Yingli 46 MW PV plant

15/04/14: Yingli signs deal for 300 MW of PV plants in China

The Chinese PV group says it is accelerating the development of its downstream business globally in order to further improve profitability and optimize the company's financial structure.

IBC Solar PV project in Bhadla, India

15/04/14: IBC Solar lands in Japan, expands activities in India

The German PV company has established an ambitious beachhead in Japan with a number of large-scale projects while realizing another major PV installation in India.

Indian Summer in Maine

15/04/14: Maine lawmakers override governor's veto of solar bill

The bill would set up a $1 million program aimed at creating more than 1,250 new solar and hot water projects across the state.

Yingli PV module production

15/04/14: Chinese module prices in US may increase 20%

Further duties on modules assembled in China and on Taiwanese solar components would increase U.S. pricing as firms pass added costs onto customers or outsource production to higher-cost regions, according to GTM Research.

REC in Washington.

14/04/14: REC Silicon posts results, predicts a year of improvement

While still posting losses, the Norwegian company appears to have reversed its declines. Despite a challenging market, the company warily predicts that things will get better.

European Union and China flags.

14/04/14: EU likely to continue Chinese solar glass duties

The European Union has reportedly approved provisional duties, introduced in November last year, ranging from 17.1% to 42.1% on Chinese imports of solar glass for the next five years.

Greenpeaces protesters at Brandenburg Gate.

14/04/14: Global roll-out of renewable energy can avert climate catastrophe, says IPCC report

UN analysis finds total shift away from fossil fuels will have minimal impact on economic growth while averting feared 2C temperature increase by 2050.

Desertec solar array in Morocco.

14/04/14: Desertec loses major German partners

The future of the ambitious, multi-billion dollar-project to generate renewable energy in the MENA region in order to supply Europe appears to be in doubt following the exit of major German partners.

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Titan Aerospace drone.

15/04/14: Google buys solar-powered drone company

The tech giant snaps up New Mexico-based Titan Aerospace, a startup that is developing unmanned, solar-powered jets designed to fly nonstop for years at a time.

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Industry press releases

15/04/14: Over 50% of PV industry in South Africa believe future of market outside of REIPPP

In a recent survey by PV-Insider of those examined over 51.4% stated that they thought the most credible prospect for growth in the next 5-10 years was 1-5 MW industrial and commercial deployment.

By: PV-Insider

15/04/14: Sungrow delivers inverters to California's megawatt-scale PV plant

Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd, the third largest PV inverter manufacturer in the world, announced that its another utility project in the U.S. has connected to the grid.

By: Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd.

15/04/14: AS Solar Projekte builds solar array on rooftop of children's and youth hospital

The produced power will be used 100 percent by the hospital.

By: AS Solar GmbH

14/04/14: Meeting and exceeding the new photovoltaic DC safety requirements: ET Solar announces the radical new Smart Module

With the development and rapid improvement of photovoltaic technology, solar has become the dominant renewable energy resource. It is no longer unusual for homeowners or companies to consider installing solar panels on their...

By: ET Solar

14/04/14: PV60: History becoming the future -- Celebrating the 60th birthday of solar's big breakthrough

The California city of Palo Alto will co-sponsor the event commemorating the 60th anniversary of solar energy's greatest breakthrough.

By: Renewables 100 Policy Institute

14/04/14: IPVEA to study global solar PV supply chain

The International Photovoltaic Equipment Association (IPVEA), the premiere trade organization supporting and enabling Upstream Solar and energy storage professionals worldwide, has announced a new initiative -- "IPVEA study on...


14/04/14: Local start-up takes big role in Hawaii's energy future

Enersol LLC announced today the finalization of the last design packages for 33 of the Department of Education's photovoltaic projects on Oahu and Kauai.

By: Enersol Hawaii

11/04/14: Adenium finances US $26 million of solar projects in Jordan

Adenium Energy Capital has successfully co-developed and equity financed a 10 MW of solar power project in Jordan, which will have a total value of around U.S.$26 million.

By: Adenium Energy Capital

11/04/14: EU PVSEC 2014: Call for Papers Receives Great Response

The Call for Papers for the 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2014) generated more than 1,500 contributions (abstracts) from 73 countries applying for presentation at the EU PVSEC...


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