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PowerCare team from SunLink has expanded its installation services into the Northeastern US

The SunLink PowerCare team has announced that it has expanded installation services into the Northeastern United States. PowerCare is currently installing at a second GeoPro project across the state in Plymouth and is gearing up for 10 more projects in Massachusetts and Vermont in 2016. Simultaneously, the PowerCare team is also executing solar project services […]

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Vivint Solar Expands Solar Energy System Sales And Financing To Three of Its Existing States

Vivint Solar has announced that it has made solar energy system purchases and financing available to homeowners in three of its existing states — Connecticut, Maryland and South Carolina. Vivint Solar’s financing relationships allow customers finance ownership of a residential solar energy system with no money down. The resulting low monthly financing payments are comparable […]

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Trina Solar becomes Cirque du Soleil’s first-ever Official Solar Partner in the United States

Trina Solar has announced a marketing and brand partnership with Cirque du Soleil in US. The new partnership will focus around co-promotional campaigns for Trina Solar’s customers, employees, and more. Trina Solar will be launching the partnership with participation of Cirque du Soleil artists at a special performance at Solar Power International in Las Vegas […]

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Firestone Solar to install 19.8 MW solar power project in Buckingham County, Virginia

Governor McAuliffe granted permission for a new solar facility to be built by Firestone Solar LLC, a subsidiary of Virginia Solar. Once complete, the 19.8-megawatt project will be the first utility-scale solar generator of its kind in Buckingham County. Construction of the solar plant that spreads across 200-acres is expected to begin early next year […]

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Canadian Solar Signs PPA For 63MWP Solar Power Plant in Aguascalientes, Mexico

Canadian Solar has announced that it has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”) with the Federal Electricity Commission for the 63MWp solar power plant in Aguascalientes, Mexico. This solar power project was awarded in April 2016 under the Mexico’s First Long Term Electricity Auction. Electricity generated from the plant will be sold to the CFE […]

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Option One Solar joins Sunpreme Channel network

California based solar installer, Option One has joined Sunpreme Channel network — a strategic partnership program designed to deliver solar expertise to residential and commercial rooftop clients through solar installers. Option One Solar provides the residential and commercial solar markets with best and reliable solar packages while delivering better installation quality and customer service. “We are […]

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Sungrow Raises US$ 400 Million to Strengthen Core Solar Business

Chinese PV inverter manufacturer Sungrow has announced that it issued 120 million additional shares—raising US$400 million of additional capital to strengthen it solar core business. With this new stock offering, the company is expected to reinforce its financial strength, reduce financial risk, and optimize its financial structure. The US$400 million raised in equity capital will […]

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Alta Energy Hires Solar Veteran Mark Bettis as Vice President of Sales

Alta Energy, solar analytics and Procurement Company has hired Mark Bettis to serve as Vice President of Sales. Alta Energy enables commercial enterprises, property owners and agricultural companies to make clear, rational decisions about where, when and how to deploy renewable energy profitably. Prior to joining Alta Energy, Bettis served as Vice President of Sales […]

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Uganda Debuts Solar-Powered Bus

Kiira Motors‘s solar-powered bus has made a public debut in Uganda. Recently the company showcased the solar powered bus named Kayoola at Uganda’s capital. The bus has 35 seats and is the first public bus in Africa to be powered by the Sun. According to the chief engineer of the project, Mairo Obuwa, engines of […]

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