LDK Solar Wins Patent Award in the 12th China Patent Award

LDK Solar Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers and PV products, announced that LDK Solar's patent "Directional Solidification Furnace with Recharging Apparatus for Multicrystalline Silicon Ingot Growth" has won the Exce.. more

NRG Energy Completes Acquisition of Cottonwood Generating Station

NRG Energy, Inc. has completed the acquisition of the Cottonwood Generating Station, a 1,279 megawatt (MW) natural gas-fueled plant in the Entergy zone of East Texas, from Kelson Limited Partnership. “Cottonwood gives us the ability to follow South .. more

Texas Town's Waste Goes Green

Lometa, Texasis a tiny town in a massive state. With 842 residents and one stoplight, it is not the first place one would expect to find investment in green technology. It is, however, on the forefront of it. A national leader in wind power, Texas recently asserted .. more

Solarfun Announces US$67,843,658 Follow-on Public Offering of American Depositary Shares

Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules in China, announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, up to an aggregate sale price of US$67,843,.. more

Global Business Leaders Jointly Push Green Growth Agenda

The G20 Business Summit issued a strong and unified message to the global political leadership, urging them to put a robust price on carbon, allow free trade in green goods and services, ratchet up research and development, and end fossil fuel subsidies within five years. .. more

Madera Officials Celebrate Activation of 1.1MW Solar Deployment at Waste Water Treatment Facility

Madera Mayor Gary Svanda and city council members, along with REC Solar, a solar electric system provider in the United States, and SunEdison, a solar energy services provider and subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc., celebrated the activation of a .. more

Wells Fargo to Fund Over $100 Million in U.S. Solar Projects Developed by GCL Solar

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited and Wells Fargo announced a joint program through which Wells Fargo will provide over $100 million by the end of 2011 to fund solar photovoltaic power projects throughout the U.S. developed by GCL-Poly subsidiary GCL Solar .. more

Alstom Wins Contracts to Retrofit Europe’s Largest Fossil Power Plant in Poland

Alstom will retrofit six units (7 to 12) of the 4,460 MW Belchatow power plant, Europe’s largest and the world’s second largest fossil power plant. The two contracts signed with PGE Gornictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A., which owns and operates B.. more

GE Engages in Chinese Joint Ventures to Advance the Development of Smarter Energy and the Electrification in Local Infrastructure Projects

GE and State Grid Corporation of China announced plans for several joint ventures to address China’s growing energy needs and to electrify its vast transportation infrastructure. These joint ventures, part of GE’s plans to invest US$2B in China throug.. more

Platina Acquires 10MW Operational Solar Photovoltaic Projects in Italy

Platina Partners LLP, a private equity fund manager specialising in renewable energy infrastructure investments and special situation buyouts, has acquired 10MW of solar photovoltaic (“PV”) projects from the Degennaro Group, an Italian construction firm.. more