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  • RWE commissions largest photovoltaic park in Hungary

    In the middle of October RWE has officially commissioned the largest photovoltaics plant in Hungary. The 16 MW plant is located approximately 2 km from the town of Visonta, northeast of Budapest. The station comprises 72,480 solar modules with a nominal capacity of 255 watts each. In a sunny country like Hungary the plant will produce electricity from dawn to dusk on most days. Enough to supply ...


    By RWE AG

  • First Photovoltaic Glazing in Switzerland

    A facade of 300 m2, composed of dyed solar cells, is being built on the Swiss Tech Convention Center. This first architectural integration of photovoltaic is a new realization of the partnership between Romande Energy and the University to develop a large-scale solar farm and conduct research and development programs. Translucent and colored solar panels, from ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • New Solar Photovoltaic Plant in Fort Irwin

    Last week, Soitec announced it has signed a contract with the U.S. Department of Defense as part of its certification program technologies conducive to environmental protection ESTCP (U.S. Department of Defense’s Environmental Security Technology Certification Program). The contract is for a 1 MW solar project at Fort Irwin, California. The U.S. Department of Defense conducts tests at ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Capstone Infrastructure and SunPower Hold Dedication Ceremony at Amherstburg Solar Park

    Capstone Infrastructure Corporation (TSX: CSE)(TSX: CSE.DB.A)(TSX: CSE.PR.A) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA)(NASDAQ: SPWRB) will celebrate the completion of the 20-megawatt ("MW") Amherstburg Solar Park at a dedication ceremony today in Amherstburg, Ontario. "The completion of the Amherstburg Solar Park marks an important milestone for Capstone Infrastructure as our first development ...


  • LDK Solar Signs Three Multi-Year Photovoltaic Project Development Agreements

    LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products, today announced that the company has signed three multi-year engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) agreements.  All three projects are located in the Gansu province of the People's Republic of China. The first project in Jiuquan City will consist of 200 ...

  • Atlantic Wind & Solar Looks to Help Renewable Energy Integrators/Developers Finance and Construct Utility Scale Wind and Solar Parks

    TORONTO -- (Marketwire) -- 07/21/10 -- Atlantic Wind & Solar Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AWSL) is pleased to announce the launch of a Renewable Energy finance (http://atlanticwindandsolar.com/index.html) program focused on bringing utility scale wind (http://atlanticwindandsolar.com/index.html) and/or ...


  • 5-MW Kalaeloa Renewable Energy Park Solar Plant Gains Environmental Approval

    The Kalaeloa Renewable Energy Park solar project has received environmental assessment approval from the Commander, Navy Region Hawaii. The solar park will be comprised of 21,000 photovoltaic (PV) panels on 20 acres near Ewa Field, a former World War II era Marine Corps airstrip. The concept of creating a solar energy project using overgrown, underutilized land began in 2009. The development team ...


    By Scatec Solar Solutions GmbH

  • Prothea has acted as advisor in the acquisition of an Italian solar photovoltaic installation of 3,2 MWp, in a deal worth approximately 12Mio €.

    Prothea, an advisory firm specialized in renewable energy, announced today the successful transaction of a 3,2 MWp solar photovoltaic plant operating in Lazio near the municipality of Aprilia, previously owned by the group Eurowood S.p.A. Prothea acted as the exclusive advisor of the buyer, a High Net Worth Individual with several investments in the renewable energy sector. The legal due ...


    By Prothea srl

  • Special Report: Solar industry polishes its green image

    EurActiv - The solar industry, backed by environmental activists, is promoting solar power for its light impact on biodiversity, highlighting the sector's anxiety to preserve its green image. Virtually no source of energy can claim to have zero impact on biodiversity. Fossils fuels are the obvious worst offenders, as their burning emits gases which contribute to climate change and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • LDK Solar Announces Postponement of Proposed Offering of Senior Notes

    LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic products, today announced the postponement of its proposed offering of U.S. dollar-denominated senior notes due to recent market conditions. LDK Solar originally planned to use the funds to pay down its short-term debts, but the recent increase in interest rates exceeded its original ...

  • LDK Solar Announces Update to its Board of Directors

     LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products, today announced that Mr. Yonggang Shao, an Executive Director and Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy at LDK Solar, resigned for personal reasons, effective June 30, 2012. Effective immediately, Mr. Shao will serve as Chairman Peng's consultant under a new ...

  • EPA Honors Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC in Chattanooga, Tenn. for Green Power Leadership in the Southeast

    Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC in Chattanooga, Tenn. is among 21 Green Power Partners awarded Green Power Leadership Awards by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for their achievements in advancing the nation’s renewable electricity market. The Volkswagen Group received the award in the On-Site Generation category. Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga ...

  • LDK Solar Reaches Agreement to Terminate Wafer Contract

     LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products, today announced that it has reached an agreement with a Europe-based PV customer to terminate their long-term solar wafer supply agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, originally signed in 2008, LDK Solar was to supply multicrystalline silicon wafers over a ...

  • California water treatment facility turns to solar power

       ATLANTA, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The municipal water district that provides water, sewer, recycled water, fire protection, emergency medical services and park services to the unincorporated community of Ramona, California has commissioned a 530 kilowatt peak (kWp) solar energy installation. The installation was developed and financed by leading solar energy ...


    By Enfinity

  • LDK Solar Announces Changes to Management and Board of Directors

     LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic products, today announced that Dr. Liangbao Zhu has resigned from the company for personal reasons effective March 17, 2013.  Dr. Zhu joined LDK Solar in 2005 and served as executive vice president and a director of LDK Solar's Board. The resignation of Dr. Zhu does not ...

  • LDK Solar and Sumitomo Agree To Terminate Contract

    LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products, today announced that it has reached an agreement with Japan-based Sumitomo Corporation to terminate their long-term solar wafer supply agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, originally signed in September 2008, LDK Solar was to supply multicrystalline silicon wafers to ...

  • First Solar to Build 13MW Solar Power Plant for Dubai Electricity & Water Authority

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced it has been selected by the Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) to construct a 13 megawatt (MWDC) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Seih Al Dahal, approximately 50 kilometers south of Dubai. Under the terms of the agreement, First Solar will provide engineering, procurement and construction services, as well as its advanced ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • LDK Solar Announces Development of 12 MW PV Project in Italy

     LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products, today announced that its subsidiary company, Solar Green Technology ("SGT") of Italy, has completed design and construction of a 12 megawatt (MW) PV project known as "Century." The Century project consists of industrial rooftop PV plants ranging between 300 and 1,000 ...

  • LDK Solar Signs New Wafer Supply Contract

     LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic products, today announced that it has signed a wafer supply contract with Realforce Power Co., Ltd, a photovoltaic (PV) company located in Shandong Province, China.  Under the terms of the agreement, LDK Solar will provide 120 million 6-inch wafers, totaling approximately 500 ...

  • EPA Administrator McCarthy joins San Francisco Bay Area agencies to celebrate nation’s largest solar energy partnership

    On Wednesday, May 13, U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will join Bay Area agencies to celebrate the nation’s largest local government collaborative for solar power and launch the nation’s first federal solar partnership. Administrator McCarthy, the federal government’s point person for the battle against climate change, will be joined by Bay Area officials and solar industry ...

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