UGE International acquires Endura Energy

UGE International Ltd. is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding equity shares of Endura Energy Project Corp., a leading Toronto-based renewable energy company. “UGE is growing quickly in the commercial solar sector, both in North America and in key international markets,” said Nick Blitterswyk,

Donation makes 72-kW project possible for non-profit in Austin, Texas

The Settlement Home for Children in Austin, Texas is now powered by solar thanks to Circular Energy and a generous donation from the Moody Foundation. Completed in early November 2015, Circular Energy designed and installed a 72.32 kW solar energy system for The Settlement Home, a non-profit organization that provides care, support and resources for

75-MW solar tracking site complements wind power in Arizona

Array Technologies(ATI) has announced the commissioning and completion of the tracking system for the 71 MW-ac Red Horse 2 combined wind and solar project, which is expected to provide power for 13,500 Arizona homes. The plant generates energy from Vestas V110 wind turbines and 75 MW-dc of Jinko solar modules, whose power output is optimized

Trina Solar has delivered over 15 GW of solar modules globally

Trina Solar Limited announced that its accumulative shipments since 2005 have exceeded 15 GW as of the end of Q3, 2015, marking a significant milestone for the company. Trina Solar’s efforts in expanding its presence in key markets across the globe, leveraging on its innovative high-quality solar products, strong sales network and brand recognition, have

HiQ Solar partners with Russel Pacific to distribute inverters

HiQ Solar, a U.S.-based innovator in PV inverters,announced the appointment of Russell Pacific as a Value Added Reseller of TrueString products. Russell Pacific manufacturers custom DC and AC wiring harnesses with integrated wire management features specifically for HiQ 208V and 480V inverters making the HiQ line inverters the fastest and easiest commercial inverters to install available.

Standard Solar completes construction on 265-kW solar parking canopy

Standard Solar, a leading solar energy company specializing in the development and financing of solar electric systems nationwide, completed installation of a 265-kW garage-top solar canopy for developer Federal Realty Investment Trust. The seven-level, 566 parking space garage is part of Pike & Rose, the developer’s new mixed-use residential, retail and office project in Rockville,

Everest Solar Systems S Dome survives Hurricane Patricia

On Oct. 23, just miles from the center of Hurricane Patricia, the most powerful tropical cyclone ever measured in the Western Hemisphere, with maximum sustained winds reaching an unprecedented 200 mph, an Everest fully ballasted S Dome system installed in Manzanillo, Mexico, secured the Solar PV array in place without problem. The system (5.5 kW made

IHS says price declines will broaden energy storage market

Commercial energy storage activity is currently consolidated in just a handful of leading regions, but falling system costs will be a major factor enabling broader global market growth. For the first time, South Korea, Japan and the United States will each exceed a record 100 MW of annual energy storage installations in 2015. These three countries will

Canadian Solar wins 110 MWp of solar power projects in Brazil

Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that it has won three solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 110 megawatts (MWp) in Pirapora, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.  Canadian Solar will develop and build the solar power plants. Once connected to the grid, the electricity generated will

UC Davis and SunPower dedicate 16-MW solar project

University of California (UC), Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi and SunPower representatives today are dedicating the university’s newly constructed 16.3-megawatt (AC) solar power plant. The new plant, which is estimated by UC Davis to generate 14 percent of the campus’ total electricity needs, is the largest solar installation in the UC system and the largest