Solarcentury sells residential solar business to Swedish solar installer Svea Solar

Global integrated solar power company based in the U.K., Solarcentury, announced that Swedish installer of residential solar systems Svea Solar acquired the residential solar business of Solarcentury for an undisclosed sum.

Read more

Clean Energy States Alliance launches initiative connecting U.S. states to cooperate towards a 100% clean energy target

Montpelier, VT, April 2, 2020 – The nonprofit Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) today launched the 100% Clean Energy Collaborative, a new initiative to provide critical information sharing and knowledge transfer among states that have established 100% clean energy goals for their electricity sectors. The rapid adoption of aggressive clean energy targets by states has been one of the most important energy and climate change policy developments of the past few years; 14 states plus the District of Columbia have now set such goals. The new Collaborative will create a forum for those states to cooperate on program development in order to speed progress towards achieving the states’ ambitious targets.

Read more

Alectris calls for further investment to develop a domestic solar O&M industry in Vietman 

While solar development has boomed under Feed-in Tariff (FiT) support in Vietnam, there now needs to be equal investment into mature asset management processes and technologies in order to retain investor confidence in the emerging markets. This is according to Alectris, the global operations and maintenance (O&M) provider for the solar industry and developer of industry-leading renewable energy ERP software, ACTIS.

Read more

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners acquires 440 MW solar PV project in Texas

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners P/S (CIP), a fund management company based in Denmark focused on energy infrastructure, announced it has entered into an agreement with Plus Renewable Technologies Ltd and Avondale Solar, LLC to acquire their interests in Fighting Jays Solar, a 440 MWdc solar PV project in Fort Bend County, Texas,  which they are developing via their affiliate AP Solar Holdings, LLC.

Read more

Tongwei Solar starts construction of 30GW solar cell factory in China with an investment of USD 2.82 billion

Chinese conglomerate Tongwei Group Co., Ltd. announced the groundbreaking ceremony  of a high-efficient solar cell production base and supporting facilities with annual capacity of 30 GW to be constructed in Chengdu City, China.

Read more