New Jersey road sign.

30/09/14: PSE&G to build 10 MW PV plant on landfill in New Jersey

New Jersey's largest utility will commence the project as part of its Solar 4 All program.

Trina Solar module production

30/09/14: Trina Solar issues $100 million convertible notes

As part of the notes ofering, the Chinese PV group has agreed to lend American depository shares to o investors, who will be able to hedge their investment in the notes.

EU PVSEC 2014 panel.

30/09/14: Correction: IEA unveils new PV roadmap

The International Energy Agency has unveiled a new roadmap for solar technologies. Compared to previous roadmaps, this latest scenario suggests almost twice as much electricity globally via PV.

Heliatek organic solar film production

30/09/14: Heliatek raises €18 million from investors

A group of high-profile investors led by BMW heir and entrepreneur Stefan Quandt are supporting the German organic solar film manufacturer's market entry in the BIPV and automotive sectors.

Inauguration of the Pozo Almonte Solar park in Chile.

29/09/14: Solarpack inaugurates 25 MW PV plant in Chile

The Pozo Almonte Solar plant will meet 13% of the power demand of a local mining company in Northern Chile.

12 MW solar installation, Alresford, England.

29/09/14: OPDE given green light for 10.8 MW UK solar farm

The Spanish solar group will further broaden its growing UK presence with the completion of this latest solar plant in southern England.

NPD Solarbuzz forecast LAC region.

29/09/14: LATAM and Caribbean to install 9 GW PV within 5 years

Report from NPD Solarbuzz finds a pipeline of 22 GW, with 1 GW of solar projects under construction and 5 GW almost ready to break ground.

Solar PV panels.

29/09/14: Chint Power PID prevention tech awarded innovation patent

The Energy Balancer, awarded a patent by the Chinese Intellectual Property Office, prevents potential induced degradation of PV panels.

Scatec Solar installation.

29/09/14: Scatec Solar lowers IPO price as company delays first day trading

Norwegian solar company sharply cuts the price range for its share offering as it lowers sales forecast ahead of trading.

REC rooftop installation, Germany.

29/09/14: REC launches TwinPeak PV module

The Norwegian solar panel producer has launched a new multicrystalline panel that delivers 17% efficiency.

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Cheng Kin Ming, APRD chairman, Shunfeng's main shareholder

30/09/14: Solar mogul Cheng Kin Ming unveils massive, multifaceted clean energy initiative

Through Asia Pacific Resources Development Investment (APRD), Cheng has announced plans to deploy geothermal energy, electric vehicles, LEDs and energy storage on an unprecedented scale at an investment conference in New York....

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29/09/14: Westinghouse Solar signs agreement with API

CBD Energy subsidiary Westinghouse Solar signs exclusive agreement to offer solar systems to API's 165,000 clients.

By: CBD Energy

29/09/14: Natcore files patents on key advancements in black silicon

Natcore Technology has filed for patent protection for key elements of its revolutionary new black silicon production process.

By: Natcore

29/09/14: Enphase Energy expands patent portfolio

New patents focus on critical aspects of AC module-mounted microinverter systems, strengthening reliability and simplifying installation

By: Enphase Energy, Inc.

26/09/14: Lumos launches SmartPark Solar EV Charging Station

Revolutionary EV charging station with integrated solar will revolutionize solar EV charging. The SmartPark will be displayed at the Solar Power International and Greenbuild trade shows.

By: Lumos Solar

26/09/14: WINAICO modules pass world's toughest PID test

WINAICO modules survived 250 hours of the toughest PID test with 85°C temperature, 85% relative humidity and -1000V bias voltage, with minimal degradation.

By: Win Win Precision Technology

25/09/14: SMA announces free module-level monitoring for Sunny Boy 240-US

Exclusive monitoring package provides real-time data for the life of the inverter. SMA says its free service can save $249 in monitoring costs.


25/09/14: Intersolar Summit: Project developers are increasingly focusing on the Middle East

While geographical conditions are favorable for solar energy production in arid desert regions, such areas are also highly demanding for the project developers and the products and materials used. Experts will provide an insight...

By: Solar Promotion GmbH

25/09/14: Chilicon Power introduces CP-100 Gateway

Chilicon Power announces the CP-100 Gateway, a 7" capacitive-touch tablet that provides powerline communication (PLC) to CP-250 microinverters with integrated Wi-Fi and zWave wireless modules. The CP-100 is a user friendly...

By: Chilicon Power

25/09/14: Silver Lakes Solar Project is first for new Net Energy Metering Aggregate Program (NEMA)

The 831 kW solar plant is the first to be built in Southern California Edison's territory

By: Array Technologies

25/09/14: Solar systems yield big returns, say business owners

Business owners discuss the significant savings generated by their SunPower solar systems in a new video series by Vista Solar.

By: Vista Solar

25/09/14: Fluent Home: Home automation combines with solar energy for safer, more efficient homes

Fluent Home, a leading provider of home automation and security products, has partnered with Sunrun to offer affordable solar energy services to eligible homeowners.

By: Fluent Home

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