PG&E Leads U.S. as Largest Solar Utility with More than 150,000 Solar Customer Installations

Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) announced that it has reached a significant milestone by connecting the 150,000th solar customer to its electric grid. In addition, during 2014, the...

Experts Gather to Discuss the Latest Test Methods and Measuring Tools

This year’s PV Module Reliability workshop is being held at Loughborough University’s Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST) in Leicestershire, UK, from April 16 &...

BTEC, PFI Applaud Executive Order for Recognizing Thermal Energy in Federal Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Goals

The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) and the Pellet Fuels Institute (PFI) commend President Obama’s commitment to expanding the use of renewable thermal energy with the issuance of...

Republicans, Corporate Buyers Can Enhance Opportunities for Wind Development, Panel Says

Prominent energy and climate change leaders were in Minnesota on March 19th for an exciting discussion of the future of the clean energy economy. Hosted by advocacy group Wind on the Wires, the...

Green Energy Market Growing at 8.3% CAGR between 2013 and 2019

The research study titled “Green Energy (Solar PV, Wind energy, Hydroelectric power, Bio-fuels, Geothermal energy) Market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast,...

Worldwide Capacity of Distributed Energy Storage Systems is Expected to Increase Nearly 10-Fold in the Next 3 Years

A recent report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for distributed energy storage systems (DESSs), including global market forecasts for power capacity, energy capacity, and revenue...

New Ideas Chosen by Jury to Boost Clean Energy & Climate Finance

An independent panel of energy and finance experts has pre- selected eight new ideas with significant potential to accelerate investment in clean energy and climate finance worldwide. Finance for...

New Funding Opportunity to Develop Larger Wind Turbine Blades

The Energy Department announced $1.8 million in funding for the development of larger wind turbine blades that will help capture more power from wind resources and increase the efficiency of wind...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Enel Green Power Begins Construction on New Wind Farm in USA
March 26, 2015
Enel Green Power (“EGP”), through its subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGP-NA”), has started construction...
Vestas Receives 40 MW Order in U.S. State of Maine
March 26, 2015
Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the United States for 13 V112-3.075 MW turbines for the Passadumkeag wind farm in Penobscot...
Luther Peoples Appointed Vecoplan Electrical Department Manager
March 26, 2015
Luther, “Luke”, Peoples has been named Electrical Department Manager at Vecoplan, LLC.   All of Vecoplan’s control...
SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. Announces Pricing of its Initial Public Offering
March 26, 2015
SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) has announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 7,000,000 shares of its common...
Solar Energy Finance Association (SEFA) To Host Industry Briefing and Networking Event on March 31 in San Francisco
March 26, 2015
The Solar Energy Finance Association (SEFA), a leadership forum for solar energy capital markets solutions, has announced that it will host an...
GE Energy Financial Services Acquires Langhope Rig Wind Farm in Scotland from SSE
March 26, 2015
GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE (NYSE:GE), announced that it has signed an agreement with SSE plc, one of the largest generators and...
Hardwood chip shortage expected in Asian markets by 2019
March 26, 2015
A surplus of hardwood fiber in Asian markets exists in early 2015, but this market is expected to change dramatically over the next five years. It...
Meyer Burger Technology Ltd – Publication of fiscal year 2014 results
March 26, 2015
Net sales and incoming orders increased in 2014 compared to the previous year Net sales 2014 rose by 56% to CHF 315.8...
Clean Power Finance, Panasonic and Coronal Group Bring $100MM in Solar Financing to Underserved Non-Profits and Businesses in Hawaii
March 26, 2015
Clean Power Finance (CPF) has brought together Panasonic Eco Solutions (Panasonic) and Coronal Group LLC (Coronal) with the State of Hawaii to...
Five9 Powers Solar Companies, Enabling Increased Customer Acquisitions and Improved Service Capabilities Nationwide
March 26, 2015
Five9, Inc., a leading provider of cloud contact center software, today announced increased momentum within the solar energy industry. Using the...