USA

Vesper Energy Secures $590M Funding for Texas Solar Project
Vesper Energy's $590m debt financing deal for the Hornet solar project in Texas will generate enough electricity to power 160,000 homes annually, stabilizing the grid and reducing price volatility.
Feb 1, 2024 // Markets & Finance News, USA, Texas, North America, vesper energy
Reliance-Backed NexWafe to Revolutionize US Solar Manufacturing
German solar startup NexWafe GmbH, backed by Reliance, plans to expand its solar wafer manufacturing capacity in the US, taking advantage of incentives and aiming to reduce production costs with its innovative EpiNex technology.
Jan 29, 2024 // Manufacturing News, USA, North America, nexwafe, Reliance, epinex, RSEL
US Allocates $254 Million to Decarbonize Manufacturing Sector
The US Department of Energy is investing $254 million to decarbonize manufacturing, supporting 49 projects across 21 states. This funding aims to advance next-gen technologies and reduce emissions in key industrial sectors.
Jan 29, 2024 // Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, doe, department of energy
Shining Light on Perovskites: X-rays Unlock Solar Cell Stability
Scientists at APS used X-rays to study ion movement in perovskite crystals under UV radiation. Understanding this can improve stability, potentially achieving a 20-30 year solar cell lifetime and outperforming other solar cells.
Jan 24, 2024 // Technology, USA, solar cell, North America, doe, Argonne National Laboratory
Terra-Gen and Mortenson Unveil Largest US Solar + Storage Project
Terra-Gen and Mortenson complete the largest solar + storage project in the US, powering multiple entities and paving the way for six more projects in the near future.
Jan 23, 2024 // Plants, Storage, USA, North America, terra-gen, PV Power Plant, Mortenson
Exus Expands US Solar Portfolio with 625MW Acquisition
Exus North America secures 625MW solar farm portfolio in New Mexico, bolstering the state's clean energy goals. Partners Group invests $1 billion, fueling Exus' expansion in North America.
Jan 22, 2024 // Plants, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, PV Power Plant, Exus
First Solar Expands Ohio Operations with New Distribution Hub
First Solar is making strategic moves to increase production capacity in Ohio, with plans for a new distribution centre, expanded module production, and a research and development centre. Their goal is to achieve a 14 GW production footprint in the US by 2026.
Jan 22, 2024 // Manufacturing News, USA, First Solar, North America, Ohio
Record-Breaking Solar + Storage Project Powers California's Grid
Terra-Gen and Mortenson complete the largest solar + storage project in the US, supplying power to major entities and showcasing a collaboration with the US Department of Defense.
Jan 19, 2024 // Plants, Storage, USA, North America, terra-gen, PV Power Plant, Mortenson
Bloomberg Partners with Ørsted for Largest US Solar Project
Ørsted's largest solar project in the US, the Mockingbird Solar Center, will provide Bloomberg with renewable energy to cover 100% of its US electricity usage and 80% of global usage, while preserving native prairie and boosting the local economy.
Jan 19, 2024 // Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, Ørsted, PV Power Plant
Nature's Energy Duo: Wind and Rain Power Artificial 'Plants'
Harness the power of wind and rain with tiny leaf-shaped generators that can create electricity, offering a glimpse into a future of clean energy production.
Jan 18, 2024 // Technology, USA, North America
Meyer Burger Halts German Plant, Shifts Focus to US
Swiss solar tech company Meyer Burger shifts focus to the US, closing its German manufacturing site and anticipating significant profits in the American market.
Jan 18, 2024 // Manufacturing News, USA, Germany, Europe, meyer burger, North America
Vertical Panels: The Future of Solar Farming in the US
Next2Sun's agrivoltaics projects bring vertical solar panels to the US, maximizing land use and offering protection for crops and soil health. Collaboration with iSun in Vermont marks a new milestone.
Jan 17, 2024 // Technology, Manufacturing News, USA, Germany, Europe, PV module, North America, startup, Next2Sun
LG Electronics Unveils First US Factory for Advanced EV Chargers
LG Electronics opens first US factory for EV charging stations, boosting America's charging infrastructure. New tech jobs and revenue opportunities await in North Texas.
Jan 16, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Storage, USA, North America, LG Electronics, EV charger
Intersect Power Energizes Massive 640-MW Lumina Solar Park
Intersect Power's Lumina Solar project in Texas is now operational, generating enough power for 243,000 homes and providing economic development and energy security.
Jan 12, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, North America, Intersect Power, PV Power Plant
Public Input Sought for Nevada's 400-MW Solar Park Proposal
The US Bureau of Land Management is seeking public input on a proposed 400-MW solar park project in Nevada, including a battery energy storage component. Help determine if the area is suitable for this sustainable initiative.
Jan 11, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Nevada, North America, Solar Park, Bureau of Land Management