An exemption from the ICMS tax for net-metered solar PV systems began on September 1 in several Brazilian states. This tax has been a key barrier to the development of distributed renewable energy.
Partnership with Namene Energy aims to develop 100 MW of utility-scale solar and 50 MW of commercial solar in Ghana and neighboring countries over next few years.
The Tier-1 Chinese solar firm has been awarded contracts for five solar PV projects located in Brazil's Minas Gerais state; combined the projects will add 185 MW of solar capacity to the country.
The Hong Kong-based solar park developer, owner and operator will use the fresh capital for its project pipeline in Japan; it will also benefit PV development in the Americas and Asia.
The Taiwanese PV conductive paste maker is planning to add a PV plant to its growing portfolio of solar installations in Japan.
Compliance and waste management scheme PV Cycle, together with representatives of Trina Solar, SunPower, Solar Frontier, JinkoSolar, aleo solar and Conergy denounce solar "free-riders" that neglect their waste management...
The U.S. company is expected to begin producing panels in the South American country next year for use in planned solar installations.
The French PV market is showing signs of strong growth, with 2015 likely to see more than 1 GW of solar added to the country’s grids. Last month it increased the size of its most recent tender for ground mounted installations...
Japanese electronics corporation to begin selling home batteries across Europe, putting company in direct competition with Tesla, for whom it makes lithium-ion electric vehicle batteries.
Sunny skies and favorable conditions throughout the summer has boosted the total share of solar in the country's overall energy mix.
Citing a long list of breached obligations, the European Commission is set to remove Chint Solar and Sunny Energy from the minimum price undertaking.
Industry press releases
c has announced details of a new roof top product designed to meet the distinct market challenges of South Africa.
Collective intelligence: EU PVSEC unites global researchers, industry representatives and policy makers
Leading solar power and clean technology companies to hold investor meetings.
The Alliance for Solar Choice is asking Congress to "help keep solar on a level playing field" and kicks off a national campaign to compel action on the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC).
Vehicle sustains 60 mph using the same energy as a hairdryer.
FuturaSun’s modules have qualified and been approved by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) for the Smart Dubai Initiative.
02/09/15: JinkoSolar enters into an agreement with Ygrene Energy Fund Partners to offer PACE financing to residential and commercial customers
JinkoSolar today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, JinkoSolar (U.S.), has entered into an agreement with Ygrene Energy Fund, to integrate JinkoSolar’s high quality solar modules into Ygrene’s PACE (property assessed...
Reducing CAPEX with energy efficiency and load shifting.
Deal will help to power pioneering fleet of 100% clean-energy powered electric vehicles.
The company is now actively preparing for its appearance on the global market.
Largest electric vehicle charging owner, operator, and provider offers property partners with the opportunity to reduce energy costs.
Tracker available for homes and businesses throughout region.
FuturaSun's modules have qualified and been approved by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) for the Smart Dubai Initiative.
Enphase Energy today announced that it has been awarded the premium EuPD Research Top Brand PV seal of approval for its commendable brand management and brand awareness among installers and solar professionals in France and...
Ingeteam is looking forward to exhibiting at six trade fairs in five different countries in September.
The Solar Superheroes pit their wits and skills against the dirty might of coal in Act 1 of our special two-parter that reaches its dramatic denouement in October.
Future PV version 2.0 is coming, featuring a deep delve into the latest cutting-edge technologies set to shape the solar landscape over the next few years. From pv magazine's Solar Superheroes' battle against the might of coal to in-depth conference sessions discussing the latest tooling trends, the future of PV starts here, and it starts now.
pv magazine’s Storage Special takes the pulse of the energy storage industry, with in-depth features, interviews, market analysis and 20 of the most exciting battery technologies of the moment.
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