8point3 Energy Partners LP, a limited partnership formed by First Solar and SunPower Corporation to own and operate a portfolio of selected solar energy generation assets, announced last week that it has commenced an initial public offering (IPO) of Class A shares representing limited partner interests in 8point3 Energy Partners.
A new kind of spacecraft that sails on sunlight has just been successfully deployed above Earth. The LightSail satellite overcame last week a series of glitches to unfurl its solar sails, a propulsion system that’s entirely different to traditional rockets, thrusters or even solar panels.
Intersolar Europe is the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners, providing a platform for the industry to showcase its innovative strength each year. The exhibition kicked off on June 10 with the Intersolar AWARD, which was presented for groundbreaking solutions in the categories of Photovoltaics (PV) and Solar Projects in Europe.