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Delhi, India

22/07/14: India's national solar mission back on track

The Indian government has issued guidelines for the installation of up to 1.5 GW of solar power plants -- the largest tender issued so far -- as part of the second phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM).


22/07/14: Electricity generation from France's solar PV increases in the first six months of 2014

French solar PV showed a marked increase in output during the first six months of 2014, according to the latest analysis by Bernard Chabot. This is despite a slow PV market in 2013 and early 2014.


The Solexel cell.

22/07/14: Solexel raises $31 million in D-round financing

Thin-crystalline cell and module startup Solexel has closed a D-round of financing, bringing in a further $31 million. The funds will be used to begin commercial production of its advanced thin-silicon PV modules.


Sydney Harbour (it's pretty).

22/07/14: New South Wales bucks trend to go big on solar

The state government in New South Wales is set to buck the trend around the country and adopt a bullish stance on renewables. The populous state's environment minister told attendees at the Clean Energy Week in Sydney today that...


WindStream Technologies SolarMill installation, Kingston, Jamaica

22/07/14: WindStream Technologies installs world's largest wind-solar project in Jamaica

Employing the company's hybrid SolarMills, the 80 kW installation will generate more than 106,000 kilowatt hours a year for leading Kingston law firm Myers, Fletcher & Gordon.


Electricity pylon.

21/07/14: Singapore removes solar energy grid cap

The country's Energy Market Authority has announced that the 600 MWp 'hard cap' on solar energy will be replaced by a dynamic pathway that will allow more solar to be fed to the grid.


The world.

21/07/14: Exclusive: momentum building for global PV association

Efforts to establish a global solar PV association are picking up pace, with some national and regional bodies meeting for a third time tomorrow to try and hammer out a plan for the embryonic global industry body.


21/07/14: Chile's capacity of solar PV under construction nearly triples in one month

The latest report from the Center for Renewable Energy has found a huge jump in project starts over the last month. These numbers are similar to GTM Research's estimates.


Frank Asbeck of SolarWorld.

21/07/14: SolarWorld restructuring triggers 50 MW supply deal

Satisfactory resolution of the company's annual general meeting 2014 culminates in the announcement of a 50 MW solar module delivery order.


Commercial rooftop installation.

21/07/14: Renowned environmentalist challenges UK's commercial solar sector

Growth of the U.K.'s commercial rooftop solar sector is hindered by a lack of governmental appetite for the segment, argues Jeremy Leggett.


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Ed Davey, Nick Clegg

22/07/14: UK renewables sector cheers carbon budget decision

Legally binding target to cut carbon emissions by 80% will be upheld during the period 2023 to 2027, says U.K. Energy Secretary Ed Davey.


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22/07/14: Southern Nevada Water Authority signs Power Purchase Agreement with SunEdison

Agreement provides 20 years of fixed energy pricing

By: SunEdison, Inc.

22/07/14: ReneSola signs agreement with China Seven Star Holdings to sell PV projects and MOU to sell two utility-scale projects in Bulgaria

ReneSola Ltd, a leading brand and technology provider of solar photovoltaic products, today announced it has entered a framework agreement with China Seven Star Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong listed company, regarding a...

By: ReneSola

22/07/14: SEIA commends NHL for commitment to sustainability

The National Hockey League (NHL) has released a new sustainability report, saying, in part, "We believe it's important to invest in clean, renewable energy sources, such as wind, solar and hydro in North America. Supporting clean...

By: SEIA

22/07/14: aleo solar AG i.L. intends to move from Prime Standard to the OTC market

aleo solar AG i.L., whose shares are currently traded in the Prime Standard segment of the Regulated Market on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, today announced its intention to withdraw its shares from the Regulated Market shortly...

By: aleo solar AG i.L.

21/07/14: NRG Energy acquires first public solar facility in U.S. Virgin Islands

4 MW Spanish Town Estate Solar project to decrease St. Croix's dependence on fossil fuel imports

By: NRG Energy

21/07/14: Ascent Solar announces $32 million secured convertible debt agreement

Ascent Solar will receive US$7 million on closing, with the remainder released in installments over an 18-month period.

By: Ascent Solar Technologies

21/07/14: KIC InnoEnergy launches new round of call for proposals for clean tech innovations

KIC InnoEnergy, the European company for innovation, business creation and education in sustainable energy, has announced today the launch of a new call for proposals dedicated to boosting the effectiveness and speed of the go to...

By: KIC InnoEnergy

21/07/14: ABB and Volvo form global partnership for electric and hybrid bus fast-charging

Global agreement combines Volvo electric and electric hybrid buses with ABB fast-charging solutions, paving the way for rapid deployment of urban e-mobility

By: ABB

18/07/14: Grupotec Renewables announces 200 MW pipeline of solar EPC projects in UK

One of the world's leading solar EPC contractors announced that it has the possibility to add a further 100 MW throughout the country.

By: Grupotec Renewables

18/07/14: Yingli Green Energy to supply 3 MWs of PV modules to Chinese distributed generation project

The demonstration project is located in Hubei Province, China, and the solar system will power a major regional logistics center.

By: Yingli Green Energy

18/07/14: LDK Solar announces changes to its board of directors

Changes bring number of members on LDK Solar's board of directors to nine.

By: LDK Solar

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