ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Solar Systems, LLC is currently ranked as the #1 Developer of Utility Scale Solar Farms in the United States and has a revolving pipeline of 10GW's of Premier Projects they develop and sell per year. The company has expanded into all of the key states in the US and now has a solid footprint in 35 states. ISS only develops Utility Scale Solar Farm energy projects that are a minimum of 20MW (Ac) and no larger than 500MW (Ac) at this time. Innovative Solar Systems has just recently closed a 1.8GW deal involving 37 projects with VIVO Power International and have another client finalizing a deal on approximately 50 projects that will total slightly over 2GW's. ISS is also selling many smaller 300MW-500MW project carve outs and is up to the eighth custom carve out for clients at this time.

Read about Our VIVO 1.8GW Project Portfolio Sale>>> https://www.bloomberg.com/press-releases/2017-04-17/vivopower-international-plc-announces-a-joint-venture-for-a-1-8-gw-solar-portfolio-located-throughout-the-united-states 

Solar Farms for Sale - 300MW's - 2GW Portfolios for Sale - 10-20% IRR's
Solar Farms for Sale - 300MW's - 2GW Portfolios for Sale - 10-20% IRR's

Innovative Solar has aligned itself with some of the largest financial partners in the World and only sells large blocks of project to clients (300MW or Larger) at this time. Clients are required to buy minimum blocks of at least 300MW projects or more per any given transaction as a requirement to do business w/ ISS. ISS has over two hundred (200) projects in development at any given time so by requiring clients to buy minimum portfolios of at least 10 projects at a time the company is able to maintain close and tight relationships with their investors and buyers and thus better cater to the client's needs to maximize the clients IRR's. Innovative Solar Systems provides for the needs of all of its large clients by either selling projects at early stage, shovel ready, NTP or full COD. ISS handles every aspect of solar farm development from initial site selection to full design, approvals and final construction.

Large financial institutions, investment groups, funds and family offices with Billions of Dollars to invest have come to love Innovative Solar Systems due to the fact that ISS is the ONLY large scale developer of Solar Farms in the US that can supply the magnitude and quantity of projects per year that ISS is able to supply to its clients. ISS is still forming relationships with new credit worthy clients so if you are a financial group or fund with anywhere from $500MM to Billions to invest in Solar Farm projects then please contact ISS's CFO today to better understand our process for securing large blocks of our projects. Innovative Solar Systems will have a large presence at both Intersolar in San Francisco in July and S.P.I. in Las Vegas in September so please drop by and visit our booth at both upcoming Solar Trade Shows.

To become a New Client please contact us below for project prices, terms and details;

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SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the cost to participate in its 100 percent solar energy program has dropped by 30 percent for residential customers and by nearly 50 percent for some business customers. This significant cost reduction in the company’s Solar Choice program is thanks in part to PG&E’s continued investment in clean energy infrastructure throughout its service area, including eight new solar sites being built for the program by renewable developers in Northern and Central California.

PG&E’s Solar Choice program offers a new way for PG&E customers to go solar – without installing rooftop solar panels. Through the program, residential and business customers can go solar by purchasing up to 100 percent of their electricity from solar energy generated in PG&E’s service area.

For the average household using 500 kilowatt-hours of energy and participating in PG&E’s Solar Choice program at 100 percent, the price to participate in the program last year was approximately $18 per month. Now, it is about $13 per month. Customers can participate in the 50 percent solar program for half the cost. An online tool is available to help customers estimate this charge based on their energy usage.

“PG&E’s Solar Choice is all about giving our customers more options when it comes to clean energy. By sourcing new local solar developments in the communities we are privileged to serve, more customers who want to support California’s clean energy future can now do so at a lower cost. This is a win for our customers, and a win for the state’s ambitious clean energy goals,” said Aaron Johnson, vice president of PG&E’s Customer Energy Solutions.

New solar sites for program

PG&E is procuring more clean energy on behalf of its Solar Choice customers from eight new solar sites in Northern and Central California. PG&E is working with the renewable developers that are building the new solar sites in cities across PG&E’s service area. At this time, PG&E has procured nearly 53 megawatts of new solar capacity on behalf of customers who are enrolled in the Solar Choice program.

The renewable developers building the new sites include 8minutenergy Renewables, AES Distributed Energy, Green Light Energy Corporation, ImMODO Energy Services, Mirasol Development, Recurrent Energy and Solar Frontier Americas Development LLC.

About PG&E

Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with more than 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation’s cleanest energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit www.pge.com/ and pge.com/news.

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LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent global solar hybrid inverter market report until 2021. This research report also lists 13 other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period.

The research study by Technavio on the global solar hybrid inverter market for 2017-2021 provides a detailed industry analysis based on the end-users (residential and commercial sectors) and geography (APAC, EMEA, and the Americas).

The global solar hybrid inverter market is projected to grow to nearly USD 142 million by 2021, at a CAGR of more than 9% over the forecast period. The reduction in the levelized cost of electricity of solar power generation is one of the key drivers of the market,” says Thankikachalam Chandrasekaran, a lead analyst at Technavio for energy storage research.

Competitive vendor landscape

The global solar hybrid inverter market is still at a nascent stage and characterized by the presence of a small number of local vendors. In several regions, local or regional vendors such as Flin Energy and Luminous India dominate the market, accounting for the larger portion of the installations. The solar hybrid inverter market is a highly potential market with scope for the entry of new vendors that addresses the growing need for solar PV manufacturers and solar farm developers alike. The competitive environment in this market is likely to intensify further during the forecast period because of the increase in product extensions and technological innovations.

