Solar Energy News Roundup (5 Stories)

  Top solar energy news from around the interwebs (other than what we’ve covered): 1. SunEdison has announced the completion of a €155-million non-recourse debt financing arrangement with IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and UniCredit Group for SunEdison’s 60.4-MWp solar power plant in Bulgaria. “SunEdison expects to … [continued]

Solar News (10 Stories)

Some recent solar energy news we haven’t hit yet: 1. Agendas for the 7th Annual Photovoltaics Summit and 4th Annual Concentrating Solar Thermal Power, scheduled for April 17-19 in San Diego, have been announced. 2. Kyocera has now launched “its highest-output solar module, the 80-cell KD 315,” the company notes. “The new module is ideal for large-scale … [continued]

MEMC SunEdison Stakes out $4.6 Billion in Solar Power Projects as Japan Readies Feed-In Tariff

Solar and renewable energy industry players are jockeying for position and ramping up project development plans and investment as Japan readies a landmark renewable energy feed-in tariff due to go into effect July 1. MEMC Electronic Materials’ SunEdison announced plans to invest an initial $4.6 billion to build solar power projects in the Land of the Rising Sun and is discussing potential project sites for 1-GW of solar energy capacity with local governments.

10 Cleantech Projects

  There are so many cleantech projects, business stories, policy stories, scientific advancements, and original pieces I want to write that I can never get to the majority of them. Here’s a quick round-up of some recent cleantech project announcements: IKEA is adding solar to 3 more U.S. stores. Nearly … [continued]