Category: Press Releases

Global Earth Energy Receives Dealer Contracts Valued at $3 Million

Total Revenues Expected to Top $8.5 Million in 2010 Global Earth Energy, Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary RCI Solar, Inc., a North American provider of renewable energy products and services, has received commitments totaling $3 Million in solar energy product sales from its dealership network for accelerated delivery in 2010. “In just six… Read more »

Solar Energy Initiatives Launches Solar EOS’s Website and Social Media Presence

New Website Is Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc., with businesses in solar project development, distribution and workforce training, today announced the launch of Solar EOS’s website and social media presence at Solar EOS supports the growth of the solar industry through training and education. “Solar professionals are savvy users of technology and they need… Read more »

SOLON SE partners up with Australian solar product developer Bright Generation

SOLON SE and its Australian representative CBD Energy announce a new partnership with Bright Generation, an Australian start-up company. Bright Generation, based at Murdoch University is focused on developing innovative products that make it possible to use solar energy more cost-effectively. The two companies have agreed that SOLON will deliver SOLON Black 130/04 solar modules… Read more »

ENN Solar Energy Will Continue to Advance Silicon-Based Thin Film Solar Cell Technology

ENN Solar Energy Co., Ltd. a leading clean energy company based in China, with research and development facilities in both Hebei, China and Silicon Valley, the U.S., announced that it will continue to advance silicon-based thin film solar cell technology. Mr. Hongqiu Cai, CEO of ENN Solar Energy Co., Ltd., stated, “We will give full… Read more »

Largest Rooftop Solar Project in Northwest Now Online for Portland General Electric Customers

Portland General Electric has completed installation of the largest rooftop solar project in the Pacific Northwest — a 673,000-square-foot, 2.4-megawatt project atop the roofs of seven ProLogis distribution warehouses in Portland, Gresham, and Clackamas. Working with local contractors, PGE and ProLogis began construction of the $14 million solar project in March 2010 and brought the… Read more »

Brian Harrison Joins Solyndra as President and CEO

Solyndra, Inc., a manufacturer of innovative cylindrical solar photovoltaic (PV) systems for commercial rooftops, today announced that Brian Harrison has joined the company as President and CEO and will be appointed to the Board of Directors. Since 2008, Mr. Harrison has served as President and CEO of Numonyx, B.V., a leading international flash memory company…. Read more »

NC Solar Center Installs New Skystream Demonstration Wind Turbine System to Enhance Training and Development Programs

The North Carolina Solar Center (NCSC) is the proud recipient of a new Southwest Windpower Skystream 3.7 small wind system – one of the most widely deployed residential/small wind turbines on the market. It is located at the Solar Center’s test and training facility adjacent to North Carolina State University’s McKimmon Center. This system has… Read more »

Solar Energy Initiatives Completes $1.5 Million Solar Photovoltaic Panel Sale

Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc., with businesses in solar project development, distribution and workforce training, today announced that the Company’s SNRY Solar Inc division has completed a sale of PV solar panels totaling $1.5 million with an international purchaser. The profitable business line concentrates on selling both solar thermal and solar photovoltaic systems as well as… Read more »

EVSO: US Senate Energy Committee Advances Ten Million Solar Roofs Bill

Evolution Solar: Yesterday, the Energy Committee of the United States Senate approved Senator Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) “Ten Million Solar Roofs” legislation. The Bill is designed to encourage the installation of 10 million solar systems over a 10 year period in the US and is a measure that is welcomed by the majority of the US… Read more »

Beluga Shipping takes American investor on board for new building program

Beluga Shipping GmbH, the global market leader in the project & heavy lift shipping segment, today announced plans to make further investments in the super heavy lift market, extend its existing business segments, and improve its overall service offering. Initially, additional growth is expected in the offshore wind farm sector. Later on, the offshore market… Read more »

Canadian Solar and Green City Energy install solar project in Germany

Canadian Solar and Green City Energy have jointly installed a 1MW solar system in the city of Haertensdorf, Germany. The solar system, situated in Zwickau, is part of the Burgersolarpark installation. The two companies have fitted solar modules on a total of 16 rooftops with a surface of 17,000sqm. The modules by Canadian Solar will… Read more »

Nebraska Celebrates Groundbreaking for Wind Farm

Laredo Ridge Project Commences Construction Near Petersburg State and local officials and community leaders attended a ceremonial groundbreaking held today for the Laredo Ridge Wind project near Petersburg. The project was developed by Midwest Wind Energy, LLC of Chicago and is owned and operated by Laredo Ridge Wind, LLC, an affiliate of Edison Mission Group… Read more »

