobs in their communities, concludes a new report jointly released by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and [Read More]
Hopper joins the group after leading the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.
Of the 62,000 people in Colorado who work in the clean energy sector, nearly a quarter of them are employed in the renewable energy sector, according to a new report released by nonpartisan business group Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2). The report, [Read More]
TerraForm Power Inc., an owner and operator of clean energy power plants, has announced it is selling a portfolio of 24 operating solar projects in the U.K. totaling 365 MW to Vortex, a renewable energy platform managed by EFG Hermes’ private [Read More]
Sungevity had planned to become a public company and gain some cash through a reverse merger transaction with a shell company.