Total to acquire Direct Energie

French power giant Total has signed an agreement with the controlling shareholders of another France-based power firm Direct Energie to acquire a 74.33% stake in the company for roughly €1.4 billion.

SunPower commissions 100MW PV project in Chile

Michelle Bachelet, the president of Chile, and Chile’s Minister of Energy, Andrés Rebolledo, held a ceremony to inaugurate the 100MW El Pelícano solar power plant in Chilean region of Coquimbo.

OG&E, SunPower announce 10MW PV project in Oklahoma

OGE Energy — a subsidiary of electric utility company Oklahoma Gas & Electric Company (OG&E) — and SunPower announced Tuesday that they have signed a contract to build a 10MW PV project in Covington, Oklahoma.