Solar Archive

1 Dec 2015

NRG Home Solar Partners With Airbnb To Boost Rooftop Solar

A new partnership between NRG Home Solar and Airbnb, aimed at helping to increase the amount of rooftop solar installations, will deliver incentives to both existing and new Airbnb members in the form of rebates and/or travel
30 Nov 2015

Apple & SunPower Collaborating On 170 MW Solar Power Project In Mongolia

Three solar power projects with a combined capacity of 170 MW are being constructed by Zhonghuan Energy in the northern Chinese territory of Inner Mongolia. Apple Inc. is supplying 40% of the funds for the projects, which is about US
30 Nov 2015

Indian State Of Karnataka Launches 1.2 GW Solar Power Tender

The southern Indian state of Karnataka has launched yet another tender for solar power projects under the state solar power policy. Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited has launched a tender calling for proposal to set up a cumulative
28 Nov 2015

The Grass Roots Pushing Florida Constitutional Amendment Ballot Initiative To Grow Solar Power

What I love about Florida is the torrential downpours of summer afternoons that break through the intensity of the never-ending brilliant sunshine. The ocean is not far from wherever one lives — jutting out into some of the
27 Nov 2015

Top 10 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week (Autowende, Solar Panel Production Lifetimes…)

It’s that time. If you missed an of these, check out the 10 most popular stories published on CleanTechnica in the past 7 days. The Autowende Is Here: Electric Cars Are The Next Trillion Dollar Industry (via Medium/Fastned) When Do
27 Nov 2015

Latin America Solar Is Booming, But Mexico Solar May Shine Brightest

Mexico solar has so far underperformed compared to other Latin America markets, but GTM Research forecasts the country’s solar market will soon grow twice as fast as the entire region Latin America Solar Is Booming, But Mexico
27 Nov 2015

$100 Million Investment Announced For Nigeria’s First Utility-Scale Solar Power Project

Nigeria’s solar power ambitions have received a major boost as two global companies have come together to invest $ 100 million in the country’s first utility-scale solar power project. Project developer Access Infra and asset management company Quaint
25 Nov 2015

Google to power expanded data centers in North Carolina with solar power

Google has agreed to purchase power from the 61MW solar park planned to be built in North Carolina under Duke Energy Carolinas’ Green Source Rider program. CTBR – News
25 Nov 2015

Europe’s Largest Solar PV Plant Connected To Grid

Originally published on Sustainnovate. By Henry Lindon The 300 megawatt Cestas solar photovoltaic project in France has now been fully connected to the electric grid, according to recent reports. The achievement of full-grid connection followed the connection
24 Nov 2015

It’s Not Doomsday, But Neither Is Ending The Solar Tax Credit Good Policy

Originally posted at I took the “no” side in a point/counterpoint in the Wall Street Journal this week on the topic: Will Solar Energy Plummet if the Investment Tax Credit Fades Away? It’s been a great