PSE&G Building 11.18 MW Solar Farm On N.J. Landfill
New Jersey-based Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G) has started construction on a 11.18 MW solar farm atop the closed Kinsley landfill in New Jersey. The Kinsley Solar Farm  [read more]
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:02:23 EDT
SolarWorld Plans Solar Cell And Panel Production Expansion
SolarWorld says it is planning to add a new solar panel production line and expand solar cell production at its factory in Hillsboro, Ore. The additions, slated for 2015 at  [read more]
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:41:54 EDT
NextEra Adds Major Wind, Solar Projects To Portfolio
NextEra Energy Partners LP (NEP) has signed agreements to acquire two renewable energy products from subsidiary companies. NEP will acquire the 250 MW Palo Duro wind farm, which is currently  [read more]
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:50:17 EDT
Region Solar Installs 1 MW Commercial Array For Florida Manufacturer
Region Solar has completed a 1 MW solar photovoltaic ground-mounted system at VizCo's manufacturing facility in Monticello, Fla. The four-acre array features 3,280 Lightway polycrystalline modules mounted on a galvanized  [read more]
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:11:54 EDT
Installer's Survey Shows Solar Energy Customers Predominantly Middle Class
Most people going solar in Massachusetts have household incomes (HHIs) of less than $150,000, according to a survey conducted by New England Clean Energy. Mark Durrenberger, president of New England  [read more]
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:10:15 EDT
TerraForm Power Acquires 77.6 MW Of DG Solar From U.S. Solar Energy Fund
TerraForm Power Inc. is acquiring a 77.6 MW distributed generation (DG) solar power portfolio from the Capital Dynamics U.S. Solar Energy Fund LP, a closed-end private equity fund. The 39  [read more]
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:57:36 EDT
Solar And Wind Helped California Grid During Challenging Summer
Solar and wind power helped the California grid maintain reliability during a challenging summer this year. According to the California Independent System Operator (ISO), grid operators were up against heat  [read more]
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:42:06 EDT
Acer Commits To 100% Renewable Energy For Its U.S Operations
Acer, a California-based hardware and electronics firm, has purchased enough green power to offset 100% of its carbon emissions from electricity at all of the company's U.S. facilities through the  [read more]
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:11:25 EDT
U.S. DOE Launches Lab Program To Accelerate Commercialization Of Clean Energy Tech
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched a $2.3 million pilot program to accelerate the transfer of innovative clean energy technologies from national laboratories into the commercial marketplace. Modeled  [read more]
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Clean Energy Group Releases Paper On Financing 'Resilient' Power Systems
The Vermont-based Clean Energy Group (CEG) has released a report about new financing options for the installation of resilient power projects. Resilient power technologies, such as solar photovoltaic power with  [read more]
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT