Southern Alberta city pulls plug on $13M solar power project
Small and unreliable contribution to the community’s power needs didn’t justify the cost.
UNB researchers receive $4.3M to develop smart grid technology
Barbados project to focus on distributed energy resources,such as small-scale rooftop solar or wind systems.
Solar energy is fastest growing source of power: IEA
Attributed to lower costs, a boom in photovoltaic panel installations, particularly in China.
Tesla hopes to work with Panasonic on solar energy
Blog announces non-binding letter of intent to collaborate on photovoltaic cells and modules.
CBSA investigates China’s ‘dumping’ of solar panels
“Reasonable indication” it has cause injury to the domestic industry.
Europe, China work toward settling their rift on solar panels
EU duties on panels it alleges are dumped set to jump to 47% in August.
China launches WTO case challenging EU solar subsidies
It’s accusing some countries of seriously damaging its photovoltaic exports.
Orbite tech super-purifies silica used in solar panels, other products
Hugh-purity alumina plant to be completed this year.
Canadian Solar’s modules clear ammonia tests
Certified for use in Germany’s many agricultural installations.
Canadian Solar secures a master deal for 17 MW of solar modules
PV panels will power more than 100 Potentia rooftop installations in Ontario.
Magna to supply metal structures for solar industry
A subsidiary of global auto parts maker Magna International Inc. is opening a plant in Arizona to produce metal structures and components for the solar power market.
MEMC to supply PV solar modules for Northland projects
Solar tech manufacturer MEMC will be making solar photovoltaic modules at its Newmarket, Ont. plant for Northland Power Inc.’s 130-megawatt Ontario project portfolio.
Solar partnership creates OSM Solarform
OSM Solar Corp. is combining its assets with Solarform Canada Ltd. to create a strategic partnership called OSM Solarform Corp. that will build poly and mono crystalline solar modules for the North American market.
Solar rooftop installations now on the grid
Development continues on Ontario’s renewable energy front with the commissioning of a Canadian Solarform Inc. solar plant and the activation of a rooftop installation by SunEdison and GE Capital under the feed-in tariff (FIT) program.
Siemens goes solar
Siemens Canada has invested $3 million in plant upgrades and is adding 50 new jobs as it takes advantage of the opportunities offered by Ontario’s renewable energy market.