Kyocera Solar, Inc. today announced the registration of its Scottsdale, Ariz. headquarters to the ISO 9001 standard, an achievement consistent with Kyocera’s commitment to quality and supporting its global customer base.
GE Energy Financial Services and Grupo Corporativo Landon announced they will invest close to US $350 million in Fotowatio, one of Spain’s largest and most successful solar power project developers. Fotowatio owns, operates and is developing almost 960 megawatts (MW) of solar projects in Spain, Italy and the United States.
Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. and PV Crystalox Solar PLC, a specialist multicrystalline solar wafer manufacturer, announced they have signed an initial five-year silicon wafer supply agreement with predetermined prices and volumes. Under the agreement, PV Crystalox Solar will supply Suntech with a total of 260 megawatts (MW) of silicon wafers from 2008 to 2013.
RenewableEnergyWorld.com talked with Matt Cheney, CEO of MMA Renewable Ventures at Intersolar North America in San Francisco, California.
Solar Power Inc. has executed an amendment to its current supply agreement with Solyndra Inc., a manufacturer of CIGS (copper indium gallium selenide) thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) panels. The amended agreement, signed July 24, 2008, has a product value of approximately US $325 million for the delivery of solar panels between 2008-2012 with yearly increasing volumes and decreasing price per watt of peak output.
VANCOUVER, B.C., July 31, 2008 – Xantrex Technology Inc. (TSX:XTX) will be a partner in a 50-city solar technology tour across the United States from August to November 2008. City Tour for Solar consists of two educational exhibits about solar and renewable energy that will be presented to municipal leaders, community members and utility representatives. The tour will visit cities in Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Minnesota and Colorado.
Product Briefing Outline: Comdel, Inc., has introduced the CPMX1000, the newest addition to their range of automatic impedance matching networks. Capable of handling RF currents of 20 Amps, this new match is the ideal solution for matching to a wide range of process loads. Designed with air variable capacitors, this match provides a cost effective alternative for power applications up to 1250 watts. The CPMX1000 can be used as a stand-alone unit or controlled remotely using the CMPX Remote controller. DeviceNET as well as standard RS-232 and analog control are options in the remote controller.
Green Investor News – Iberdrola Renewables Boosts Klamath Cogen Plant Efficiency and Megawatts, Wins Another Safety Award
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore – July 17, 2009 – Iberdrola Renewables has completed the first phase of a major upgrade to the Klamath Cogeneration Plant, and at the same time has been recognized by Oregon officials for its excellent safety record.
Green Investor News- NextEra Energy Resources Announces Completion of Subsidiary Financing – $343 Million in financing for 298.5 megawatts of wind energy projects
JUNO BEACH, FL — NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of FPL Group, Inc. (NYSE:FPL), announced today that its subsidiary Heartland Wind II, LLC, has obtained $343 million in financing for 298.5 megawatts of wind energy projects in North Dakota and Iowa.
WASHINGTON—The U.S. wind energy industry shattered all previous records in 2008 by installing 8,358 megawatts (MW) of new generating capacity (enough to serve over 2 million homes), the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) said today, even as it warned of an uncertain outlook for 2009 due to the continuing financial crisis.