• First Solar sells stake in Jordan's largest solar PV project

    04 August 2014

    First Solar has sold its stake in the Middle East's largest solar photovoltaic (PV) project.

  • Tenaska agrees $450m loans for 150MW Californian solar plant

    16 June 2014

    Tenaska, a leading independent US energy company, has secured $450 million in bank loans to finance a 150MW solar power plant near El Centro in California.

  • First Solar sells New Mexico's largest solar farm

    23 May 2014

    First Solar has completed its third deal with Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy, selling Macho Springs, New Mexico's largest solar venture, to the two companies.

  • First Solar reports strong Q1 results, raises 2014 forecasts

    07 May 2014

    First Solar, a leading maker of photovoltaic panels and developer and operator of power plants, has posted a 90% increase in first quarter profits and raised its earnings forecasts for the full year.

  • A licence to list?

    14 November 2013

    There has been a welcome increase in the number of renewables firms launching IPOs in 2013. But is this promising spate of activity a sign that investor confidence in the sector is finally growing, or will it prove a false dawn, asks Peter Cripps

  • People moves, August

    30 August 2013

    The latest people moves in the environmental markets, including appointments at the Principles for Responsible Investment, Vestas, First Solar, Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital, Notenstein Private Bank and more

  • Solar firm buys rival's thin-film solar technology

    07 August 2013

    A US solar firm has bought a competitor's thin-film technology in exchange for around $80 million in stock.

  • Australia's largest solar project reaches financial close

    31 July 2013

    A solar project, set to be the largest in the southern hemisphere, has reached financial close after securing extra funding from the Australian government.

  • Have solar stocks finally turned a corner?

    25 June 2013

    Many solar stocks have enjoyed a stellar start to 2013, with some having tripled in value. Could a brighter future for the long-suffering sector finally be in sight, asks Peter Cripps

  • MidAmerican plans $700m solar bond

    14 June 2013

    Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy is planning to issue a $700 million bond to help finance its 579MW solar photovoltaic project in California, according to rating agencies.