2017-01-20

sPower Connects 68.8MW of Solar Facilities in California

sPower, a private owner in the United States of utility-scale solar operating assets, announced that its Antelope DSR 1 and 2 facilities achieved commercial operations before the end of 2016 and are now providing 68.8MWdc (55MWac) solar pow.. more
2017-01-20

Gigawatt Global and Power Africa Starts Construction on 7.5MW Solar Project in Burundi

Amid the lush and rolling hills of Mubuga, 100 km outside the Burundian capital of Bujumbura, 2,500 people came on January 18 to celebrate the festive ground-breaking for a 7.5 MW solar field that will add 15% to the East African country'.. more
2017-01-20

Solar-Tectic Patents Perovskite Solar Cell Technology

Solar-Tectic LLC (ST) announced that a patent application for a germanium perovskite thin film tandem solar cell has been allowed by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Recently perovskite materials have gained much attention as a solution to the longstanding proble.. more
2017-01-20

China’s Cumulative Amount of Grid-Connected Installation Surpassed 77GW by 2016

China’s grid-connected installation grew significantly in 2016. According to the relevant data published by the National Energy Administration (NEA), the amount of grid-connected installation in 2016 increased 81.6% from 2015... more
2017-01-19

Canadian Solar Connects Two Solar Projects in Japan and Two in California

Canadian Solar announced new solar project completions during this week, two in Japan and two in California, USA. The sum capacity of the four projects reaches 243.7MWp. Japan portfolio expanded On January 18, Canadian Solar unveiled .. more
2017-01-19

Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, Break Ground on 120MW of Solar Projects

Making its new entrance into utility-scale solar project business, Coronal Energy, power by Panasonic, has broken ground on a 120MWac solar portfolio for U.S.’s military facilities. The portfolio comprises three projects and will become.. more
2017-01-19

Longroad Energy Starts Solar Business by Acquiring 3GW Portfolio

Longroad Energy Holdings, LLC (Longroad) announced the acquisition of a 3GW solar development portfolio from 7X Energy, Inc. (7X). The acquired portfolio includes projects located across the U.S. in several of Longroad’s target .. more
2017-01-17

Famous Golfer Installs PV Panels for His House

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Ambassador Tom Watson has saved more than US$15,000 in electricity costs since installing solar panels on his Hawaiian home in February 2016 and is on track to meet an expected US$16,000 in savings in the fir.. more
2017-01-17

d.light Raises Funding to Bring Off-grid Solar to Remote Places

d.light's work to empower lives through clean, safe and affordable off-grid solar solutions has garnered another US$10.5 million in funding. Coming off recent US$22.5 million Series D and US$7.5 million debt funding rounds, the new invest.. more
2017-01-17

Conquest Launches Equity Fund for Renewables Acquisition and Management

Conquest launched its renewable power fund, Conquest Renewable Yield Europe, dedicated to acquiring and managing renewable power generation real assets. These assets are initially sourced from partnerships signed with large renowned renewable en.. more