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Top five vendors in the global solar hybrid inverter market

Flin Energy

Flin Energy company offers customized solar solutions for its residential, commercial, and utility provider end-users. In addition to solar hybrid inverters, the company also provide solar kits, mini solar lighting solution, solar charge controller, FlinFlow Pump Inverter and solar accessories.

Luminous India

Luminous India has a product portfolio comprising power backup solutions such as home UPS, inverter batteries, and solar applications. The company has seven manufacturing units, and over 6,000 employees worldwide. The company has a strong presence in the Middle East, Africa, and the Indian Subcontinent.

Microtek Inverters

Microtek Inverters designs, manufactures, and markets power products. The company has 355 service points and 25,000 distributors and dealers in India. The company exports to countries such as South Africa, Afghanistan, Nepal, Iraq, Bangladesh, the UAE, and Pakistan.

Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric manufactures a wide range of equipment and components for electricity distribution, energy management, and automation management. The company operates through the building and partner, infrastructure, industry, IT, UPS, and other business segments.

Su-Kam Power Systems

Su-Kam Power Systems provides advanced technology solutions for power back-up, generation, and monitoring. The company also manufactures battery accessories, diesel, lead-acid batteries, tubular, SMF, battery equalizers, tall tubular and automotive batteries, LPG, and CNG genets.

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HEFEI, China, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungrow, the global leading PV inverter system solution supplier, announced that the world's largest floating PV power plant of 40MW with Sungrow's PV inverters utilized has been successfully connected to the grid in Huainan, China.

The power plant is based in a subsided area of mining which is flooded due to the rainy weather with depth of water ranging from 4 to 10 meters in Huainan, a coal-rich city in south Anhui province. And the seriously mineralized water makes this area valueless. "The plant not only makes full use of this area, reducing the demand for lands, but also improves generation due to the cooling effects of the surface," explained a professional from the local government.

40MW Floating PV Power Plant
40MW Floating PV Power Plant

Sungrow's central inverter SG2500-MV employed in this plant features its integration of the inverter, the transformer and the switchgear, as a turnkey station with lower transportation cost due to its 20-foot containerized design. In addition, the combiner box SunBox PVS-8M/16M-W supplied by Sungrow as well is customized for floating power plants, enabling it to work stably in such environment with high level of humidity and salt spray.

"Introducing cutting-edge technologies to products is what we are always committed to. We continue to offer better products and solutions to customers all over the world," said Professor Renxian Cao, president of Sungrow.

About Sungrow

Sungrow is a global leading PV inverter system solution supplier with over 31GW installed worldwide as of December 2016. Founded in 1997 by University Professor Renxian Cao, Sungrow is a global leader in research and development in solar inverters, with numerous patents and a broad product portfolio offering PV inverter systems as well as energy storage systems for utility-scale, commercial, and residential applications. With a 20-year track record of growth and success, Sungrow's products are available in over 50 countries, maintaining a market share of around 25% in Germany and over 15% globally. Learn more about Sungrow by visiting: http://www.sungrowpower.com

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TEMECULA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Long Beach’s McBride High School has taken an early lead in Metropolitan Water District’s 15th annual Solar Cup™, which launches today at Lake Skinner in southwest Riverside County.

Heading into racing competition, McBride has the top preliminary score among the 43 teams from across Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties that are competing in the three-day solar-powered boat competition. Teams will qualify on the water today before racing competition begins Saturday (May 20) and culminates Sunday (May 21).

McBride’s early lead is based on preliminary scores earned in the months leading up to this weekend, with the team notching a perfect 360 points out of 360. Many of those points came from McBride’s public service message, which encouraged lifelong water conservation in Long Beach.

Under Solar Cup’s public service message component, teams produce a short video or social media campaign encouraging people to conserve water, based on this year’s theme “Changing Climate, Lifelong Conservation.” In addition to the 250 points earned for its PSA, McBride earned perfect scores for two technical progress reports and meeting various deadlines.

Closely trailing McBride is Cypress’s Oxford Academy in second place, with 353 points. Downey High School and last year’s Solar Cup winner, Riverside Poly High School, are tied for third place, each with 345 points.

“These teams have been working hard afternoons, nights and weekends to make their boats as fast and reliable as possible, putting to use what they’ve learned in their math and science classes and in Metropolitan engineering and boat-building workshops,” said Solar Cup coordinator Julie Kalbacher, a state-certified teacher with Metropolitan’s education programs. “Now all of that hard work will be put to the test over the next few days.”

“While it does get competitive, the best part is, everyone has a great time. The spirit of teamwork really carries the day, even between teams, especially when they are forced to troubleshoot unexpected problems that come up. And all of these kids walk away with a greater understanding of alternative energy development and the value of our water resources,” Kalbacher continued.

More than 700 participating students will first be put through a series of qualifying events today to ensure their boats meet rules and are safe and seaworthy. The competition heats up Saturday when the single-seat, 16-foot boats outfitted with solar-collection panels compete in endurance races around a 1.6-kilometer course in the morning and afternoon.

Sunday the boats’ solar panels are removed and their energy-storing capabilities are put to the test as they compete in 200-meter sprint races powered by solar energy stored in batteries.

The races will be followed by an awards ceremony, with trophies awarded in veteran and rookie divisions for teams with the highest points, as well as to teams honored for “Hottest-Looking Boat,” teamwork and sportsmanship.

