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In September 2016 Cubico acquired the 50 MW Owls Hatch solar photovoltaic (PV) park located in Southern England (pictured)

Cubico Sustainable Investments wins 290 MW solar PV project in Mexico


Cubico Sustainable Investments (London, UK) has been awarded power purchase agreements (PPAs) in Mexico’s second long-term electricity auction for the 250 MW Mezquite wind project and the 290 MW Solem solar photovoltaic (PV) project, representing a total investment of around USD 700 million, the company announced on October 6th, 2016. Read more...

On October 5th, 2016 REC announced that the company has developed a formula and process to mass produce multi-crystalline solar photovoltaic (PV) cells with efficiencies above 20%

REC increases Q2 PV module shipments by 25% year over year


REC, a leading fully integrated European brand of solar panels, on October 7th, 2016 released its Q2, 2016 Solar Market Insight report, recapping the quarter, including global and regional performance highlights and outlook. In Q2, 2016 REC’s PV module shipments grew by 25% year over year. Q2, 2016 module shipments totaled 326 MW. Read more...

Ashley Marshall, Erin Sanehira and Joey Luther with solutions of all-inorganic perovskite quantum dots for solar cells, showing intense photoluminescence when illuminated with UV light

PV research: Nanoscale confinement leads to new all-inorganic perovskite with exceptional solar cell properties


Scientists with the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for the first time discovered how to make perovskite solar photovoltaic (PV) cells out of quantum dots and used the new material to convert sunlight to electricity with 10.77 percent efficiency. Read more...

TrinaBEST second generation residential energy storage solution is designed as wall-mounted with outdoor rating

TrinaBEST introduces new residential energy storage system for Australia at All Energy 2016


TrinaBEST (Changzhou, China) on October 4th, 2016 announced that the company has showcased its second generation Residential Energy Storage Solution at All-Energy Australia 2016, held in Melbourne. The event which has been influential to all forms of clean and renewable energy across Asia-Pacific region affords TrinaBEST the opportunity to introduce its new energy storage system targeted for home application. Read more...

Nedret Ünlü (Country Manager KACO), Ralf Hofmann (CEO KACO), Haluk Veli Dogan (CEO Aldo), David Mabille (Chief Sales Officer KACO) (f.l.t.r.)

KACO new energy to supply 50 megawatts of solar inverters to Turkish Aldo Grup


KACO new energy (Neckarsulm) on October 6th, 2016, announced that it has signed a deal with the Turkish Aldo Grup to supply inverters with a total capacity of 50 megawatts. The “blueplanet 50.0 TL3 INT” units are to be used in a range of projects to be financed and planned by the Aldo Grup between now and the end of 2017. Read more...

A worker installs solar PV panels at a NextEra Energy Resources facility

Xcel Energy, NextEra Energy Resources celebrate commissioning of the 140 MW Roswell and Chaves County Solar Energy Centers


NextEra Energy Resources, LLC (Juno Beach, Florida, U.S.) and Xcel Energy (Amarillo, TX, U.S.) on October 6th, 2016 celebrated the commissioning of New Mexico’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) projects – the Roswell and Chaves County Solar Energy Centers. Read more...

GCL E-KwBe energy storage system

GCL-SI to ship further 1,000 E-KwBe energy storage units to OSW in Australia


GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd (GCL-SI), a subsidiary of the energy group GCL (Suzhou, China), has announced the signing of a deal with its Australian wholesale partner, One Stop Warehouse (OSW), to distribute another 1,000 of its energy storage units known as E-KwBe. The products are set to be shipped in October. Read more...

Monocrystalline Silfab Solar PV modules

Silfab Solar to ship 15 MW of 300 Wp monocrystalline PV modules to Auric Solar


PV module manufacturer Silfab Solar Inc. (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) on October 6th, 2016 announced a long-term partnership with Auric Solar, a solar installer in Utah and Idaho, and distributor Russell Pacific to supply Auric with all-black, high-quality modules and delivery of 15 megawatts over the next few months. Read more...

sPower is a leading independent power producer (IPP) that owns and operates more than 150 utility and commercial distributed electrical generation systems across the U.S. and the UK

sPower secures USD 786 million in capital commitments for nine solar PV projects in California totaling 339 MW


Renewable energy provider sPower (Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.), on October 6th, 2016 announced the completion of a tax equity investment and syndicated construction and term loan facility totaling USD 786 million. The capital will be used to finance a group of nine solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 339.4 MW. While most of the projects are under construction, two recently achieved commercial operation. Read more...

Reducing the cost of financing renewables in Europe. A proposal for an EU Renewable Energy Cost Reduction Facility (RES-CRF)

Agora Energiewende: EU guarantee programme for renewables could save EUR 34 billion by 2030


A broad-based reduction in the cost of capital for renewable energy investment across Europe would make electricity from renewables cheaper while also furthering Europe's climate goals. Accordingly, Agora Energiewende (Berlin, Germany) has developed a proposal for a European-wide investment guarantee programme. This program would protect renewable energy operators from specific, precisely defined risks, including the loss of support previously promised by their government for renewables. Read more...

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