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In Brazil, EGP currently has a total installed capacity 12 MW from solar

Enel Green Power starts construction of a 254 MW solar PV plant in Bahia, Brazil

2015-12-30

Enel Green Power (EGP, Rome, Italy) has started construction of the Ituverava solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in the state of Bahia, in north-eastern Brazil, the company announced on December 28th, 2015. Once completed, Ituverava will have a total installed capacity of 254 MW, making it EGP’s largest solar power plant currently under construction. Read more...

BlueWave solar PV farm

Vivint Solar, BlueWave announce community solar agreement in Massachusetts

2015-12-30

Vivint Solar (San Francisco, CA, US), a leading provider of distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the United States, and BlueWave, a solar development and FinTech company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, have announced an alliance to offer residents of Massachusetts the opportunity to become BlueWave community solar members. Read more...

The Antalya plants are the first two solar PV projects built for the owners, who now wish to continue their partnership with ET Solutions Istanbul

ET Solar connects first two PV projects totaling 2.2 MW in Turkey

2015-12-28

ET Solar Group Corp. (Nanjing, China) has completed the construction and grid connection of its first two Turkish PV plants, each 1.1 MWp. The projects were initially developed by the owner, who has an engineering company in Antalya. Both projects, located in Antalya, Turkey, were tied into the grid at the end of November, 2015, marking the start for ET's Turkish subsidiary, ET Solutions Istanbul, which was founded only last August. Read more...

OPDE has already developed and built over 70 MW of solar PV capacity in the UK

OPDE announces approval for the construction of two 5 MW PV plants in the UK

2015-12-28

The multinational OPDE Group (Navara, Spain), who specialise in development, investment and maintenance of solar photovoltaic (PV) farms, has obtained a green light for the construction of two new 5 MW PV plants in England. Both projects will produce the electricity equivalent to the consumption of 2,750 homes, the company notes. Read more...

Nevada's PUC has decided on exorbitant fees for over 12,000 existing solar customers

SolarCity to cease Nevada PV sales and installations following anti-solar decision by Governor Sandoval's PUC

2015-12-28

SolarCity Corporation (San Mateo, CA, U.S.) on December 23rd, 2015 announced that as a result of the decision by the Nevada Public Utilities Commission to severely undermine Nevadans' ability to go solar, the company is ceasing solar sales and installation in the state effective immediately. "This is a very difficult decision but Governor Sandoval and his PUC leave us no choice. The people of Nevada have consistently chosen solar, but yesterday their state government decided to end customer choice, damage the state's economy, and jeopardize thousands of jobs," comments SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive. Read more...

SunPower PV modules, tracking systems

50 MW SunPower PV plant now delivering solar power to Xcel Energy customers in Colorado

2015-12-28

Xcel Energy (Amarillo, TX, US) and SunPower Corp. (San Jose, CA, US) in December 2015 announced the commercial operation of the 50-megawatt (MW ac) Hooper solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Colorado's San Luis Valley. Xcel Energy is purchasing the solar power generated by the PV plant at cost-competitive rates under a power purchase agreement (PPA) with SunPower, reads the press release. Read more...

According to SEIA, America’s cumulative solar capacity will grow from just over 24 GW to nearly 100 GW by 2020

SEIA: 2015 is just the beginning of America’s solar boom; Capacity to quadruple to nearly 100 GW by 2020

2015-12-23

2015 will go down as a banner year for solar energy, SEIA President and CEO Rhone Resch, sums up in the U.S. Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA; Washington, D.C.) blog. SEIA expects new U.S. solar installations to reach a record-breaking 7.4 gigawatts (GW) by the end of 2014. “And yet, the 2015 record is already looking like a distant memory, compared to what is to come”, says Resch. Read more...

Developed with industry, utilities, and environmental groups, the new standards will save more energy than any other standard issued by the Department to date

U.S. Energy Department announces largest energy efficiency standard in history; Businesses will save USD 167 billion

2015-12-23

The U.S. Department of Energy announced historic new efficiency standards for commercial air conditioners and furnaces. Developed with industry, utilities, and environmental groups, these standards will save more energy than any other standard issued by the Department to date. Over the lifetime of the products, businesses will save USD 167 billion on their utility bills and carbon pollution will be reduced by 885 million metric tons. Read more...

United PV is a leading solar power plant investor and operator in China

Huaqing Solar Power subscribes for USD 100 million convertible bonds issued by United PV

2015-12-23

United Photovoltaics Group Limited (United PV, Hong Kong, China), a leading solar power plant investor and operator in China, announced that the Company and Huaqing Solar Power Limited entered into a subscription agreement, pursuant to which United PV issues USD 100 million convertible bonds (CB) to Huaqing Solar Power, where the net proceeds will be used for the acquisition, development, construction, maintenance and operation of potential target solar power plant(s). Read more...

8point3 Energy Partners LP owns and operates a portfolio of selected solar energy generation assets

First Solar, SunPower YieldCo 8point3 Energy announces 3.5% increase in quarterly distribution

2015-12-23

8point3 Energy Partners LP (San Jose, California, US), a limited partnership formed by First Solar, Inc. and SunPower Corporation, announces that the Board of Directors of its general partner declared a cash distribution for its Class A shares of USD 0.217per share for the fourth quarter of 2015. Read more...

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