The races are easily visible from the shore, and the event is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with free admission and parking. Lake Skinner is at 37701 Warren Road, Winchester, in the Temecula Valley of southwest Riverside County—about 10 miles northeast of the Rancho California Road exit off Interstate 15.

Over the past 15 years, more than 10,000 students have participated in Solar Cup. The program began in 2002 with eight teams and about 80 students. In the years since, it has grown into the nation’s largest solar-powered boat competition.

The educational competition allows students to apply their skills in math, physics, engineering and communications and learn more about Southern California’s water sources, conservation and alternative energy development. It has inspired future engineers, water resource managers and conservationists, and helped the region build the workforce needed to produce smart solutions to its environmental and water supply problems.

Teams are divided into four regions—the Foothill, Central & Bay, Inland Empire and South Counties regions. Solar Cup also includes a rookie division for first-time teams.

Learn more about Solar Cup at mwdh2o.com and here. Longer videos are also available for use here. Photos and video of this year’s event will be available upon request.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a state-established cooperative of 26 cities and water agencies serving nearly 19 million people in six counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies, and helps its members to develop increased water conservation, recycling, storage and other resource-management programs.

2017 Solar Cup School List

City

  School Name   Member Agency Sponsor   Co-Sponsor Agencies
Los Angeles   Academia Avance   Los Angeles DWP    
Huntington Park   Alliance Collins Family College Ready High School   Central Basin MWD    
Anaheim   Anaheim High School   Anaheim Public Utilities    
Arcadia   Arcadia High School   Upper San Gabriel Valley MWD    
Los Angeles   Banning Academies of Creative And Innovative Sciences (BACIS)   Los Angeles DWP    
Burbank   Burbank High School   Burbank Water & Power    
Calabasas   Calabasas High School   Las Virgenes MWD    
Chino   Chino High School   Inland Empire Utilities Agency   City of Chino
Chino Hills   Chino Hills High School   Inland Empire Utilities Agency   City of Chino Hills
Huntington Beach   Coast High School   Municipal Water District of OC   City of Huntington Beach
Compton   Compton High School   City of Compton    
Escondido   Del Lago Academy   San Diego County Water Authority    
Pomona   Diamond Ranch High School   Three Valleys MWD   Walnut Valley Water District, City of Pomona
Downey   Downey High School   Central Basin MWD    
Wildomar   Elsinore HS / Lakeside HS   Western MWD   Elsinore Valley MWD
Lawndale   Environmental Charter High School   West Basin MWD    
Los Angeles   Franklin High School   Los Angeles DWP    
Pomona   Fremont Academy of Engineering & Design   Three Valleys MWD   City of Pomona
San Marcos   High Tech High North County   San Diego County Water Authority    
Norwalk   John Glenn High School   Central Basin MWD    
Pasadena   John Muir High School   Pasadena Water & Power    
Fontana   Kaiser High School   Inland Empire Utilities Agency   Fontana Water Company
La Cañada Flintridge   La Cañada High School   Foothill MWD   La Cañada Irrigation District, Valley Water Co.
La Puente   La Puente High School   Upper San Gabriel Valley MWD    
Lennox   Lennox Academy   West Basin MWD    
Rancho Cucamonga   Los Osos High School   Inland Empire Utilities Agency   Cucamonga Valley Water
Long Beach   McBride High School   Long Beach Water Department    
Manhattan Beach   Mira Costa High School   West Basin MWD    
El Monte   Mountain View High School   Upper San Gabriel Valley MWD    
Murrieta   Murrieta Mesa High School   Eastern MWD   Rancho California Water District
Riverside   Norte Vista High School   Western MWD   Riverside Public Utilities
Nuevo   Nuview Bridge Early College HS   Eastern MWD   Rancho California Water District
Cypress   Oxford Academy   Municipal Water District of OC   Golden State Water
Palos Verdes Estates   Palos Verdes High School   West Basin MWD    
Paramount   Paramount High School West   Central Basin MWD    
Romoland   Perris Union High SD Team (Heritage HS; Paloma Valley HS; Perris HS)   Eastern MWD   Rancho California Water District
Burbank   Providence High School   Burbank Water & Power    
Riverside   Riverside Poly High School   Western MWD   Riverside Public Utilities
San Dimas   San Dimas High School   Three Valleys MWD   Golden State Water
La Puente   Santana High School   Three Valleys MWD   Rowland Water District
Temecula   Temecula Valley Team (Chaparral HS/ Great Oak HS /Temecula Valley HS)   Eastern MWD   Rancho California Water District
Los Angeles   Venice HS STEMM Magnet   Los Angeles DWP    
West Covina   West Covina High School   Upper San Gabriel Valley MWD    
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• GE Renewable Energy to supply wind turbines from its 3 MW product range, which it will manufacture across Europe;
• New project builds on 408.5MW tender awarded to Forestalia in 2016.

The Forestalia Group, through the Sociedad Aragonesa Transeuropea de Energías Renovables, has been awarded a contract by Spain’s Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda to develop a 1,200 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Aragón.

This builds on the tender that Forestalia won in January 2016 to develop 408.5 MW of wind farms and bioenergy stations, also in Aragón, Spain. The two contracts support Forestalia’s goal to boost wind energy production in the autonomous community as well as bring renewable energy generation to an efficient, open, and competitive market.

