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SunEdison 1.7 Megawatt (MW) Rooftop Solar Project Powers Southern California Edison, Profits Landlord

Oct 23 - PR Newswire - SunEdison, Inc., (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced the completion of a 1.7 MW DC roof-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) system in Hesperia, California that will both provide power to Southern California Edison (SCE) and benefit the landowner, real estate developer ICO Group. More...

SunEdison Closes Financing To Build 26 Megawatt (MW) Utility Solar Power Plant

Oct 23 - PR Newswire - SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services announced today that it has closed on construction financing underwritten by Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. More...

Energy Department Announces $53 Million to Drive Innovation, Cut Cost of Solar Power

Oct 23 - Targeted News Service - The U.S. Department of Energy issued the following news release: Building on President Obama's Climate Action Plan to cut carbon pollution and continue U.S. leadership in clean energy innovation, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced more than $53 million for 40 innovative research and development (R&D) projects that aim to drive down the cost of solar energy. More...
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MGM Resorts International and NRG Energy Celebrate the Installation of the World's Largest Convention Center Solar Array

Oct 23 - PR Newswire - NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) today announced the completed installation of the world's largest rooftop solar array on a convention center. More...

Stion, Inman Solar, and Washington Gas Energy Systems Partner to Provide Low Cost, Clean Solar Energy in Georgia

Oct 23 - Business Wire - Stion, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of high efficiency thin-film solar modules and provider of photovoltaic solar solutions, announced today that it has completed supply of 3MW DC of solar modules to Inman Solar for projects around the state of Georgia. More...

DOE Secretary, Senate Majority Leader Tout Solar's Benefits

Oct 22 - PR Web - Calling solar "critical to the United States" when it comes to meeting its future carbon reduction goals, Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today delivered the keynote address at Solar Power International (SPI), the largest solar trade show in America, co-sponsored by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). More...

Articles 

By Sven Lindstrom
On: October 21, 2014
Seven billion people will live and work in urban areas by 2050 and the demand for energy for all these people will be huge. Local production of energy will be needed with building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) more...
By Julia Young
On: September 18, 2014
Before discussing the various socio-economic advantages of solar energy, it is imperative to understand the global economic structure. This will give a better understanding of the benefits. more...
By Camilo Patrignani
On: July 22, 2014
It's very clear Latin America has one of the world's brightest solar power market outlooks. High power prices and volatile fuel supplies have made solar cheaper than fossil fuels in many countries, driving new investment more...
By Matti Rautkivi
On: June 13, 2014
In April 2014 the U.S renewables industry made international headlines when the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) monthly figures revealed that the country's solar capacity had increased an unprecedented 418% from 2010 to 2014. Marking the more...
By Julia Young
On: May 13, 2014
Efficiency is a key criterion when it comes to making a decision regarding the purchase of any electrical equipment. While it is important that the electricity that we consume is efficiently used, it is also more...

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