SunPower To Acquire SolarWorld Americas

In a move being billed as a “new chapter in American solar panel manufacturing” SunPower, one of the world’s leading solar manufacturers, has announced that it will acquire 100% of SolarWorld Americas, one of the two companies who filed a Section 201 trade case that led to the imposition of …

ABB Technologies to Enable Expansion of Solar Park in Dubai

ABB has won an order worth more than $90 million from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), the leading power utility in United Arab Emirates (UAE), to build the Shams 400 kV substation that will integrate solar power from upcoming phases of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park …

JinkoSolar To Open First US Solar Factory In Florida In Support Of 2,750 Megawatt...

US-based NextEra Energy has signed one of the largest solar panel supply deals in history with China-based JinkoSolar for 2,750 megawatts (MW) alongside a separate move in which JinkoSolar will open its first US manufacturing facility in Jacksonville, Florida. In moves which will encourage both the global solar supply market …

Almost All Power Capacity Added In India In Q4 2017 Was Renewable

Renewable energy technologies, led overwhelmingly by solar power, continued to lead in new power generation capacity installed in India in the fourth quarter of last year. According to data released by the federal government agencies, more than 93% of the power generation capacity added in India between October and December …

Engie Reports Progress On More Than 600 Megawatts Of Solar & Wind In India,...

French energy utility Engie announced major progress in India regarding its renewable energy business in India this month. The company has seen rapid growth in the highly competitive wind and solar power markets in India. Solairedirect, a subsidiary of Engie operational in India, started commercial operations of a 101 megawatt …

Solar Power Energy Payback Time Is Now Super Short

Some solar power critics seem to enjoy trying to point out that the energy payback time for solar power is too long, and therefore this form of renewable energy is not valid. Those critics have not kept up with the times or are simply lying to you. Years ago, when …