SunPower to acquire SolarWorld Americas

U.S. based solar energy company SunPower announced on April 18 an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the Hillsboro, Oregon-based SolarWorld Americas, the largest U.S. crystalline-silicon solar manufacturer. SunPower plans to inject fresh capital into the SolarWorld Americas facility and implement leading-edge, high-efficiency P-Series solar panel manufacturing technology. Read more

U.S. Department of Agriculture launches largest solar array in Washington D.C.

At a ribbon cutting ceremony on Earth Day, US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the activation of USDA’s first solar array project in the National Capital Region.

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