A proposal put forward by President Obama would increase clean energy R&D from $6.4 billion to $12.8 billion by 2021, however the budget must be agreed with the opposition Republican Party.
France’s grid operator reports that the nation has reached 6.19 GW of solar PV, enough to meet 1.6% of electricity demand.
The extension of the ITC in the U.S. has bolstered the country's PV sector, leading to the biggest growth in the global pipeline. Around the world, the trend towards increased system sizes is apparent, with two-thirds of the...
"This is one example of the greater role that solar energy has to play in our future, supporting an ever broader range of technologies in a wider range of industries," says Solar Frontier CEO Atsuhiko Hirano.
Israeli PV inverter and optimizer specialist shipped half of its 10 million power optimizers in 2015, reaching the 10 million milestone after just six years of commercial shipments.
The Swedish furniture and home accessories giant has been an avid proponent of clean energy, but following drastic cuts in the U.K.’s solar subsidies, it has decided to stop selling solar systems in the country.
While demand for solar systems has declined or remained flat in most of European countries, the United Kingdom's muscular solar growth led to a dramatic increase in demand for Europe as a whole.
Panasonic Corp. is set to suspend operations at one of its PV cell plants for several months amid dwindling demand, Japanese news agency Kyodo reported Tuesday.
Interest in solar auctions continue to wane in India in the face of reduced tariffs. In Maharashtra, a major tender failed to attract enough bids and it will now be held anew.
Japanese cabinet approves changes to clean energy incentive program that will include the introduction of a solar auction scheme from April next year, based on recommendations outlined by METI.
The largest U.S. residential solar company installed a record 272 MW during Q4, with a record low cost of US$2.71 per watt. With ITC extension, SolarCity has changed its strategy and will continue to pursue a larger market share.
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Industry press releases
09/02/16: Applied Energy Technologies’ (AET) surpasses 1,000 units sold of its Rayport-I solar string inverter mounting solution
Applied Energy Technologies (AET), one of the top 10 solar racking companies in the United States, announces it has surpassed more than 1,000 units sold of its Rayport-I string inverter mounting solution.
Smaller size, new battery and power electronics options in fully integrated system.
09/02/16: Atlantic Wind & Solar brings 320 KW utility-scale solar power plant online in Burlington, Ontario
The $2 million commercial rooftop installation, consisting of 1,488 panels, is expected to produce 7,900 megawatt hours of power over the next 20 years.
Leading companies serving solar industry combine efforts to provide full integrated asset management services.
More than 90,000 solar panels will be installed at new solar farm in Chesapeake. The 20MW facility will generate enough energy to power 5,000 homes.
FONDECYT, the National Fund of Scientific & Technological Development and Technological Innovation of Peru, has awarded ACCIONA Microenergia Peru a grant to develop an electricity delivery model, adapted to the Peruvian Amazonia,...
09/02/16: American Solar Direct secures funding from Adenium Capital to continue growth and expansion
Adenium, a Dubai-based solar developer and investor, has been funding large-scale solar projects in the Middle East and Asia.
The solution allows in a simple way enable the plant to meet the requirements of the Jordan grid operator NEPCO.
Increased application options
The 6.2 MWp portfolio of projects include the 2.3 MWp Ashikita Solar Power Plant in Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture, the 2.2 MWp Minamishimabara Power Plant - East and the 1.7MWp Minamishimabara Plant - West in Minamishimabara...
Convert Italia’s tracker single-axis TRJ, with an expected production of around 1GW in 2016 and of 1,7GW in 2017, is gaining market’s shares as well as the record as the best solution for large photovoltaic plants thanks to its...
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Ltd has recently signed an agreement with Iberdrola, for the new product "Smart Solar Iberdrola", the turnkey solar PV solution that Iberdrola has set up to its customers which offers the...
Plan for Name Change to Ecoark Holdings and Migration to a National U.S. Stock Exchange
Wins Three AVA Digital Awards From the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals
05/02/16: SunGreen Systems Completes Construction of 183 kW Solar PV System and Sustainable LED Lighting for Mortech Manufacturing
Combination of LED Lights and Solar Power Results in Green Lighting System with Substantial Energy Savings.
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