In terms of the big picture, things are looking particularly rosy for the solar sector. Study after study suggests that solar’s share of the global energy generation market will continue to grow over the next decade, and possibly well beyond. In the United […]
A pioneering 550 megawatts solar photovoltaic power project in California has secured a $1.46 billion loan guarantee from the Department of Energy.
Citi and Goldman Sachs anticipate closing the financing of the 550 megawatts Desert Sunlight Solar Farm in next few days, possibly tomorrow. The $1.8 billion financing supporting the construction of the project, which NextEra Energy and GE Energy Financial Services recently acquired from First […]
Michael Ahearn, the former CEO of thin-film photovoltaic company First Solar, has reemerged as one of the driving forces behind True North Venture Partners, a new cleantech fund with offices in Chicago and Phoenix. Nearly two years ago Ahearn announced he would step […]
NRG Energy’s 230 megawatts Solar Ranch thin-film photovoltaic project in Southern California has passed a key environmental regulatory hurdle, ensuring construction-start.
No cap-and-trade in the Boehner House (and that's one thing he won't cry about!) After a two-week hiatus, G.E.R.’s The Week In Green Energy is back! And in Washington, after four years in the minority, Republicans are also back! Dark days for green […]
A venture jointly owned by GE’s energy financing unit and a Vancouver, B.C.-based project developer have agreed to buy a 50-megawatt thin-film solar project portfolio in Ontario from First Solar.