Kashmir. Flickr image by Mopop.

24/10/16: New net metering policy on its way for Jammu and Kashmir in India

The far north Indian state will have a new net metering policy for solar rooftop projects from 1 kW to 500 kW, as the local energy agency continues to build frameworks to help the state achieve its target of 450 MW of rooftop PV...

Tamil Nadu.

24/10/16: India: TANGEDCO's 500 MW Tamil Nadu solar tender represents risk, says Mercom

Known for late payments and curtailment, the latest request for selection by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation represents something of a risk for developers, says Mercom Capital.

Enviro200 EV bus. Image by ADL and BYD.

24/10/16: ADL and BYD to deliver electric buses to Merseyside

The partnership between the two companies will see a fleet of 12 emission-free buses join bus routes around Liverpool city centre, as clean technology buses see to be becoming more popular across the U.K.

Athens, Greece. Image: Wikimedia Commons

24/10/16: Greece to tender PV capacity in December

Greece will run its first renewable energy tender on 12 December. It is a pilot tender for a total capacity of at least 40 MW, which is reserved solely for solar PV projects.

Image: SolarWorld

24/10/16: SolarWorld to miss 2016 forecasts

The German PV manufacturer announced that although it is set to achieve its shipment forecast for 2016, it is unlikely to meet its revenue and EBIT forecasts for the year, and has already begun to point the finger at Chinese...

California Walmart store. Image: Walmart

24/10/16: Target displaces Walmart as the top corporate installer of solar

Target has reached 147.5 MW of solar capacity, installing 69 MW in the first nine months of 2016 alone.

Solar array in Jordan.

24/10/16: Masdar signs PPA with Jordan's NEPCO for 200 MW solar plant

The UAE-based clean energy developer has agreed a PPA deal for its 200 MW PV plant in Jordan with the Kingdom's National Electric Power Company.

21/10/16: DOE invests $21 million to speed solar adoption

The money will go to 17 projects designed to reduce soft costs and maximize solar’s benefits for states.

Under the planned agreement, Panasonic will manufacture cells and modules at Tesla's plant in Buffalo, New York.

21/10/16: The pv magazine weekly news digest

It’s been a week of broken records and big investments for the global solar industry. The Indian market still looks unstoppable, while Tesla continue to make big moves in the U.S. industry, despite not yet knowing if and when...

Jordan has begun to process bids for the first of its Green Corridor Project tenders.

21/10/16: Jordan initiates the Green Corridor tender; increases PV target

The week has seen excellent news for solar in Jordan, which has initiated the tender of the vital Green Corridor project and increased its national target for solar PV. pv magazine reports the latest development from Jordan's...

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Image: SMA Solar Technology

24/10/16: SMA lowers financial forecast for 2016

German inverter manufacturer, SMA Solar Technology, has been forced to reduce its financial outlook for 2016, making it the second German solar industry manufacturer to announce forecast reductions today, after SolarWorld made a...

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24/10/16: SPI Energy wins industry award at the 2nd Beijing Global Energy Leadership Summit

SPI Energy Co., Ltd., a global provider of photovoltaic (PV) solutions for business, residential, government and utility customers and investors, today announced that the Company has been awarded the 2016 Outstanding Achievement...

By: SPI Energy

24/10/16: JinkoSolar appointed co-chair of the B20 ECRE Taskforce

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., a global leader in the photovoltaic industry, today announced that it was appointed as one of the six co-chairs for the Business 20 (B20) Energy, Climate & Resource Efficiency Taskforce,...

By: JinkoSolar

24/10/16: Luxor Solar delivers solar modules for Europe’s largest irrigation system powered by solar energy

90.75 kWp solar system in Croatia powers pumps for an orchard irrigation system

By: Luxor Solar

24/10/16: CESA, Five States, and D.C. awarded $1.73 million by the U.S. Department of Energy to improve solar access

Three-year project to develop new state solar plans and programs

By: Clean Energy States Alliance

24/10/16: Global solar microinverter and power optimizer market: Home batteries running on solar power to hold promise

The global solar microinverter and power optimizer market is studied in a new report from Transparency Market Research (TMR). The report is titled, ‘Solar Microinverter and Power Optimizer Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size,...

By: Transparency Market Research

21/10/16: Strata Solar selects Huawei FusionSolar for its string inverter needs

Leading solar PV inverter company Huawei is delighted to announce that developer and EPC firm, Strata Solar, have selected Huawei string inverters for use in several of their utility-scale power plant projects in the United...

By: Huawei

21/10/16: SMA COM gateway opens up future-proof data communication for PV systems

The good news for all owners of photovoltaic systems with RS485 data communication is that with the SMA COM Gateway, even existing systems can benefit from all options of the modern, Ethernet-based SMA Speedwire data...


21/10/16: Adenium Commissions 57 MW Solar Projects in Jordan

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Adenium Energy Capital, Ltd. announces the commissioning of four solar PV projects totaling 50 MW in Jordan. The four projects, 1 x 24 MW and 3 x 11 MW, which have been financed by the International...

By: Adenium Energy Capital

20/10/16: Ribbon cutting for 1 MW solar array

First large solar array in Rockwood Electric system.

By: Restoration Services, Inc.

20/10/16: Ideal Power announces fabrication of first double-sided B-TRAN power semiconductor devices

Ideal Power Inc., a developer of innovative power conversion technologies, is announcing today that its semiconductor foundry partner has successfully completed the fabrication of prototypes of Ideal Power’s Bi-Directional...

By: Ideal Power

20/10/16: Introducing Onyx Solar Building Integrated Photovoltaic glass solar solutions in North America

Belnor Engineering is proud to announce the launch of our latest innovative renewable energy solution, Onyx Solar, offering transparent and colourful photovoltaic glass, the only building material in the global market which pays...

By: Onyx Solar

20/10/16: Ascent Solar secures new funding

Ascent Solar enters into a Securities Purchase Agreement with a new accredited investor for the private placement of $1 million.

By: Ascent Solar

20/10/16: The Renewables Academy AG (RENAC)'s mobile exhibition explains grid integration of renewables

The Renewables Academy AG (RENAC)'s mobile exhibition "Grid Integration of Renewables" was presented at the "2nd Thai-German Community-based Renewable Energy Conference 2016" in Bangkok (Thailand) which was organised jointly by...

By: Renewables Academy AG (RENAC)

19/10/16: Follow Farmers: the path to nearly 2 megawatts of solar

Follow Farmers is the story of how Farmers Electric Cooperative in the small Iowa town of Kalona installed nearly 2 MW of solar.

By: Follow Farmers

19/10/16: TrinaBEST and MPower announce strategic partnership

TrinaBEST will work through MPower to distribute residential energy storage products and bespoke solutions in Australia and New Zealand.

By: TrinaBEST

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