New research from Germany’s Fraunhofer ISE has shown that brighter skies are leading to PV system output exceeding forecasts by 5%. Fraunhofer has adjusted its forecast models accordingly.
The U.S. state of Massachusetts has proposed not setting aside any capacity in 2016 for traditional solar PV projects larger than 650 kW under the new SREC II program. The state's solar industry warns that this will have major...
PV consumer systems provide new alternatives to kerosene lighting in the developing world, reports Navigant Research.
A management buyout has led to the formation of the new company and its acquisition of insolvent CentroSolar's Stand Alone System division.
Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has blasted the recent recommendations made by the government-appointed review panel headed by businessman Dick Warburton and pledged continued support for rooftop solar, RenewEconomy...
With interest at the 1% level, bonds are proving cheaper than bank loans and fulfilling strong demand for long-term A-rated notes in the country.
Through its Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS), Xcel Energy has opened the tender for projects worth 200 MW of PV capacity in Texas. Projects are to be delivered by Dec 31, 2016.
As outlined in an initial draft, the ambitious program will work with state governments to set up a series of solar parks and mega-solar projects. Mercom Capital says that the announcement is good sign for solar policy under the...
Although the proportion of electricity generated from solar PV in Spain declined a little this summer, CSP's share of the mix grew. The country's PV sector is still dealing with the fallout from last year's abolition of FIT...
Following on its February RFP, Duke has announced that it will acquire and construct three PV plants totaling 128 MW, including the largest PV project east of the Mississippi River, and sign PPAs with another five totaling 150...
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Hanwha SolarOne, a top-10 global photovoltaic manufacturer of high-quality, cost-competitive solar modules, today announced that DK Kim will return to the company as chief commercial officer (CCO) effective immediately.
InnoLas Solutions GmbH offers an automated laser machine with an integrated with soft wafer breaking process to produce half cells or quarter cells for later module assembly.
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The facility is one of the largest solar power project in China's Jianghan Plain.
Spain's Dhamma Energy will construct a 37.4 MW solar plant in Guanajuato, Mexico. The project is part of a 350 MW portfolio in the country which is set to be developed from 2015 to 2018.
Shanghai's Surpass Sun Electric has signed an $81.5m deal to develop a 49.5 ME project in Hubei province. The Tianmen scheme is reported to be the largest in the Jianghan Plain.
Young students benefiting from rooftop and ground mount systems supplied by Clenergy have expressed their thanks to the company. Clenergy is part of the It's Time Foundation replacing diesel generators in schools across the...
11/09/14: SMA introduces integrated, compact DC-to-AC system solution for utility-scale PV power plants
Utility Power System delivers higher energy yields, lower capital and operating expenditures
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Mobile Hybrid Power Systems (MHPS) will integrate Ideal Power’s 30kW hybrid converter, EnerDel’s lithium-ion batteries, and proprietary control systems with a diesel generator, designed for both remote and grid-tied microgrid...
New GaN-ready magnetics provide demonstrated optimized performance in next generation energy-efficient, compact power conversion technologies.
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