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2014-02-04 23:04:02

Sterling Planet to supply affordable, sustainable energy blend to all schools joining renewable energy purchasing consortium. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The Green Schools Alliance (GSA) took another “Big Step toward Small Footprints” today, announcing the selection of Sterling Planet as renewable energy provider to the Green Schools Renewable Energy Purchasing Consortium. Founded in 2013, the consortium invites all schools to collectively purchase renewable energy for...

2014-02-03 04:20:46

BAODING, China, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") manufacturer, known as "Yingli Solar", today announced that the Company and SolarAid have lit up Mayukwayukwa High School in Kaoma, Zambia by installing a solar PV system on the newly built UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) School. Thanks to the contributions of...

2014-01-31 23:00:05

Interactive map and report provide information regarding where a renewable energy generator in a particular state or Canadian province can possibly sell its renewable energy certificates in order to meet the demand created by a renewable portfolio standard (RPS). Montpelier, VT (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 Today the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) released a new report titled Potential RPS Markets for Renewable Energy Generators. The report, written by Ed Holt of Ed Holt &...

2014-01-27 08:21:31

TORONTO and GUELPH, Ontario, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar"), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that its subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., entered into an agreement with a fund managed by BlackRock ("BlackRock"), whereby BlackRock will acquire from Canadian Solar the Westbrook 10MW AC utility-scale solar power plant in Kingston, Ontario at a valuation comparable to...

2014-01-22 12:21:38

Colorado Energy Office Stands with thousands of Coloradans who support rooftop solar DENVER, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Colorado Energy Office (CEO) filed a motion with the Public Utilities Commission to sever issues related to net metering from the 2014 Renewable Energy Standard Compliance Plan docket (Docket No. 13A-0836E) to a new docket. If adopted, this motion will lead to a broad and diverse stakeholder discussion about the critical role net metering plays in the solar...

2014-01-14 23:02:24

Manitoba Hydro selects Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) for comprehensive Renewable Energy Credit (REC) inventory and transaction management. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Satisfying contractual requirements by ensuring the RECs produced and/or traded are correctly allocated and properly tracked can be a tedious and stressful task. To alleviate these challenges, Manitoba Hydro, the largest energy utility from the Province of Manitoba, turned to OATI to...

2014-01-14 08:22:59

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sol Systems recently announced the successful financing of a 627 kW distributed generation solar energy project in Goshen, Indiana. Solscient Energy, a solar integrator, developer, and independent power producer developed the rooftop solar project. An Indiana utility will purchase the energy through a feed-in tariff. This is the second transaction that Solscient closed with Sol Systems in the last year; the two firms worked together...

2014-01-13 12:21:15

Apply online now through Feb. 13 DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is accepting applications for the third offering of its expanded SolarCurrents customer-owned pilot program, which offers customers a more affordable way to install solar photovoltaic systems on their homes and businesses. The expansion of the SolarCurrents program has added 2 megawatts (MW) of capacity in four offerings through 2014. A fifth offering in 2015 may take place for the...

2013-12-27 08:21:21

Four PV Projects totaling 80MW Connected in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region SHANGHAI, Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE:JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that four of its solar PV projects totaling 80MW in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have been successfully connected to the national grid. As of the end of the fourth quarter of 2013, the Company has connected approximately 213MW...

2013-12-19 16:23:53

The Green Source Rider offers renewable energy options for industrial and large-use customers in the state RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The N.C. Utilities Commission (NCUC) has approved a new renewable energy program for certain Duke Energy Carolinas customers in North Carolina. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO) The Green Source Rider, approved by the NCUC on Dec. 19, is an experimental program designed to give energy-intensive...