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2014-02-27 23:00:20

Committed to the quality and expertise associated with credentials from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners [NABCEP], Daniel Sullivan, president and founder of Sullivan Solar Power, is sponsoring the highest solar education available for all of his employees. Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 NABCEP is becoming more popular throughout the United States, driving demand for courses, such as the ones offered by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council [IREC]...

2014-02-27 16:23:04

FAIRFIELD, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solano Community College District (SCCD), SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) and Kitchell today dedicated 2.8 megawatts of solar power systems installed at three district locations. According to SCCD, the systems are expected to generate enough electricity to meet as much as 50 percent or more of annual electricity demand at the three sites. "Solar power is a reliable, affordable means to reduce our operational costs as well as our...

2014-02-27 08:24:22

Solar Financing Though Property Taxes Now Available in Select San Diego County Cities SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stellar Solar, one of California's leading commercial and residential solar integrators since 1998 has been authorized as a solar installer for the HERO program that was launched February 10 in select San Diego County cities. Residents in Oceanside, Carlsbad, Vista, San Marcos, and Solana Beach are able to participate in a new government solar financing...

2014-02-27 08:21:16

CHANGZHOU, China, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, announced today that it has signed an EPC contract with Fresh Fruits Company, a food storage and logistics company in Amman, Jordan, for a 2 MW rooftop solar power plant on the company's stores and warehouses. Under the contract, Trina Solar is responsible for the engineering, procurement, and construction of...

2014-02-26 23:25:42

Namibian utility NamPower is the implementing agent for the execution of a new feasibility study to establish a concentrated solar power (CSP) plant with storage in the country. London , UK (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 NamPower and the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) are working on the feasibility of a CSP plant of at least 50 MW with storage. The final plant specifications will be confirmed through the feasibility study. As Margaret Mutschler, Head of Generation Projects at NamPower...

2014-02-26 23:22:55

It may only have had a capacity of 14MW but the iconic Solar Energy Generating Systems I (SEGS I) project in California commissioned in 1984 lay the foundations for a rich tradition of CSP to follow. London - UK (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The Daggett based project is a far cry from the 459ft landscape-dominating Ivanpah towers which now mark the Mojave Desert. However the project bought by Cogentrix Energy in 2009 was the first step in a defining line of CSP projects. In an interview with...

2014-02-26 08:22:37

GUELPH, Ontario, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that Natixis, New York Branch/Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, New York Branch/Cooperative Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A./"Rabobank Nederland', New York Branch ("Natixis") will provide the Company with up to C$ 52 Million, in non-recourse, construction plus term financing. The...

2014-02-25 08:24:56

Innovative Business Model Helps India Businesses Safely Invest in Solar While Driving Growth for SunEdison CHENNAI, India and BELMONT, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that it has commenced full-time operations at its 18 MW (megawatt) Tirunelveli solar power plant in Tamil Nadu. The park is designed to help commercial and industrial businesses easily own a...

2014-02-25 04:21:23

BAODING, China, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar", today announced that it will supply 54 MW of solar modules to seven projects in the United Kingdom ("U.K.") that are developed by Grid Essence UK Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Grid Essence Holdings Ltd. The Company's...

2014-02-24 08:23:07

GUELPH, Ontario, Feb. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has been awarded a module supply agreement to provide 18MW of photovoltaic ("PV") modules to Hitachi, Ltd. ("Hitachi") for a solar power project in Japan. The project is owned by Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation with Hitachi as its EPC contractor. "Quality and reliability are key...