North America

Sunpower called Peter Faricy as brand-new CEO while Tom Werner steps down
US solar modern technology and power providers Sunpower Corp. announce that Peter Faricy will certainly be joining the company as CEO starting April 19, following CEO Tom Werner's decision to retire from the business after 18 years.
Mar 30, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, USA, SunPower, North America, Tom Werner, Peter Faricy
Photovoltaics can make the globe fossil-free faster than anticipated
A group of researchers led by Aarhus University and including specialists from universities as well as expertise establishments in the United States, Europe, Japan and also Australia has actually published an article in the distinguished scientific journal Joule verifying that the role of solar photovoltaic or pv installations in future eco-friendly power systems should be dramatically upgraded.
Mar 30, 2021 // Technology, USA, Japan, Australia, Europe, Asia, Oceania, North America, Denmark, Aarhus University, Marta Victoria
Greenbacker, Community Energy complete 10-MW Colorado community solar portfolio
Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company announced that building and construction has been completed on a 10 MWDC portfolio composed of five community solar gardens in southern Colorado.
Mar 29, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, Charles Wheeler, North America, greenbacker, solar projects, Ben Griffin
Massachusetts guv indicators climate bill
Massachusetts guv Charlie Baker signed a state climate expense on Friday that develops standards for the adoption of solar energy innovations.
Mar 29, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, North America, net metering, utility solar, climate bill
Hunt Energy Network targets placing 500MW of distribution-level batteries into Texas' ERCOT market
An energy storage space project pipeline of 500MW in Texas's ERCOT market is being developed by Dallas-headquartered distributed energy sources programmer as well as driver Hunt Energy Network.
Mar 26, 2021 // Storage, USA, North America, ERCOT, Hunt Energy Network, Patrick Norton, Pat Wood
US household installer Vision adding 1,000 jobs as growth rates anticipated to leading 168%.
United States property installer Vision Solar intends to include around 1,000 jobs by the end of 2022 on the back of projected company growth of 168% per year.
Mar 26, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, USA, Sunnova, North America, us residential solar, vision solar
US govt extends USD 128m in financing to help meet new solar cost target
The United States Division of Energy (DOE) introduced on Thursday it will certainly provide virtually USD 128 million (EUR 108.2 m) in moneying to reduce prices, reinforce efficiency and also step up the deployment of solar power technologies.
Mar 26, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, USA, North America
Pine Gate Renewables completes nearly 100 MW solar project in South Carolina
Pine Gate Renewables introduced that its Centerfield Solar project in Chesterfield, South Carolina, is now on the internet as well as supplying 98 MW of renewable energy to the community via its acquisition power agreement with Santee Cooper.
Mar 26, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, North America, South Carolina, Solar Project, Ben Catt, Pine Gate Renewables, Chris Dunbar
SunPower confirms Tom Werner separation, names previous Amazon director as follower
United States solar installer SunPower has actually confirmed that president Tom Werner is to relinquish the firm.
Mar 26, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, USA, SunPower, North America, Tom Werner
US solar generation rises in January
Solar plants in the United States created 21.7% more electricity in January this year than they performed in 2020, making up 2.4% of the country's whole electricity mix.
Mar 25, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, USA, FERC, IRENA, North America, EIA, sun day campaign
LPKF struck by thin film solar consumers postponing orders
Thin-film laser systems equipment provider LPKF Laser & Electronics struggled with hold-ups in obtaining brand-new expected orders from 2 long-stand consumers last year.
Mar 25, 2021 // Manufacturing News, USA, Malaysia, China, Europe, Asia, CIGS thin film, North America, CdTe, lpkf laser
US legislators looking into solar supply chain's connections to Xinjiang
2 United States legislators are asking the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) to provide information on the level to which the country's solar supply chain currently relies on polysilicon and also solar products made in China's Xinjiang area.
Mar 24, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, USA, SEIA, China, Asia, North America, Xinjiang
Lightsource bp to develop 191MW of solar projects in Pennsylvania
Lightsource bp has actually been picked to construct, have and also operate seven solar arrays in Pennsylvania that will offer nearly fifty percent of the state federal government's electrical power.
Mar 23, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Lightsource BP, Pennsylvania, North America, constellation, Patrick McDonnell
Soltage, Harrison Street produce 450-MW US solar-plus-storage partnership
United States independent power manufacturer Soltage LLC has actually created a USD-250-million (EUR 210m) partnership with Chicago-based investment manager Harrison Street to money solar and other clean energy projects.
Mar 23, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, USA, solar-plus-storage, North America, Soltage LLC
EDPR lines up purchaser for 200MW Crossroads solar
Northern Indiana Public Service Business to obtain site under build as well as transfer bargain
Mar 23, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, North America, nipsco, EDPR, solar projects