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May 17, 2019  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General
December 21, 2017  

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.

News General
October 4, 2017  

Solar energy is fastest growing source of power: IEA

Attributed to lower costs, a boom in photovoltaic panel installations, particularly in China.

News Energy Manufacturing General
October 18, 2016  

Tesla hopes to work with Panasonic on solar energy

Blog announces non-binding letter of intent to collaborate on photovoltaic cells and modules.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
February 4, 2015  

CBSA investigates China’s ‘dumping’ of solar panels

“Reasonable indication” it has cause injury to the domestic industry.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
June 21, 2013  

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.

News Energy Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
November 6, 2012  

China launches WTO case challenging EU solar subsidies

It’s accusing some countries of seriously damaging its photovoltaic exports.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
September 20, 2012  

Orbite tech super-purifies silica used in solar panels, other products

Hugh-purity alumina plant to be completed this year.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability
August 9, 2012  

Canadian Solar’s modules clear ammonia tests

Certified for use in Germany’s many agricultural installations.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability
June 18, 2012  

Canadian Solar secures a master deal for 17 MW of solar modules

PV panels will power more than 100 Potentia rooftop installations in Ontario.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
December 14, 2011  

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.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability
November 16, 2011  

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.

News General
September 26, 2011  

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.

News Business Operations Production Sustainability
August 31, 2011  

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.

News Business Operations Production Sustainability
August 8, 2011  

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.