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Vivint Solar Closes $300 Mn of new Tax Equity Commitments

Vivint Solar has secured USD 300 million in new equity financing commitments from two repeat investors to support the growth of its residential solar business. Vivint Solar, a leading full-service residential solar provider, has announced it has secured USD 300 million in new tax equity financing commitments from two repeat investors to support the growth of Vivint […]

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Idemitsu Completes Financing for 50 MW Solar Project in California

Idemitsu Renewables has announced that it has closed on debt financing for its 50 MWp Central 40 solar project in Stanislaus County, California. Idemitsu Renewables, formerly Solar Frontier Americas, which is now the US-based renewable energy business of Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd, has announced that it has closed on debt financing for its 50 MWp Central […]

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Macquarie’s GIG and Enso Form JV for Solar and Battery Portfolio in UK

Macquarie’s GIG and Enso Energy have formed a JV with the aim to create one of the UK’s largest subsidy-free solar and battery storage portfolios. Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Enso Energy have announced they are working together in a UK solar and battery development joint venture (JV). The partnership was established with the […]

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Vestas Secures 84 MW Order to Supply Wind Turbines in Vietnam

In a series of order win, Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has won 84 MW order for the supply, transportation, installation and commissioning of an aggregate of twenty V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for a wind project in Vietnam. The wind major also provides tailor-made solutions as per the specific requirements, after working closely with the customer […]

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ST Unveils Extra-Rugged Power Rectifiers to Extend Portfolio for Space Applications

With an aim to extend its portfolio of power devices for space applications, French-Italian semiconductor giant STMicroelectronics (ST) has introduced new ESCC (European Space Components Coordination) qualified 200V and 400V power rectifiers and SEB-immune Schottky rectifiers at 45V and 150V. Further, these rad-hard Schottky diodes include 45V and 150V devices, SEB immune up to 61MeV/cm2/mg linear energy transfer […]

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Vestas, Rabobank, Windpark Ink Pact for Netherland’s Largest Onshore Wind Park

Danish wind turbine major Vestas has entered into a partnership with Rabobank and Windpark Zeewolde B.V. to build Netherland’s largest onshore wind project. Also, the three companies have closed the contracts for wind turbines and financing for the Windpark Zeewolde project in the Netherlands. The Windpark Zeewolde wind project is a unique collaboration of over […]

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Duke Energy Grants $9 Lakh to Support Job Training Programs in North Carolina

Duke Energy, a leading energy company in the US, awarded USD 903,828 in grants to support apprenticeship job training programs at 8 community colleges in North Carolina. Moreover, this grant is in line with its 2017 commitment to fund USD 5 million in apprenticeship programs at community colleges across the state. Commenting on the development, Peter Hans, president of the NC […]

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Siemens Inks Long-Term Pact with EnergyNest for Energy Storage Solns

Siemens Energy, a division of global technology giant Siemens, has recently entered into a long-term partnership with the Norwegian technology company EnergyNest. EnergyNest, which is a startup in the space, is a supplier of thermal energy storage systems. The two companies joined hands with an aim to jointly offer modularized and standardized thermal energy storage […]

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