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Renewable Energy Giants Ink New Partnership Deal

With the signing of this agreement the heavyweight companies establish a partnership to do multi-gigawatts of business in coming years. A three-year partnership between Array Technologies and sPower was announced at the GTM Solar Summit in southern California. With the signing of this agreement the heavyweight companies establish a partnership to do multi-gigawatts of business […]

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First Solar Plans to Build New Manufacturing Plant in Ohio

The construction is expected to begin in mid-2018 and the expansion plan calls for a 1 million square foot facility located in Lake Township, Ohio which is near First Solar’s Perrysburg site. The full production mode will start in late 2019 with an expected annualized capacity of 1.2GW. First Solar, Inc. announced its plans to […]

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LG Technology Powers Utility-Scale Solar+Storage Projects in North Carolina

LG Electronics’ involvement in these projects underscores the company’s commitment to providing innovative, market-leading solutions to its partners and customers. LG Electronics joined Cypress Creek Renewables, to celebrate the official opening of solar-plus-storage installation in the continental United States – an 8.5 megawatt portfolio of utility-scale solar projects, with storage capacity of 12 megawatt hours, […]

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Microsoft Makes Largest Solar Deal in US, Buys 315 MW from 750,000 Solar Panels

The power will come from 750,000 solar panels spread across 2,000 acres at projects called Pleinmont I and II. The company says its total renewable energy portfolio will reach 1.2 gigawatts globally, which a Microsoft representative described as “enough power to light up 100 million LED bulbs. Microsoft just announced what it calls “the single […]

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Navisun LLC Acquires OSG Solar I LLC in Orange, Massachusetts

Navisun received financing from Ares Capital Corporation which will be used to develop, construct, acquire, own, and operate solar projects in the United States. Navisun, a solar independent power producer has announced its acquisition of OSG Solar I LLC, a 2.746-megawatt (DC) solar project located in Orange, Massachusetts that commenced operations in mid-2012. “We are […]

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NEXTracker Successfully Delivers 754 MW Solar Trackers to Villanueva PV Proj in Mexico

The 754 megawatts (MW) of solar trackers once operational, will generate enough energy to supply 1.3 million households and offset more than 780,000 tons of carbon emissions yearly. NEXTracker, a Flex company, has successfully delivered 754 megawatts (MW) of solar trackers to the Villanueva solar project—the largest solar facility in the Americas, located in Torreón, Mexico. […]

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Jinkosolar Launches Follow-on Offering of 3.6 Million American Depositary Shares

JinkoSolar is a global leader in the solar industry. The company distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in China, the United States, Japan and other regions. Jinko Solar, a global leader in the solar PV industry, announced the commencement of the follow-on offering of 3,6m […]

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US Takes India Back To World Trade Organisation in Solar Power Issue

In 2013, Washington had complained to the WTO, claiming that US exports of solar items to India had declined by 90% since 2011 because of India’s “discriminatory practices”. India has failed to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling on solar power, the United States will tell the WTO’s dispute settlement body (DSB) next month, […]

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United States Decision on Paris Doesn’t Matter For Renewable Growth: Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings predicts that power generation from renewable resources has nearly quadrupled in the last decade and expanded more than six times to 770GW at the end of last year. The United States plan to withdraw from the multilateral Paris climate agreement doesn’t matter for the pace of growth for renewables globally, as mentioned in […]

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