SunEdison to Expand in Ontario

As we’ve notedon this blog before, the apt phrase for the renewable energy industriesis not, “If you build it, they will come,” but rather, “If yousubsidize it, they will build it.” Such is the case of Ontario, Canada,which is seeing a boom in solar energy-related activity since puttingin place a feed-in tariff (FIT) program earlier […] Read more

Advanced Energy, SunEdison, announce commercial agreement for Solaron inverter solutions

Advanced Energy Industries Inc. has entered into a commercial agreementwith SunEdison, a leading solar-energy services provider. The agreementincludes Solaron grid-tie, photovoltaic (PV) inverters, as well ascomplete product life-cycle services. "AE is honored to workwith a premier solar-energy company such as SunEdison," noted Dr. HansBetz, president and CEO of Advanced Energy. "This commercial agreementis another important […] Read more

MEMC completes SunEdison acquisition

MEMC Electronic Materials Inc., a leading provider of silicon wafers tothe semiconductor and solar industries, has completed the acquisitionof privately held Sun Edison LLC, a developer of solar power projectsand North America’s largest solar energy services provider. Aspreviously disclosed, the purchase price of $200 million was paid 70percent in cash and 30 percent in MEMC […] Read more

Owens Corning and SunEdison Activate 440 Kilowatt PV Solar System in New Jersey

Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) and SunEdisonannounced the activation of a 440 kilowatt (kW) roof-mount photovoltaic(PV) solar system at Owens Corning’s Kearny, New Jersey facility. SunEdison was awarded the first energy stimulus grant in the solar industry, under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Toledo, Ohio-based Owens Corning is a global producer of residentialand commercial building materials, […] Read more

Owens Corning, SunEdison activate 440 KW PV solar system

Owens Corning, world leader in building materials and glass fiberreinforcements, and SunEdison, North America’s largest solar servicesprovider, announced the activation of a 440 kilowatt (kW) roof-mountphotovoltaic (PV) solar system at Owens Corning’s Kearny, New Jerseyfacility. The activation took place on Sept. 21, the day beforeSunEdison was awarded the first energy stimulus grant in the solarindustry, […] Read more

MEMC Electronic: Gobbles Up SunEdison (WFR), Reports Earnings

MEMC Electronic (WFR) announced today it’s diversifying its business with the $200 million purchase of the largest North American solar services provider SunEdison. The payout will include cash and options and is expected to close bythe end of the year and begin contributing to earnings in the secondhalf of 2010. This is a good move in […] Read more

SunEdison, SkyPower Activate First Light Solar Park

Joint venture partners SunEdison Canada and SkyPower Corp. have activated First Light, a 9.1 MW PV project. According to the companies, this solar park is Canada’s first ground-mounted photovoltaic system. Theproject is located in Stone Mills, Ontario, and covers 90 acres ofland. SunEdison and SkyPower expect First Light to generate more than10 million kWhs. Source

America’s SunEdison Opens Sunny Solar Energy Office in Israel

Whenit rains it pours, when it shines it blazes: the US solar energycompany SunEdison has moved into Israel where it is setting up asubsidiary SunEdison Israel Ltd. With the guaranteed and attractive feed-in tariffs offered in Israel, the company will build solar energy projects and make investments in the industry, according to the financial newspaper Globes.  […] Read more

SunEdison Opens Fleet-Wide PV Management Control Center

SunEdison has officially opened the Renewable Operations Center (ROC),which the company says is North America’s first fleet-wide PVmanagement command and control center. The ROC, located inSunEdison offices at the historic McClellan Air Force hangar, serves asthe hub for SunEdison solar fleet performance data analysis, PV solarenergy system monitoring, remote diagnostics and automated servicedispatch.

Germany’s Hannover Buys Three Spanish PV sites

Germany’s Hannover Leasing has purchased three SunEdison photovoltaic solar energy systems in Spain’s Lleida province which have a combined capacity of 4.3 megawatts (MW). Financial terms were not disclosed. Under a long-term agreement, SunEdison, North America’s largest solar energy services provider, will monitor, maintain and operate the three ground mount systems – 1.6 MW in […] Read more