Wind Energy Sector Receives $4 Billion in Corporate Funding

Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the wind sector during the...

VC Funding in Smart Grid Comes in at $81 Million in Q2 2014, Reports Mercom Capital Group

Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the smart grid sector for...

Federal Government Forecasts Big Gains for Solar Energy

A new report issued by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) predicts that most new electric generation capacity in the...

New Task Force Created for Wind Energy Sector

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased by the Quebec government’s announcement of the creation of a task force in the wind energy sector. CanWEA is confident this...

Industry and Researchers Convene to Discuss Wind Energy in the Southeast

On July 24th, in Charlotte, N.C., the Southeastern Coastal Wind Coalition will convene key stakeholders for a working session to discuss Wind Energy Resource Assessment and Data Collection in the...

Solar PV Market the Leading Light in Global Distributed Power Industry, says GlobalData Analyst

The distributed power generation market is set to undergo substantial expansion over the coming years, with its contribution to the global installed power capacity more than doubling from 190...

Wind Power Growth Still Surging Where Strongly Supported

Double-digit growth continued in the global wind market in 2013. Of today's 318 gigawatts (GW) total generating capacity, 35 GW was added in 2013 alone. However, this growth (12.5 percent...

New World Record: 36.7% for solar module using highly efficient multi-junction solar cells

The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has been successfully developing concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) technology for many years. In this technology Fresnel lenses are used to...

INDUSTRY NEWS

SolarDock's 'Class A' Fire Rating Raises the Bar in Solar System Safety
July 22, 2014
SolarDock Canada is pleased to report that tests, conducted by TUV Rheinland PTL, earned its racking system a 'Class A' Fire Rating....
Financing Finalized for 100 MW Solar Project in Kingston, Ontario
July 22, 2014
CarbonFree Technology Inc. announced its participation as a development partner of Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. and Connor, Clark & Lunn...
SolarMax Expands US Team with Addition of Mark Haug
July 22, 2014
SolarMax, a Swiss based global pure-play photovoltaic (PV) inverter company with U.S. headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and more than 20 years of...
Matt Cheney, Solar Industry Leader, New Executive Chairman of enACT Systems
July 22, 2014
Matt Cheney has joined the solar software sales platform enACT Systems as Executive Chairman and Board Member. With over 25 years of solar...
Siemens Installs Two Offshore Platforms for TenneT in the North Sea in July
July 21, 2014
Siemens has installed a fourth offshore platform in the North Sea, completing an important stage for grid connections of sea-based wind farms....
Alstom to Supply 127 Wind Turbines to Renova Energia
July 21, 2014
Alstom has signed a contract totalling around €320 million1 with Renova Energia, a leader in wind power generation in Brazil, to deliver,...
Clearing The Way for Extremely Efficient Solar Cells
July 21, 2014
One of the major road blocks to the design and development of new, more efficient solar cells may have been cleared. Researchers with the Lawrence...
ReneSola Modules Approved to ReneSola Modules Certified (UL1703)
July 18, 2014
ReneSola successfully passed module Type 1 fire testing in the 1st try for UL certification. This achievement reflects ReneSola's ability to...
RES Americas Secures Project Financing for the Border Winds and Pleasant Valley Wind Projects
July 18, 2014
Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc., a leader in the development and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in...
GameChange Carport Drives into California
July 18, 2014
GameChange Racking announced that it received an order for the GC Carport System in California to be installed on a large church parking lot. The...