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2014-03-07 08:21:53

$50 Million Fund to Build Projects for California Department of General Services Will Create Local Construction Jobs while Saving Taxpayers Money SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and solar energy services provider along with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ), and Sol Systems today announced a $50 million fund to build a 13.4 megawatt (MW) solar portfolio for the...

2014-03-07 04:20:22

GUELPH, Ontario, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it is scheduled to present at the 26th Annual ROTH Conference on Monday, March 10, 2014 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Dana Point, Orange County, California. The presentation is scheduled for 12 p.m. PT on that day and will be available through a live webcast on Canadian Solar's investor relations website at...

2014-03-06 23:04:25

Revenue will rise with demand as manufacturing costs fall over the next five years. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Solar Panel Installation industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 The Solar Panel Installation industry has sprinted ahead in recent years, driven by rapid technological developments, falling solar panel costs and favorable government policy. The dominant market for the industry is...

2014-03-05 23:28:47

Solar integrators, solar mounting manufacturers and clean energy advocates oppose legislating rate increase on net-metering solar customers; preferring Public Service Commission research and analysis to legislation. American Fork, UT (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 As Utah's 2014 Legislative session begins, Rocky Mountain Power residential customers with solar panels participating in their net-metering system could face unexpected increases in their electricity bill and those considering...

2014-03-04 23:32:27

In Lieu of Making a Payment for its New Solar System, the Water District Enrolled in HelioPower’s Power Purchase Agreement Murrieta, Ca (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 With a clever bit of planning, the Clearlake Oaks County Water District turned its solar power system from HelioPower into a local stimulus program of sorts. HelioPower is installing a 220 kW solar power system at one of the Water District’s treatment plants. Instead of making a hefty upfront payment for the system, the...

2014-03-04 23:00:15

Continuing its explosive growth, the U.S. solar industry had a record-shattering year in 2013. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) Solar Market Insight Year in Review 2013, The U.S. installed 2,106 megawatts in the fourth quarter alone, making Q4 2013 by far the largest quarter in the history of the U.S. market, exceeding the next largest quarter by 60 percent. Washington, DC and Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Continuing its explosive...

2014-03-04 16:22:09

Intersolar Summit Series to Compliment Annual Exhibition and Conference in San Francisco; Kicks Off with New Jersey Event Focused on East Coast Developments SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersolar North America, the most attended industry exhibition and conference in North America for solar professionals to exchange information and develop business opportunities, has expanded its offerings to better educate attendees on the latest market developments--both upstream...

2014-03-03 08:23:33

SHANGHAI, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: JASO) ("JA Solar" or the "Company"), one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, today announced that it will supply 7.8MW of its high-efficiency full square mono solar modules to British Solar Renewables, a U.K.-based developer of large-scale renewable projects, for use on a 7.8MW solar farm in the south-western United Kingdom. Shipments of the JAM6R 270W P-Type modules...

2014-03-01 23:01:05

With the influx of large solar farms being developed in the Ivanpah Valley, developers will need to look at security measures to protect their assets. A wide area thermal surveillance system like HGH Infrared System's Spynel could help in monitoring these vast and remote desert areas. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Last week, the United States Department of the Interior approved two additional solar projects in the Ivanpah Valley area of the Mojave Desert. These two projects...

2014-03-01 23:00:24

This research report categorizes the global market for thin film PV on the basis of types and geography; forecasting revenues and analyzing trends. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/thin-film-pv-31.html (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 Low cost and optimum efficiency of thin film PV cells is driving the growth of the thin film PV in overall photovoltaic market. The global Thin Film Photovoltaics (PV) - Advanced Technologies and Global Market (2008 - 2015) is expected to grow from...