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  • JinkoSolar Unveils New N-Type Tiger Pro Solar Module August 7, 2020
    JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd., a global solar module manufacturer, has launched its new generation of the 610 W Tiger Pro High-efficiency monocrystalline TR solar module and its building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) solutions product series. The key feature of the Tiger Pro 610 W is the N-Type HOT 2.0 high-efficiency cell technology, independently developed by JinkoSolar. Thanks […]
    Michael Bates
  • SRP: 21 Arizona Companies Sign Solar Agreements August 7, 2020
    Salt River Project (SRP), an Arizona-based utility company, says 21 commercial, municipal and school district customers across the state have signed agreements to get a portion of their energy from the sun – a total of 100 MW of solar energy will soon be helping to power operations at these organizations. This is the second […]
    Matthew Mercure
  • First Solar Enters Membership Interest Purchase Agreement August 7, 2020
    First Solar Inc., a provider of photovoltaic (PV) solar solutions, has entered into a membership interest purchase agreement with NovaSource Power Services, a portfolio company of Toronto-based private equity firm Clairvest Group Inc., pursuant to which NovaSource will acquire First Solar’s North American Operations and Maintenance (O&M) business.  Upon closing of the transaction, approximately 220 […]
    Michael Bates
  • PG&E Launches Financial Assistance Pilot for Home Storage Systems August 6, 2020
    Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has launched a new financial assistance pilot for residential customers installing home battery storage systems through the statewide Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP). Approved by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in July, the new pilot for the existing SGIP program allows eligible customers to install the technology at no […]
    Michael Bates
  • Kaiserwetter Launches Next-Generation IoT, AI Platform August 6, 2020
    Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management, an international energy IntelliTech company, has launched the ARISTOTELES 3.2, the next-generation of its cloud-based internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) platform ARISTOTELES, to equip users with insight into the technical and financial performance of their renewable energy assets. “As a result of continuous innovation by the Kaiserwetter team, […]
    Matthew Mercure
  • Q CELLS Signs Agreement to Acquire Growing Energy Labs August 6, 2020
    Q CELLS, a total energy solutions provider in solar cell and module, energy storage, downstream project business and energy retail, has signed an agreement to acquire a 100% stake in San Francisco-based energy storage solutions company Growing Energy Labs Inc. (Geli). The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals. “There is increasing […]
    Michael Bates
  • IEA Begins Construction on Texas Solar Farm August 6, 2020
    Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Inc. (IEA), an infrastructure construction company with renewable energy and specialty civil experience, has begun construction on a solar farm in Texas.  The $77 million engineering, procurement and construction contract was awarded to IEA Constructors, a subsidiary of IEA that manages utility-scale energy and heavy civil infrastructure projects. Construction of the […]
    Matthew Mercure
  • Solar Plus, Avondale Enter Joint Development Agreement with J-POWER August 6, 2020
    Solar Plus Development Inc. (SPDI), a subsidiary of Plus Renewable Technologies Ltd., and Avondale Solar LLC have entered into an agreement with J-POWER USA Development Co. Ltd. to jointly develop the 400 MW AC Charge Solar PV project in Refugio County, Texas, that they have been developing via their equally owned joint venture company, AP […]
    Michael Bates
  • SolAmerica, Safari Energy Complete Solar Project Portfolio August 5, 2020
    SolAmerica Energy and Safari Energy have successfully completed development, construction and commissioning of 13 solar projects in Georgia totaling 43 MW of generation capacity. SolAmerica developed, engineered and constructed the projects, and Safari Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of PPL Corp., will be their long-term owner and operator. Landowners, neighbors and local governments in 11 […]
    Michael Bates
  • AEP Energy Partners Issues RFP for New Solar August 4, 2020
    AEP Energy Partners (AEPEP), a subsidiary of American Electric Power Co., has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for off-take from new solar and new or repowered wind facilities located in PJM Interconnection LLC’s transmission network. AEPEP is seeking renewable energy purchase agreements of 10, 12 or 15 years for facilities that begin operation between […]
    Michael Bates