In some places, solar is a great green option, but not really a necessity, but in other places, solar power can make a huge difference, and not always just by charging mobile phones and providing clean lighting (which is a huge need in the developing world). In some cases, solar energy actually helps to provide […]
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Iluméxico will partner with Business Call To Action to install rooftop solar systems on 50,000 homes serving 300,000 people in rural Mexico by 2020.
SkyPower announced last week that it will be forming a joint venture partnership with Grupo Uribe to develop solar energy in Mexico. One of the world’s largest renewable energy developers, and the self-proclaimed world leader in solar PV development, SkyPower announced last week the formation of a joint venture with one of Mexico’s leading energy companies, […]
One of America’s leading solar developers, SolarCity, will now expand into Mexico, after the announcement of its acquisition of ILIOSS. SolarCity announced Wednesday that it would acquire one of Mexico’s largest commercial and industrial solar developers, ILIOSS, which after the conclusion of the acquisition process will operate as an independent business unit of SolarCity. SolarCity […]
Tiendas Soriana, which is apparently Mexico’s second-largest retailer, is embarking on Latin America’s largest distributed (rooftop solar) development project. Mexico is a hot solar market, as is Latin America as a whole. Mexico’s tremendous solar resources combined with record-low solar prices have opened the doors to strong solar growth in the country. This 31-megawatt (MW) […]
The days when solar power was more expensive than other power sources are quickly passing us by. News out of Europe is that commercial solar power is now at grid parity in some major European countries. A new study, the PV Grid Parity Monitor, conducted by consulting firm Eclareon, has found that commercial solar power hit grid […]
A new 30 MW solar photovoltaic power plant is currently being constructed in Mexico — in La Paz, Baja California Sur. Once completed, the plant will be Latin America’s largest photovoltaic solar power plant, providing enough electricity to power an estimated 160,000 households.
I have a feeling this story is going to crumple some people’s mood. SunEdison, a leading utility-scale solar power company, has just signed an agreement to buy photovoltaic modules from Fox Energy, “the photovoltaic solar business subsidiary of Foxconn Technology.” The agreement is for 350 megawatts (MW) of solar modules that will be manufactured in Juarez, Mexico. […]