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XALT Energy Announces Lithium Battery Supply Agreement with Chinese Bus Manufacturer
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 12:54 PM
Export contract to bring more than 300 new High-Tech and Manufacturing Jobs to Michigan

SunEdison Purchases 1,000 Energy Storage Systems From Imergy To Bring Electricity To Villagers In Rural India
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 12:53 PM
Imergy energy storage systems will help SunEdison bring reliable electricity to millions of people in rural India as part of its goal to help 20 million people by 2020

Trina Solar Announces Shipment of 6.9 MW Trinasmart PV Modules to Anesco in the UK
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 12:51 PM
"Trina Solar has built its business on providing high-quality innovative products and value-added services such as Trinasmart to the market, and on maintaining a position as a prudent and reliable partner"

SunEdison Partners With The City of Long Beach To Provide 2.5 Megawatts Of Solar Power
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 12:47 PM
The City of Long Beach is projecting $60,000 in savings during the first year alone.

PG&E Leads U.S. as Largest Solar Utility with More than 150,000 Solar Customer Installations
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 12:45 PM
2014 Was Record-Breaking Year as Company Connects More Solar Customers to the Grid than Ever Before

Saft Wins Around 10 Million Dollar Energy Storage Order for Critical Off-Grid Solar Powered Systems Serving Qatar's Dukhan Oilfield
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 12:43 PM
Kentz, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group and global engineering specialist solutions provider, has selected Saft Sunica.plus batteries for solar powered wellhead industrial control systems and corrosion protection installations serving Qatar Petroleum's Dukhan Oilfield

SOLAREDGE TECHNOLOGIES, INC ANNOUNCES PRICING OF ITS INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 12:06 PM
The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus.

GE Energy Financial Services Acquires Langhope Rig Wind Farm in Scotland from SSE
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 12:03 PM
The Langhope Rig wind farm comprises 10 GE 1.6-megawatt wind turbines which GE Energy UK will service under a long-term operations and maintenance agreement.

Solar Energy Finance Association (SEFA) To Host Industry Briefing and Networking Event on March 31 in San Francisco
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 11:58 AM
Will feature speakers at the cutting edge of finance and distributed energy market development.

Siemens signs long-term service extension for Rhyl Flats offshore wind farm in North Wales
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 11:52 AM
First 15-year post-warranty service agreement extension for Siemens offshore wind service

Clean Power Finance, Panasonic and Coronal Group Bring $100MM in Solar Financing to Underserved Non-Profits and Businesses in Hawaii
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 11:48 AM
Public-private partnership is part of Hawaii's Green Energy Market Securitization (GEMS) program

Government waives planning permission for commercial rooftop solar
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 11:44 AM
Barrier for solar rooftops up to 1MW first raised by the STA over a year ago falls away

SUNRUN AND ASSOCIA PARTNER TO OFFER SOLAR TO HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATIONS NATIONWIDE
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 11:22 AM
World's Largest HOA Management Firm Enters into First Nationwide Partnership with Leading Home Solar Company

Wind and rain power Scotland to new renewables records
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 11:19 AM
Green energy confirmed as country's largest source of power

AET Achieves UL 2703 Certification for its Rayport™-B ECO Roof Ballast System
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 07:34 AM
Applied Energy Technologies (AET) Announces UL 2703 Certification for Rayport™-B ECO Rooftop Racking Solution

Kevin Michaelan, CPA, MST Appointed to Rodman & Rodman's "Green Team"
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 07:02 AM
Rodman & Rodman, P.C. a full service CPA firm based in Newton, MA has named Kevin Michaelan, a Certified Public Accountant, as Tax Manager. He will also serve as a member of the firm's "Green Team", a specialized green energy and clean technology accounting and tax services practice within the firm.

Sunlabob Renewable Energy secures $2.1 million impact investment
Submitted on: 03/26/15, 12:42 AM
Uberis Capital and Truestone Impact Investment Management support international growth of rural electrification specialists

Clenergy at the PV EXPO 2015 in Tokyo
Submitted on: 03/25/15, 06:51 PM
Clenergy, a leading solar solution provider, made a successful appearance at this year's PV EXPO in Tokyo, which opened on the 25th of February. The Clenergy team received many queries from distribution and retail partners for its innovative and high-quality products.

Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada and PNC Bank Canada Branch Solar (PV) Project Collaboration to Benefit Canadian Developers with Unique Solar Financing Platform
Submitted on: 03/25/15, 04:38 PM
Offering small- to mid-size developers a bankable end-to-end solution that includes the ability to finance and complete solar projects

Eaton Inverters Help Power 72.9-Megawatt Redwood Solar Farm Project in California to Advance Sustainability and Bring Clean Energy to 9,200 Homes
Submitted on: 03/25/15, 04:36 PM
The installation will also help local utilities meet the California Renewables Portfolio Standard of generating 33 percent of power from renewable resources by 2020.

Five9 Powers Solar Companies, Enabling Increased Customer Acquisitions and Improved Service Capabilities Nationwide
Submitted on: 03/25/15, 04:32 PM
Solar Industry Demand for Superior Service Sparks Customer Success for Cloud Contact Center Solution, Five9

Ultrasolar Technology Announces Strategic Alliance with NanoEnergy, Japan
Submitted on: 03/25/15, 04:31 PM
This partnership will enable Ultrasolar and NanoEnergy Ltd. to deliver QuantumBoost to the Japan market, with an initial order of 177MW.

New Mexico Shows Strong Solar Growth in 2014
Submitted on: 03/25/15, 04:28 PM
Doubling the amount of solar capacity added in 2013, New Mexico had the 10th most new solar capacity added last year in the nation, according to the recently-released U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review. "To put the state's remarkable progress in some context, the 325 MW of solar installed today in New Mexico is more than our entire country had installed by 2007," said Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

Renewable Energy Company Selling 500MW's of Solar Farms to Investors Seeking Tax Shelters
Submitted on: 03/25/15, 04:26 PM
Innovative Solar Systems, LLC is in the process of selling the company's remaining 500 Megawatts of "Shovel Ready" Solar Farm projects in North Carolina so that investors will have the ability to start construction immediately and then fully utilize the 30% federal tax credits in 2016 once the solar energy plants are on line.

SEIA Announces Support for Florida Solar Ballot Initiative
Submitted on: 03/25/15, 04:24 PM
Calling it vitally important to the development of clean energy resources in Florida, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has announced its "strong support" in endorsing the Floridians for Solar Choice 2016 ballot initiative.

Meteodyn to exhibit at the American Wind Power Energy Conference
Submitted on: 03/25/15, 03:19 PM
North America Wind Power Exhibition from 18 to 21 of May in Orlando - Florida

Engineers Develop New Yeast Strain to Enhance Biofuel and Biochemical Production
Submitted on: 03/25/15, 03:14 PM
Beyond biofuels, the new yeast strain could be used in biochemical production to produce oleochemicals, chemicals traditionally derived from plant and animal fats and petroleum, which are used to make a variety of household products.

Global Solar Photovoltaic Inverter Market Value Will Lose $500 Million by 2020, says GlobalData
Submitted on: 03/25/15, 03:07 PM
Global market value for solar Photovoltaic inverters will decline from estimated $5.7 billion in 2014 to around $5.2 billion by 2020 ----Falling cost of inverters continues to reduce market size, with prices expected to decrease by 20–25% in the forecast period, says report

Department of Energy, Department of the Interior and Army Corps of Engineers Renew Five-Year Partnership to Advance Hydropower
Submitted on: 03/25/15, 02:59 PM
The partnership will help meet the need for reliable, affordable and environmentally sustainable hydropower by strengthening a long-term working relationship, sharing priorities, and aligning ongoing and future renewable energy development efforts across the agencies.

SunLink Completes Acquisition of Flagship Single-Axis Solar Tracker Solution
Submitted on: 03/25/15, 10:31 AM
Leader in ground-mount racking solutions captures market with comprehensive product portfolio

Silicor Materials Secures Multi-Million Dollar Equipment Contract with SMS Siemag
Submitted on: 03/25/15, 09:40 AM
Solar silicon producer progressing rapidly toward first commercial-scale facility in Iceland

PVinsights: panel price downtrend ceased temporarily due to the EUR and RMB appreciation against USD
Submitted on: 03/25/15, 04:58 AM
Overall module price is still under certain degree of pressure. Since EUR appreciated against USD by almost 4% to 1.09 this week from 1.05, it led to a relatively improved module price in Europe.

