Monthly Archives: January 2021

Combining solar energy and agriculture to mitigate climate change, assist rural communities

Co-developing land for both solar photovoltaic power and agriculture could provide 20% of total electricity generation in the United States with an investment of less than 1% of the annual U.S. budget, a new paper by Oregon State University researchers found. Wide-scale installation of agrivoltaic systems could lead to an annual reduction of 330,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions in

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Sungrow Cumulative Shipments to the Americas Cross 10 GW

Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced recently that its cumulative shipments in the Americas hit a significant milestone of 10 GW by the end of 2020, underlining its position in the deep decarbonization of the local economy and its role as a big game-changer for renewable energy across the region at large. Significant process made in

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LONGi to supply 70 MW modules to the largest floating PV plant cluster in Vietnam

In a significant development marking the end of 2020, two large-scale floating solar projects in Vietnam were commissioned in December. They were the 35 MWp Ho Tam Bo floating solar power plant and the 35 MWp Ho Gia Hoet 1 floating PV plant. The two projects have been set up on Gia Hoet 1 and Tam Bo irrigation lakes, in

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Canadian Solar to Sell Two Solar Projects to BluEarth Renewables, Supplying Low-Cost Clean Energy to the Government of Alberta

Canadian Solar Inc. announced it has sold an ownership interest in its Hays and Jenner solar projects to BluEarth Renewables (“BluEarth”). BluEarth will also assume management responsibilities of the projects. Located in southeast Alberta, both projects are 31 MWp (23 MWAC) in size. The projects are co-owned by Conklin Métis Local 193, an indigenous community based in the rural hamlet of Conklin and part of the Athabasca Oil Sands region in eastern Alberta. Both projects are expected

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Gibraltar to Acquire TerraSmart for $220 Million

Transaction expected to be immediately accretive to earnings Also acquired Sunfig for $3.75 Million Expects 5-year solar revenue to exceed $700 Million Management to hold conference call at 9am ET today Gibraltar Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROCK), a leader in the renewable energy, conservation, residential, industrial and infrastructure markets, today announced the further expansion of its solar energy portfolio through the acquisitions of TerraSmart and Sunfig. TerraSmart, the leading

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