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Israeli Company Building Mammoth Solar Project in Indiana, Largest Solar Field in US

Doral Energy, an Israeli Company, has launched the Mammoth Solar Project in Knox, Indiana, which will become the largest solar field in the US. At a total cost of about $1.5 billion, the project is about 50,000 dunams in size and will stretch into both Starke and Pulaski Counties. The solar field will ultimately produce 1.3 gigawatts of clean energy for about 200,000 homes. The Mammoth Solar project is expected to be complete by the summer of 2023.
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Tesla Solar Panels and Solar Roof Could Dominate the Energy Market in the US

Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, sells and lease electric vehicles and energy generation and storage systems, and offers services related to its sustainable energy products. The Company's segments include automotive, and energy generation and storage. Through its subsidiary Tesla Energy, it develops and is a major installer of photovoltaic systems in the United States.
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Doping solar cells to improve performance

Solar cells, also known as photovoltaic cells, convert light into electricity and are an important method of capturing renewable energy. The first solar cells were very expensive, but as technology has progressed the average cost per watt of electricity has dropped from $96 (adjusting for inflation) in the 1970s to under a dollar today. Scientists continue to research methods and materials to make higher efficiency and lower cost solar cells.
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Who Will Win The EV Race? Lessons From Solar

Why is there so much fraud in electric-vehicle start-ups? There is clear market demand and significant technological development, so why should companies not be competing on the merits? And who will win the race to provide affordable EVs to Main Street?. The solar industry may provide a roadmap. In solar,...

New Home Co. makes SunPower solar + storage, WallBox EV chargers standard in new community

SunPower Corp. and The New Home Co., a top 50 homebuilder, are making solar systems, battery storage and at-home electric vehicle (EV) chargers standard features in New Home’s newest community, Eureka Grove. All 72 homes in the Granite Bay, Calif., community will include a SunPower Equinox rooftop solar system, 13 kWh SunVault energy storage system and Wallbox Pulsar Plus EV charger, creating a comprehensive energy management solution for the modern homebuyer.

Trina Solar rated as bankable for sixth consecutive year in BloombergNEF survey

Trina Solar Co. has been rated as bankable by 100 percent of the industry respondents participating in the annual PV Module and Inverter Bankability report issued by BloombergNEF. This marks 6 consecutive years that all survey respondents rated Trina as bankable. Origin Bifacial and Monfacial Trackers are designed for quick,...

Pacifico gets priority access to 1-GW-plus Aussie solar, storage pipeline

October 19 (Renewables Now) - German renewable energy producer Pacifico Renewables Yield AG (ETR:PRY) has signed a right of first offer agreement to acquire an over 1-GW renewable pipeline in Australia, mainly consisting of utility-scale solar projects. The German firm said on Tuesday it has struck the deal with ACE...

S Arabia shortlists bidders in 1.2-GW solar PV tender

October 19 (Renewables Now) - The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Energy announced on Monday the names of shortlisted bidders in a tender that seeks to award 1,200 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity. The competition is the third round of the country’s National Renewable Energy Programme (NREP) and will allow...

Coast Guard announces first solar+storage microgrid project

The U.S. Coast Guard will build its first battery energy storage system (BESS) with its also first-time microgrid at a training center in California. The Coast Guard selected Ameresco to provide energy savings performance contract (ESPC) services at Training Center Petaluma. The $43 million contract centers around the USCG’s first BESS and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s largest solar renewable project integrating in a microgrid.

Pearl Certification launches industry’s first data-certified equity calculator

Pearl Certification, a national provider of third-party certification of high-performing homes, launched the Equity Calculator today to help contractors better demonstrate the value solar installations can add to a home. The Pearl Equity Calculator is the industry’s first tool to calculate discounted cash flow using certified contractor data, NREL software to calculate solar production numbers, and an API to Freddie Mac’s 30-year mortgage rate.
PV Tech

OMERS Infrastructure buys 49% stake in FRV’s Australian renewables business

Canadian pension investor OMERS Infrastructure has acquired a 49% interest in the Australian renewable energy platform of utility-scale solar developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV). The deal includes six operational and under construction solar assets with a combined capacity of 637MWdc as well as a development pipeline comprising around 2.7GWdc of...

Offshore Hydropower Market To Demonstrate Spectacular Growth By 2026 | Vattenfall, Suzlon Energy, LDK Solar

The recent research publication on Global Offshore Hydropower market provides insights about evolution of the competitive environment, the lifecycle stage and opportunities. The survey with Offshore Hydropower investors & stakeholders in this sector, from APAC, EMEA and the Americas, reveals information such as large-scale projects with regulatory factors by country, subsidies, tax incentives and direct investment. Along with this activity comes a stream of Offshore Hydropower M&A activity and growth, as producers strive to stay ahead of the curve. Some of the established and new companies profiled in the study are RusHydro, First Solar, Alstom, China Yangtze Power, E.on UK, China Yangtze Power, Vattenfall, Suzlon Energy, LDK Solar, Bronzeoak Philippines, Siemens, Calpine Corp, NextEra Energy, Calpine Corp, Hydrochina International Engineering & Iberdrola etc.

DG Rooftop Solar PV Market Size, Outlook and Key Companies – Jinko Solar, Trina Solar, Canadian Solar, JA Solar, Hanwha, First Solar

New Jersey, United States,- The DG Rooftop Solar PV Market report comprises broadly analyzed data and information on the DG Rooftop Solar PV market with a detailed analysis of key models, emerging trends, infrastructure properties, industrial landscape, and key market segments. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the market growth and factors influencing the market growth including the latest technology and product developments. The DG Rooftop Solar PV market report also provides an overview of the industry’s position in the international market and its contribution to the generation of global revenue. The report provides significant statistical sales data, revenue estimates based on types and applications, regions, and major market players.

Global Commercial Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) and Solar Roof Market Survey Report, 2021-2026

The “ Commercial Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) and Solar Roof market” report covers the overview of the market and presents the information on business development, market size, and share scenario. The report also emphasizes on the growth prospects of the global Commercial Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) and Solar Roof market for the period 2020-2025. The report covers market characteristics for each segmentation across the key regions and country and traces the historic and forecast analysis of the industry. The report covers key vendors their revenue, breakdown by regions, and product demand. Other key details include volume, installed capacity and value chain.
ThomasNet Industrial News Room

Swiss Solar Panel Maker to Develop 400-MW Factory in the U.S.

Welcome to Thomas Insights — every day, we publish the latest news and analysis to keep our readers up to date on what’s happening in industry. Sign up here to get the day’s top stories delivered straight to your inbox. A Switzerland-based manufacturer of solar panels plans to add its...
Earth 911

Earth911 Podcast: Newday Impact’s Doug Heske on Responsible Energy Investing

Environmentally responsible investing requires we apply carbon sense thinking, says our guest, Doug Heske, CEO of Newday Impact Investing. Doug and Earth911’s Mitch Ratcliffe launch a series of conversations about making informed decisions about stocks and funds, beginning with a comparison of the emerging solar and declining fossil fuels industry. In this episode, we’ll look at Sunpower, First Solar, Canadian Solar, Sunnova, and Tesla, all stocks Doug suggests are core energy holdings for the future, as well as Exxon Mobil, Chevron, British Petroleum, and Royal Dutch Shell, which he advises avoiding or selling if your goal is to protect the environment. Watch for new responsible investing programs every two weeks.