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SunEdison Awarded Additional 31 MW (AC) of Solar Projects by the Ontario Power Authority

Feb 25, 2011 3:44 PM est Topics:  ,

SunEdison, a leading worldwide solar energy services provider and a subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (NYSE: WFR), has been awarded 31 Megawatts (MW) AC of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects by The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) as part of the province's landmark Feed-in Tariff (FIT*) program. This recent announcement adds to the 28 MW of ground-mount and rooftop solar projects already deployed by SunEdison in Ontario.

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SunPower is the Official PV Sponsor of the Second Annual SolarDay

Apr 14, 2010 8:51 PM est Topics:  , ,

The organizers of SolarDay 2010 today announced that this year’s global event will be held on June 19, 2010. In addition, SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPRWA, SPWRB), a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, is the official photovoltaic (PV) sponsor. SolarDay is a global day of recognition and celebration of solar energy, sustainability, energy independence and protection of our planet.

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Mitsubishi Electric Reveals New Strategies to Expand Solar Business

Mar 01, 2010 1:00 AM est Topics: 

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today its has completed construction of PV Cell Plant #2, a new photovoltaic (PV) cell production facility at its Nakatsugawa Works Iida Factory in Nagano Prefecture. By March 2011, the company will raise its annual PV cell/module production capacity by 50 megawatts (MW) to 270MW, and ultimately plans to reach an annual capacity of 600MW at an early stage.

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Mitsui and Inbicon Sign First Licensing Agreement to Refine Biomass Into Ethanol

Mar 01, 2010 12:45 AM est Topics:  ,

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES), one of Japan's leading heavy industries, and Inbicon, the Danish pioneer of cellulosic ethanol technology, today announced the signing of a license agreement for the Inbicon Biomass Refinery technology.

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Ford Invests $155 Million in Fuel-Efficient Engines

Feb 26, 2010 11:00 PM est Topics: 

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is investing $155 million and adding 60 jobs at its Cleveland operations to build a new fuel-efficient V-6 engine for the 2011 Mustang, which has expected class-leading highway fuel efficiency of 30 miles per gallon on the highway and 305 horsepower.

Stanford Business School Conference Aims to Advance Socially and Environmentally Responsible Supply Chains

Feb 26, 2010 10:10 PM est Topics: 

More than 150 supply chain management experts, practitioners, and policy makers will gather at a conference April 29 at the Stanford Graduate School of Business to exchange best practices for sustainable supply chains. Early bird registration discount is available for one more week for executives, nonprofit leaders, policy makers, and academics.

CalStar Products, Inc. Raises Additional Capital

Feb 26, 2010 1:00 PM est Topics:  ,

CalStar Products, Inc. today announced that it has closed a $15 Million equity investment to fund the growth and expansion of its green building materials business.  Nth Power, a venture capital fund focused on energy and cleantech investing, led the equity round that includes new investors The Westly Group and Clearpoint Capital...

Vital New Legislation Creates Green Jobs and Puts California in Forefront of Future Smart Electric Grid

Feb 25, 2010 10:00 PM est Topics:  ,

Attorney General Jerry Brown and Assemblymember Nancy Skinner Introduce AB 2514 to Make the Smart Grid a Reality with California Becoming Leader in Clean, Cost-Effective Energy Storage.