Archive for renewables – Page 9

JinkoSolar Picks Up IEC Certification For China PV Facility

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 28, 2016

JinkoSolar’s Shangrao, China, production facility has received International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) TS 62941, which certifies the quality of photovoltaic module manufacturers’ management systems. The IEC TS 62941 specification, launched in early 2016, is administered by the IEC. The technical certification [Read More]

SunEdison’s Indian Solar, Wind Projects Snagged By Greenko

Posted by Amanda Fava on November 07, 2016

India-based Greenko Energy Holdings, owner and operator of clean energy projects in the country, has completed the acquisition of SunEdison’s 587 MW Indian solar and wind projects for a cash payment of $42 million and the assumption of project-level debt [Read More]

Tucson Electric Issues RFP For Additional Solar, Wind Assets

Posted by Amanda Fava on November 07, 2016

Arizona-based Tucson Electric Power (TEP) is seeking bids for the design and construction of new large renewable energy resources, including a community-scale solar array that the company says could power more than 21,000 homes. Specifically, TEP has issued a request [Read More]

NEXTracker Inks MSA With Biosar For Solar Tracker Tech

Posted by Amanda Fava on November 07, 2016

Solar tracker manufacturer NEXTracker has signed a master services agreement (MSA) to deliver its solar tracker technology to Biosar, an engineering, procurement and construction firm and part of the Aktor Construction Group. The project for which the technology will be [Read More]

New York Lays Out Plan Of Action For Growing Solar, DERs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

As part of the state’s Value of Distributed Energy Resources initiative, New York’s Department of Public Services (DPS) has delivered to state regulators recommendations that outline a road map for growing solar and other distributed energy resources (DERs) in the [Read More]

Clemson Explores State’s Potential For Utility-Scale Solar Development

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

Clemson University has conducted new research that shows where exactly South Carolina is best suited to bring on more utility-scale solar – and how feasible it is to keep growing the state’s industry. Industrial engineering major Amanda Farthing led the [Read More]

Western Energy Imbalance Market Continues Spreading Wealth Of Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has reported that benefits of the western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) for the third quarter of this year were $26.16 million. This brings the total benefits since the western regional market was launched in [Read More]

Four-State Solar Portfolio For Military Families Nears Completion

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

Balfour Beatty Communities and SolarCity are nearing the completion of 6.9 MW of rooftop solar at Air Force family housing in four states. The solar panels are installed across residential communities managed by Balfour Beatty Communities at Travis Air Force [Read More]

Sacramento NBA Arena Scores New Rooftop Solar Array

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

SPI Solar Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SPI Energy Co. Ltd., has completed a 700 kW rooftop solar project at the home of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Sacramento Kings. Built with AES Distributed Energy Inc., a subsidiary of [Read More]

Florida’s Solar Amendment 1: A Trick Or A Treat?

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on October 27, 2016

Everyone from Jimmy Buffett to SEIA’s Tom Kimbis has chimed in on an upcoming vote that could greatly affect the future of solar in the Sunshine State.