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Soitec’s CPV technology is designed to improve the Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE) in the sunniest regions of the world

Concentrating solar PV: Soitec has executed an agreement to sell 150 MW of PPAs to large solar services provider

2014-10-24

Soitec SA (Bernin, France) on October 23rd, 2014 announced that Soitec Solar Development, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary, has entered into a sales agreement with one of the largest providers of solar energy services in North America to sell 150 MW (AC) of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) to San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) for a solar CPV project under development in California. Construction of the project that is expected to deploy up to 83,400 Soitec concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) modules is subject to certain conditions pertaining to the transaction. Read more...

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Soitec’s CPV technology is designed to improve the Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE) in the sunniest regions of the world

Concentrating solar PV: Soitec has executed an agreement to sell 150 MW of PPAs to large solar services provider

2014-10-24

Soitec SA (Bernin, France) on October 23rd, 2014 announced that Soitec Solar Development, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary, has entered into a sales agreement with one of the largest providers of solar energy services in North America to sell 150 MW (AC) of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) to San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) for a solar CPV project under development in California. Construction of the project that is expected to deploy up to 83,400 Soitec concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) modules is subject to certain conditions pertaining to the transaction. Read more...

SPI Meitai Suzhou will develop, finance and hold the equity interests in the new PV projects

SPI Solar announces agreements with GD Solar to acquire and develop multiple PV projects in China totalling 1.5 GW

2014-10-24

SPI Solar (Roseville, Calif., US) on October 23rd, 2014 announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, SPI Solar Power Suzhou Co., Ltd. (SPI Meitai Suzhou), has entered into several agreements with GD Solar Co., Ltd. (GD Solar) to acquire existing PV projects from GD Solar and develop new PV projects with GD Solar. Read more...

SolarWorld illuminated one of the most widely recognized signs in the United States: "Welcome to fabulous Las Vegas"

SolarWorld showcases advanced PV products at Solar Power International in Las Vegas

2014-10-24

SolarWorld announces busy days at Solar Power International in Las Vegas. Tens of thousands of solar-industry participants gathered for Solar Power International (SPI) for the first time in this desert city. SolarWorld showcased a portfolio of solar photovoltaic (PV) products featuring the high performance and reliability that increasingly sophisticated customers seek in maximizing the value of energy production over the lives of solar systems. Read more...

REC Solar closed several major contracts in the US market, in particular with Recurrent Energy, SolarCity and SunRun

REC Solar ASA announces Q3, 2014 results: PV module revenues down 9.3% from Q2

2014-10-24

On October 23rd, 2014 REC Solar ASA (Oslo, Norway) announced financial results for Q3, 2014 including solar PV module revenues of USD 149.1 million, down 9.3% from Q2, 2014, due mainly to the seasonal slowdown in Europe. Over the past months REC has signed several major long term contracts in the US residential and utility-scale PV markets, totalling 685 MW, of which approx. 532 MW are expected to be delivered in 2015, the company notes. Read more...

The 6.4 MWdc photovoltaic array will produce enough solar power to supply the equivalent of approximately 1,000 U.S. homes annually

MGM and NRG Energy celebrate the installation of the world’s largest convention center solar PV array; 6.4 MWdc in Las Vegas

2014-10-24

NRG Energy Inc. (Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.) and MGM Resorts International (Las Vegas, Nevada, US) on October 23rd, 2014 announced the completed installation of the world’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) rooftop array on a convention center. Covering approximately 20 acres atop the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, the 6.4 megawatt direct current photovoltaic array (5.0 MWac) will produce enough solar power to supply the equivalent of approximately 1,000 U.S. homes annually and is the first of its kind on the Las Vegas Strip. Read more...

REC has over the past months signed agreements of 685 MW for the U.S. residential, commercial and utility-scale markets

REC Solar ASA to supply for PV panels totaling 300 MW to Recurrent Energy for projects in California

2014-10-24

REC Group (Oslo, Norway) has closed two supply agreements with Recurrent Energy, LLC (San Francisco, California, U.S.), a leading North American solar photovoltaic (PV) project developer, for the supply of an aggregate of 300 MW photovoltaic panels for utility-scale developments in California. REC will supply the recently introduced Peak Energy 72 Series panels from Q1 2015 until Q2 2016 at a fixed price, the company notes. Read more...

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz: “The projects announced today will help the U.S. solar energy industry to continue to grow”

US Energy Department announces USD 53 million to drive next generation PV technologies, advanced manufacturing

2014-10-24

Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to cut carbon pollution and continue U.S. leadership in clean energy innovation, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on October 22nd. 2014 announced more than USD 53 million for 40 innovative research and development (R&D) projects that aim to drive down the cost of solar energy, tackling key aspects of technology development in order to bring innovative ideas to the market more quickly. Read more...

Thin film PV modules by First Solar. The VDE QT Certification of Macho Springs verifies the plant as a bankable solar asset

First Solar awarded with thin-film PV industry’s first “Quality Tested” certification by VDE, Fraunhofer ISE

2014-10-23

On October 22th, 2014 the VDE Testing and Certification Institute in conjunction with Fraunhofer ISE, a German solar research institute, announced the issuance of VDE Quality Tested (QT) Certification to First Solar Inc. (Tempe, Arizona, US) for its design, engineering and construction of the Macho Springs 50 MW (AC) power plant located in Luna County, New Mexico. The plant, which went into commercial operation in May, 2014, utilizes First Solar’s thin-film modules and balance of system technology. A first for the industry, the successful QT certification of the complete PV plant marks the implementation of a strategic alliance to enhance technical bankability, the partners report. Read more...

Financial close and start of construction for the CSP plant is expected in 2016

Concentrating solar power: 2 GW TuNur project in the Tunisian Sahara to provide clean energy to more than 2.5 million European homes

2014-10-23

Renewable energy investment company Low Carbon (Kings Langley, UK) and utility-scale solar developer Nur Energie (London, UK) are partnering in the development of a flagship 2 GW concentrating solar power (CSP) export project in the Tunisian Sahara. The TuNur project will be connected to the European electricity grid via a dedicated cable, the partners announced. Read more...

Coupled with one of Europe’s largest solar thermal walls (pictured), the new solar PV system will make the Castle Donington building one of the most sustainable distribution centres in the world

Amber Infrastructure to provide funding for the UK’s largest rooftop PV array on Marks and Spencer’s distribution centre in Castle Donington

2014-10-23

Amber Infrastructure (London, UK) on October 22nd, 2014 announced that it is acting as the sole funder for the UK’s largest roof mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) array on the Marks and Spencer plc (M&S) East Midlands Distribution Centre in Castle Donington. The PV project, which is expected to be completed in early 2015, will span the site’s 900,000 sq ft roof and will generate over 5,000 MWh of solar power year, enough to power 1,190 homes. Read more...

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