Monthly Archives: December 2018

Brilliant iron molecule could provide cheaper solar energy

For the first time, researchers have succeeded in creating an iron molecule that can function both as a photocatalyst to produce fuel and in solar cells to produce electricity. The results indicate that the iron molecule could replace the more expensive and rarer metals used today. The new molecule (Credit: Nils Rosemann) Some photocatalysts and solar cells are based on

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Ameresco Acquires TerraNavigator, LLC to Expand Its Pipeline of Renewable Energy Assets

Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, today announced that it has acquired TerraNavigator, LLC, a California-based firm that specializes in the origination and development of solar assets on environmentally-impacted sites throughout the country.  With this acquisition, Ameresco will expand its pipeline of potential renewable energy projects with a focus on converting these project opportunities into operating assets that the

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SunStrong Capital Holdings, LLC Successfully Completes $400 Million Asset Backed Securitization

SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR) and Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HASI) today announced that their joint venture, SunStrong Capital Holdings, LLC (SunStrong), successfully closed its $400 million Solar Asset Backed Notes, Series 2018-1. The Notes were priced at a fixed interest rate of 5.68 percent per annum and received a rating of A (sf) from KBRA and a Green Bond Assessment

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Hanwha Q CELLS’ Q.PEAK-G4.1 solar modules secure Excellent Quality recognition with Italy’s Altroconsumo and ITA bodies

The Q.PEAK-G4.1 310 Wp solar modules manufactured by Hanwha Q CELLS have been certified in the highest quality category by Altroconsumo and Istituto Tecnologie Avanzate The criteria for obtaining the recognition of Excellent Quality cover a range of performance, reliability and cost factors Alberto Nadai, Hanwha Q CELLS’ Area Sales Manager of Italy, said: “This accolade from Altroconsumo and ITA

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