Nexterra Systems Receives Order from the University of British Columbia for Biomass Heat and Power System

Nexterra Systems Corp. (Nexterra), a supplier of biomass gasification systems, announced today that it has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with the University of British Columbia (UBC) to supply and install a biomass combined heat and power (CHP) system at U.. more

GM and SAIC Motor Announce Powertrain Co-Development

General Motors Co. and SAIC Motor Corp. Ltd. (SAIC Motor) are expanding their partnership to develop a new small-displacement gasoline engine family and an advanced transmission.  The agreement, signed today in Shanghai by GM Vice Chairman of Global P.. more

Solarfun Expands PV Distribution Channel in Japanese Market

Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. ("Solarfun" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: SOLF), a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic ("PV") cells and modules in China, today announced it has signed a PV mod.. more

LDK Solar Invests in New Solar Cell and Module Facility

LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE:  LDK), a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers, polysilicon and PV products, today announced that the Anhui Provincial Government has invited LDK Solar to invest in a world class sol.. more

Canadian Solar Sponsors Global, Zero-Emission, Electric Car Race

Canadian Solar Inc. ("the Company", "we" or "Canadian Solar") (Nasdaq: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced its sponsorship of a one a kind, zero-emission, electric car race. The extraordinary car race will s.. more

GE Introduces New Reveal® CFL Bulb That Offers Consumers the Familiar Incandescent Shape with Energy-Saving Benefits

GE’s new Reveal Glass Covered CFL is now available in 9-watt, 15-watt and 20-watt bulbs and produces the clean, beautiful light consumers have come to expect from Reveal® products, with the look of standard incandescent bulbs. Reveal Glass Covered CF.. more

GE Helps UK Schools Capture Solar Power

One of the obstacles to installing a solar electricity system is often the high upfront cost associated with solar panels. But in the UK, GE has changed that thanks to a partnership with Solarcentury. The goal of the partnership is to make it affordable to install solar .. more