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the technology provider supplying its wind turbines from its 3 MW product range to generate a total of 1,500 MW between the two projects. GE will manufacture the wind turbines across three European facilities, including its Engineering Center of Excellence in Barcelona. The wind turbine will be manufactured in Salzbergen, Germany, and blades by LM Wind Power, which was recently acquired by GE Renewable Energy and has production plants in Ponferrada and Castellón. The project will be supported by GE’s service center in As Pontes.

Jérôme Pécresse, President and CEO of GE Renewable Energy congratulated Forestalia on the success of the recent auctions in Spain, highlighting the importance of technology collaboration in Europe. "We are very pleased to be closely collaborating with Forestalia on a project that will drive renewable energy growth and cost competitiveness in Europe. GE is immensely proud that the turbine that will equip the future farms is a European product with the nacelle produced in Germany in addition to the towers and blades manufactured in Spain”.

Forestalia’s success in recent years is based on the great development of its projects. All of which are well under way and have been properly identified and assessed to meet all administrative and technical requirements. Forestalia provides a flexible and efficient business model that meets the needs of the renewable energy industry today.

Progress on the 2016 tender
After receiving approvals from the Government of Aragón on August 30, Forestalia is preparing for the construction of the first 300MW wind farm.

Forestalia’s Activity in Spain, Italy and France
Forestalia (forestalia.es) was founded in Zaragoza in 2011 From its Aragónese roots, Forestalia has been consolidated with a national and international focus on promoting renewable energy development. Forestalia plans to have a pellet and chip factory in Erla (Zaragoza) and has energy crops in Spain, France and Italy.

About GE Renewable Energy
GE Renewable Energy (gerenewableenergy.com) is a $10 billion start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power and more recently turbine blades, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400+ gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner. With more than 22,000 employees present in more than 55 countries, GE Renewable Energy is backed by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. Our goal is to demonstrate to the rest of the world that nobody should ever have to choose between affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy.

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Francisco Calderón; E: fcalderon[.]kreab.com - M: +34 654 642 160
Luis Meseguer; E: lmeseguer[.]kreab.com.

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SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - Envision Solar International, Inc. (OTCQB: EVSI) ("Envision Solar," or the "Company"), the leading renewably energized EV charging, outdoor media and energy security products company, announced that New York City has issued a three-year contract to purchase the Company's EV ARC™ products. The contract has a posted initial value of $3.8M and an optional one year renewal at the end of the three-year term.

New York City has announced that its first order will be for at least thirty EV ARC™ units in 2017, making it the largest single order of EV ARC™ products in the Company's history. The first units purchased through this contract were delivered last week (May 10th) and were featured at the City's 29th Annual Fleet Show at the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows. The EV ARC™ units charged EVs and supplied the event's power needs before being relocated to their permanent locations at the World's Fair Marina and Thomas Edison High School in Queens.

New York has also ordered the Company's unique ARC Mobility™ transportation system, which allows a single operator to pick up and move an EV ARC™ anywhere within a 1500-mile radius.

The EV ARC™ units will be deployed across the five boroughs and will deliver solar powered EV charging to the City's fleet of electric vehicles.

Using Envision's solar powered EV ARC™ products enables New York City to continue to execute on Mayor de Blasio's NYC Clean Fleet initiative. Fleet vehicles which charge from the EV ARC™ are 100% emissions free, which is not always the case with grid powered EV chargers.

The EV ARC™ product is also immune to grid interruptions, such as those experienced during hurricanes or terrorist or nefarious nation-state actions. New York's use of the solar powered chargers will ensure that fleet vehicles remain in service during grid failures. The EV ARC™ model selected by the City is capable of folding down during a hurricane. It continues to generate, store and deliver electricity in its low-profile hurricane configuration.

Each EV ARC™ is also equipped with an emergency power (E-Power) panel, which allows first responders and other vital personnel to use the EV ARC™ as an emergency generator during disasters or other grid outages.

New York City will avoid utility costs through the use of EV ARC™ solar powered EV chargers. The fact that they double as emergency generators which need not be stored, fueled or maintained will generate further economic benefits.

The disaster preparedness and resiliency capabilities offered by the EV ARC™ are unique within the EV charging industry and were a significant consideration in New York City's selection process.

"New York City is one of the world's most recognizable brands," said Desmond Wheatley, CEO of Envision Solar. "Amongst all the available choices they have selected our American made, secure, solar powered EV charging station showing that the world's greatest city can drive on sunshine and save lives with our solar powered energy storage units."

Invented and manufactured in California, the EV ARC™ fits inside a parking space and does not reduce available parking in any way. It generates enough clean, solar electricity to power up to 225 miles of EV driving each day. The energy is stored in the EV ARC™ product's energy storage for charging day or night or for use by first responders or others during grid outages. Because the EV ARC™ product requires no trenching, foundations or installation work of any kind it is deployed in minutes and can be moved to a new location with ease. EV ARC™ products are manufactured in the Company's San Diego facility by combat veterans, the disabled, minorities and other highly talented, mission driven team members.

About Envision Solar International, Inc.

Envision Solar, www.envisionsolar.com, is a sustainable technology innovation company whose unique and patented products include the EV ARC™ and the Solar Tree® with EnvisionTrak™ patented solar tracking, SunCharge™ solar Electric Vehicle Charging, ARC™ technology energy storage and EnvisionMedia solar advertising displays.

Based in San Diego, the company produces Made in America products. Envision Solar is listed on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol [EVSI]. For more information, visit www.envisionsolar.com or call (866) 746-0514.

