Archive for renewables – Page 10

Brazil Joins Paris Agreement, Brings Country Total To 27

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

Brazil has become the latest country to officially join the Paris Agreement, according to an announcement from the Sierra Club. The announcement follows the recent news that the U.S. and China formally joined the agreement, which can take effect when [Read More]

Irvine, Calif., Business District Getting 2 MW Energy Storage System

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

Powin Energy, a manufacturer and developer of scalable energy storage systems for commercial and utility customers, has been chosen by Southern California Edison to build a 2 MW/8 MWh energy storage system in Irvine, Calif. According to Powin, the selection [Read More]

American Solar Direct Announces Two Executive Appointments

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

American Solar Direct (ASD), a residential solar energy provider in California, has appointed Kevin Bauer CEO. Having served as ASD’s president since 2013, Bauer has over 25 years of experience across the renewable energy, private equity and investment banking industries, [Read More]

U.S. Solar Poised For ‘Unprecedented’ Growth Spurt This Year

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

More solar capacity is expected to come online in the second half of this year than has ever come online in a single year, according to a report from SEIA and GTM Research.

Report: Whole Foods Sets Valuable Example For Retailers Going Solar

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

A new analysis by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and The Solar Foundation (TSF) has found that Whole Foods Market’s approach to rooftop solar installations in multiple facilities could be a valuable model for other retailers to consider. The [Read More]

Northeast Solar Portfolio Gains $42M In Project Financing

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

KeyBanc Capital Markets – the corporate and investment banking arm of Cleveland-based KeyCorp – recently arranged $42.4 million in senior credit facilities for a solar portfolio on behalf of True Green Capital Management LLC, an institutional asset manager focused on [Read More]

Sierra Club To U.S., India: Stop The Solar-Killing Trade Cases

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

On Sept. 9 – just days before the World Trade Organization (WTO) was expected to release its final ruling in a case the U.S. launched against India’s commonsense solar energy initiative – India filed a complaint to the WTO against [Read More]

Sky Solar Expands U.S. Development Partnership With N.J. Firm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

Hudson Clean Energy Partners, a New Jersey-based private equity firm specializing in renewable energy, and Sky Solar Holdings Ltd., a Hong Kong-headquartered global developer, owner and operator of solar parks, have announced a new partnership in which they will acquire, [Read More]

Enphase Rolls Out Another Generation Of Solar Micro-Inverters

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

Enphase Energy Inc. has unveiled its Enphase home energy solution with IQ, which combines solar, storage and energy management. The solution features the company’s sixth-generation Enphase IQ micro-inverter system, integrates with upcoming AC modules from LG and SolarWorld, and offers [Read More]

In Latest Cash Equity Transaction, SolarCity Grabs $305M

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

SolarCity Corp. has raised $305 million in its second cash equity transaction. A private investment fund affiliated with Quantum Strategic Partners Ltd. and advised by Soros Fund Management LLC provided the investment in a portfolio of residential, commercial and industrial [Read More]