Solar Energy News Roundup for March 16, 2018

Seminole Financial Services Surpasses Three-Quarters of a Gigawatt in Renewable Energy Financing

A leading finance provider in the renewable energy space, Seminole Financial Services ("SFS"),  is celebrating over $1.48 billion in financing of solar and wind installations throughout the United States, equaling more than 770 megawatts (MW) in installed capacity. SFS is providing borrowers with both the quantitative analysis and transitional tools.

Solar Energy News Roundup for Mar 14, 2018

Recom-Sillia is awarded the “Top PV brand” for solar modules in France

A solar module manufacturing company based in France, Recom-Sillia, is awarded with the “Top PV Brand” seal by EuPD Research, Europe’s leading sustainability research firm. The Top Brand PV seal is awarded based on EuPD Research installer survey, which analyzes brand perception, customer’s preferred choice and distribution, in order to identify the module brand. EuPD has developed an evaluation model to emphasize the aspects of successful brand management based on 15 years of research.

Solar Energy Round-up - Jan 19, 2018

Fotowatio secures financing for 342MW PV portfolio in Mexico

Utility-scale PV project developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) has reached financial close for the 342MW Potosí Solar Farm in Mexico. The project, which stands as FRV’s first to be operated in Mexico. FRV closed the financing agreement with KFW (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau), Bancomext and ING.

Source: PVTECH


Solar Energy Round-up - Nov. 23, 2017

County commissioners approve 40MW PV project in South Dakota

Fall River County Commissioners have approved of the vacating of intersecting sections lines in Minnekahta Valley, South Dakota that will push along the develop of a 40MW PV project. Following this approval, which was decided during a public hearing on Nov. 7 by project developer 174 Power Global, construction on the site is expected to start in April. If construction begins on the plant in April, Ellinghaus noted that the solar farm is expected to be operational by September 2018.

Solar Energy Round-up - Nov. 21, 2017

China on Pace for Record Solar-Power Installations

China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, is poised to install a record amount of solar power capacity this year 2017, allowing researches to boost forecasts as much as 80 percent. About 54 gigawatts will be put in place this year, Bloomberg New Energy Finance said on Monday. raising a forcast of more than 30 gigawatts made in July. That amount of additional capacity would likely surpass all the solar energy generated in Japan in 2017.