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Canadian Solar providing modules for Leeward Islands solar project

Canadian Solar has announced that they will be providing solar modules for one of the largest solar projects in the West Indies. Comet Solar, an Anguilla based solar installation company, has selected Canadian Solar for a 600 kilowatt installation in the federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, part of the Leeward Islands group. The project is the largest commercial solar power project permitted by the St. Kitts and Nevis...

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Catalina Solar Project fully operational in California

The 143 megawatt peak Catalina Solar Project in California’s Mojave Desert has reached commercial operation. Catalina Solar, located on 900 acres of privately owned land southwest of the Tehachapi and Piute mountains, is the eighth largest solar project in the world. Developed by EDF Renewable Energy, the thin-film photovoltaic project is composed of 82 MWp Solar Frontier and 61 MWp First Solar PV modules. The...

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Clenergy announces completion of ground mount installation of Yanqui solar project

Solar park solutions provider Clenergy has announced the completion of work on a 20.6 megawatt solar power project in Yanqi County, Xingjian, China. Covering more than 562,000 square meters at Yanqi’s New Energy Industrial Park, the project is the county’s first utility scale solar power plant with an annual power production of around 27 million kilowatt hours. Clenergy worked with the project’s...

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Trina Solar to supply 1.1 million PV modules to Nevada solar project

Chinese manufacturer of photovoltaic modules Trina Solar will be providing a solar project in Nevada with over 1.1 million PV multi-crystalline modules. Trina Solar will be providing 1,133,550 dual-rated, 72-cell PD14 solar modules to the 345 megawatt-Copper Mountain Solar 3 Project in Boulder City, Nevada. The solar project owned and operated by developer of renewable energy and natural gas solutions Sempa U.S. Gas & Power will be constructed...

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First Solar acquires 1.5 gigawatt pipeline of solar projects in the U.S. and Mexico

First Solar, Inc. has acquired a 1.5 gigawatt pipeline of solar power projects in the United States and Mexico. The thin-film solar company acquired these projects in various stages of development from Element Power. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The pipeline includes projects in California, Arizona, Texas, Georgia, North Carolina, Colorado, Louisiana and Illinois. Several Mexican projects located in the State of Sonora are...

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Solar Thin Films gets solar power project in Uganda

Solar Thin Films, Inc. has announced an agreement-in-principle for a $10 million solar powered school and clinic in Uganda, Africa. The project calls for the design, supply and construction of a 36,000 square foot school and an 8,000 square foot clinic, along with well-water supply and area lighting. The design calls for a modular structure that will use the company’s green technology products, including the Vulcan...

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First Solar providing modules for 155 megawatts of solar projects in New South Wales

First Solar is set to deliver a total of 155 megawatts of solar power in Australia. Two solar projects in New South Wales by AGL Energy Limited have achieved financial close. AGL has engaged First Solar to supply the projects with thin-film photovoltaic modules as well as provide engineering, procurement and construction services.“AGL is delighted to be working with First Solar and drawing on the team’s...

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Growing PV Materials Demand is Latest Sign of Solar Market Recovery

In the latest sign that the global solar manufacturing industry is heating back up, Lux Research anticipates that the market for photovoltaic (PV) materials will grow to $27.2 billion by 2015. That’s a 52 percent increase over the $17.8 billion spent on PV materials in 2012. The anticipated increase in materials spending show that solar manufacturing is again increasing, and could indicate that a new period...

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Ford buying 3 MWs of large Mexican PV project

Ford Motor Co. signed an agreement with Sonora80M to purchase 3 megawatts of one of the largest photovoltaic farms being built in Mexico. Sonora80M’s 20 megawatt PV farm is located in Hermosillo in the Mexican state of Sonora, where the company fittingly produces hybrid and other electric vehicles. This is the latest effort by Ford, which already has installed solar at manufacturing facilities in Germany and Michigan,...

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UpSolar finishes two solar power projects for Japan

Upsolar has announced the completion of two solar power projects in Japan. Of these two projects, one marks the debut of Upsolar’s smart modules. The smart modules feature patented power optimization technology from Tigo Energy and which allow them to perform in challenging environments, including in partial shade. These smart modules were used in a 48 kilowatt system in the city of Anjo. Upsolar also recently unveiled a 1...

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