Wind Energy Secures Significant CO2 Emission Reductions for the US

Rapid development of the U.S. wind energy industry has led to significant reductions in power sector carbon emissions. In 2013, the U.S. wind fleet reduced power sector emissions by 96 million...

National Solar Schools Consortium Aims to Bring Solar to Every School in America

Nonprofit organizations and solar companies from across the nation announced the launch of the National Solar Schools Consortium at the widely-attended National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)...

Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit Passes Critical Test as Senate Finance Committee Sends Tax Extenders Bill to Floor

The renewable energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and Investment Tax Credit (ITC) were included with bipartisan support, as the U.S. Senate Finance Committee reported out a tax extenders package...

US Wind Energy Output Breaks Records, Thanks to Transmission Upgrades & New Wind Development

Wind energy is breaking records across the U.S., thanks to long-needed transmission upgrades that are relieving congestion on the power grid and allowing more clean energy to reach consumers. Last...

CPUC Decision Provides Key Safeguards for California Solar Consumers

In response to a decision by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to assure that owners of rooftop solar systems will continue to benefit from Net Energy Metering (NEM) for 20 years,...

New Report Finds Energy Efficiency is America's Cheapest Energy Resourc

According to a new report released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), energy efficiency is the cheapest method of providing Americans with electricity. Energy...

Congressional Champions of the PTC & ITC Warn Colleagues to Act Now to Keep Wind Industry Robust

Bipartisan House and Senate champions of the campaign to extend the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and Investment Tax Credit (ITC) today urged their colleagues to act quickly to end...

Solar PV Industry Targets 100 GW Annual Deployment in 2018, According to NPD Solarbuzz

The solar photovoltaic (PV) industry is set for rapid growth over the next five years, with up to 100 gigawatts (GW) annual deployment being targeted in 2018, according to the latest edition of...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Siemens Canada Awarded First Wind Turbine Order and Service in Saskatchewan
April 11, 2014
Siemens Canada has further expanded its wind power footprint into the Province of Saskatchewan in partnership with Algonquin Power & Utilities...
Prowind Canada Chooses Senvion Turbines for Community Wind Farm
April 11, 2014
Prowind Canada, in partnership with the Oxford Community Energy Co-op (OCEC), has signed a contract with Senvion SE for the delivery of 10 MM92...
Microgrid Solar Completes Largest Single-building Solar Installation on any Missouri School, at MICDS
April 11, 2014
Placing 386 solar panels on the science building at MICDS was no small feat for Microgrid Solar.  This is the largest solar array...
German Wind Data Management to be Introduced in the United States
April 10, 2014
EWC Weather Consult GmbH, a German weather service provider who does business in numerous international markets, is now also bringing its complex...
Suzlon Announces Sale of 240 MW Sky Wind Farm to EverPower
April 10, 2014
Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth largest wind turbine manufacturer, has announced the strategic sale of the 240 MW Big Sky Wind Farm in...
IKEA Makes First Wind Farm Investment in the United States with the Purchase of Hoopeston Wind
April 10, 2014
IKEA US announced that it is making its first wind farm investment in the United States with the purchase of Hoopeston Wind in Hoopeston,...
DNV GL Recognizes Wind Turbine Design by Goldwind
April 10, 2014
DNV GL has recently completed the Design Evaluation for a 2.5-MW wind turbine designed by Goldwind. At the 8th China International Wind Energy...
PowerWind Ltd. to Supply Turbine for Brownfield Site
April 10, 2014
PowerWind Ltd. announces its success in securing another new order for a wind turbine to be built in BLAENCILGOED, Wales. The turbine is a joint...
Hanwha Q CELLS Completes United States’ First Solar Farm on a Superfund Site
April 09, 2014
Hanwha Q CELLS, an international solar developer, manufacturer and solutions provider, commemorated the historic completion of the first utility...
SolarEdge Launches Single-phase Inverters With Revenue-Grade Metering
April 09, 2014
SolarEdge, a leading provider of power optimizers and PV inverters, is now offering a suite of single-phase inverters with a built-in certified...