Solar electricity News

Solar electricity News Archive

SunPower eyes solar plant project in South Africa

86MW 'Prieska' solar power plant is expected to be fully operational in 2016.

Enphase Energy Signs Supply Agreement with PetersenDean

Partnership to play key role in Solar4America initiative for residential and commercial installations.

Regen SW signs South West Renewable Energy 2015 General Election Manifesto

Regen SW urging UK election candidates to support £10 billion investment opportunity for the South West.

South African Department of Energy announces results of its latest Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme

BioTherm Energy and Enel Green Power among the preferred project bidders named in the fourth round of the REIPPP initiative.

Con Edison Development enters into agreement to procure GE Energy Storage system

Energy storage solution features GE’s Mark VIe-based site controller and Brilliance* MW inverters with packaged lithium-ion battery modules.

Solar Energy International (SEI) Spins-off SEI Professional Services LLC

Creation of SEIPS benefits SEI by ensuring the continuation of its world-class training program.

Schneider Electric Solar Business marks milestone in the UK

Energy management specialist connects more than 300 MW to the UK grid in March -- on top of the 200 MW already in operation.

NREL releases report on 'Guidelines for PV Manufacturer Quality Assurance'

International task force aims to toughen standards, ensure reliability of PV technologies

IREC releases new local government solar financing toolkit

New comprehensive resource designed to help streamline solar power purchase agreements and reduce solar costs.

Scatec Solar awarded 258 MW in latest bidding round in South Africa

Deal calls for Scatec Solar to build, own and operate a trio of solar power plants with a 42 percent shareholding.

Welspun Renewables signs 550 MW MoU with iPLON

Deal marks iPLON's first investment in India's renewable energy sector.

Bloomberg New Energy Finance selects its 'New Energy Pioneers 2015' winners

Companies from around the world recognised as game-changers in the field of clean energy technology and innovation.

EPA and DOE honor 2015 'Energy Star Partners of the Year'

Program recognizes companies for their leadership on energy efficiency, climate-change actions.

Solarlec installs solar panels at Travis Perkins Cheshire distribution centre in the UK Solarlec installs solar panels at Travis Perkins Cheshire distribution centre in the UK

Solar panels expected to save the Travis Perkins Group £9,862.30 on energy bills over the next 12 months alone.

Intersolar Europe 2015 Preview Intersolar Europe 2015 Preview

This year’s Intersolar Europe Conference in Munich promises to offer expert insights into the solar markets and technologies of the future. Around 1,100 professionals are expected to attend.

Suntech’s modules receive additional quality ranking from the VDE Institute

Modules receive the certificate of the enhanced hail test, demonstrating the high quality and durability of Suntech’s modules in extreme weather conditions.

US Government agencies announce nation’s first Federal combined solar power purchase

Action follows President Obama’s order last month requiring federal agencies to cut their greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent and increase their renewable energy use to at least 30 per cent over the next 10 years.

UNEP’s 9th annual 'Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2015' report released

Global green energy investments surge 17% to $270 B in 2014

All Energy 2015 rolls out the welcome mat All Energy 2015 rolls out the welcome mat

On 6 May 450-plus exhibiting companies from nearly 20 countries plan to descend on the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) for All-Energy 2015, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference.

SENER and ACCIONA partner on CSP project in South Africa SENER and ACCIONA partner on CSP project in South Africa

When complete, the Kathu Solar Park complex will generate enough energy to power 80,000 homes.

Obama Administration announces expansion of solar jobs training program

Goal is to train 75,000 people to enter the solar workforce by 2020.

SunEdison completes two new solar energy systems in Maryland

The projects promise to deliver clean energy while supporting Maryland’s aggressive energy goals to generate 20 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020.

NEXTracker enters Mexican solar market with 16MW tracker shipment to Buenavista Renewables

16MW project said to be one of the largest tracker installations to date in Mexico.

Canadian Solar energizes four solar PV plants in the United Kingdom

All the power plants started commercial operation before March 30, and are eligible for 1.4 Renewable Obligation Certificates.

Innotech Solar AS to file for insolvency Innotech Solar AS to file for insolvency

PV module supplier faults the ‘general uncertainty within the European PV market through sudden policy change,’ among other factors.

Subpar solar irradiance undermines East Coast project performance, report states Subpar solar irradiance undermines East Coast project performance, report states

Vaisala 2014 solar study reveals role of extreme weather patterns in growing East-West productivity divide .