Google investing $94 million in Sacramento-area solar plants

Google announced that it's investing $94 million in solar panel farms in the Sacramento area. The money will go toward four photovoltaic, or PV, panel farms built by San Francisco-based Recurrent Energy, owned by tech-giant Sharp, and will help fuel the project alongside funding from investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., said Axel Martinez, Google's assistant treasurer, in a company blog post Tuesday. The investment pushes Google's portfolio of clean energy investments to more than $915 million, $880 million of which has been invested since January, Martinez said. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Recurrent and Google did not disclose how much Kohlberg Kravis Roberts was investing in the project.

Ballard Clean Energy Fuel Cell Modules Power BC Transit Bus Fleet Thru 1-Million Miles of Service

Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLD) (NASDAQ: BLDP) announced that the 20-bus fleet operated by BC Transit in the Resort Municipality of Whistler, British Columbia and powered by Ballard FCvelocityTM-HD6 fuel cell modules recently surpassed 1-million miles (1.6-million kilometers) of revenue service.

ImagineSolar Open House

ImagineSolar Open House Unveils 2012 Solar Courses Including Smart Grid Training, Course Giveaways, and Discounts.

Anderson Power Products® SPEC Pak™ High Power Connector Protects Against Harsh Conditions

Ideal for portable and test equipment; solar, wind and traditional power generation; traffic control equipment; as well as transportation, industrial, agricultural, and military applications.

SILFAB ONTARIO TO SUPPLY SUNNY DAY ENERGY WITH APPROXIMATELY 5 MWP DOMESTIC CONTENT MODULES "MADE IN ONTARIO" OVER THE NEXT 2 YEARS

Sunny Day Energy, an affiliate of a family owned and operated property development and management company based on Ontario, will install the modules for a number of commercial rooftop projects in the Greater Toronto area, ranging in size between 200 and 500 KWp each.

Nordex receives 30 MW order from WKN USA

Twelve N100 turbines for Texas / first joint project

Eneco appoints Natural Power as Owner's Engineer on 51MW Lochluichart wind farm

Natural Power has been appointed as Owner's Engineer at Lochluichart wind farm for energy company Eneco.

Real Goods Solar Closes Merger With Alteris Renewables

The merger brings together two pioneers and leaders in the solar industry, each with more than 30 years of experience in their respective markets.

Carmanah Launches the New EG40 and EG80: Reliable Solar LED Outdoor Lights Designed for Developing Markets

Leading combination of robust performance and cost effective price

A123 Systems and NSTAR to Launch Advanced Energy Storage Pilot Project

Project to Showcase System and Customer Benefits of Innovative Energy Storage Solutions

Video chronicles hospital projects in Haiti, debuting Solar2World donation program to aid Latin America

Several new web features highlight SolarWorld's decades-long commitment to region

Saft begins deliveries of first lithium-ion batteries produced by new Jacksonville plant

Less than four months after opening, Saft is putting DoE funding to good use as it begins ramping up manufacturing volumes to $300M annual sales.

Fuel Cell Vehicles Speeding Towards Commercialization

With a new funding announcement from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and several automakers showcasing new vehicles and major technical developments, fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) are driving back into the advanced vehicle technology conversation.

Sol, Inc. Names Willis McCullough Director of Strategic Accounts

Sol, Inc., the leading provider of solar/sustainable LED outdoor lighting solutions, is pleased to announce that Willis McCullough has joined the company as Director of Strategic Accounts.

REHAU Holds First Technical Summit at REHAU® MONTANA ecosmart house in Bozeman

REHAU held its first technical summit at the REHAU MONTANA ecosmart house in Bozeman, Mont. The summit was attended by 38 building industry business and association representatives from across the U.S., as well as those from Montana State University (MSU) and other members of academia.

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