01 Mar '12, 10am

GE invested $1.4 billion in #solar in the last year.

A GE subsidiary has bought a $100m stake in a 127MW US solar project, taking the company's investment in the sector to $1.4bn in the past year. GE Energy Financial Services ' latest investment is in LS Power's $550m Arlington Valley Solar Energy II project in Arizona. Construction on the plant is now expected to start next month with a view to producing enough electricity to power 53,000 homes from 2013. FURTHER READING London council estates get solar revamp "Let there be green energy," says Church of England Overall, GE now boasts investments in solar projects worth $5bn across Australia, Canada, Italy, Portugal, Spain and the United States and is also building what will be the largest US solar panel factory, a 400-MW solar plant in Aurora, Colorado. "We started last year with the goal of increasing our investments in solar power given improving solar technologies and de...

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