First Solar to Get Boost From Arizona Plant

The following commentary comes from an independent investor or market observer as part of TheStreet’s guest contributor program, which is separate from the company’s news coverage. NEW YORK (Trefis) — First Solar recently announced plans to build a solar module factory in Mesa, Ariz. The factory will boost First Solar’s annual production capacity by more Read More

SOLON And TEP Bring 1.6MW Solar Power Plant to Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz.—-Tucson based SOLON Corporation, one of the largest crystalline silicon solar module manufacturers in the U.S. and provider of turnkey solar power plants, today announced an agreement with Tucson Electric Power Company that will bring a 1.6 megawatt turnkey solar power plant to Tucson.

Solar plant plans approved

PHOENIX (AP) – The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved construction of a $2 billion solar generating plant near Gila Bend. The Solana Generating Station planned by Abengoa Solar Inc. of Spain will provide 280 megawatts of electricity to Arizona Public Service.

PBEC & Siliken Propose 15.3-MW PV Project

Pacific Blue Energy Corp. (PBEC) will be partnering with Siliken Renewable Energy to build the Sunshine Solar Farm. Together, the companies will submit a bid to a local utility to develop a 15-megawatt (MW) solar farm on 154.3 acres near Flagstaff, Arizona.