Shin-Etsu Chemical To License Solar Cell Manufacturing Technology
Japan-based Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. says it has developed a mass-production process for 156 mm x 156 mm monocrystalline silicon solar cells that have a conversion efficiency of 21%. The  [read more]
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:35:37 EDT
Energy Storage Projects Coming To Ontario's Grid
Ontario's grid operator, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), has announced new energy storage projects meant to help increase grid reliability and efficiency, as well as to maximize the output  [read more]
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Google, IEEE Kick Off $1 Million Contest To Create Smaller Inverters
Internet giant Google has teamed up with IEEE to launch the Little Box Challenge, an open competition to build a much smaller power inverter. The companies say the Little Box  [read more]
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:00:57 EDT
Report Benchmarks U.S. Electric Utility Clean Energy Deployment
Many utilities are deploying lower carbon fuel sources, with state policies a key driver in that performance. So says a new report co-produced by Boston-based advocacy group Ceres and San  [read more]
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:00:07 EDT
2.1 MW Anthony Wayne Solar Array Providing Power For The Toledo Zoo
A 22-acre brownfield site in Toledo, Ohio, that was once in receivership now hosts a 2.1 MW solar array that will supply about 30% of the Toledo Zoo's electricity each  [read more]
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:58:43 EDT
SunEdison Acquires 156 MW Comanche Solar Project In Colorado
SunEdison Inc. has acquired the 156 MW Comanche Solar project in Colorado from renewable energy developer Community Energy. SunEdison is partnering with Community Energy to complete the final development stage  [read more]
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:43:49 EDT
CBD Energy Secures $300K In Residential PV Loan Approvals For Westinghouse Solar
Australia-based CBD Energy Ltd. has obtained approximately $300,000 in loan approvals for residential solar photovoltaic systems under its U.S. solar installations brand, Westinghouse Solar. The loans will support operations in  [read more]
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:49:26 EDT
BlueWave Capital To Build Solar Projects In 17 Greater Boston Communities
BlueWave Capital LLC has been selected by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) of Greater Boston to develop 17 municipal solar projects in the region. The participating MAPC communities are  [read more]
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:46:13 EDT
PSEG Solar To Acquire 3.6 MW Solar Facility From juwi In Vermont
New Jersey-based PSEG Solar Source will acquire the 3.6 MW ERWR Whitcomb Farm Solar project from juwi solar Inc. (JSI) near Burlington, Vt. The facility, which will now be known  [read more]
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Enphase Supplying Residential Housing Portfolio In France
France-based solar installer Energy France Installation (EFI) has won a project with AST Groupe to install 1,500 PV systems on newly constructed single-family homes, with each installation equipped with Enphase  [read more]
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:49:12 EDT