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Locus Energy Chosen as Exclusive Solar Monitoring Provider for Swinerton Renewable Energy
Submitted on: 10/23/14, 07:37 AM
Locus Energy today announced that Swinerton Renewable Energy will standardize its entire solar fleet on Locus Energy's SolarNOC monitoring platform and PVIQ analytics suite as part of its SOLV™ enterprise solution for optimizing and managing plants.

Italy: the next CSP hotspot?
Submitted on: 10/23/14, 07:30 AM
Italy's southern regions are not too different from Spain's when it comes to the solar irradiance received, and with 17 CSP projects at different stages of development, the market could easily supply itself and its neighbours. - See more at: http://social.csptoday.com/markets/italy-next-csp-hotspot.

Sungage Financial Receives $700,000 from U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative
Submitted on: 10/23/14, 07:00 AM
Solar financing marketplace will use funds to make solar loans accessible to more homeowners across the U.S.

YANMAR Delivers LP Gas-Driven Heat Pumps Presentation at 27th World LP Gas Forum
Submitted on: 10/23/14, 05:53 AM
YANMAR America will be giving a presentation on the company's new gas heat pump technology, as well as have their products on display at the 27th World LP Gas Forum in Miami.

SPI 2014 - Visit RBI/Renusol at Solar Power International 2014
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 08:08 PM
RBI will be at booth #1400 and Renusol will be at #3135. Stop by and take a look at the latest ground mount, roof mount, landfill, and solar carport racking solutions.

REC Solar Operations and Maintenance Business Surpasses 175 MW
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 08:05 PM
Commercial solar leader's O&M portfolio grew 1200% over past five years

Sunpreme demonstrates the world's first 500W Bifacial double glass module with an effective efficiency up to 22.2%, a new industry high
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 08:03 PM
Sunpreme's new 500W panel uses the same design and materials technology as its current line of Maxima GxB series.

SPI 2014 - Bonfiglioli Releases Optimized System Reference Designs for its RPS TL Ampt Mode Inverter for North America
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 08:00 PM
Enabling Rapid Design of Lower Cost, Higher Performance Utility-Scale PV Systems

SPI 2014 - VDE in cooperation with Fraunhofer ISE awards First Solar with Thin Film PV Industry's First "Quality Tested" Certification
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 07:58 PM
Certificate marks new age of risk reduction, quality and safety for solar plant assets ---- "Plant-level" bankability certification reduces risk for PV power plant investors ---- 50 MW thin film PV power plant in New Mexico is first to meet extensive safety and performance requirements of VDE and Fraunhofer ISE

Hanwha SolarOne Supplies 17 MW of Modules for Three O2 Energies Projects in North Carolina
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 07:55 PM
Supply deal to include new S Series Modules

SPI 2014 - New S Series Modules by Hanwha SolarOne Deliver Significant Improvements in Cost, Performance & Quality
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 07:53 PM
New modules available immediately to customers worldwide; first shipments already delivered to North America

SolAmerica Energy Completes Two 1 MW Solar Projects under Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 07:51 PM
SolAmerica partnered with SunEdison on site acquisition, design, permitting and other pre-construction services and was responsible for the construction of both arrays.

SPI 2014 - OutBack Power Showcases Expanded Portfolio at SPI
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 07:48 PM
Only energy leader with complete National Electrical Code, UL1741-compliant offering from rooftop to battery

What Motivates Consumers To Engage With Their Energy Usage?
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 07:42 PM
New SGCC study explores consumers' level of engagement with smart grid

Report: Trends Shaping our Clean Energy Future Released by IREC
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 07:36 PM
"The report offers a collection of new models, best practices and resources, across IREC's broad work in the national and state regulatory arenas and as a leader in clean energy workforce development"

New Report: Positive Energy Trends Continue to Bode Well for U.S. Security and the Economy
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 07:30 PM
Energy Efficiency Remains Key to the Success of America's Energy Sector

Wind Energy Sector Receives $2.4 Billion in Corporate Funding, Reports Mercom Capital Group
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 07:18 PM
Wind venture capital (VC) funding came in at $140 million in one deal.

