Solar Matchmaker Pairing Lenders With Commercial Developers

Friday, 22 June 2018

The New York-based company is introducing an online exchange to pair commercial solar developers with lenders looking to finance projects. It’s already matched $35 million of deals ahead of its formal opening Thursday, and has a goal of $250 million this year, according to a statement.

Too Big to Succeed: Solar Titans Flop When They Climb to Top

Friday, 22 June 2018

In the past decade alone, four different companies -- all Chinese -- have surged to the top of the heap, becoming the biggest solar maker in the world, only to subsequently fall flat and get overtaken by an up-and-comer.

Double-Sided Solar Panels Are Taking Off in China

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

China is expected to jump-start the market for panels that can absorb light on both sides with plans to install 2.7 GW this year, according to research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

Virginia Tech Students Use 100-ton Crane for World's Smartest Solar Home

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

BLACKSBURG, Va. - With the help of a 100-ton crane, a dozen students at Virginia Tech are making progress on what they hope to be the smartest solar home in the world.The research prototype is completely powered by the sun, loaded with responsive technology and adaptable to the world's climates, environments and budgets.

Timely US Offshore Wind Construction Support Vessel Proposed

Monday, 18 June 2018

Two companies based in The Netherlands have proposed developing a near-term marine vessel solution for delivering wind turbine parts for the construction of new U.S. offshore wind projects planned over the next few years.

AT&T ‘Goes Big’ on Wind Power in Texas

Monday, 18 June 2018

AT&T last week said it is adding to its wind power program with the purchase of 300 MW from two new wind farms in Wilbarger and Hardeman counties in Texas.

Trump's China Tariffs May Deal Solar a Second Tariff Blow

Monday, 18 June 2018

Buried as an obscure-sounding item in a 10-page Trump administration list of Chinese products that are set to be taxed at an additional 25 percent are some solar equipment that, if ultimately included, could affect the renewables industry.

Source: renewableenergyworld.com