Subpar Solar Irradiance Undermines East Coast Project Performance

The East Coast of the U.S. experienced up to 5% lower than average levels of solar irradiance in 2014, negatively impacting overall performance of solar sites in the region. Concurrently, the West...

Renewables Re-energized: Green Energy Investments Worldwide Surge 17% to $270 Billion in 2014

Global investments in renewable energy rebounded strongly last year, registering a solid 17% increase after two years of declines and brushing aside the challenge from sharply lower crude oil...

Wind, Solar Industries Release Clean Power Plan Handbook

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) have jointly published a handbook for states detailing how to incorporate renewable energy into state...

Energy Department Seeks Information on Geothermal Risk and Uncertainty Management

The Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has issued a

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...

INDUSTRY NEWS

FTTN: Low Oil Prices and New Technology Could Open Massive Market Opportunities in Solar Power
April 01, 2015
Low oil prices and astounding new technology have First Titan Corp. considering new opportunities in what could soon be the fastest-growing...
AES Announces Pricing of $575 Million of Senior Notes in Public Offering
April 01, 2015
The AES Corporation announced that it has priced $575 million aggregate principal amount of 5.500% senior notes due 2025 (the...
Principal Solar, Inc. Appoints Mark Victor Hansen to Advisory Board
April 01, 2015
Principal Solar, Inc., a publicly traded solar power company building utility-scale projects, announced that Mark Victor Hansen, founder and...
Sungage Financial Names Ross Solar Group as Installer of the Year for 2014
April 01, 2015
Sungage Financial, a marketplace that provides homeowners with access to low-cost solar financing, announced Ross Solar Group as its 2014...
JNS Holdings Subsidiary Announces Launch of New Website
April 01, 2015
JNS Holdings Corporation is pleased to announce its wholly owned subsidiary Evolve USA Charging launch of their new website
IoT Technologies Expected to Buck Headwinds Facing Solar and Wind Industries and Drive Next Stage of Growth, Says ABI Research
April 01, 2015
According to ABI Research, growth of the solar and wind industry will increasingly rely on adoption of IoT-based technologies and services. ABI...
Northern Power Systems Announces Record Annual Revenue Growth
April 01, 2015
Northern Power Systems Corp., a next generation renewable energy technology company, announced financial results for its fourth quarter and year...
Enbridge Income Fund Receives Proposal for Transfer of Canadian Liquids Pipeline Business and Renewable Energy Assets from Enbridge
April 01, 2015
  Enbridge Income Fund (the Fund) and Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. (the Company) announced receipt of a formal proposal from...
Siemens Receives Major Order from Apex Clean Energy for 299-MW Wind Project in Oklahoma
April 01, 2015
Siemens has been awarded an order from Apex Clean Energy to supply, support installation and provide long-term service for 130 wind turbines for...
REC Group Wins First Major Contract for New TwinPeak Series Solar Panels with Tucson Electric Power’s Residential Solar Program
March 31, 2015
REC Group, a leading global provider of solar energy solutions, has signed an agreement with Tucson Electric Power (TEP) as the exclusive solar...