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PUNE, India, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

The report "Offshore Wind Market by Component (Turbine, Substructure, and Electrical Infrastructure), Turbine Module, Substructure Type, Location (Shallow Water, Transitional Water, and Deep Water), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, is expected to grow from an estimated USD 27.02 Billion in 2017 to USD 55.11 Billion by 2022, registering a CAGR of 15.32% from 2017 to 2022.

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The global market is witnessing a significant growth due to rising energy demand coupled with increasing share of renewables in the power generation mix, energy efficiency mandates demanding carbon emission reduction, and government incentives supporting renewable energy deployment.

Shallow water- the largest Offshore Wind Market by location 

Among the three water depth location for offshore wind turbines, shallow water is expected to hold the largest share during the forecast period. The development of shallow water is generally cost effective due to better weather conditions, whereas, installing wind turbines in deep water becomes expensive due to high maintenance cost. However, offshore wind turbines are getting installed in all three water locations depending on the region, turbine capacity, and wind speed. Shallow water condition mostly prevails in the European countries due to favorable weather conditions. The major players that provide turbines which can be installed in shallow water includes Siemens AG (Germany) and MHI Vestas (Denmark) among others.

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The turbine component is expected to be the largest segment for the Offshore Wind Market 

The turbines accounts for the maximum cost of the total offshore wind project. It is the most important component of an offshore wind farm. The three components such as nacelle, rotor, and tower comprises the largest share of the capital cost, whereas, the substructure represents comparatively lesser share of the capital expenditure, mainly in shallow water locations. Companies are upgrading and increasing the turbine size due to advanced technologies and to increase energy efficiency. Moreover, larger the wind turbine, the more energy they produce each time the turbines rotate. Therefore, turbine manufacturers are continuously upgrading and expanding their product portfolio to contribute to the ever increasing demand for high capacity wind turbines.

Asia-Pacific: The second largest market for offshore wind 

The market in this region is expected to grow at the second position followed by the market in Europe, due to its growing trends such as increasing urbanization and industrialization which is leading to higher demand in the power sector. The countries are focusing on power generation through renewable energy sources and the offshore wind forms an integral part of the renewable based power generation. Technological advancement and clean energy consumption would further propel wind power deployment and open up opportunities in the emerging markets of Asia-Pacific, especially in countries like China, Japan, and South Korea as they are looking for an alternative source of energy to diversify their energy mix to reduce CO2 emissions. The other major drivers include strict government regulations on energy efficiency.

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PLAINFIELD, Ind., May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch joined leaders from Duke Energy, the Department of the Navy (DON) and Naval Support Activity Crane at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to celebrate the completion of the 17-megawatt solar power plant at NSA Crane, located about 40 miles south of Bloomington.

"The solar project at Naval Support Activity Crane will serve as a catalyst for future energy infrastructure projects for the Navy, as well as bringing greater energy management to our state, spurring innovation and growth," said Crouch.

Other notable ceremony presenters included Melody Birmingham-Byrd, president, Duke Energy Indiana; Cmdr. Timothy A. Craddock, commanding officer, NSA Crane; and John Kliem, executive director of the DON's Resilient Energy Program Office.

"This solar power plant helps provide our customers with a more balanced energy mix using both traditional fuel sources and renewable energy sources," said Birmingham-Byrd. "We are pleased to partner with the Navy on a project that will deliver clean energy to Indiana customers, and improved energy security for the Navy."

"With roughly 76,000 solar panels stretched across 145 acres, this solar project is quite an impressive achievement and stands as a monument to our enduring relationship with the state of Indiana and our energy partners," said Cmdr. Craddock. "Through this endeavor, we are providing and promoting energy sustainability and bringing renewable energy options to the installation and neighboring communities."

Duke Energy built, and will own, operate and maintain the solar facility on NSA Crane. In exchange for providing secure, on-base land needed for the project, NSA Crane will receive in-kind consideration in the form of electrical infrastructure upgrades, such as a motor-operated disconnect switch, and a microgrid feasibility study to increase future base resiliency.

The project will contribute to the DON's diverse energy portfolio, ensuring more secure and resilient operations at NSA Crane. The DON is pleased to work with Duke Energy on this project to incorporate alternative energy initiatives in the local area.

Duke Energy Indiana
Duke Energy Indiana's operations provide about 6,800 megawatts of owned electric capacity to approximately 820,000 customers in a 23,000-square-mile service area, making it the state's largest electric supplier.

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is one of the largest energy holding companies in the United States. Its Electric Utilities and Infrastructure business unit serves approximately 7.5 million customers located in six states in the Southeast and Midwest. The company's Gas Utilities and Infrastructure business unit distributes natural gas to approximately 1.6 million customers in the Carolinas, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Its Commercial Renewables business unit operates a growing renewable energy portfolio across the United States.

Duke Energy is a Fortune 125 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK. More information about the company is available at duke-energy.com. 

The Duke Energy News Center serves as a multimedia resource for journalists and features news releases, helpful links, photos and videos. Hosted by Duke Energy, illumination is an online destination for stories about people, innovations, and community and environmental topics. It also offers glimpses into the past and insights into the future of energy.

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ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Standard Solar, Inc., a leading solar energy company, announced today that it is expanding its team to serve customers nationwide with new offices in Dallas and San Francisco. The expansion provides national support for Standard Solar’s distributed generation solar project finance and acquisition efforts and follows the Company’s recent announcement that it was acquired by Gaz Métro, a leading energy provider with more than US$5.8 billion in assets. ClicktoTweet

Directed by energy veteran, Brian Eisenbise, Standard Solar’s new Dallas office will lead customer support, full-service development, construction, integration, financing and installation of solar electric systems for the Central United States. Additionally, with more than a decade serving the channel market of the solar industry, Jason Feng will direct Standard Solar’s new San Francisco office leading customer support, financing and development for the Western U.S. and Hawaii.

