Daily Archives: December 28, 2015

A Schism in Solar Advocacy Spending and Strategy

By [email protected] SolarCity disclosed earlier this month that it is a financial backer of the Checks and Balances Project, a clean energy “watchdog” group that has launched several campaigns against utility regulators, seeking to expose bias against the solar industry. Will Craven, a SolarCity spokesperson, told Arizona’s Yellow Sheet Report on December 8 Read Full…

Abengoa Creditors Agree on a New 106 Million-Euro Loan

Abengoa SA creditors, including Banco Santander SA and HSBC Holdings Plc, have reached a final agreement to provide the troubled renewable energy company with a 106 million-euro ($116 million) credit line to help it pay workers’ salaries and suppliers. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Tech News – RenewableEnergyWorld.com

HSH Nordbank to Push Renewable Lending Past $1.1 Billion

HSH Nordbank, the state-owned lender based in Hamburg, plans to boost project-finance loans for clean energy to more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) for the first time next year, highlighting its confidence in the industry’s outlook. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Tech News – RenewableEnergyWorld.com

PowerCell receives order for new 25 kW S2 fuel cell stack

By mmillikin Fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB, a spin-out from Volvo, has received the first order from France from the PowerCell S2 stack platform for a 25 kW stack. The France automotive market is important for PowerCell and we are happy to announce that a first order of our latest Read Full Article Here…

Porsche Factory Workers Agree To Pay Cuts For Mission E Production

By Brian Ro Last Tuesday Porsche announced an agreement to phase out future wage increases for employees tasked to build its new all-electric Mission E. According to Reuters, employees at the Porsche factory in Zuffenhausen, Germany, agreed to abandon future wage increases along with other concessions totaling several hundred million euros in order to Read…

Ask the legal expert: Solar installer advice

By Kelly Pickerel Have some legal questions about solar? Stephen A. Kisker, chair of Chiesa, Shahinian & Giantomasi‘s Renewable Energy and Sustainability Group, tackles a few frequently asked questions below. Leave us a comment with any questions you have, and we’ll try to find the right answers! What is the scope Read Full Article Here…

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