Poll Shows Strong Support For Solar Power In Hawaii
A new opinion poll commissioned by The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) suggests Hawaiian Electric (HECO) is an obstacle to the adoption of rooftop solar power in the island state.  [read more]
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:37:23 EDT
Hanergy Develops Solar Charging Stations For Tesla In China
Hanergy Solar Group is providing photovoltaic charging stations for Tesla Motors in China. A total of four carports will be delivered to Tesla dealers in Beijing and Shanghai. The Beijing  [read more]
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:36:26 EDT
Colorado City Aims To Be 100% Solar With Solar Garden Deal
Manitou Springs, Colo., has signed a contract with SunShare to provide up to 100% of its city facilities' energy needs from community solar. The energy will be generated by SunShare's  [read more]
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:35:05 EDT
DOE Lauds Oregon College For Use Of Solar And Geothermal Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has recognized the Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) for boosting its use of clean energy. Partially funded by the DOE, OIT's Klamath Falls campus  [read more]
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:33:29 EDT
U.K. Solar To Build On Ground-Mount Foundation With Rooftop PV
The U.K. government's recently published solar strategy update is a source of optimism among participants in the U.K. photovoltaic market. IHS has raised its near-term forecasts for the U.K., as  [read more]
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:31:27 EDT
Con Edison Installs Rooftop Solar Array At NYC Headquarters
New York City-based utility Con Edison has installed a 200-panel, 40 kW solar array atop the roof of its office tower in Manhattan. According to the utility, the panels, which  [read more]
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:03:14 EDT
Solar-Fabrik Premium Rooftop PV Modules Receive CSTB Certification
Germany-based Solar-Fabrik's Premium system for integrating photovoltaic cells into roofs has been certified by France's Centre Scientifique et Technique du Batiment (CSTB). Solar-Fabrik says its Premium system passed the CSTB's  [read more]
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Bureau Of Land Management Aims To Deploy More Solar On Public Desert Land
On April 7, the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approved the Ocotillo Sol Solar Project, a 20 MW photovoltaic project that will be located on  [read more]
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:43:19 EDT
Conergy To Build 37 MW Solar Farm For RWE In U.K.
Conergy has a contract to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services from RWE Supply & Trading to build a 37 MW solar plant in the U.K. The 144,000-panel ground-mount  [read more]
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:59:18 EDT
Oklahoma Enacts Law Authorizing Tariff On Residential Solar And Wind
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has signed SB 1456, which enables retail electricity providers to impose a tariff on customers who install grid-connected distributed generation (DG) systems, such as residential solar  [read more]
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:17:11 EDT