“Both executives bring deep expertise in development, distribution, manufacturing and strategic partnering in the PV industry. Their objective is to work with local and regional C&I developers, EPCs and other partners to provide them the support they need—no matter where they are in the solar project process,” commented Shaun Laughlin, Vice President of Channel Sales, Standard Solar. “Through delivering in-house financing, engineering, permitting, construction and/or maintenance support, we are expanding our U.S. market penetration to bring good projects to life, including solar PV and Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) projects nationwide.”

In March 2017, Standard Solar announced that it was being acquired by Gaz Métro, a leading energy provider with more than US$5.8 billion in assets that is actively involved in developing and operating energy infrastructures and innovative, promising energy projects. Based in Canada, Gaz Métro is a diversified energy company that is active in electric distribution and production including solar and wind power, and natural gas distribution, LNG and renewable natural gas. The company is firmly established in the United States, with US$2.9 billion in assets in the U.S., and serving more than 315,000 clients through its various businesses and affiliates in the U.S. Northeast.

About Standard Solar

Standard Solar, Inc. is a leading solar energy company specializing in the development and financing of solar electric systems nationwide. Dedicated to making Distributed Generation (DG) solar more accessible to businesses, institutions, governments and utilities, the company is forging the path for clean, renewable energy development through turnkey solutions. With more than 100 megawatts installed, financed or maintained, Standard Solar is one of the most trusted and respected solar companies. Owned by Gaz Métro, a leading energy provider with more than US$5.8 billion in assets, Standard Solar operates nationally and is headquartered in Rockville, Md. For more information, please visit www.standardsolar.com.

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THORNTON, CO--(Marketwired - May 19, 2017) - Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ASTI), a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, lightweight, and flexible thin-film photovoltaic (PV) solutions, reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017.

Q1 2017 Financial Results:
The Company posted net revenue of $281K for Q1 2017, a decline of approximately 60% from the corresponding quarter in 2016 of $710K. The revenue decline is a direct result of the Company's exit from the EnerPlex branded consumer business, which was primarily distributed through traditional brick and mortar retail outlets. As previously noted, the company has decided to limit its consumer business to e-commerce platform and OEM model, and instead focus more on the specialty PV market such as defense, drones, aerospace and satellite markets.

Notwithstanding the revenue decline, the loss from operations improved approximately 39% to $4.6M from $7.5M in the first quarter of 2016. This improvement was due mainly to the corresponding reduction in expenses resulting from the above-mentioned exit from the brick and mortar consumer market. Lower depreciation and amortization as well as progressive cost reduction initiatives in R&D and manufacturing operations also contributed to the improvement in operational loss. These expenses are expected to decline further as the Company continues to restructure and streamline its operations.

The net loss for the quarter was $5.2M, which included approximately $540K, net in non-cash interest expense and losses on extinguishment of liabilities associated with the outstanding convertible notes and convertible preferred stock, offset by non-cash gains related to changes in the fair value of derivatives and to the sale of the EnerPlex brand. Overall, the net loss also improved sharply by about $5.3M, or approximately 51% from $10.5M in Q1 2016.

Management Comments:
"Now that we have reduced the consumer business concentration, we will continue to streamline our business model to better allocate our resources in order to focus on our core strength; developing specialty PV markets with high entry barriers like the military, 1st responders, emergency power, aviation (drones), space and near-space applications," commented Victor Lee, President and CEO of Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. "The Company has made significant progress in these developing high-value markets, and we will continue to sharpen our focus in such areas where Ascent is truly at the forefront of the competition."

"We believe our recent achievement of being the first and only flexible CIGS manufacturer to achieve ISO 9001:2015 certification, will speed up our sales velocity and enable us to better serve those premium market customers who demand highly robust and fail-proof products that are manufactured under a superlative Quality Management System," Mr. Lee concluded. "We are optimistic and certainly look forward to a stronger 2017 and beyond, as our high-value PV market focus begins to take shape. We look forward to updating our shareholders as we make continued progress."

ABOUT ASCENT SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC:
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. is a developer of thin-film photovoltaic modules using flexible substrate materials that are more versatile and rugged than traditional solar panels. Ascent Solar modules were named as one of the top 100 technologies in both 2010 and 2015 by R&D Magazine, and one of TIME Magazine's 50 best inventions for 2011. The technology described above represents the cutting edge of flexible power and can be directly integrated into consumer products and off-grid applications, as well as other aerospace applications. Ascent Solar is headquartered in Thornton, Colorado, where the company's quality management system has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification. More information can be found at www.ascentsolar.com.

Forward-Looking Statements:
Statements in this press release that are not statements of historical or current fact constitute "forward-looking statements." Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other unknown factors that could cause the Company's actual operating results to be materially different from any historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. In addition to statements that explicitly describe these risks and uncertainties, readers are urged to consider statements that contain terms such as "believes," "belief," "expects," "expect," "intends," "intend," "anticipate," "anticipates," "plans," "plan," to be uncertain and forward-looking. The forward-looking statements contained herein are also subject generally to other risks and uncertainties that are described from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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LEHI, Utah and SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR) today announced an exclusive strategic collaboration to bring the Mercedes-Benz customizable home energy storage system to the United States. The two companies will introduce a joint offering that will provide customers with the German engineering and performance of Mercedes-Benz batteries coupled with Vivint Solar's expertise in designing, installing and servicing solar energy systems.

