Yingli Green Energy Comments on U.S. Department of Commerce's Final Decisions on Tariffs for Solar PV Panels Using Non-Chinese Cells

Solar | Dec 18 - PR Newswire
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), world's leading solar panel manufacturer, known as "Yingli Solar," today commented on the final anti-dumping ("AD") and countervailing duty ("CVD") decisions by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the import of solar PV panels assembled in China …

S.C. deal could clear way for solar development

Solar | Dec 17 - Forexpros
South Carolina solar-energy advocates and electric utilities each get some things they want in a proposed compromise on net metering that, at first glance, appears to simply freeze the status quo for six to 10 years. The proposal was filed Thursday with the S.C. Public Service Commission, which must approve it before it becomes effective. If it is approved, it will clear the way for ...

E Source Appoints Energy Industry Visionaries to Inaugural Advisory Board

Annoucement | BOULDER, CO, December 17, 2014 (News Release)
E Source is pleased to announce the creation of a new advisory board to help guide the organization's strategic direction, bringing powerful utility industry voices to the table.

ScottMadden Leads Distributed Resources Discussion at GenForum Event

Annoucement | December 17, 2014 (News Release)
ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently joined industry leaders as a presenter at the GenForum held on December 8, 2014, in Orlando, FL.

Fitch Downgrades Paducah Power System, KY's Revs to 'BBB'; Outlook to Negative

Business & Corporate | NEW YORK (The Associated Press) - Dec 17
Fitch Ratings has downgraded the following Paducah Power System (PPS) revenue bonds to 'BBB' from 'A-' and removed the ratings from Negative Watch.

New Choices for Energy Independence, Batteries Included

Energy Storage | ROCKLIN, Calif. (The Associated Press) - Dec 17
JLM Energy, Inc. is changing the way renewable energy is collected, stored and used for back-up storage and peak power reduction. Energizr is the only fully integrated residential solution in the market today capable of bringing together renewable energy, the grid and energy storage on a single platform.

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power Wins 2014 Platts Global Energy Award

Business & Corporate | PR Newswire- Dec 17
Sempra U.S. Gas & Power received the Industry Leadership - Electricity Generation award at the 2014 Platts Global Energy Awards this month in New York

Union Fenosa to invest E70 million in electricity grids in Castile-Leon

International | Dec 17, 2014 -- MarketLine
Union Fenosa Distribucion, an electricity distribution subsidiary of Gas Natural Fenosa, has announced that it will invest almost E70 million in its electricity grids in Castile-Leon between 2015 and 2017.

Nordex wins contract from Kale Enerji to supply turbines for Dilek Res project

International | Dec 17, 2014 -- MarketLine
Nordex SE, a manufacturer of wind turbines, has won a contract from Kale Enerji AS, a power producer, to supply nine N117/2400 turbines to the Dilek RES project, close to the town of Kahramanmaras in south-east Anatolia, Turkey, in the summer of 2015.

Solar Wind Energy Tower, Inc. Moves Tower Projects Forward in Mexico and Arizona

Solar | (The Associated Press) - Dec 17
Solar Wind Energy Tower, Inc. (OTCQB: SWET) (the "Company"), the inventor of large Solar Wind Downdraft Tower structures capable of producing abundant, inexpensive electricity, today announced an update on its Tower Projects in San Luis, Arizona and in San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico including the extension of Agreements for both Tower sites.

Utility Distribution Microgrids are Expected to Reach Nearly $6 Billion in Annual Revenue by 2023, According to Navigant Research

Distributed & Cogeneration | BOULDER, Colo. (The Associated Press) - Dec 17
A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market opportunity for utility distribution microgrids (UDMs), including global market forecasts for capacity and implementation revenue through 2023.

Scania To Test Wirelessly Charged City Bus for the First Time in Sweden

International | SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden (The Associated Press) - Dec 17
Scania (STO:SCVA)(STO:SCVB) is undertaking intensive research into various types of electrification technologies that could replace or complement combustion engines.

Porvair to supply char filtration equipment for gasification project in China

International | Dec 17, 2014 -- MarketLine
Porvair plc has announced that its Microfiltration division has signed an agreement with a Chinese state oil company to supply char filtration equipment to a coal-to-substitute natural gas, or SNG, gasification project to be built at an oil refinery in Guangdong, China.

Trina Solar supplies 28.5MW of PV modules to sPower and Camborne Capital

International | Dec 17, 2014 -- MarketLine
Trina Solar Limited has supplied 28.5MW of PV modules to Sustainable Power Group, or sPower, a renewable energy provider, and Camborne Capital, a solar developer.

SolarWorld Commends Critical Wins in Trade Cases against China, Taiwan

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | HILLSBORO, Ore. (The Associated Press) - Dec 17
SolarWorld, the largest U.S. solar manufacturer for nearly 40 years, commended the U.S. Department of Commerce for issuing final duties on a comprehensive scope of solar imports, announced today, in the company’s second set of trade cases over 3½ years.

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