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2014-10-31 23:06:47

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC is being courted by some of the largest Renewable Energy Investment groups in the U.S. for acquisition of the company’s 2015 portfolio of utility scale solar farm projects worth upwards of one billion dollars. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Solar farms are yielding large renewable energy investment groups double digit returns these days, so it’s no coincidence that some of the largest investment funds in America are actively seeking to purchase...

2014-10-30 08:26:05

GUELPH, Ontario, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it completed the supply of 3.1 MW of CS6X-300P modules to a solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Tipitapa, Nicaragua. This PV plant, entitled Planta Solar Zona Franca Astro Nicaragua, will power 26 companies and supply approximately 30% of total energy consumption for the Zona Franca Astro...

2014-10-28 23:06:06

Market Size - $1.39 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 3.2%, Market Trends - Positive outlook on CUF of solar power plants - New report by Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/solar-tracker-industry San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 The global solar tracker market is expected to reach USD 2.14 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Solar photovoltaic (PV) technology dominated...

2014-10-28 00:27:32

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Thin Film Photovoltaic Cells in US$ Thousand by the following Technologies: Amorphous Silicon (a-Si), Cadmium Telluride (CdTe), and Copper Indium Selenide/Copper Indium Gallium Selenide (CIS/CIGS). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013...

2014-10-25 04:21:25

DALLAS, October 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global Smart Solar Market 2014-2018 and Smart Solar Market [Communication, RFID, Automation, Metering, Automated Meter Reading, Solar Meter, Intelligrid, Integration and Platform Monitoring, IT & Analytics]: Global Advancements, Trends, Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013 - 2018) research reports to its store. The Global Smart Solar Market 2014-2018 research report forecasts the industry to grow at...

2014-10-23 23:05:54

International deal will cut electricity bills for 4,500 homes in Santa Clarita by around $40m Valencia, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Valencia’s Cry-Help Furniture Recycling charity is now being powered by the sun after a donation of solar panels by Zepyor Parseghian and the Solar Servicing Center as part of a four year plan to have 4,500 homes in Santa Clarita, California go green. Cry-Help Furniture Recycling has been given the green makeover to mark the landmark of 1,000 homes being...

2014-10-23 12:23:38

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of the 150-megawatt (MW) Solar Gen 2 solar facility in California from First Solar, Inc. As the largest solar facility in the Southern Power portfolio, Solar Gen 2 is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than 60,000 average California homes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO "Our strategic renewable development has earned Southern...

2014-10-22 08:25:36

Little Rock Solar Facility is first sPower project to use high-efficiency thin-film photovoltaic cell modules SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider, announced today recently breaking ground on the 7MWdc (megawatts of direct current) Little Rock Solar Facility in Palmdale, CA. The project is expected to begin commercial operation mid-December 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153574LOGO...

2014-10-22 08:23:58

- Certificate marks new age of risk reduction, quality and safety for solar plant assets LAS VEGAS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOLAR POWER INTERNATIONAL -- Today VDE Testing and Certification Institute (VDE), a globally recognized premium certification body, in conjunction with partner Fraunhofer ISE, a world leading applied solar research institute, announced the issuance of VDE Quality Tested (QT) Certification to First Solar, Inc. for its design, engineering and...

2014-10-21 08:26:48

Creamer will share insights from his experience on hot solar industry topics Wednesday, October 22, 2014 in Las Vegas SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, announced today that Ryan Creamer, CEO, has been selected to participate in the CEO Roundtable tomorrow at Solar Power International (SPI) 2014, the largest solar conference and trade show in North America. sPower is at Booth #545 throughout SPI 2014....


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