• United States
    24 Feb 2017

    Vasari Energy Targets 500MW of Solar Development in Texas

    Vasari Energy, Inc. announced today the company has formally expanded operations into Texas. Vasari Energy signed contracts and letters of intent to develop a target of 235MW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Texas that will sell power into the electric grid. "We expect to reach our 500MW development target in Texas before the end of 2017," said Sam Lipman, CEO of Vasari Energy.
  • Germany
    24 Feb 2017

    Athos Solar Completes 14MW Photovoltaic Plants in Iran

    Athos Solar GmbH recently became the first investor to install and launch 2 green-field photovoltaic plants in Iran. The two systems, located in the province of Hamadan near Tehran, have a surface area of ten hectares each. Further, their combined peak output of 14MW marks a milestone in Iran. Athos Solar completely financed the investment of ca. 20 million Euros with equity.
  • United States
    23 Feb 2017

    Cajon Valley Union School District Selects SunPower for 24 Sites

    This spring, Cajon Valley Union School District (CVUSD) and SunPower Corp. will begin construction of SunPower® Helix™ solar systems at 24 school sites in the El Cajon region of San Diego County. The solar installations totaling 4.6MW will primarily include carports, as well as a few rooftop systems, and should be operational by the end of this year.
  • United States
    23 Feb 2017

    First Solar Secures Syndicated Financing for Solar Project in Japan

    First Solar, Inc. announced today that it has obtained non-recourse project debt financing of approximately 27 billion yen (US$240 million) in a syndicated loan arranged by Mizuho Bank Ltd. for a utility-scale solar project in Ishikawa prefecture, Japan. This financing arrangement demonstrates First Solar's technology, project development, operations and maintenance, and project financing capabilities for utility-scale solar projects in Japan.
  • China
    23 Feb 2017

    JinkoSolar Provides 29.64MW Solar Panels for Solar Canopy in China

    JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. today announced that it has provided 29.64MW solar panels to power the solar canopy in Donfeng Nissan facility in Guangzhou, China.
  • United States
    22 Feb 2017

    SunPower Now Offering X-Series Solar Panels in Australia for Rooftop Market

    SunPower Corporation is now making its 22 percent efficient X-Series solar panel available to residential customers in Australia.
  • China Spain
    22 Feb 2017

    Yingli to Supply Over 50MW Solar Panels for 2 Solar Power Plants in Japan

    Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Ltd. today announced that Yingli Spain has signed a 50.6MW solar panel supply agreement with X-ELIO.
  • Spain
    22 Feb 2017

    Soltec Installs SF Trackers at a 292MW PV Plant in Brazil

    Soltec has started the installation of its SF Utility tracker systems at a 292MW PV solar plant in Brazil.
  • Germany
    21 Feb 2017

    Sonnen Increases Investment in U.S. Energy Storage Market

    Sonnen today announced an investment in a new North American Innovation Center that combines the company's U.S. manufacturing operations and product research and development in a single facility. The Sonnen InnovationHub is expected to begin production of SonnenBatterie products in the second quarter of 2017, and will enable Sonnen to rapidly innovate and produce SonnenBatterie systems for the U.S. market in one central location in Atlanta, GA.
  • United States
    21 Feb 2017

    Photosol Selects First Solar to Power 106.5MW PV Plants in France

    First Solar, Inc. today announced that Photosol has selected its thin film modules to power 14 utility-scale solar power plants with a total capacity of 106.5MWDC. The projects - developed and owned by Photosol - are part of the third procurement round initiated by France's Commission de Régulation de l'Energie.