Solar News – Page 1248

Nanosolar Appoints New Personnel

Posted by SI Staff on March 27, 2007

Nanosolar Inc., a Palo Alto, Calif.-headquartered provider of solar products using thin-film technology, recently hired James McNicholas as chief financial officer. McNicholas joins Nanosolar from Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, where he was the top finance executive for the company's hard [Read More]

PV Powered Hires New Executives

Posted by SI Staff on March 27, 2007

In response to the company's recent growth, Bend, Ore.-headquartered PV Powered Inc., a manufacturer of solar inverters, has hired Jim Morgenson to the newly created position of vice president of sales, and Dawn Jones to the new position of director [Read More]

Connecticut Clean Energy Fund Provides Grant For R.C. Bigelow’s Solar System

Posted by SI Staff on March 26, 2007

Rocky Hill, Conn.-based Connecticut Innovations' Clean Energy Investment Committee, which oversees the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund (CCEF), has approved a grant of $777,000 to R.C. Bigelow Co. (also known as Bigelow Tea Co.). The grant will cover approximately 55% of [Read More]

SDG&E Aquires Approval For Renewable Energy Contracts

Posted by SI Staff on March 23, 2007

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved four renewable energy contracts with San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), marking another step toward its goal of fulfilling 20% of its customers' energy needs from environmentally friendly sources by 2010. According [Read More]

SunEdison Consolidates Headquarters To Beltsville

Posted by SI Staff on March 23, 2007

SunEdison, a solar photovoltaic system provider for commercial and government entities, has consolidated its headquarters from Baltimore and San Clemente, Calif., to Beltsville, Md. According to the company, the new office's services will include executive, legislative, research and development functions. [Read More]

DT Solar Hires Roper To Head Expansion

Posted by SI Staff on March 22, 2007

DT Solar LLC, a Branchburg, N.J.-headquartered developer of large-scale solar energy systems, has named industry veteran Marc Roper executive vice president of sales and marketing. In his new role, Roper will spearhead the company's expansion into the California market. He [Read More]

Solar Specialists Expands With New Personnel

Posted by SI Staff on March 22, 2007

Solar Specialists, a southern N.J.-based solar hot water system provider for residential and commercial buildings, has hired Terri Holmes as executive sales coordinator. Holmes brings to the company over 10 years of experience in the sales industry and contacts in [Read More]

Solar Night Industries Selected To Install System On Showcased Home

Posted by SI Staff on March 21, 2007

St. Louis-based Solar Night Industries has been selected by Sage Homebuilders to design and install a 4 kW solar system that will be featured at the National Green Builders Conference in St. Louis on March 26-28. Sage Homebuilders is building [Read More]

ENF’s Survey Reveals Solar Installer’s Top Picks

Posted by SI Staff on March 19, 2007

According to a survey conducted by ENF Ltd., a global provider of information in the photovoltaic (PV) sector, installers rate SunPower as one of the top solar panel manufacturers and Kaco one of the best inverter manufacturers worldwide. Installers were [Read More]

GE Energy Among The Recipients Of The DOE Solar Grant

Posted by SI Staff on March 19, 2007

Andy Karsner, U.S. assistant secretary of energy efficiency and renewable energy, and other representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently visited GE Energy's Newark, Del., solar manufacturing facility to highlight the company's selection for an $8.1 million grant. [Read More]