SunEdison Closes $50 Million In Project Financing For 23.8 MW Solar Plant In Jordan
SunEdison Inc. has closed a $50 million debt financing arrangement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Overseas Private Investment Corp. to finance the construction of a  [read more]
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:05:00 EDT
Vivint Solar Raises Nearly $300 Million In IPO
Utah-based Vivint Solar says the initial public offering (IPO) of 20,600,000 shares of common stock is priced at $16.00 per share. The IPO has thus raised $329.6 million for the  [read more]
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:03:54 EDT
Via Solis Opens Production Facility For BIPV Facades In Lithuania
Germany-based Via Solis GmbH has completed a manufacturing facility for its SmartFlex building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) facades in Vilnius, Lithuania. The factory is able to produce modules measuring up to 1.7  [read more]
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:02:26 EDT
Martifer Builds O&M Portfolio In Italy
Martifer Solar has added nearly 90 MW of new operations and maintenance (O&M) contracts to its portfolio in Italy. The plants are located throughout the country and are being supervised  [read more]
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:59:32 EDT
Hawaii Hopes Storage Will Enable A 'Multi-Directional' Grid For Solar
Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO) has seen continuing growth in variable renewable energy from large-scale wind and solar facilities as well as distributed generation (DG) sources. With rooftop solar now in  [read more]
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:25:58 EDT
Pattern Secures PPA For 70% Of 104 MW Conejo Solar Project In Chile
California-based Pattern Energy Group LP says its Conejo Solar photovoltaic power project in Chile has secured a 22-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Minera Los Pelambres, an affiliate of Antofagasta  [read more]
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:13:52 EDT
22 MW Solar Project Dedicated For Cape Cod And Martha's Vineyard
A 22 MW portfolio of solar arrays on Massachusetts' Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard has been dedicated by developers and officials. The Cape & Vineyard Solar One project is expected  [read more]
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:12:19 EDT
NYC To Install 6.25 MW Of Solar On Public Schools
New York City is funding the installation of 6.25 MW of solar power systems at 24 public schools as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's green buildings plan. In addition  [read more]
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Microgrid Power Technologies To Exceed $26 Billion In Annual Revenue By 2023
Microgrid-enabling technologies - including diesel and natural gas generators, solar photovoltaic power, distributed wind power, energy storage systems and fuel cells - are expected to comprise a $26 billion market  [read more]
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:54:41 EDT
JA Solar Polysilicon Solar Cells Achieve 20% Conversion Efficiency
JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. has achieved 20% conversion efficiency in its polycrystalline silicon solar cell. The company says the advance was made possible through its proprietary light trapping and  [read more]
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:50:17 EDT