16.5MW Solar Energy Project Broken Ground for Military Facility

A groundbreaking ceremony for a 16.5MW solar energy project was held on December 20 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JB MDL), a mission-critical, tri-service military base in central New Jersey. The solar project—developed .. more

Trina Solar Reveals New Efficiency Record of 22.61% for Mono-Si PERC Cell

Trina Solar announced on December 19th that its State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology of China (the "SKL PVST"), set a new world conversion efficiency record of 22.61% for a high-efficiency p-type mono-crystalline silicon (c-Si) solar c.. more

Scatec Solar Signs Joint Development Agreement with Africa50 for 100MW Nigerian Solar Project

Scatec Solar has signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Africa50, an African Infrastructure Fund sponsored by the African Development Bank and more than 20 African States and Norfund (the Norwegian Investment F.. more

Canadian Solar Secures GBP 49.3 Million to Refinance 50MW UK Solar Power Projects

Canadian Solar announced on December 19th that it has secured GBP 49.3 million (US$62.8 million) non-recourse term loan facilities to refinance a portfolio of 10 solar power plants, with total capacity of 50 megawatts in the United Kingdom. National Westminster Ba.. more

Blue Oak Energy and Sun Air Solar Complete the Largest Roof-Top Project in Alameda Municipal Power Territory

Blue Oak Energy and Sun Air Solar announce the completion of a 259 kWdcrooftop solar PV system atop a facility occupied by Abbott’s diabetes care business and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Located near O.. more

SPI Energy Acquires 50% Equity Interest in Two Solar Projects in Japan

SPI Energy announced that it has acquired 50% equity interest in two solar projects ("EAG 5&6" or the "Projects"), currently under construction with combined capacity of 3.98 MW, from Japan-based EastAsi.. more

Trina Solar Announces Shareholders Vote to Approve Going-Private Transaction

Trina Solar announced on December 16th that the Company's shareholders voted in favor of, among others, the proposal to authorize and approve (i) the previously announced agreement and plan of merger (the "Merger Agreement") dated August 1, 2016 by and amo.. more