Solar Business Hub Connecting Solar Companies & Buyers Worldwide Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:33:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Starbucks and Cypress Creek Solar Farms Team Up to Power 360 Stores in Texas Sun, 21 Apr 2019 21:50:05 +0000 Starbucks Coffee Company,  solar developer  Cypress Creek Renewables and U.S. Bank announced this week that they are teaming up on a portfolio of solar farms across Texas. As a part of the deal, two solar farms developed, built and now operated by Cypress Creek, one of the nation’s leading solar companies, are providing enough energy […]]]> Yellow Door Energy Raises $65 Million to Scale the Solar Energy Transition in the Middle East and Africa Sun, 21 Apr 2019 21:47:44 +0000 UAE-based leading solar developer Yellow Door Energy announced in January that it had raised $65 million in Series A financing to scale its investments in solar energy and energy efficiency solutions in the Middle East and Africa. This is one of the Middle East’s largest private placements in distributed solar. The investment comes from International […]]]> Total corporate funding in the solar sector comes to $2.8 Billion in Q1 2019, Mercom Capital reports Sun, 21 Apr 2019 21:46:18 +0000 U.S. consulting firm Mercom Capital Group announced on April 9 the release of its Q1 2019 Solar Funding and M&A Report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the global solar sector in the first quarter of 2019. According to the report, total corporate funding (including venture capital, public market, and debt financing) […]]]> Wind and solar power will account for 96% of the total power supply of renewable energy sources by 2050, report says Sun, 21 Apr 2019 21:44:46 +0000 Finland’s LUT University and the Energy Watch Group released the “Global Energy System Based on 100% Renewables. Power, Heat, Transport and Desalination Sectors” study, which simulates a transition to 100% renewable energy of the entire world, structured in nine major regions and 145 sub-regions on an hourly resolution of 5-year time periods from 2015 until […]]]> Total installed solar PV capacity exceeded 500 GW globally in 2018, IEA PVPS report finds Sun, 21 Apr 2019 21:43:31 +0000 The International Energy Agency Photovoltaic Power System Programme (IEA PVPS) announced the publication of  the 7th edition of its  report “Snapshot of Global Photovoltaic Markets” on Monday, 15 April 2019. This report provides estimated data about photovoltaic (PV) capacity in the countries reporting to the IEA PVPS Programme and additional key markets and it serves […]]]>