Solar http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7396/more en Itek to Manufacture Solar Panels in Minnesota in 2015 http://ewweb.com/solar/itek-manufacture-solar-panels-minnesota-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.itekenergy.com">Itek Energy,</a> Bellingham, Wash., will open a new plant in Minneapolis, Minn., next year to produce advanced photovoltaic panels for residential and commercial systems. The facility is pending final certification and will begin output in early 2015. The company produced 2.1MW of solar capacity in 2012, 4MW in 2013, and will produce 12.2MW by the end of this year. Production in 2015 is expected to double again, reaching 25MW to 35MW at the Bellingham, Wash., facility.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/itek-manufacture-solar-panels-minnesota-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/itek-manufacture-solar-panels-minnesota-2015#comments Solar Itek photovoltaics PV solar Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:18:00 +0000 21101 at http://ewweb.com SunPower Expands in Residential Market with SolarBridge Acquisition http://ewweb.com/solar/sunpower-expands-residential-market-solarbridge-acquisition <div class="node-body article-body">SunPower Corp., San Jose, Calif., expanded its product portfolio for its residential customers with the acquisition of SolarBridge Technologies Inc., a leader in integrated microinverter technologies for the solar industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/sunpower-expands-residential-market-solarbridge-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/sunpower-expands-residential-market-solarbridge-acquisition#comments Solar photovoltaics PV solar SolarBridge SunPower Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:05:00 +0000 21091 at http://ewweb.com Sunpower Inc. New Clamps Speeds Installation of Solar Carports http://ewweb.com/solar/new-clamps-speeds-installation-solar-carports <div class="node-body article-body">SolarCity, San Mateo, Calif., recently launched ZS Beam, a new product designed to streamline the installation of solar panels on parking lot shading structures faster more safely and at a lower cost than was previously possible</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/new-clamps-speeds-installation-solar-carports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/new-clamps-speeds-installation-solar-carports#comments Solar Solarcity Mon, 03 Nov 2014 16:01:00 +0000 20581 at http://ewweb.com SolarWorld to Expand Oregon PV Factory http://ewweb.com/solar/solarworld-expand-oregon-pv-factory <div class="node-body article-body">SolarWorld, Portland, Ore., announced that in 2015 it would add a solar-panel production line in its Hillsboro, Ore., factory to bring the panel-assembly facility’s capacity up to 530MW and expand advanced cell production capacity by 100 MW.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/solarworld-expand-oregon-pv-factory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/solarworld-expand-oregon-pv-factory#comments Solar Oregon photovoltaics PV solar SolarWorld Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:55:00 +0000 20481 at http://ewweb.com <p><span style="font-size: 16.5165157318115px; line-height: 20px;">SolarWorld installed a 380kW solar electric canopy system in downtown Cincinnati.&nbsp;</span></p> Photo credit: SolarWorld FLS Energy Begins Construction on 38 MW of Utility-Scale Solar in N.C. http://ewweb.com/solar/fls-energy-begins-construction-38-mw-utility-scale-solar-nc <div class="node-body article-body"><p><span style="font-size: 16.5165157318115px;">FLS Energy, a full-service solar energy provider that owns and operates a portfolio of solar energy assets throughout the U.S., has closed financing and begun construction on 21MW of utility-scale solar farms across four locations in Guilford County, N.C.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/fls-energy-begins-construction-38-mw-utility-scale-solar-nc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/fls-energy-begins-construction-38-mw-utility-scale-solar-nc#comments Solar North Carolina photovoltaics PV solar Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:43:00 +0000 20471 at http://ewweb.com Nevada PUC Rejects $438 Million Plan to Build PV Plant http://ewweb.com/solar/nevada-puc-rejects-438-million-plan-build-pv-plant <div class="node-body article-body">An article in the Las Vegas Sun says Nevada state regulators rejected a plan by Nevada Power to build a $438 million solar energy plant on the Moapa Valley Paiute Reservation about 50 miles from Las Vegas.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/nevada-puc-rejects-438-million-plan-build-pv-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/nevada-puc-rejects-438-million-plan-build-pv-plant#comments Solar Green Market Nevada photovoltaics PV solar Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:14:00 +0000 20461 at http://ewweb.com Photo Credit - Getty Images DOE Offering $25 Million to Fund Research in Concentrating Solar Power Technologies http://ewweb.com/solar/doe-offering-25-million-fund-research-concentrating-solar-power-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">The Energy Department recently announced $25 million in funding to advance concentrating solar power (CSP) system technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/doe-offering-25-million-fund-research-concentrating-solar-power-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/doe-offering-25-million-fund-research-concentrating-solar-power-technologies#comments Solar Department of Energy DOE photovoltaics solar Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:44:00 +0000 20251 at http://ewweb.com Dream Jobs: Apple’s New Headquarters - The Greenest Building on the Planet? http://ewweb.com/solar/dream-jobs-apple-s-new-headquarters-greenest-building-planet <div class="node-body video-body">Apple CEO Tim Cook says his company’s new headquarters will be “the greenest building on the planet” when it’s completed in two years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/dream-jobs-apple-s-new-headquarters-greenest-building-planet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/dream-jobs-apple-s-new-headquarters-greenest-building-planet#comments Solar Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:11:00 +0000 20241 at http://ewweb.com SolarPowerWorldOnline.com: What Makes Distributors Tick in the PV Market http://ewweb.com/solar/solarpowerworldonlinecom-what-makes-distributors-tick-pv-market <div class="field-byline"> SolarPowerWorldOnline </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article by Jonathan Doochin, CEO, Soligent, at wwwsolarpowerworldonline.com, offers some great insight into the role distributors play in the solar market. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/solarpowerworldonlinecom-what-makes-distributors-tick-pv-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/solarpowerworldonlinecom-what-makes-distributors-tick-pv-market#comments Solar SolarPowerWorldOnline Soligent Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:18:00 +0000 20061 at http://ewweb.com Solar Distribution Giant Soligent Acquires Conergy’s PV Distribution Division http://ewweb.com/solar/solar-distribution-giant-soligent-acquires-conergy-s-pv-distribution-division <div class="node-body article-body">Soligent Distribution, Rohnert Park, Calif., is acquiring the U.S. solar distribution division of Conergy, Hamburg, Germany, which has operations in 11 countries and specializes in the design, finance, build and operation of PV systems for homes, businesses and utility-scale power. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/solar-distribution-giant-soligent-acquires-conergy-s-pv-distribution-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/solar-distribution-giant-soligent-acquires-conergy-s-pv-distribution-division#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Solar Conergy photovoltaics PV solar Soligent Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:57:00 +0000 20051 at http://ewweb.com <p><span style="font-size: 16.5165157318115px; line-height: 20px;">Soligent Distribution promotes itself as &quot;the largest solar distributor in the Americas, supplying thousands of solar installers and contractors with solar energy equipment, engineering services, and project financing solutions.&rdquo;</span></p> Getty Images