Archive for clean-energy – Page 9

Wartsila Acquires Greensmith To Boost Energy Storage Capabilities

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 16, 2017

Wartsila, a global technology group and manufacturer in the marine and energy markets, has signed an agreement to acquire Greensmith Energy Management Systems Inc., a U.S.-based provider of energy storage technologies and software solutions, for an undisclosed amount. With approximately [Read More]

CPUC Touts Successful Relaunch Of Self-Generation Incentive Program

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 12, 2017

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has announced that the state’s Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) successfully relaunched on May 1 amidst heavy customer demand, particularly for energy storage projects. In fact, the relaunch was so popular that the commission says [Read More]

How Are Major Solar Players Holding Up Amid Market Challenges?

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on May 11, 2017

They don’t call it a “solar coaster” for nothing: The industry has a long history of ups and downs, and unfortunately, a number of companies such as Sungevity, Suniva, SolarWorld AG and Ten K Solar have recently announced some major [Read More]

U.S. Manufacturer Ten K Solar ‘Discontinuing Current Operation’

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on May 11, 2017

Citing “significant price pressures,” Ten K Solar, a Minnesota-based manufacturer of PV modules and integrated systems, has announced it is “discontinuing its current operation.” Founded as a promising start-up in 2008, the company has been making and providing solar hardware [Read More]

New Hampshire Town Commits To 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 11, 2017

The Town of Hanover, N.H., has voted to establish a goal of transitioning to 100% clean and renewable energy by 2050. The article approved at Tuesday’s town meeting sets a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100% renewable electricity by 2030 [Read More]

SolarWorld AG Files For Insolvency Proceedings

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on May 10, 2017

Is this the fall of a solar giant? The German manufacturer cites “ongoing price erosion” and reiterates its claims against cheap Chinese panels.

Tesla Starts Taking Solar Roof Tile Orders, Reveals Details

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on May 10, 2017

Tesla has officially started taking orders for its new Solar Roof tiles and finally released some details about the much-anticipated products. The news comes a bit later than originally planned, as Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted in March that the [Read More]

Lockheed Martin Adds Another Massive Solar Carport In Florida

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 10, 2017

Advanced Green Technologies (AGT), a Florida-based solar contractor and sister company to Advanced Roofing Inc., has announced completion of Lockheed Martin’s new 145,379-square-foot solar carport in east Orlando, Fla. AGT says the 2 MW solar carport, located at the global [Read More]

S.C. Manufacturer Meets All Power Needs With Rooftop Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 10, 2017

Fiberglass composite manufacturer Vetroresina LLC recently partnered with Georgia-based Hannah Solar on two solar arrays atop its facility in Greenville, S.C. Combined, the 639 kW systems produce 178% of the electrical needs of the facility, making Vetroresina a net-positive manufacturer. [Read More]

NextEra, Entergy Break Ground On Large Arkansas Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 10, 2017

NextEra Energy Resources and utility Entergy Arkansas have broken ground on the 81 MW Stuttgart Solar Energy Center. The project will span 475 acres, approximately seven miles southeast of Stuttgart, Ariz., and construction will last approximately nine months. Once complete, [Read More]