EnXco Service Corp., an EDF Energies Nouvelles company, has signed a multiyear contract with PacifiCorp to provide operations and maintenance services for six wind projects generating a total of 456 megawatts of clean electricity.
CHANGZHOU, China _ Most of the biggest solar-equipment makers may disappear in the next few years as plunging prices erode margins and drive the weakest out of business, according to Trina Solar Ltd., the fifth-largest supplier of solar panels.
Most of the biggest solar equipment makers may disappear in the next few years as plunging prices erode margins and drive the weakest out of business, according to Trina Solar Ltd., the fifth-largest supplier of solar panels.
San Diego Coastkeeper honored Ashok Israni, CEO of Pacifica Companies, and David Alvarez, San Diego City Councilmember, as the 2011 Coastal Champions at the organization’s 15th Annual Ocean Gala Saturday.
The San Diego State University Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association took high honors at the Student Summit portion of the national NECA 2011 Convention held last weekend at the San Diego Convention Center.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Republican-led House panel on Thursday agreed to subpoena the White House for documents related to Solyndra Inc., the failed California solar company that received a half-billion-dollar federal loan.
NEW YORK -- China’s success in wresting control of the solar industry is erasing an advantage for U.S. suppliers led by First Solar Inc., which use a rival technology supported with $5.5 billion in government loan guarantees.
Data released Wednesday shows that U.S. venture capital investment in clean technology companies increased by 73 percent in the third quarter of 2011 when compared to the same time frame from a year earlier.
SINGAPORE -- Chinese solar-panel makers borrow from state banks at higher interest rates than what Solyndra LLC was charged by the U.S. government this year, according to Trina Solar Ltd., China’s third-biggest maker of the equipment.
EcoATM, a San Diego maker of kiosks that buy back and recycle consumer electronics, announced Tuesday that it has been selected as a winner in the Clean Technology category for the 2011 TechAmerica High Tech Awards.
The National Association of Energy Service Companies (NAESCO) will host several hundred of the country's leading energy experts during its 28th annual meeting at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa Nov. 1-2.
As November’s general election creates numerous possibilities for policy change both in San Diego and across the country, a group of executives from companies and groups involved in the expansion of solar energy systems discussed the state of their economies at a Daily Transcript roundtable.
In the aftermath of the summer bankruptcy of the government-backed California solar panel maker Solyndra, expectations among renewable energy wonks, who describe the company’s failure as an outlier among many successes, remain generally high. But some policy research analysts are more skeptical — not doubtful, but still skeptical.
When entering San Diego's business community about 30 years ago, Clint Walker’s aim had nothing to do with being in the solar business. His success as the co-founder and president of Southwestern Solar Systems since his entrance to the business in 2009 came about in much the same fashion his other major endeavors have.
Holly Smithson's thirst for action and results led her to CleanTECH San Diego, the industry association that was just being put together back then by Mayor Jerry Sanders and Jim Waring, its founder chairman.
When Cecilia Aguillon, director of marketing and government relations for Kyocera Solar Inc., immigrated to the United States from El Salvador as a teen, she grew into a young adult with a lofty goal in mind: to save the world.
In 2007, executives at Baker Electric decided to take a chance on a budding industry. After taking some lumps out of the gate, Baker's emergence into the solar electric installation market is becoming a regular and important part of its business.
Some people look at buildings and see a combination of wood, steel and mortar with a number of things inside to make them more comfortable and workable — lighting, computers and maybe a few windows, even if they can't be opened.
Oct. 9, 2012 -- George Chamberlin talks with Sachu Constantine, director of policy at the California Center for Sustainable Energy, about the solar industry and what its impacts are on the region, state and country.
Oct. 6, 2010 -- Sept. 23, 2010 -- Executive Editor George Chamberlin speaks with David Steel, CEO of Green Chamber of San Diego County, and Sidnee Chong, owner of EcoPackStore LLC, about green businesses.