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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...

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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...

The project will combine with other PV research and development in the company’s R&D facility in Germany

SolarWorld to leverage USD 4 million U.S. DOE award to develop next-generation crystallization technology for more efficient, affordable solar PV cells

2014-10-23

SolarWorld (Hillsboro, Oregon, US) on October 22nd, 2014 expressed its gratitude for a USD 4 million cooperative award from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to intensify development of a ground-breaking silicon mono-crystallization technology. The proprietary development has demonstrated promise to sharply reduce costs to produce silicon mono-crystals while increasing the efficiency of photovoltaic cells, SolarWorld notes. Read more...

The 1 MW PV plant provides clean energy to power a water treatment plant and the neighboring homes

Stion, Hannah Solar, and Washington Gas Energy Systems partner to provide low cost solar power for water a treatment plant in Georgia

2014-10-23

Stion (San Jose, California, U.S.), a U.S.-based manufacturer of high efficiency thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) modules and provider of solar PV solutions, on October 22nd, 2014 announced a 1 MW solar array at the Vidalia Water Treatment Facility in Vidalia, Georgia. This solar project, operating since February, was made possible by the Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative (GPASI) and will be owned and operated by Washington Gas Energy Systems. The company was awarded a contract with Georgia Power to buy 100 percent of the power produced by the solar array for the next 20 years. Read more...

The PV projects will utilize a mixture of Satcon PowerGate Plus (pictured) and the recently introduced Satcon Galaxy Series PV inverter solutions

CEC GreatWall to develop PV projects totaling 60 MW in China powered by Satcon inverters

2014-10-23

CEC GreatWall Energy, a division of China Great Wall Computer Shenzhen Co, Ltd (GWPC), on October 22nd, 2014 announced that it will raise over USD 87 million to fund the procurement and construction of multiple rooftop and ground mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) plants across the Guangdong and Jiangxi provinces in China, subject to the government final approvals. The PV projects will have a combined capacity of 60 megawatts (MW) and will utilize a mixture of Satcon PowerGate Plus and the recently introduced Satcon Galaxy Series PV inverter solutions. Read more...

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