TEMPE, Arizona. First Solar, Inc. has acquired the 150-megawattAC (MW) Solar Gen 2 power project from an affiliate of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS), Energy Power Partners and a third equity partner for the project. Construction of the facility, which is located in Imperial County, Calif., near El Centro, is expected to start [...]
TEMPE, Arizona & SANTIAGO, Chile. First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and Fundación Chile this week announced that First Solar has acquired Solar Chile, a Santiago-based solar development company in which Fundación Chile was an early investor. This culminates a strategic working alliance the two companies formed in Oct. 2011. Solar Chile has a portfolio of [...]
SHANGHAI, October, 2012. JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd, a leading global solar power product manufacturer, today announced that a 6.4-megawatt solar farm utilizing JinkoSolar photovoltaic (PV) modules, was completed in Robeson County, North Carolina. Built by North Carolina-based Strata Solar, the Watts solar farm is the most recent addition to Strata Solar’s “southern cluster” of solar [...]
DALLAS, Jul 30, 2012. Principal Solar, Inc, a publicly traded solar energy holding company executing a unique roll-up strategy to create the world’s first distributed solar utility, today launched The Principal Solar Institute, an online reference center and resource guide for solar development and installation professionals in the commercial and utility scale market. The Institute [...]
Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) today joined the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission (NJMC) and SunDurance Energy to dedicate the Kearny Landfill Solar Farm, the first solar project on a state-owned landfill. The 3-megawatt (MW) installation is part of PSE&G’s Solar 4 Allâ„¢ program and was built on a 13-acre capped section of the closed NJMC 1A Landfill.
SPI Solar a vertically integrated photovoltaic solar developer, announced that it has entered into an engineering, procurement and construction agreement with a subsidiary of KDC Solar to design and build multiple solar energy facilities for KDC Solar at the Mountain Creek Resort and Grand Cascades Golf Resort in Vernon, New Jersey
JCM Capital has announced that they have launched a $10 million solar development capital fund that will invest in early-stage photovoltaic projects installed on large commercial and industrial buildings across Ontario, leveraging the Provinceâ€™s Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) program
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MiaSole ,a manufacturer of copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin-film photovoltaic solar panels, announced the appointment of Preetha Nair as Country Manager India.
Apr 16 2012 | Posted in Solar PV
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Silverado Power has announced signing new power purchase agreements (PPA) with Southern California Edison for three solar energy projects in Victorville, California. Each project will generate two megawatts of clean power. The agreements will extend for 20 years.
Apr 11 2012 | Posted in Solar PV
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Third large-scale Greek project for SPI Solar in less than a year SPI Solar, a leading vertically integrated photovoltaic (â€œPVâ€) solar developer and engineering, procurement and construction (â€œEPCâ€) services provider, announced today that it has successfully completed the acquisition of the necessary contracts and permits to serve as developer of a 1 megawatt fixed-ground-mount solar [...]
Vote Solar, a non-profit solar advocacy group, in partnership with Probolsky Research, today announced the findings of a recent survey to assess the attitudes toward solar energy development in California’s Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Riverside, San Bernardino counties. Results indicate that a decisive majority of citizens in California’s desert communities strongly support the development of solar [...]
In a unique, first-of-its kind generation-to-manufacturing proposal, CPS Energy is entering into negotiations for a power purchase agreement from one of the nation’s largest solar projects. The project will mean new corporate headquarters and U.S. manufacturing operations for global companies in San Antonio. The offer from OCI Solar Power is expected to result in 400 [...]
Jan 12 2012 | Posted in Jobs
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