BioEnergy Bytes

Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1SunPower has launched its Helix platform, the world’s first fully-integrated commercial solar solution combining solar power production and energy management. Helix is a pre-engineered, modular solution that is built to last and fast to install, enabling customers to scale their solar programs quickly with minimal business disruption. The Helix platform is standardized across rooftop, carport and ground installations.
  • JA Solar has announced the launch of its high-performance 400 MW photovoltaic (PV) solar cell manufacturing facility in Penang, Malaysia. JA Solar’s first manufacturing facility outside of China, the facility is equipped to produce high-efficiency multi-crystalline solar cells for use in PV power generation. These cells will primarily be used to manufacture JA Solar modules outside of China to provide competitive product solutions for certain overseas markets.
  • Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. has announced it has agreed to jointly develop a 150 MW construction stage wind project in the United States with Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. The Deerfield wind power project is located in central Michigan and is being constructed on approximately 20,000 acres of land leased from a supportive wind power land owner group. The project will utilize proven turbine technology comprised of 44 Vestas V110-2.0 wind turbines and 28 Vestas V110-2.2 turbines and is estimated to generate 555.2 GW-hrs annually.
  • Sol Luna Solar, a leading Solar Integrator in New Mexico and 2015 Best of Santa Award recipient (Santa Fe Reporter), has released their industry analysis of consumer owned distributed generation for New Mexico, highlighting the factors that are contributing to a renewable energy integration revolution in New Mexico and nationally.
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