The Californian flag.

31/08/14: Bear Republic inaugurates it solar beer operations

Bear Republic Brewing, a Northern California beer brewery known for its leading approach to sustainable water use has now adopted a rooftop PV system that will zero out its utility use of electricity. “We didn’t do this for...

29/08/14: A complex market: An interview with Dr. Rodrigo Sauaia of ABSolar on Brazil's PV market

Dr. Rodrigo Sauaia serves as executive director of ABSolar, the Brazilian Solar Industry Association. The following interview was conducted at the Intersolar South America trade show, and addresses the barriers and promise of...

Solar installation, Chile.

29/08/14: pv magazine weekly news round-up: Aug 22-29

A quick look back at the biggest solar news stories that have grabbed our attention over these past seven days.

SolarWorld CEO Frank Asbeck.

29/08/14: SolarWorld module shipments reach record levels

Company CEO Frank Asbeck confirms August and July to be best months ever for German company’s shipment volumes.

Commercial installation, Australia.

29/08/14: Australia: Solar costs could rise 50% if RET cut

Householders could be hit with increased system costs if Australia's government winds back the Renewable Energy Target.

Japan flag.

29/08/14: Sonnedix closes financing on inaugural Japanese PV project

The global solar power developer has secured financing for two solar PV plants totaling 4.5 MW in Japan's Yamanashi Prefecture.

Solar PV installation, China.

29/08/14: SPI Solar subsidiary seals 30 MW China deal

Xinyu Xinwei New Energy will engineer, procure and construct a 30 MW solar PV plant in Zhongwei City, China.

Polysilicon production facility, GCL.

29/08/14: Rising silicon prices lift GCL-Poly back into the black

First half financial results reveal a 52% sales increase on the back of a 16% rise in polysilicon spot prices.

Obama and Thein Sein.

29/08/14: US fund backs $480m Myanmar solar project

ACO Investment Group will collaborate with Myanmar's Ministry of Electric Power to construct two 150 MW solar plants by 2016.

Suniva installation.

28/08/14: Suniva strikes financing deal with Technology Credit Corporation

Partnership offers solar PV financing solutions to small and medium commercial businesses in the U.S.

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Commercial rooftop installation.

30/08/14: Australian rooftop PV facing immediate 30% cut

The recommendations of the review into Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) released yesterday looks set to deal a 30% blow to the country’s rooftop solar industry – by its own estimations. The Australian Solar Council says...

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Industry press releases

29/08/14: SunShare Community Solar Garden deliver fee electricity to students

SunShare announces program to provide free electricity from its Community Solar Garden to families of students at Academy 360.

By: SunShare

29/08/14: Ingeteam is to showcase its new PV inverters in India

Company to present its new products at the eighth edition of the Renewable Energy India 2014 trade show.

By: Ingeteam

29/08/14: 24 MWp tender launched

Request for Expression of Interest published for EPC and O&M servcices for a 24 MWp PV power plant in Katsina, Nigeria.

By: Pan Africa Solar

28/08/14: Chint Power Systems America partners with Faith Refuge homeless shelter in Wichita Falls, Texas for 180 kW solar PV test array

CPS expands solar inverter field performance testing platform in America

By: Chint Power Systems America

28/08/14: World Panel Zambia, Ltd. celebrates official launch of solar chargers

Fast, durable and portable solar phone charger to empower all regions of COMESA

By: African Press Organization

28/08/14: Sunrun unveils BrightPath, the first end-to-end automated software platform for the residential solar industry

Platform development supported by $1.6 million award from the DOE SunShot Initiative to lower acquisition costs and increase home solar adoption nationwide

By: Sunrun

27/08/14: Array Technologies supplying trackers for 24 MW Western Blue Sky Ranch

Rosendin Electric awards supply agreement to Array Technologies

By: Array Technologies

27/08/14: Climate Reality launches '24 Hours of Reality: 24 Reasons for Hope'

The Climate Reality Project's fourth-annual "24 Hours of Reality broadcast, 24 Hours of Reality: 24 Reasons for Hope," will be presented live from Brooklyn, New York, September 16-17, beginning at 12 PM EDT.

By: Climate Reality Project

27/08/14: Borrego Solar named leading solar contractor by Solar Power World's annual Top 400 Solar Contractors ranking

Company ranks as second EPC on Top 100 Commercial Solar Contractors list, second commercial contractor on Top California Solar Contractors list

By: Borrego Solar

27/08/14: World Economic Forum names Silicor Materials a 2015 Technology Pioneer

Silicor Materials, Inc., the lowest-cost manufacturer of high-quality solar silicon and a producer of aluminum by-products, has has been named a 2015 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.

By: Silicor Materials

27/08/14: Heating Season 2014/2015 will take place within the context of REF-2014 Kiev

Within the framework of the 6th International Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Forum in Ukraine REF-2014 Kyiv (Kiev), which takes place October 14-15, 2014, at the NSC Olimpiskiy, a specialized exhibition will be held,...

By: IBCentre

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