SPI 2014 - SEPA Honors Georgia Power as Investor-Owned Utility of the Year
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 07:08 PM
IOU responds to public calls for solar with gusto, making Georgia a solar powerhouse – even without a mandated target for renewables

SPI 2014 - SEPA Honors Warren McKenna as Utility CEO of the Year
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 07:06 PM
Farmers Electric Cooperative Brings Solar to Rural Customers with Feed-In Tariffs, Community Solar and Iowa's Largest Privately Funded Solar Project

SPI 2014 - SEPA Honors City of Palo Alto Utilities as Public Power Utility of the Year
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 07:00 PM
Palo Alto's Municipal Utility Takes Solar Energy Mainstream in Drive for 100-Percent Carbon-Free Power Supply by 2017

SPI 2014 - SEPA Honors Clean Power Research as Innovative Solar Partner of the Year
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 06:59 PM
Research firm collaboration with utilities helps to drive down soft costs of solar

SPI 2014 - SEPA Honors Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative as Electric Cooperative Utility of the Year
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 06:57 PM
The award was announced during SEPA's Awards Luncheon at Solar Power International in Las Vegas.

Solar Power Rocks Releases Comprehensive 2015 U.S. State Solar Power Rankings Report
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 06:53 PM
State summaries include links to pages with detailed discussions of policy, incentives and rules that affect each state's residential solar power prospects.

SPI 2014- Clean Power Research Receives Innovative Solar Partner of the Year Award from Solar Electric Power Association
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 06:50 PM
Award recognizes value of new, scalable software that enables utilities to streamline their interconnection processes and reduce soft costs

Solar measuring station starts operation
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 06:43 PM
LAHORE: Pakistan's first solar measuring station to gather radiation data has commenced its operation in the neighbourhood of Bhawalpur district, a step towards compiling a national solar atlas.

40MW PV mounting system manufactured by Clenergy for a project in Pakistan
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 06:10 PM
Clenergy recently finished a 40MW PV mounting order for a flagship 100MW project at the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Energy Park in Bahawalpur, Pakistan.

Solar Grid Storage Awarded U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Incubator Award for Innovative Approach to Solar + Storage Deployment
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 12:37 PM
Solar Grid Storage LLC has been awarded U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative Incubator funding of $968,120 aimed at streamlining solar + storage interactivity with the grid and accelerating deployment of innovative solar + storage systems. Energy Secy Dr. Moniz announced awards this morning.

Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association Partners with Fuel Cell Seminar for 2014 Conference
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 12:28 PM
The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association and Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition Continue Partnership Efforts for 2014 Conference, reinforcing industry strength at annual event.

HyperSolar Achieves Breakthrough in Hydrogen Separation Process
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 07:56 AM
Company develops novel system architecture to efficiently separate and produce pure hydrogen from sunlight and water

UK Power Reserve announces Android version of Smart iGridUK app
Submitted on: 10/22/14, 04:17 AM
UK Power Reserve (UKPR), the country's leading independent developer and operator of smart, flexible power generation has launched an Android version of their innovative iGridUK app. This is due to popular demand after releasing the original iOS version for iPhone and iPad in early 2014.

Q Factory 33 Introduces the B3 Bypass, the Missing Industry Element to Slash Costs and Deliver Exponential Gains In Backfeed Power Output for Renewable Energy
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 07:40 PM
Extensive calculations based on NEC Guidelines deliver backfeed power production boosts of a minimum 600% per installation, affording installers a competitive edge that saves thousands in soft and hard costs in both residential and commercial applications

SPI 2014 - Enphase Energy Enters into Energy Storage Business with AC Battery
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 07:38 PM
Introduces a modular, plug-and-play solution that is fully integrated into the Enphase Energy Management System

SPI 2014 - OutBack Power Unveils Solar Control with OPTICS RE
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 07:34 PM
Solar energy system owners can now access their systems anytime, anywhere.

Sunrun, OutBack Power Pilot Renewable Energy Storage Systems For Homeowners
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 07:32 PM
Sunrun will combine and test OutBack Power's technology consisting of weather-resistant batteries and inverters with home solar systems in both indoor and outdoor environments.

