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Wilmington Trust to Provide Collateral Agent Services for

WILMINGTON, Del., Sep 30, 2010 BUSINESS WIRE -- Wilmington Trust announced today that it is serving as collateral agent for the construction of a 19-megawatt solar photovoltaic power project in Alamosa County, Colorado. The project, known as the Greater Sandhill Solar Project, will provide power to Xcel Energy and is being constructed by SunPower Corp. When completed, the project will be the largest solar power plant in Colorado. As collateral agent, Wilmington Trust is responsible for the r...

Envision Solar Commences EnvisionTrak(TM) and CleanCharge(TM

SAN DIEGO, CA, Sep 30, 2010 MARKETWIRE via COMTEX -- Envision Solar International, Inc. www.envisionsolar.com /quotes/comstock/11k!evsi EVSI 0.40, -0.04, -8.05% , a leading sustainable infrastructure designer and developer, announced today that it has commenced installation of electric-vehicle EV charging enabled solar tracking trees at Axion Power International's /quotes/comstock/11k!axpw AXPW 0.60, +0.10, +20.00% facility in Western Pennsylvania. The installation is being financed throug...

Solar energy projects making significant progress in California

State officials in California are continuing to lay the groundwork for a future that will rely increasingly on renewable energy sources.According to an announcement from the California Energy Commission, it has approved licenses for six solar energy plants in the past five weeks, while licensing a total of 2,829 megawatts of renewable power projects in the state's desert since late August.In its latest actions, the commission approved the Genesis and Imperial Valley solar projects, which are...

18MW Solar Plant for APS

Solon Corporation today announced a contract with Arizona Public Service APS to develop, design and construct an 18-megawatt MW solar power plant. APS, Arizonas largest and longest-serving electric utility, serves more than 1.1 million customers in the state. Solon is handling the entire Gila Bend, Arizona-based project for APS from site development and system design to engineering, procurement and construction. The project features Solons Velocity MW Solar System, a system for constructing powe...

IBEX Finds Surprising Changes At Solar Boundary

IBEX Finds Surprising Changes At Solar Boundary Posted on: Thursday, 30 September 2010, 11:45 CDT Related Video When NASA launched the Interstellar Boundary Explorer IBEX on October 19, 2008, space physicists held their collective breath for never-before-seen views of a collision zone far beyond the planets, roughly 10 billion miles away. Thats where the solar wind, an outward rush of charged particles and magnetic fields continuously spewed by the Sun, runs into the flow of particles and field...

Boeing, Canadian Solar, Covance, Minitowoc, Monster, US Equity Movers

Shares of the following companies are having unusual moves in U.S. trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and prices are of 11:10 a.m. in New York. Staffing companies advanced after a government report showed applications for U.S. unemployment benefits decreased last week. Robert Half International Inc. RHI US rose 3.4 percent to $26.25 for the biggest gain in the Standard & Poors 500 Index. Monster Worldwide Inc. MWW US climbed 2.5 percent to $13.12. Manpower Inc. MAN US added 3.9 perc...

Nonprofit Sets National Solar Tours

Published Sept. 30, 2010 The American Solar Energy Society is sponsoring its 15th annual National Solar Tour, which offers an opportunity for people interested in solar technologies to visit places where solar energy equipment has been installed and talk to owners. Although tour dates vary, many are taking place this weekend across the country, especially on Saturday, Oct. 2. The society, a nonprofit organization, said in a recent news release that 648 tours had been scheduled this year, nea...

More than $9M committed to solar grants in Tenn.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. The Tennessee Solar Institute has committed more than $9 million in solar installation grants to Tennessee businesses. Through this program, 108 projects valued at more than $33 million have been approved for new solar photovoltaic installations across the state. According to a news release from the institute, these installations will produce an estimated 5.8 megawatts of additional solar conversion, increasing Tennessee's total solar usage from 2.5 megawatts to more than 8 mega...

Canadian Solar shares rise after Jefferies upgrades shares

NEW YORK AP - Shares of Canadian Solar jumped 11 percent in midday trading Thursday after one analyst upgraded the stock and other raised the stock target price. THE SPARK: The solar-cell manufacturer says it's boosting production because second-quarter shipments were higher than the company had forecast. THE BIG PICTURE: Canadian Solar makes solar modules for residential and commercial power-generation systems. Demand suffered during the recession, but the company has been looking for a pic...

Solar Park Initiatives, Inc. (SOPV) Has Strong Potential to Rise

First of all, I would like to provide a brief update on my recent pick Lake Victoria Mining Company, Inc. OTC:LVCA , which has provided a profit of over 30% so far in the past two trading sessions. Most importantly, these rallies were supported by strong volume in the stock. Todays volume of over 870K was the highest in the past one month. So, we would like to congratulate to those subscribers who made such huge profit within no time. As we have seen that the markets are on the verge of showing ...