Renewable energy developers get their own watchdog

Barbara Grady for GreenBiz:  In another sign that renewable energy is becoming big business, developers of wind and solar power projects are about to find themselves subject to a new layer of scrutiny. The social impact startup trying to goad oil and gas exploration companies to meet certain levels of socially and environmentally responsible behavior is extending its efforts into renewable energy. Equitable Origin, founded as a self-proclaimed standards setter for how oil exploration and extraction companies should go about their work without trampling on human rights, harming local communities and destroying the environment, announced this week that it wants to branch out with new standards for wind and solar energy site development. It’s not that the organization is against renewable energy development, its officers insist. “What we are trying to do is assist the growing renewable energy industries by helping them not repeat the same mistakes as oil and gas,” Josh Garrett, communications manager of Equitable Origin, told GreenBiz.   Cont'd...

Milbank Represents International Lenders in Over $200M Financing to Build New Chilean Solar Project

Conejo Solar will have the capacity to deliver 122 megawatts of clean energy to Chiles grid and to support nearby mining operations.

Suniva to Increase U.S. Manufacturing Capacity to Over 400MW

Global clean energy provider, Shunfeng International Clean Energy, acquires majority share

Coldwell Solar Surpasses a Half Billion Dollars in Client Savings and Investor Returns

Coldwell Solar continues to focus on core business policies, customer satisfaction, and a continued pursuit for innovation in the solar power industry.

LG And Borrego Solar Collaboration Expands To Bring More High-Efficiency Modules To U.S. Commercial Customers

Expanded Commercial Integrator Agreement Covers 135 Megawatts of Advanced LG Panels, Including New Mono X NeON 2, Through 2016

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The Four Brothers project is contracted under long-term power purchase agreements for 20 years with PacifiCorp (A-/A3), a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy.

Parallel Events of EU PVSEC 2015 Offer a Deep Insight into Specific Photovoltaic Topics

The EU PVSEC Parallel Events cover topics in Photovoltaics along the most recent technology, market and business trends and address decision makers from industry, research, finance and politics.

Tigo Powers Largest Solar-Battery, Off-Grid Home in the World

This project was done with the highest level of workmanship and the highest level components selected from every nut and bolt, to the use of Tigo.

SUNRUN OPENS NEW MARLBOROUGH BRANCH, BRINGING MORE THAN 100 JOBS TO MASSACHUSETTS

Leading Residential Solar Company Nearly Doubles Local Workforce

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Vikram Solar collaborates with UK's largest electrical wholesaler

Edmundson Electrical Greentech has added Vikram Solars photovoltaic modules to its product range.

26,000 aleo solar modules for SUNfarming solar park in Mecklenburg

The module manufacturer from Prenzlau in Brandenburg covers the entire range of photovoltaic projects with its portfolio

Intersolar South America Experiences Exponential Growth

Brazils largest solar exhibition sells out, reflecting growth of Latin American PV market and the popularity of the annual Intersolar South America event

FIRST US OFFSHORE WIND WORKBOAT BUILD UNDERWAY

Atlantic Wind Transfers, Blount Boats and Deepwater Wind welcome key US offshore wind supply chain players to official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Titan Solar Construction Ranks Among the Top Solar and Construction Companies in North America

California Company Ranks #16 Among Top 50 Residential Solar Contractors

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