SPI 2014 - DNV GL: New comprehensive solar inverter testing service supports solar customers in lowering risk and costs
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 07:29 PM
Service for residential and commercial inverters, expands upon DNV GL's industry-leading Product Qualification Program - Third party inverter testing to validate key functionality and performance will benefit the solar industry - Advanced field testing validates inverter performance with a solar array - Laboratory reliability testing helps verify product longevity

The sun rises: Solar Farm launched to brighten energy future for Cornell
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 07:26 PM
Consisting of a 2MW array on eleven acres of Cornell property in the Town of Lansing.

SPI 2014 - Unirac Partners with Enphase Energy to Eliminate Copper Wires and Grounding Lugs in Solar Installation Process
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 07:24 PM
SolarMount enhancements featuring pre-assembled components and new grounding process launching at Solar Power International

JuiceBox Energy Announces Supply Agreement for Advanced Lithium Ion Battery Energy Storage
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 07:21 PM
JuiceBox Energy of San Jose, CA has entered into a strategic supply agreement with Nexcon Technology to provide lithium-ion battery modules for residential and light commercial renewable energy storage.

SPI 2014 - Enphase Energy Introduces New Energy Management System to Accelerate Mainstream Solar Adoption
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 07:19 PM
Groundbreaking system enables large-scale implementation of solar globally

GE Gas Engines to Power Phoenix Energy's California Bioenergy Projects
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 07:12 PM
GE to Supply Jenbacher J612 Engines to Power Biomass Gasification Projects ---- Phoenix Energy Planning Multiple Bioenergy Generation Projects in California ---- GE's Fuel-Flexible Distributed Power Solutions Promote Regional Energy Security and California's Renewable Portfolio Standard

SPI 2014 - SEPA CEO Opens Solar Power International with ‘51st State' Challenge
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 07:09 PM
New initiative aimed at creating innovative business models, policies for putting more solar on grid

SPI 2014 - LG'S NEW AC SOLAR MODULE DELIVERS MAX PERFORMANCE, INSTALLATION FLEXIBILITY
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 07:06 PM
Demonstrated at Solar Power International Expo 2014, ‘Mono X ACe' Expands LG Flagship Solar Module Series

Genera Energy's VP of Development to Present at National Bioenergy Day Event
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 07:01 PM
Sam Jackson, bioenergy business expert, to present on biomass supply chains at Murray State event

SPI 2014 - Shoals Technologies Group and Synapse Wireless Unveil Roadmap for SNAPshot Solar Life Cycle Management Ecosystem at Solar Power International
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 06:59 PM
Plans for the future include tracker control, panel care, and drone monitoring.

KYOCERA and Healthy Planet Partners Combine Strengths to Lower Solar Investment Capital Costs
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 06:53 PM
First joint project recently completed at Seattle Mariners spring training facility in Arizona

U.S. Study: Interest In Residential Solar Jumps With Leasing Option
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 06:42 PM
Financing erases solar cost barrier

SPI 2014 - SEIA Launches Campaign to Extend Solar ITC
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 06:37 PM
Calling it "critically important to America's future"

GEM Energy solar array wins national recognition as Solar Builder Magazine's Project of 2014
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 04:01 PM
The 2.1-MW Anthony Wayne Solar Array, a brownfield site now providing electricity to the Toledo Zoo, has been honored with national recognition as Solar Builder magazine's Project of 2014 in the ground-mount category. GEM Energy, of Walbridge, Ohio, developed, designed and built the solar array.

Allure Energy Launches EverSense Thermostat at The Home Depot Offering Proximity Control Technology
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 02:35 PM
Thermostat Adjusts Based on User's Daily Activities – Helping Homeowners Save on Heating and Cooling Bills

Ballard and Van Hool Launch Service Centre to Support European Clean Energy Fuel Cell Buses
Submitted on: 10/21/14, 02:20 PM
Ballard Power Systems and partner Van Hool N.V., have announced that a dedicated joint European Service and Parts Centre for fuel cell buses (to be called ESPACE) will be operational in November 2014.

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