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Solar Thermal generated electricity – Future dominating technology?

Solar Thermal Technologies What dominating technology will play the largest part in the solution of providing clean energy in the future? Well the answer is that it stands between a handful of technologies where large scale or utility scale solar thermal generated electricity …

As Expected First Solar Cuts Earnings

First Solar, the U.S. developer of thinfilm photovoltaic panels, has reduced its earnings estimate for this year and next year and has announced plans to cut  100 jobs.

Veolia Unit Acquires 50 MW California Solar PV Project

A U.S renewable energy project developer backed by Veolia Environment, the French industrial group, has acquired a 50 megawatt solar photovoltaic project in California.

Solar Thinfilm Emerges From Stealth by Bringing in $15M

Reel Solar, a developer of  thinfilm solar technology, has raised $15 million in venture financing from a group of veteran cleantech venture funds, including Pangaea  Ventures.

CPV Maker Opel Boosts Liquidity

At a time of stiff competition in the solar sector, Opel Technologies, a supplier of high Concentration Photovoltaic (CPV) panels, has secured a $5 million financing from Silicon Valley Bank.  This latest funding comes on top of a $10 million credit line arranged …

Canadian Solar Venture to Select Bank to Develop C$150M Pipeline

A Canadian solar venture  is close to selecting a bank to arrange the financing of a 30-megawatt pipeline of rooftop photovoltaic projects.

Developer in Talks to Sell Stake in Ontario Solar Portfolio

A Toronto-based solar developer is talking to an investor to sell an equity stake in a 15-megawatt, fully contracted solar photovoltaic portfolio currently under development in Ontario.

Details on the Desert Sunlight Syndication

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Exelon Acquires California Solar Project

Chicago-based Exelon has acquired First Solar’s 230-megawatt Antelope Valley Solar Ranch project in Los Angeles County. The $1.36 billion project is backed by a $646 million loan guarantee from the Department of Energy. Exelon is expected to finance the balance of the project’s costs …

Desert Sunlight Secures Crucial DOE Loan Guarantee

A pioneering 550 megawatts solar photovoltaic power project in California has secured a $1.46 billion loan guarantee from the Department of Energy.