Monthly Archives: September 2016

Crius Moves Deeper Into Residential Solar With Acquisition of Bankrupt Verengo

Last week, Crius Energy, a large independent energy retailer, acquired the newly-bankrupt California solar installer Verengo. That’s the latest move by Crius in its steady march into the solar industry. Verengo was founded in 2008 by Randy Bishop and Ken Button and at one point had more than 1,000 employees. Armed with equity funding from

PSEG Solar Source completes 36MW PV project in Colorado

PSEG Solar Source, Platte River Power Authority and juwi announced the completion of the 36MW PSEG Rawhide Flats Solar Center Thursday. …read more

NREL report highlights 20% cost reduction in US utility-scale solar installations

The US Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has highlighted continued PV system cost reductions in its latest quarterly report, ‘U.S. Solar Photovoltaic System Cost Benchmark Q1 2016′. …read more

Digitalisation to replace ‘chasing mentality’ in PV market

Fully digitized solar power plants will be the next focus for improving efficiencies in the solar PV industry according, to Guoguang Chen, general manager of inverter manufacturer Huawei’s Smart PV Europe Business. …read more

S:FLEX seeing rooftop solar opportunities in MENA

Solar mounting systems specialist S:FLEX GmbH said it had established a new branch office in Jordan to coordinate a growing demand in the MENA region for PV rooftop systems. …read more

ROUND UP: PACE financing, GameChange Solar 17MW in Massachusetts landfills, HFE 1MW rooftop project

CleanFund provides US$10 million in PACE financing for a 5MW Cali project, India’s Hero Future Energies commissions a 1MW rooftop solar project in Delhi and GameChange Solar deploys ground mount systems in Massachusetts landfills. …read more

India’s NTPC invites bids for 250MW solar capacity in Karnataka, lists US$300m green bonds on SGX

India’s largest utility NTPC has invited bids for the development of 250MW of solar capacity in the Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka. …read more

Recurrent Energy completes 60MW PV project in California

Canadian Solar subsidiary Recurrent Energy announced that its 60MW Barren Ridge PV project in California has reached commercial operation. …read more