Solar News – Page 3

JinkoSolar, CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital Offer Project Financing

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 17, 2017

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. says that its wholly owned subsidiary, JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc., will partner with CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital to offer long-term project financing to U.S. commercial project customers through the SolarPACE program. According to JinkoSolar, SolarPACE is designed to [Read More]

PG&E Grows Renewables Portfolio For Clean Energy Future

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has announced that 69.3% of the electricity delivered to its customers in 2016 came from greenhouse-gas-free resources, including nuclear, large hydro and renewable sources of energy. According to the company, PG&E delivered an average of [Read More]

Dominion Expands Solar For Schools Educational Program

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

As Dominion continues to expand its solar power infrastructure in Virginia, the company says it will more than double the number of sites for its Dominion Solar for Schools program. Sponsored by the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion [Read More]

Trump’s Budget Proposals Will Slice EPA Spending By One-Third

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

Clean energy and environmental advocacy groups are speaking out against the Trump administration’s newly released 2018 budget proposals for discretionary spending – which, among other things, would cut U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) spending by one-third. Among the proposals, President [Read More]

EDF Renewable Energy Enters Distributed Solar, Storage Business

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), one of the largest renewable energy companies in North America, has created a new business unit to focus on distributed solar and storage projects up to 30 MW. According to EDF RE, the Distributed Electricity [Read More]

Sunnova Secures $80M Investment For New Residential Solar Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

Sunnova Energy Corp., a residential solar service provider in the U.S., says it has obtained $80 million in tax equity funding commitments from U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corp. (USBCDC), which will enable the development of new residential solar projects with [Read More]

PV Inverter Manufacturer Demonstrates New Energy Storage Solutions

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

Sungrow, a China-based PV inverter manufacturer, recently showcased its energy storage system solutions for residential, commercial and utility-scale applications at Energy Storage Europe in Germany, one of the world’s largest trade shows for the energy storage industry. According to Sungrow, [Read More]

Renewables Developer Geronimo Introduces REP-Units Purchasing Program

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

Geronimo Energy LLC, a utility-scale renewable energy development company headquartered in Minneapolis, has announced its new commercial renewable energy purchasing solution, the Renewable Energy Project Units (REP-Units) program. According to the company, REP-Units are suited for commercial electricity customers who are [Read More]

Solar Provider Sungevity Files For Bankruptcy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 14, 2017

The decision comes shortly after Sungevity lost a deal to become a public company and raise much-needed capital.

Trina Solar Completes Transaction To Become A Private Company

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 14, 2017

China-based PV manufacturer Trina Solar has announced the completion of its going-private transaction and suspended trading of its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as it awaits delisting within the next 90 days. Last August, Trina unveiled its [Read More]