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Get ‘Hands-On’ at ICUEE 2013, Attend Solar Builder Sessions

Get ‘Hands-On’ at ICUEE 2013, Attend Solar Builder Sessions

September 5, 2013 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Advance registrations for ICUEE 2013 continue to outpace the last two events as the show nears opening day about a month away. Utility and contractor professionals attending ICUEE can expect to experience one of the largest and most comprehensive shows in ICUEE history. In addition to 25 acres of exhibitsRead More

SolarCity Completes 2.54-MW Install in Massachusetts

SolarCity Completes 2.54-MW Install in Massachusetts

September 5, 2013 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

SolarCity is providing solar electricity directly to the town of East Bridgewater in a move that will significantly cut energy costs for the town. SolarCity has provided the town with more than 10,000 solar panels, and the town pays SolarCity for the electricity the panels produce at a discount to itsRead More

Renewable Energy Technology Conference & Exhibition Starts Sept. 9

Renewable Energy Technology Conference & Exhibition Starts Sept. 9

September 4, 2013 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Industry leaders will take on the uncertain future of the renewable energy industry when they gather for the 2013 Renewable Energy Technology Conference & Exhibition (RETECH). The conference will feature key leaders and decision makers who will share insights on renewable energy and what the foreseeable future holds for anRead More

EfstonScience Completes 13 Solar Installations in Ontario

EfstonScience Completes 13 Solar Installations in Ontario

September 4, 2013 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

EfstonScience, Canada’s solar and wind power experts, is pleased to announce the completion of the Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc’s major solar energy installation — a project expected to bring in up to $80,000 annually for the municipality through the Ontario Power Authority’s microFIT Program. “As with most municipalities, we are alwaysRead More

Global Solar Inverter Shipments Fall for First Time in 7 Quarters

Global Solar Inverter Shipments Fall for First Time in 7 Quarters

September 4, 2013 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Worldwide market shipments of solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters declined by 5 percent year-on-year in the second quarter — the first such decrease since the third quarter of 2011 — as demand fell in key European countries. PV inverter shipments in the second quarter of 2013 amounted to 8.3 gigawatts (GW),Read More

Duke Energy, Integrys Solar, Canadian Solar Complete 3-MW Solar Project

Duke Energy, Integrys Solar, Canadian Solar Complete 3-MW Solar Project

September 4, 2013 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

Duke Energy Renewables, Integrys Solar, Canadian Solar Inc., and Community Energy Solar today announced the completion of a 3-MW AC solar power project in Berkley, Mass. The Berkley East Solar Power Project is co-owned by Canadian Solar and INDU Solar Holdings – a joint venture between subsidiaries of Duke EnergyRead More

SolarWorld to Build 537 kW in Carports at Public Parks in California

SolarWorld to Build 537 kW in Carports at Public Parks in California

September 3, 2013 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

SolarWorld, the largest U.S. solar manufacturer for more than 35 years, announced today that it has begun constructing solar carports totaling 537 kW of power-generation capacity at four public parks in Thousand Oaks, Calif.  The four carports are expected to generate a total of 17,300,000 kilowatt-hours in renewable energy, savingRead More

SunEdison Secures Financing for 150 MW of Construction Power

SunEdison Secures Financing for 150 MW of Construction Power

September 3, 2013 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

A consortium of New Energy Capital Partners, North Sky Capital, and EverStream Energy Capital Management today announced that it has closed an investment of $67.3 million to fund the development and construction of utility-scale solar photovoltaic power projects in Central and Southern California by SunEdison. Tim Derrick, President and GeneralRead More

Blue Earth, Talesun, New Generation Power to Build 18 MW in California

Blue Earth, Talesun, New Generation Power to Build 18 MW in California

September 3, 2013 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Blue Earth Inc. (BBLU), a renewable energy and energy efficiency services company, announced today that BBLU entered into a strategic partnership agreement among BBLU, Talesun Solar USA  and New Generation Power LLC (NGP), which includes a commitment from Talesun to grant BBLU engineering, procurement and construction contracts (EPC) for 18Read More

Sol Systems Secures Financing for 500-kW project in North Carolina

Sol Systems Secures Financing for 500-kW project in North Carolina

August 29, 2013 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Sol Systems continues its success in financing mid-market commercial solar projects, and recently secured an investor for a 500-kW North Carolina project in a matter of weeks. The system, located in Clayton, N.C., was funded through a larger multi-megawatt portfolio. Heath McLaughlin, the Founder of Blue Green Energy LLC andRead More