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Making a Match: How Solar Companies and Banks Hook Up

Jennifer Runyon The announcements are fairly frequent: SunPower Partners with Admirals Bank for $200 Million Solar Loan Program, Deutsche Bank to Lend $1 Billion for Japanese Solar Projects, Financing Partnerships Drive North Carolina's Solar Boom. The reasons fo...

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American Renewable Energy Institute (AREI) Announces Startup Green Innov...

Startup Green is an innovation and accelerator program of the American Renewable Energ...

Canadian Solar Secures JPY 3.5 Billion Construction Loan Facility from R...

Canadian Solar has received a loan from Rabobank Hong Kong to build solar plants in Japan.

New travel grants to study renewable energy and energy efficiency in Ger...

The Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin and the Renewables Academy (RENAC), co-...

Canadian Solar Schedules Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call

Canadian Solar will hold an earnings conference call on Tuesday, August 18 at 5 pm EST.

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Making a Match: How Solar Companies and Banks Hook Up

The announcements are fairly frequent: SunPower Partners with Admirals Bank for $200 Mi...

California Approves Distributed Energy Resource Providers To Aggregate R...

If you live in California, there’s a chance that a neighbor with rooftop solar panels w...

Tesla CTO: Bulk Energy Storage Will Grow Much Faster Than People Expect

At the standing-room-only opening keynote at Intersolar 2015, all the talk was on the f...

Is the Spanish Government Putting the Brakes on Solar PV?

Spain's Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Transport announced this spring that it would...

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Why the Future of the Yieldco Is at Risk

Haresh Patel July 29, 2015 In the past two years, the proliferation of YieldCos, and their ability to open new sources of capital for renewable energy projects, has captured the attention of the energy industry. While a YieldCo’s potential to cataly...

Schneider Electric and Saft Partner on Corsican Solar-Energy Storage Project

Andrew Burger July 29, 2015 Lithium-ion batteries will be used to store PV energy produced by two new solar energy installations and dispatch it to the grid on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica. Supplied by Saft, each 1-MWh advanced battery ...

Listen Up: Vampires Sucking Power from your House

The Energy Show on Renewable Energy World July 29, 2015 Here’s a nightmare for you: at night, when you’re asleep and you think things are quiet, there are vampires sucking power out of your house and increasing your electric bill. The fact of the matter is that every plugged in...

Hawaiian PV Solar Developers Anxious over PUC Decision on 220 MW of Solar Power for the State

Andrew Burger July 28, 2015 Project developers in Hawai'i eagerly anticipate a Public Utilities Commission (PUC) decision on seven utility-scale solar PV installations with a total capacity of some 220 MWac. Though unconfirmed, word is that the Hawai...

Floridians Seek To Let the Sunshine In Via Solar Power PPAs

Mike Antheil July 28, 2015 Florida, the Sunshine State, is infamously unfriendly to the solar market. Despite the abundance of prime sunshine, which ranks the state third in the nation for solar potential, less that 1/10th of 1 percent of Florida’s ...

Welspun Commissions 52-MW Solar Power Plant in India

Vince Font July 27, 2015 Leading Indian solar developer Welspun Renewables has commissioned the construction of a massive solar plant in the state of Maharashtra. The planned 52-megawatt (MW) solar plant will be located in the city of Baramati. Th...

Major US Corporations Pledge To Increase Renewable Energy Usage, Decrease Carbon Footprint

Justin Sink, Bloomberg July 27, 2015 Executives from 13 major U.S. corporations are announcing at least $140 billion in new investments to decrease their carbon footprints as part of a White House initiative to recruit private commitments ahead of a United Na...

Hillary Clinton Outlines Renewable Energy Proposals; Will Further Obama Climate Goals

Jennifer Epstein and Mark Drajem, Bloomberg July 27, 2015 Hillary Clinton on Sunday set two "bold national goals" to combat climate change, promising that if she's elected president, she would set the United States on a path toward producing enough clean renewable ...

Regional News from the July/August 2015 Digital Edition of Renewable Energy World

Renewable Energy World Editors July 24, 2015 EcoFasten Solar announced that it launched a new mounting "Rock-It System" that it would be displaying during Intersolar. Product compliance was determined through testing per UL Subject 2703, which reviews integ...

SkyPower Inks $2.2 Billion Deal for Massive Solar Power Plant in Kenya

Eric Ombok, Bloomberg July 24, 2015 Kenya’s Energy Ministry and SkyPower Global Ltd. will sign a $2.2 billion agreement on Sunday that paves the way for the Canadian company to develop a 1-gigawatt solar project in East Africa’s biggest economy. The solar pr...

Making a Match: How Solar Companies and Banks Hook Up

Jennifer Runyon July 24, 2015 The announcements are fairly frequent: SunPower Partners with Admirals Bank for $200 Million Solar Loan Program, Deutsche Bank to Lend $1 Billion for Japanese Solar Projects, Financing Partnerships Drive North Carolina's S...

Say Hello to the Grid

Todd Olinsky-Paul 07/28/2015 A new report from the National Surveys on Energy and Environment reveals that a majority of Americans (59%) responded “don’t know” when asked whether their state requires a set percentage of electricity to...

States Spur Solarize Successes

Nate Hausman States have been using group purchasing and special marketing initiatives to bring down the cost of solar. A wide range of campaigns, each called Solarize, have been launched with leadership from state agencies in Oregon, M...

Fort Collins Residents Help City Reach Climate Targets While Saving on Electricity

07/28/2015 Fort Collins resident Norman Illsley, 90, is making a statement. He purchased one 305-watt solar electric panel in the Riverside Community Solar Array, the first roofless solar project serving Fort Collins Ut... Emily Hois - Clean Energy Collective

RESOURCES

Making the Right Call – How the Wireless World can Cut Costs with Smart ...

For wireless carriers, controlling energy and operating costs has always been a signifi...

Electrical Energy Storage to Make Wind and Solar PV Resources Disptatchable

The transitioning to a lower carbon emissions path in most regions of the world has dri...

Free Lecture: Microgrid Economics and Feasibility

Dr. Bhave discusses how microgrids are poised to alter the economics and topology of th...

Free Lecture: Finance 101 For Renewable Energy Professionals

Take this free course to gain a basic and deeper understanding of how to evaluate and c...

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Enphase Energy 215-Series Microinverter

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REPORTS

Solar Q4 and Annual 2014 Funding and M&A report

Mercom Capital Group’s Q4 and Annual Solar Funding and M&A Report is a comprehensiv...

2014 Annual and Q4 Smart Grid, Battery/Storage and Efficiency Funding an...

Mercom Capital Group’s Annual and Q4 Smart Grid, Battery/Storage and Efficiency Funding...

Wind Q1 2014 Funding and M&A Report

Mercom Capital Group’s Wind Funding and M&A Reports are comprehensive hig...

WEBCASTS

Doing Business in South Africa – in partnership with GWEC, the Global Wi...

Wind Energy in South Africa has been expanding dramatically, growing from 10 MW install...

Solar + Storage: Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges

The convergence of solar and energy storage applications is under way. The combined app...

Storage Enters the Global Stage: What’s the value proposition for your ...

For electricity storage, the events of the last two years have shown that the skepticis...

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