Siemens splits wind off into independent division

Siemens is to restructure its renewables division by splitting wind and solar and hydro into two separate divisions.

NFU praises renewable energy boost from solar power innovators

The NFU believes the first 16 large-scale solar farm projects, installed just days before the government deadline for incentives ran out, will contribute a remarkable 46.3 megawatts of power to the national grid.

PG&E and Sempra Generation Contract for 150 MW of Renewable Power

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (NYSE: PCG) and Sempra Generation, a subsidiary of San Diego-based Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), announced today that they have entered into a 25-year contract for 150 megawatts (MW) of renewable power from an expansion of Sempra Generation’s Copper Mountain Solar complex inBoulder City, Nev.

Pattern Completes Four Agreements to Deliver 870 MW of Wind Energy to the Ontario Power Authority

Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) and Samsung Renewable Energy (Samsung) today announced they have signed four separate power purchase agreements with Ontario Power Authority (OPA). These agreements will provide 870 megawatts (MW) of clean energy from wind energy projects to OPA, enough to power more than 300,000 homes every year.

MY Signs Strategic Cooperative Agreement with China Three Gorges New Energy Corp. to Jointly Develop Offshore Wind Power in Guangdong

China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (”Ming Yang” or the “Company”) (NYSE: MY), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, today announced that it signed a strategic cooperative agreement (the “Agreement”) with China Three Gorges New Energy Corp. (”CTGNE”), a fully-owned subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation (”CTGPC”) to foster closer cooperation in both domestic and […]

Gigawatt-Scale Solar Launch of Soltas Energy by Barron Partners

Soltas Energy Corporation was recently launched by New York-based private equity firm, Barron Partners LP. Soltas Energy consolidates Barron Partners’ existing regional solar EPC/Project developers, creates a national vehicle for financing solar projects, and allows Barron Partners to take ownership positions in prominent regional solar project development and installation companies.
By installing solar power generation stations […]

SolarNexus Adds Financing, Now Provides Solar Contractors with Full Spectrum of Services

SolarNexus, the industry leader in web-based solar business management software, has broadened the range of offerings available in its supplier network by adding access to customer financing to its range of products and services for solar contractors.
With a click of the mouse, SolarNexus users can now seamlessly offer their customers leasing through SolarNexus’ first financing […]

Georgia Power Files Updated Energy Plan

Georgia Power today asked the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) for approval of its updated integrated resource plan.
The plan outlines how Georgia Power plans to meet customers’ demand and energy needs in light of the current and anticipated impact of environmental regulations on Georgia Power plants and the possibility that some units may have to […]

TGI Group (TSPG) Assets Sale and Renewable Energy Business Update

TGI Group (Pink Sheets: TSPG) ( is to sell several of its non strategic assets. TGI Group expects the sale to bring cash for TSPG, and the company will focus on its renewable energy business niche.
TSPG management announced that the company will divest its high-tech assets. The cause of this sale is the management’s belief […]

UNI-SOLAR(R) Powers One of the Largest Solar Roof Installations in Greater Toronto Area

United Solar, a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (ECD) (Nasdaq:ENER) and a leading global manufacturer of light-weight, flexible thin-film solar modules, announces the completion of the the SolarShare WaterView Project, one of the largest rooftop solar
installations in the Greater Toronto Area. This solar installation is located on the roof of the Daimler […]