Everybody Solar Scores Homerun for Wildlife Associates with JinkoSolar & All Points North Foundation
Submitted on: 03/24/15, 01:55 PM
Module Supplier Sponsorship and APNF Grant Takes Project Fundraising Across the Finish Line

seebaWIND Service Ensures Ancillary-Service Bonus for Old Plants
Submitted on: 03/24/15, 07:57 AM
Innovative Services for Wind Power Plant Operators

Baker Electric Solar Earns Two Prestigious 2014 SunPower Awards
Submitted on: 03/24/15, 07:39 AM
Baker Electric Solar Receives the SunPower 2014 "Commercial National Top Producer of the Year" and "Residential Regional Top Producer of the Year" Awards at the National SunPower Dealer Conference

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015 Announces Four Corporate Sponsors
Submitted on: 03/24/15, 04:18 AM
Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015, a broad hybrid energy conference due to be held April 8-9 in NY, announces four corporate sponsors for the event- Saft Batteries, Northern Power Systems, GOe3, and Demand Energy Networks.

PROINSO to present new integrated solutions at the Solar Show Africa in Johannesburg
Submitted on: 03/24/15, 02:02 AM
Proinso to launch GPM monitoring and management solutions for South Africa

Three San Diego County Churches Help Combat Climate Change, Reduce Electricity Costs with KYOCERA Solar
Submitted on: 03/23/15, 04:19 PM
Sullivan Solar Power Installs 153kW of Kyocera Solar Modules at St. Patrick Catholic Parish in North Park, St. Bartholomew's in Poway and Paradise Valley Church in National City

RET Capital Announces Close of over $200MM in Financing for Four Solar Assets in North America
Submitted on: 03/23/15, 04:10 PM
Finance platform closes CAD $68MM term loan and CAD $47MM fixed rate notes for Ontario solar projects, also closes USD $121MM for California solar facilities

PARTICIPATION INCREASE AT ENERGY STORAGE EUROPE 2015
Submitted on: 03/23/15, 04:07 PM
The conference and trade fair featured over 80 speakers and almost 100 exhibitors when it was recently held in Düsseldorf, Germany.

ACME WON FIRST SOLAR ROOFTOP PROJECT
Submitted on: 03/23/15, 04:01 PM
Capacity of the project is 30 MW --- Tariff for the project has been fixed at Rs 7.57 per kWhr

New solar trade body launched in Scotland
Submitted on: 03/23/15, 03:58 PM
The UK's Solar Trade Association launches "STA Scotland"

Global Single-Axis Tracker Revenues Expected to Reach Nearly $2 Billion in 2019, IHS Says
Submitted on: 03/23/15, 03:49 PM
In 2015 single-axis tracker installations will exceed fixed-tilt installations in the Americas for the first time

SolarBOS Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Certification, Continuing Its Commitment to Excellence
Submitted on: 03/23/15, 03:41 PM
By implementing and maintaining a Quality Management System under ISO 9001, SolarBOS confirms its commitment to meet our customers' expectations and ensures customers continue to receive the best in quality and service.

The GRC Awards - Seeking the Best in Global Geothermal
Submitted on: 03/23/15, 08:26 AM
The 34th annual award winners will be announced at the GRC Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada, USA.

New Report Identifies 120 Significant Players in a Burgeoning Home Energy Market
Submitted on: 03/23/15, 07:27 AM
Companies from a diverse set of industries are clamoring to enter the space.

seebaWIND Service breaks sales record and reaches 1 gigawatt limit
Submitted on: 03/23/15, 06:08 AM
SeebaWIND Service GmbH has increased its sales in the fiscal year 2014 from 10 to more than 12 million euros. Thanks to its sales record, seebaWIND is now one of the five most successful manufacturer-independent service providers in Germany.

SGS Assigned New Contract to Provide Vendor Inspections for Cameron LNG's Construction Project
Submitted on: 03/23/15, 03:10 AM
SGS was awarded a contract to perform vendor inspections as part of Cameron LNG's construction project for natural gas liquefaction and export facilities near the Gulf of Mexico.

After the completion of three solar projects, Optimum Tracker takes aim at South Africa
Submitted on: 03/20/15, 09:49 AM
Meyreuil, 20 March 2015 - Optimum Tracker, a French company specialized in solar trackers development for utility PV plants, announced the expansion of its business to South Africa with the opening of an agency in Johannesburg.

Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association Lauds Executive Order to Increase Federal Sustainability Efforts
Submitted on: 03/20/15, 09:10 AM
Executive Order Highlights Use of Fuel Cells

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