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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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Canadian Solar Completes Construction on 100 MW AC Utility-Scale Solar F...

The completion of the 100 MW AC Grand Renewable Solar Project ("GRS") has been achieved.

Clean Energy Patents Maintain High Levels in First Quarter: Clean Energy...

Solar patents led all others for the eighth straight quarter despite a drop in the firs...

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

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

Intersolar North America 2015 concludes with high traffic and high value...

Approximately 18,000 verified visitors from more than 80 countries filled the exhibitio...

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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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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...

SunEdison Signs 180-MW Solar Deal in India With Tata Power

Alex Longley, Bloomberg July 23, 2015 SunEdison Inc., the biggest clean-energy developer, will provide 180 megawatts of solar power to Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd., India’s largest utility. The 20-year power-purchase agreement is the biggest SunEdison ha...

Swiss Solar PV Company Plans To Build Solar Manufacturing Plant in Brazil

Vanessa Dezem, Bloomberg July 23, 2015 EcoSolifer AG, a Swiss solar company, is planning a panel plant in Brazil as the country seeks to develop a domestic supply chain for photovoltaic components. The company is evaluating locations now for a facility that wil...

Mini-hydro Making A Big Impact on Nepalese Power

David Appleyard July 23, 2015 Renowned for its vast hydropower resources, the Himalayan nation of Nepal has nonetheless long struggled to meet its growing power demand. Now though, the devastating earthquake that struck the country in April 2015 is pla...

Think the US Solar Industry Doesn’t Need the Solar ITC? Think Again.

Jennifer Runyon July 22, 2015 “What I’m worried about is the end of the ITC,” said Tony Clifford, CEO of Standard Solar a solar developer based in Maryland during an interview at Intersolar North America. In preparation for a presentation that he was g...

UK Government Proposes Solar and Biomass Subsidy Cuts

Alex Morales, Bloomberg July 22, 2015 The U.K. proposed to reduce support for the solar and biomass-power industries to help consumers who fund the subsidies through their energy bills. Ministers plan to end a government aid program for small solar projects a ...

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...

NATiVE Interview with Texas Solar Energy Society's Lucy Stolzenburg

Ryan Doty Lucy Stolzenburg Texas Solar Energy Society Executive Director Tell us a bit about yourself (education, hobbies, family, pets etc.) I have a BA degree in Journalism, but my work background is very eclectic. I have travel...

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: What Business Are Elective Utilities In? Opportunities fro...

The traditional mission of an electric utility – providing affordable, reliable, resili...

Free Lecture: Photovoltaic Project Development Using RETScreen 4

This is a free opportunity for you to use RETScreen to model a solar PV project from st...

PRODUCTS

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Enlighten Monitoring

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MULTICRYSTALLINE I-CELLS

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Enlighten Monitoring Service

The Enlighten service provides an unprecedented level of intelligence to solar system o...

REPORTS

Wind Q1 2014 Funding and M&A Report

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

Wind Q2 2014 Funding and M&A Report

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

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...

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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