8minutenergy Secures $21 Million USD Letter of Credit Facility from Rabobank

8minutenergy Renewables has secured a $21 million USD letter of credit facility from Rabobank. The purpose of the credit facility is to enable 8minutenergy’s utility-scale solar development activities across North America, including supporting the execution of Power Purchase Agreements and Interconnection Agreements associated with projects in various stages of development. “We are thrilled to be […]

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SolarWorld launches 1,500-Volt Solar Panel

One of the largest crystalline-silicon solar manufacturers in the Americas, SolarWorld has announced the launch of 1,500-volt solar panel. The company will exhibit the new 72-cell XL product at SolarWorld’s Booth 7411 at Intersolar North America from July 12 to 14 in San Francisco. Compared to standard 1,000-volt solar panels, the 1,500-volt technology enables installers to increase lengths of […]

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Heraeus bags Solar + Power Award 2016

Heraeus Photovoltaics, received the Solar + Power Award 2016 at a parallel event during the intersolar show in Munich, Germany for its new passivated emitter rear contact (PERC) backside tabbing paste. The award highlights company’s long-standing track record of innovation in PERC-solar cell technology. Heraeus’ winning product, the SOL326 Series, is a low-activity PERC back-side […]

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SPI Energy strengthens its senior management team with two key appointments

SPI Energy strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Kevin Qi as Senior Vice President (“SVP”) and Minghua Zhao became as Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of the Company’s China domestic business.  Qi will be in charge of corporate development and capital markets. Kevin Qi has more than 17 years of experience dealing with […]

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Hartek Power bags 330 Mw solar projects

India’s fastest growing EPC Company Hartek Power has bagged substation orders for 330-Mw solar projects across the country in the Q1 of the current FY. The Chandigarh based company has set a target of executing EPC for 500-Mw solar power projects to the grid 2016-17. The 330-Mw solar EPC orders include 10 substation projects of up to 132 Kv spread across […]

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SunPower secures 27 out of the total 33 awards under France’s ZNI Tender

SunPower has announced that it was selected to provide 39.1 megawatts of solar photovoltaic technology under the French government’s tender for supplying the country’s ZNI (non-interconnected zones) with renewable energy and storage. The company secured 27 out of the total of 33 awards, or 76 percent, under the tender program. As part of the tender […]

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Ecoplexus announces a 25 MW DC portfolio of projects across California

Ecoplexus has announced a 25 MW DC portfolio of projects across California.  The projects include carport and ground-mounted installations, connecting behind-the-meter at a number of state facilities. The project will provide clean energy to power the facilities, offset greenhouse gas emissions and reduce energy costs. Ecoplexus‘s portfolio will provide approximately 30.5 gigawatt-hours of clean electricity […]

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ReneSola Connects 26MW Solar Projects to UK Grid

ReneSola has announced the completion and grid connection of six utility-scale projects in the United Kingdom. These projects have a combined capacity of approximately 26 MW.  ReneSola managed the design and construction of these projects, and will provide ongoing operation and maintenance services until final acceptance. Powered by ReneSola’s Virtus II modules, the six projects […]

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