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Major PVEP SunPower has purchased the complete US PV power plant project pipeline of Australia-based renewable energy developer Infigen Energy.
Southern California Edison (SCE), one of California’s three investor-owned electric utilities, is making moves to procure nearly 105MW more solar generation capacity, some on a competitive basis.
Hilary Clinton has said she wants the US to install 500 million panels within four years of her taking office, as the US presidential candidate outlined details about her energy and climate plan.
Swiss/Hungarian silicon thin-film equipment and technology firm Ecosolifer has been reported to be planning an 80MW module assembly plant in Brazil, using its proprietary amorphous silicon deposition technology on monocrystalline wafers produced at its plant in Csorna, Hungary.
The Brazilian Government’s Energy Research Agency (EPE) has registered 649 solar projects totalling 20.9GW capacity for the its second Reserve Energy Auction, scheduled for 13 November this year.
UK-headquartered Solarcentury has kicked off a push into Central America’s emerging PV markets with a 507kW rooftop installation in Colombia built in partnership with local firm Hybrytec.
Solar panel developer and manufacturer SunPower has signed off on a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with NV Energy to develop a 100MW PV plant in the Eldorado Valley in Boulder City, Nevada.
Canadian Solar Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar, has completed construction of the largest solar project in Canada, a 100MW PV plant in Ontario.
Dominion Retail, a subsidiary of energy producer Dominion, has announced a partnership with solar technology company SunPower to provide SunPower’s solar power systems to homeowners in New Jersey.
The installation of solar panels atop IKEA’s new store in St. Louis has been completed — marking one of the final steps in what is expected to be the largest rooftop solar installation in the state of Missouri.
Massachusetts-based PV project developer Solect Energy announced that it has reached 20MW of solar power through over 150 finished commercial-scale projects — highlighting the company’s focus on delivering solar solutions to small and medium-sized businesses and groups across “The Bay State.”
Solar installer Sunrun has revealed details of its impending IPO, which will look to raise as much US$309 million.
Tier-one solar manufacturer Canadian Solar has secured finance for a 9MW project in Ontario.
Chilean PV developer Samantha Solar has requested an environmental permit to build a 93MW solar power project in the Santiago Metropolitan Region of Chile.
Chile installed 16MW of solar PV in June with operational capacity now standing at 553MW, up from 537MW the previous month.