Greenscape Announces Solar and Wind Suppliers for Denver Green Parking Project

— wind, solar and geothermal incorporated within development of world’s greenest parking facility Greenscape Capital Group Inc. is pleased to announce that Green Park Denver LLC (“GP”) has selected solar and wind energy suppliers for its Denver parking facility. The facility design utilizes solar, wind and geothermal energy sources amongst other operational green features. Wind… Read more »

Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. Completes Spin-Off of Solar Park Company

Solar Park Initiatives, Inc., a solar project developer (“SPD”) for utility scale solar projects, today announced it has consummated a Plan of Merger and Reorganization with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Solar Park Acquisition Corp., and Critical Digital Data, Inc., a publicly owned Nevada corporation which trades on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board under the symbol… Read more »

Dow Corning and University of Toledo to Collaborate on Solar Research, Development

Researchers at Dow Corning and The University of Toledo (UT) announced today that the organizations have signed a memorandum of understanding to engage in collaborative discussions on photovoltaic (PV) solar research and development efforts to help reduce the cost of solar energy to make it a viable and economically competitive energy option globally. “Both Dow… Read more »

Delays To Rebate Scheme Risk Green Energy Push

Businesses keen to switch to renewable energy systems could be deterred by the Government’s dithering over the announcement of a new scheme to reward consumers for reducing their carbon footprint. That’s the view of Charles Houston, partner at Going Solar, who has written to Chris Huhne, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, to… Read more »

DEK Solar customers can expect even faster lead times thanks to new addition

DEK Solar has announced the appointment of Steve Fuszard as its new Production Team Leader. The move is part of the division’s drive to fully integrate the build of its metallization platforms into the successful Lean Manufacturing Build Programme now proven throughout the DEK organisation. Having already dramatically reduced PV industry lead times worldwide, the… Read more »

Phoenix Solar AG to build 3.5 megawatt solar park in Italy

Etrion Corporation commissions Phoenix Solar as general contractor . 3.5 megawatts in Borgo Piave, Lazio, Italy . Contract value of approximately EUR10 million Sulzemoos 19 July 2010 / Phoenix Solar AG, Sulzemoos (ISIN DE000A0BVU93), a leading international system integrator listed on the German TecDAX, has been commissioned by Etrion Corporation (TSX: ETX), a Canadian energy… Read more »

Wind, Solar Energy Project Money Available for African Investment

Frost & Sullivan report details private-investment opportunities in Southern Africa July 19, 2010 — Technology development and deployment funds for financing the growth of low-carbon technologies in sub-Saharan Africa, including funding for wind energy and solar energy projects, have been established, according to Frost & Sullivan. According to the group, more than $200 million in… Read more »

Husum Sees European Debut Of Tentecs New Range Of Innovative Hydraulic Torque Wrenches

Stand 1B03 at HUSUM Wind Energy 2010 will see the European debut of the new series of hydraulic and pneumatic torque wrenches from Tentec, a global supplier of bolt tightening equipment. On show for the first time to a European audience, this exciting and innovative new range of tool will be the highlight of the… Read more »

Envision Solar CEO Appears on FOX Business to Discuss the Future of Solar Energy

Inventor of Solar Tree(R) Discusses Renewable Energy Solutions for Parking Lots Robert Noble, CEO of Envision Solar International, Inc., (, was featured July 14 on FOX Business discussing the future of solar energy. The online FOX Business segment, called “Parking Lot’s Double Duty,” featured Noble’s vision of renewable energy solutions and the company’s inventions, the… Read more »

Final Phase of PGE’s Biglow Canyon Wind Farm Begins to Spin Power

Portland General Electric Company announced today the first turbines assembled for Phase 3 of its Biglow Canyon Wind Farm have begun generating electricity and supplying power to the Pacific Northwest’s electricity grid. Twenty-four turbines are currently generating power, with all 76 turbines in Phase 3 expected to be completed by the end of the third… Read more »

Welwind Energy International Signs Letter of Intent for 80% Interest in 300 MW Wind Energy Project in Inner Mongolia

Welwind Energy International Corp. announces that management from Welwind’s China office recently travelled to Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China on July 4, 2010. The company successfully completed negotiations to acquire an 80% interest in a 300 MW, large scale, wind energy project. Inner Mongolia Test Power Ltd. and Welwind Energy have signed a Letter of Intent… Read more »

Firetrace® Fire Protection For Australian Wind Farm Turbines

37 wind turbines installed at the new Waterloo wind farm project in South Australia have been equipped with self-contained, automatic detection and suppression systems that ensure fast acting, around-the-clock fire protection. Each of the transformer rooms and electrical cabinets in the nacelles of the 3 MW Vestas V90 turbines have been fitted with FIRETRACE© systems… Read more »

