Category Archives: Solar PV News Feed

SolarCity Launches Microgrid Service, Available Worldwide

SolarCity(R) (SCTY), America’s #1 solar power provider, today unveiled GridLogic, a microgrid service that combines distributed energy resources—solar, batteries and controllable load—to enable a cleaner, more resilient and more affordable way of providing power. SolarCity’s microgrid service ensures that any community anywhere in the world vulnerable to power outages and high energy costs—including remote or

Israeli inverter firm SolarEdge proposes US$125 million IPO

Israeli micro-inverter manufacturer SolarEdge has filed papers for a US$125 million flotation on the NASDAQ stock exchange. …read more

O&M landmark offers respite for struggling SMA

Beleaguered inverter manufacturer SMA Solar says it has surpassed 1GW of operations and maintenance (O&M) service contracts since launching this new side of its business a year ago. …read more

US industry ready for ‘bare knuckle brawl’ to save solar tax credit

The US Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has responded angrily to an attack on solar by a conservative think tank saying it is ready for a “bare knuckle brawl” if necessary. …read more

Solar Electronics Startup SolarEdge Files for $125M IPO

The S-1 IPO Registration Statement for solar electronics builder SolarEdge’s $125 million initial public offering has landed. (Renaissance Capital reports the figure at $125 million. Last year Bloomberg suggested a $100 million target.) It’s a positive and not unexpected event for the solar electronics sector and the solar industry as a whole. (We recently named

SunEdison reaches 1GW PV project completion target in 2014

Major fabless photovoltaics energy provider (PVEP) SunEdison reported fourth quarter and full-year results for 2014, reaching its 1GW project completion target and increased its pipeline by 51% to 5.1GW, excluding the First Wind acquisition. …read more

SolarCity expects 1GW solar module production target to be reached in early 2017

Despite construction of its first 1GW integrated PV module assembly plant being slowed due to heavy snow falls in Buffalo, New York State, SolarCity said when releasing record full-year results that it expects tool install to begin in early 2016. …read more

IEA Review: Indonesia must fine-tune markets to secure energy prosperity

A new review from energy watch dog International Energy Agency (IEA) has listed high grades for Indonesia’s operation of energy groups and state-owned institutions, but also noted that the country still has much to do in order to ensure a sustainable future. …read more