Apr 292016
 
KACO new energy is celebrating the opening of a new subsidiary in Jordan. This new representation in Amman strengthens the company’s regional presence and expands on the spectrum of services in the Middle East. At the official opening ceremony of KACO new energy Jordan at the Landmark Amman Hotel & Conference Centre on 23rd of April 2016, Mr. Ralf Hofmann, CEO of KACO new energy together with Eng. Eyad Hanania, CEO of the Jordanian subsidiary, welcomed over 60 invited...
Apr 282016
 
First Solar, Inc. announced that current Chief Financial Officer Mark R. Widmar has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 July, 2016. He will also join the First Solar Board of Directors at that time. As part of a transition plan, Mr. Widmar will succeed James A. Hughes, who plans to step down as Chief Executive Officer effective 30 June, 2016. Mr. Hughes will continue to support the company in an advisory role and remain on the Board. Mark R....
Apr 282016
 
Recent analysis from Vaisala, a specialist in environmental and industrial measurement, reveals that in 2015 energy from grid-connected, utility-scale solar plants surpassed wind for the first time in California. While this is an exciting milestone for the solar industry, the rise of solar also brings with it a demand for better forecasting information to cope with the challenges that the increase in variable generation poses to the regional energy system. California has been a national leader...
Apr 272016
 
Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, forecasts global solar installations to reach 66.7GW with China, the United States, Japan and India to make up the top four solar markets this year. “Solar installations are forecasted to grow year-over-year globally despite recent headwinds in the sector with solar stocks, yieldcos, bankruptcies and the negative perception surrounding solar public companies. Solar has grown from just 2.6GW in 2007 to a...
Apr 272016
 
ET Solutions AG, wholly owned subsidiary of ET Energy, a global leading energy solutions provider, today announces that the 5 MWp Codford project in Wiltshire, UK and the 5 MWp Ashby project in Leicestershire, UK, for which it provided EPC services, have been successfully connected to the grid. The two projects are operated by J. M. Stratton Limited and Primrose Solar respectively.  The Codford project, a ground-mounted solar power plant, is an extension of an existing project and uses...
Apr 272016
 
SunLink Corporation's next-generation, secure total project SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) and solar performance monitoring platform Vertex is now available for download in the Apple Store. This video shows how the Vertex project intelligence application works. Using the app’s customer por
Apr 272016
 
SunLink Corporation's next-generation, secure total project SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) and solar performance monitoring platform Vertex is now available for download in the Apple Store. This video shows how the Vertex project intelligence application works. Using the app’s customer por
Apr 272016
 
Aquion Energy, Inc., developer and manufacturer of Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI) batteries and energy storage systems, and Ideal Power Inc., a developer of  power conversion technologies, announce the installation of Aquion's AHI batteries using Ideal Power's Grid Resilient 30 kW Multi-port Power Conversion System as part of a state-of-the-art microgrid at Stone Edge Farm, a 16-acre organic winery and farm in Sonoma, California. The energy storage project is designed to provide a range...