For Vivint Solar, which has a proven track record of installing solar energy systems in more than 100,000 homes across the United States, this is the first collaboration to integrate batteries with its offering. This will also be Mercedes-Benz Energy's first collaboration with a U.S. solar provider, bringing its premium, high-performance, road-tested technology for home use to the residential battery market. These storage systems are made to Mercedes-Benz quality standards and based on the same automotive-grade battery technology used in its electric and hybrid vehicles.

"As Mercedes-Benz electrifies its vehicle fleet, solar plus storage is essential to enable those vehicles to be powered by clean energy," said Boris von Bormann, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Energy Americas, LLC. "With batteries featuring the best in automotive engineering from Mercedes-Benz, and high-quality solar energy systems from Vivint Solar, our solution allows customers to take the next step toward a sustainable energy future. The launch of our home battery system in Europe has been successful and we are thrilled to be working with Vivint Solar to bring a reliable and compelling solar plus storage offering to American homes."

With energy storage to complement rooftop solar, Vivint Solar customers will be able to have more control over the renewable energy they generate. In addition to providing a backup power source if the grid goes down, the new combined solution may help customers reduce energy costs. For instance, in areas with time-of-use electricity rates, customers can store excess solar energy produced by the system during the day in the batteries and then consume it during periods of peak energy usage in the evening and at night when electricity rates are typically higher.

Each energy storage system will consist of modular 2.5 kWh batteries that can be combined to create a system as large as 20 kWh, making it easy to scale and tailor energy storage systems to individual customer profiles. Vivint Solar will customize each system based on the customer's individual energy consumption needs, providing consumers with an important tool to help them manage their energy costs while utilizing clean energy.

"The choice to work with Mercedes-Benz Energy, a world-class innovator in energy storage, was an easy one," said David Bywater, CEO of Vivint Solar. "We believe their energy storage system is going to delight our customers and are impressed with their ambitious plans for the future. We look forward to bringing this innovative solution to consumers, beginning in our California markets, and to empowering greater renewable energy usage."

"According to Parks Associates research, 79% of rooftop solar PV owners purchased their system to save money on electricity," said Tom Kerber, director IoT strategy, at Parks Associates. "Adding storage is an obvious approach to improve the return on investment on a solar solution. Three-quarters of households view battery storage as an important addition to solar panels."

California is the first U.S. market where Vivint Solar will offer this solution directly to homeowners. Beginning in Q2, new customers in California will be able to buy the offering outright or finance the purchase, either through one of the institutions Vivint Solar has relationships with or their preferred lender.

For more information about this collaboration between Vivint Solar and Mercedes-Benz Energy, visit vivintsolar.com/battery.

To view the online media kit, including downloadable photos and video, visit Vivint Solar's newsroom.

About Mercedes-Benz Energy

Established in 2016, Mercedes-Benz Energy is a fully owned subsidiary of Daimler AG. Mercedes-Benz Energy offers innovative energy solutions to manage resources more efficiently and sustainably. The company is responsible for the development and distribution of stationary energy storage under the Mercedes-Benz brand. Using durable lithium-ion batteries produced in Germany, Mercedes-Benz Energy storage systems can optimize solar consumption, reduce expensive peak electric loads, provide backup power, and offer a variety of grid services. Based on the same automotive-grade battery technology used in Mercedes-Benz electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, Mercedes-Benz Energy storage solutions meet the highest standards of quality, reliability, and safety. For more information, visit www.mercedes-benz.com/energy.

Mercedes-Benz is pursuing a holistic approach regarding the electrification of the drive train. Apart from the EQ brand with a family of vehicles, Mercedes-Benz is also developing a holistic ecosystem, which, alongside the vehicle itself, also comprises a comprehensive range of electric mobility-related offerings.

About Vivint Solar

Vivint Solar is a leading full-service residential solar provider in the United States. With Vivint Solar, customers can power their homes with clean, renewable energy and typically achieve significant financial savings. Offering integrated residential solar solutions for the entire customer lifecycle, Vivint Solar designs, installs, monitors and services the solar energy systems for its customers. In addition to being able to purchase a solar energy system outright, customers may benefit from Vivint Solar's affordable, flexible financing options or power purchase agreements. For more information, visit www.vivintsolar.com or follow @VivintSolar on Twitter.

Note on Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements as defined within the meaning of the federal securities laws, including statements regarding the market for solar power and energy storage systems, the potential for customers to reduce energy costs and the ability to improve the return on investment on a solar solution. Forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, some of which cannot be predicted or quantified. Forward-looking statements should not be read as a guarantee of future performance or results, and they will not necessarily be accurate indications of the times at, or by, which such performance or results will be achieved, if at all. These statements are based on current expectations and assumptions regarding future events and business performance as of the date of this press release, and they are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from those expressed in or suggested by the forward-looking statements, including but not limited to the risks set forth in the registration statements and reports that Vivint Solar files with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available on the Investor Relations section of our website at www.vivintsolar.com. Vivint Solar does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.

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Helen Langan, Director of Public Relations
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Ashlyn Hewlett, Method Communications
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LEHI, Utah and SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR) today announced an exclusive strategic collaboration to bring the Mercedes-Benz customizable home energy storage system to the United States. The two companies will introduce a joint offering that will provide customers with the German engineering and performance of Mercedes-Benz batteries coupled with Vivint Solar's expertise in designing, installing and servicing solar energy systems.

Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar team up to bring automotive battery innovation to the U.S. residential solar market.

For Vivint Solar, which has a proven track record of installing solar energy systems in more than 100,000 homes across the United States, this is the first collaboration to integrate batteries with its offering. This will also be Mercedes-Benz Energy's first collaboration with a U.S. solar provider, bringing its premium, high-performance, road-tested technology for home use to the residential battery market. These storage systems are made to Mercedes-Benz quality standards and based on the same automotive-grade battery technology used in its electric and hybrid vehicles.

"As Mercedes-Benz electrifies its vehicle fleet, solar plus storage is essential to enable those vehicles to be powered by clean energy," said Boris von Bormann, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Energy Americas, LLC. "With batteries featuring the best in automotive engineering from Mercedes-Benz, and high-quality solar energy systems from Vivint Solar, our solution allows customers to take the next step toward a sustainable energy future. The launch of our home battery system in Europe has been successful and we are thrilled to be working with Vivint Solar to bring a reliable and compelling solar plus storage offering to American homes."

With energy storage to complement rooftop solar, Vivint Solar customers will be able to have more control over the renewable energy they generate. In addition to providing a backup power source if the grid goes down, the new combined solution may help customers reduce energy costs. For instance, in areas with time-of-use electricity rates, customers can store excess solar energy produced by the system during the day in the batteries and then consume it during periods of peak energy usage in the evening and at night when electricity rates are typically higher.

Each energy storage system will consist of modular 2.5 kWh batteries that can be combined to create a system as large as 20 kWh, making it easy to scale and tailor energy storage systems to individual customer profiles. Vivint Solar will customize each system based on the customer's individual energy consumption needs, providing consumers with an important tool to help them manage their energy costs while utilizing clean energy.

"The choice to work with Mercedes-Benz Energy, a world-class innovator in energy storage, was an easy one," said David Bywater, CEO of Vivint Solar. "We believe their energy storage system is going to delight our customers and are impressed with their ambitious plans for the future. We look forward to bringing this innovative solution to consumers, beginning in our California markets, and to empowering greater renewable energy usage."

"According to Parks Associates research, 79% of rooftop solar PV owners purchased their system to save money on electricity," said Tom Kerber, director IoT strategy, at Parks Associates. "Adding storage is an obvious approach to improve the return on investment on a solar solution. Three-quarters of households view battery storage as an important addition to solar panels."

California is the first U.S. market where Vivint Solar will offer this solution directly to homeowners. Beginning in Q2, new customers in California will be able to buy the offering outright or finance the purchase, either through one of the institutions Vivint Solar has relationships with or their preferred lender.

For more information about this collaboration between Vivint Solar and Mercedes-Benz Energy, visit vivintsolar.com/battery.

To view the online media kit, including downloadable photos and video, visit Vivint Solar's newsroom.

About Mercedes-Benz Energy

Established in 2016, Mercedes-Benz Energy is a fully owned subsidiary of Daimler AG. Mercedes-Benz Energy offers innovative energy solutions to manage resources more efficiently and sustainably. The company is responsible for the development and distribution of stationary energy storage under the Mercedes-Benz brand. Using durable lithium-ion batteries produced in Germany, Mercedes-Benz Energy storage systems can optimize solar consumption, reduce expensive peak electric loads, provide backup power, and offer a variety of grid services. Based on the same automotive-grade battery technology used in Mercedes-Benz electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, Mercedes-Benz Energy storage solutions meet the highest standards of quality, reliability, and safety. For more information, visit www.mercedes-benz.com/energy.

Mercedes-Benz is pursuing a holistic approach regarding the electrification of the drive train. Apart from the EQ brand with a family of vehicles, Mercedes-Benz is also developing a holistic ecosystem, which, alongside the vehicle itself, also comprises a comprehensive range of electric mobility-related offerings.

About Vivint Solar

Vivint Solar is a leading full-service residential solar provider in the United States. With Vivint Solar, customers can power their homes with clean, renewable energy and typically achieve significant financial savings. Offering integrated residential solar solutions for the entire customer lifecycle, Vivint Solar designs, installs, monitors and services the solar energy systems for its customers. In addition to being able to purchase a solar energy system outright, customers may benefit from Vivint Solar's affordable, flexible financing options or power purchase agreements. For more information, visit www.vivintsolar.com or follow @VivintSolar on Twitter.

Note on Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements as defined within the meaning of the federal securities laws, including statements regarding the market for solar power and energy storage systems, the potential for customers to reduce energy costs and the ability to improve the return on investment on a solar solution. Forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, some of which cannot be predicted or quantified. Forward-looking statements should not be read as a guarantee of future performance or results, and they will not necessarily be accurate indications of the times at, or by, which such performance or results will be achieved, if at all. These statements are based on current expectations and assumptions regarding future events and business performance as of the date of this press release, and they are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from those expressed in or suggested by the forward-looking statements, including but not limited to the risks set forth in the registration statements and reports that Vivint Solar files with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available on the Investor Relations section of our website at www.vivintsolar.com. Vivint Solar does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.

Press Contacts

Vivint Solar
Helen Langan, Director of Public Relations
385-202-6577
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Agency Contact
Ashlyn Hewlett, Method Communications
801-461-9772
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Mercedes-Benz Energy
Holly Hanbury-Brown, Marketing & Communications
408-991-6562
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