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US-based utility and energy services provider, PowerSecure International has won approximately US$140 million of new distributed generation (DG) business.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is to begin construction of its 250MW Beacon Solar project.
Leading PV manufacturer, Yingli Green is targeting supplying PV modules to large-scale projects in Chile, having established a new office in Santiago, Chile and headhunted industry veteran Robert Muhn from Trina Solar to serve as Managing Director of Yingli Green Energy Chile.
The first grid-connected energy storage facility in Canada, in the country’s leading solar province, Ontario, is now operational.
US-based PV panel manufacturer First Solar confirmed that it has applied to build a PV plant in Chile - reported to be one of the largest projects ever built in South America.
Solar technology manufacturer SunEdison, Inc. has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA).
US-based PV module manufacturer, Suniva, is to build its second production plant in Saginaw Township, Michigan, providing an additional 200MW of annual nameplate capacity.
US-based PV company NRG Energy, Inc. has obtained a 4MW PV facility on the island of St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands from Toshiba International Corporation.
In the first six months of 2014, solar has represented almost a third of new electricity generation capacity additions in the US, more than doubling its performance in the same period of 2013, according to US government statistics.
US PV energy provider SunEdison’s yield co subsidiary, TerraForm, will begin trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange today.
Chinese manufacturer, BYD, has chosen Sao Paulo in Brazil for a new manufacturing campus, including a solar panel factory.
Small wind sector leader WindStream Technologies has developed and installed one of the world’s largest hybrid renewable energy projects on the rooftop of the law firm of Myers, Fletcher & Gordon in Kingston, Jamaica.
US-based PV inverter manufacturer Solectria Renewables has been acquired by Yaskawa America, a subsidiary of Yaskawa Electric Corporation.
Major PV company Canadian Solar has called on the US government to reconsider its “misguided” solar trade dispute with China following a WTO ruling that found flaws in earlier US duties on Chinese manufacturers.
PV is set to become the second most important source of power in the US after natural gas by 2040, according to the US government’s Energy Information Administration (EIS).