Monthly Archives: March 2017

State Bulletin: Familiar Clean Energy Debates Resurface in 2017 [GTM Squared]

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Does Solar Need to Be More Like Cutco and Avon, Rather Than Airbnb and Uber?

Sungevity was founded in 2007 with a promise of revolutionizing solar sales through software. It sparked a move toward the “platform” approach to customer acquisition and sales. Sungevity eventually built up its sales, procurement and financing in-house — peaking as the No. 3 residential solar company in 2014. Over the years, the company’s cash-burn rate

European Investment Bank providing €200 million for Indian large-scale solar

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to supply State Bank of India with a €200 million (US$214 million) 20-year loan to support €650 million of investments in five utility-scale solar PV projects in India. …read more

GTM Statcast: The Week in Energy in Less Than 60 Seconds [GTM Squared]

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Neoen signs PPA for 136MW of solar with Central America’s lowest tariff

French renewables developer Neoen has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for 136MW of utility-scale solar PV in El Salvador. …read more

Comtec more than doubles expected losses for 2016

Monocrystalline wafer producer Comtec Solar Systems Group has more than doubled expected losses for 2016, due to further write-downs on its Malaysia manufacturing facility with the pending sale of the facility to leading mono wafer supplier, LONGi Green Energy Technology. …read more

Movers & Shakers: REC Group, Sunworks, Array Technologies, Enel Green Power, Australia’s CEFC

This week’s Movers & Shakers features new CEOs and the inauguration of new international offices. Sunworks and the Australian CEFC both welcome new CEOs and Enel Green Power North America opens its new office in Massachusetts, with Array Technologies expanding Down Under. …read more

ACC partners with LONGi for 300MW rooftop PV in China

Asia Clean Capital (ACC) has partnered with LONGI Solar Technology, a wholly-owned subsidiary of mono specialist LONGI Green Energy Technology, to co-develop 300MW of rooftop solar in China. …read more