Hybrid Energy Looks to High Energy Solar Cells in Its Consumer Solutions: Energy Conversion to Double, Energy Costs to Half

Hybrid Energy Holdings, Inc. is pleased to report independent advances in solar cell research have virtually doubled the conversion ratio of sunlight to energy, thereby significantly reducing the effective cost of its solar energy solutions and the cut payback time frames in half. Researchers at the University of Texas in Austin and the University of… Read more »

UNI-SOLAR(R) Brand Photovoltaics to be Integrated on Roof of First Net-Zero Elementary School in the Country

United Solar, a leading global manufacturer of building-integrated and rooftop photovoltaics under its UNI-SOLAR(R) brand – and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices today announced its UNI-SOLAR photovoltaic rooftop products will be utilized on a unique, first-ever new school construction project in Kentucky. Morton Solar & Wind, LLC has been awarded a $2.16 million… Read more »

Energy Management International Signs Clean Energy Joint Venture

Energy Management International, Inc. President Howard Dunn is pleased to announce a developing strategy that will lead the Company toward a diversification in “clean energy.” After months of negotiations surrounding several projects, the Company has entered into a joint-venture agreement with Nova Wind Holdings, Inc. “In light of intensive escalation in US installation of wind… Read more »

Wind Energy America Inc. Announces Pennsylvania Project

EDEN PRAIRIE, today confirmed it has entered into long term wind development rights agreements covering an aggregate of 650 acres located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Grosser Mountain Wind I, LLC is the WEA’s first Pennsylvania wind energy project and is located northeast of Harrisburg. At project build-out, WEA anticipates 20 MW, or more, of power… Read more »

Universal Bioenergy in Talks to Pursue More Mergers and Acquisitions

Builds on Bold Strategy Set at Business Summit to Create Solid Revenues and Shareholder Value for 2010 Universal Bioenergy Inc. (Pink Sheets:UBRG) announced it is planning more strategic acquisitions, as it executes more of the plan of its new course, to diversify into more profitable alternative energy technologies. Universal is engaged in serious discussions with… Read more »

Direct Grid Technologies Introduces The Dgm Series Microinverter For Photovoltaic Modules

Direct Grid Technologies, LLC, manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) micro‐inverters and related monitoring systems, announced a new series of OEM grid‐tie micro‐inverters that mate to a variety of monocrystalline and polycrystalline type modules. The DGM‐S250 offers a power output of 250 watts, and the DGM‐S460 offers an unprecedented 460 watts. Similar to its predecessor, the DGA… Read more »

DNV obtains accreditation for noise testing of wind turbines

DNV announces that its Seattle, Washington, office has been approved for accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for acoustic noise emissions testing on wind turbines. A2LA has granted DNV’s Seattle office accreditation for acoustic noise testing of wind turbines in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025:2005 * for acoustic noise measurements as per IEC… Read more »

SOLON Selected as Solar Module Provider for National Grid’s 1 MW Solar Site in Haverhill, Mass.

Rivermoor Energy, Fischbach and SOLON Make “Brightfield” Happen With High-Efficiency, Ground-Mounted Solar Energy System SOLON Corporation, one of the largest crystalline silicon solar manufacturers in the U.S. and provider of turnkey solar power plants, today announced it secured a contract from Rivermoor Energy and Fischbach & Moore, on behalf of National Grid, a leading international… Read more »

Acro Energy Reports Positive Second Quarter Net Income

Acro Energy Technologies Corp , a leading U.S. solar integrator, announced today that it completed the second quarter ending June 30, 2010 with estimated net income of between $200 thousand and $300 thousand on gross revenues of $5.4 million. The Company estimates that for the same time period it achieved positive EBITDA of between $350… Read more »

Wagner Co Solar Technology A Pioneer Of The European Solar Market Expands To North America

Wagner & Co Solar Technology, originally founded in 1979 by a group of environmental technology students, has established an US subsidiary in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Wagner Solar Inc. is the latest expansion of Wagner & Co Solar Technology after a successful history of growth throughout Europe, with subsidiaries in Spain , France and Italy and more… Read more »

Set-solar Will Showcase Products At Intersolar North America 2010

SET-Solar Corporation, a solar energy solutions provider, announced today that it will attend the Intersolar North America Conference from July 13-15, 2010 at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco, California. SET-Solar will exhibit its polysilicon material, silicon ingots and wafers, high-efficiency solar cells and high-performance solar modules.The conference is one of the largest… Read more »