Struggling ‘Silicon Module Super League’ member Yingli Green Energy has missed shipment guidance for the third quarter and will take a non-cash impairment charge of US$581.3 million on long-lived manufacturing assets, due to lower utilisation rates.
India-based module manufacturer HHV Solar Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of renewable energy firm Swelect Energy, has ramped up its crystalline solar PV manufacturing line in Dabaspet, Bangalore, from 40MW to 100MW.
US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced Tuesday that US$125 million has been awarded by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to 41 new energy projects and technologies.
Global technology leader Google and renewable energy developer Duke Energy Carolinas are teaming up to develop a 61MW PV project in North Carolina that is set to help account for a portion of the power demand for Google’s new data centre in Lenoir.
Renewables with energy storage can help build low carbon energy networks in the developing world – but the twin technologies still face competition from natural gas while they gradually mature, according to an electric power systems maker and integrator.
A new set of renewable energy guidelines and targets set down by the government of Alberta, known as the Climate Leadership Plan, has been introduced in order to push the province’s transition from coal to new green energy options.