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November 28, 2015
Recurrent Energy Closes Financing for 100 MW Astoria Solar Power Project
Guelph, Canada (SPX) Nov 24, 2015
Canadian Solar reports that its wholly owned subsidiary, Recurrent Energy, one of North America's largest solar project developers, closed on a tax equity investment commitment with GE unit GE Energy Financial Services for the 100 megawatt (MWac) Astoria solar power project. Recurrent Energy also closed a debt facility for the Astoria project, currently under construction in California. Recurrent Energy will be the managing member of the Astoria solar power project and plans to own and operate the ... read more
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Solar3D's Upcoming Acquisition, Elite Solar, Reports Over $7 Million in New Solar Contracts
Solar3D has announced that Elite Solar, the Company's newest planned acquisition, reports over $7 million in projects that have begun recently and a backlog of contracted projects of over $5.5 milli ... more

UAE channels oil money into alternative energy
Rising from the desert outside Abu Dhabi, Masdar city is laying the groundwork for when the United Arab Emirates' oil wells run dry. ... more

Onion-like layers help this efficient new nanoparticle glow
A new, onion-like nanoparticle could open new frontiers in biomaging, solar energy harvesting and light-based security techniques. The particle's innovation lies in its layers: a coating of organic ... more


Turkey driving renewable energy growth in the MENAT region
Ever increasing demand for energy in Turkey is boosting the growth of renewable energy - most notably wind - in the MENAT region. Other significant opportunities for material, component and equipmen ... more


Costa Rica boasts clean energy -- and bad car pollution
At dusk one weekend on Costa Rica's tropical Pacific coast, Mamiche is catering to a line of customers in front of the beachside ice-cream stand he tends. ... more

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Benin tackles climate change with sunshine and coconuts
Philomene Ahouansou cooks beans and rice in three giant steel pots by the roadside in Benin's capital, Porto-Novo. It's a scene that's common throughout the country. ... more

Increased potential for perovskites as a material for solar cells
Scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have demonstrated a way to significantly increase the efficiency of perovskite solar cells by reducing the amount of ... more
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Lightsource to Launch Major Investment into India Solar PV Market
Lightsource Renewable Energy is spearheading a 2 billion pound investment in solar energy in India. The firm has announced plans to design, install and manage more than 3 Gigawatts (GW) of solar pho ... more

Microbes map path toward renewable energy future
In the quest for renewable fuels, scientists are taking lessons from a humble bacterium that fills our oceans and covers moist surfaces the world over. While the organism captures light to make food ... more

U.S. takes community approach to solar power
The U.S. national grid could be greener with the advancement of solar power for low- to moderate-income households, the White House said. ... more
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Jackson Associates has announced the publication of a new, free white paper "Maximizing Competitive Advantage in Electric Storage and PV Markets with Utility Customer Electricity Use Databases and A ... more

Appraisers across 6 states find home buyers pay premium for solar homes
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Canada's Trudeau unveils plan to fund green infrastructure at G20
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China to become global leader in renewable technology
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Suncrest Solar expands residential solar services
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Owens Corning and Constellation Celebrate Completion of 2.4-MW Solar Project
Owens Corning and Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, have celebrated the completion of a 2.4-megawatt (DC) solar generation project at Owens Corning's headquarters in Toledo. Located ... more

Go green to save the world and the world economy: OECD
The OECD urged Monday nations to step up environmental investments to ward off not only catastrophic climate change but to give the global economy a much-needed boost as China struggles to rebalance its economy. ... more

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Recurrent Energy secures financing for 60MW solar project
Canadian Solar reports that its wholly owned subsidiary, Recurrent Energy, one of North America's largest solar project developers, closed on a debt facility with a club of banks and a tax equity in ... more

World energy use to grow one-third over 25 years, renewables making inroads: IEA
Global energy use is set to grow by one-third over the next 25 years, driven mostly by emerging economies, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday. ... more
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Japan rocket launches its first commercial satellite

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Trina Solar hits record 21.25% efficiency for multi-crystalline silicon cell


Western Region ACORE report for renewables released


New low-cost battery could help store renewable energy


Lightsource Renewable Energy closes 284m Pound Senior and Mezzanine Refinancing


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Storage advance may boost solar thermal energy potential


Renewables key in race against climate change clock


Philippines gets support for green agenda


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China's Li: Beijing has 'duty to humanity' to boost green growth

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Leadership and reform needed to deliver renewable energy future

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