A tough week of tariff cuts and bankruptcies for the solar industry, although a few success stories from California, India and the Middle East serve to lighten the mood. The strange story of a potential lifeline for SunEdison, as...
This week, federal courts heard the first arguments over the Clean Power Plan (CPP), the Obama Administration’s signature policy on greenhouse gas emissions in the power sector and the cornerstone of national compliance with the...
30/09/16: PyroGenesis' Purevap process for transforming quartz into solar grade metal exceeds expectation during first test
The innovative process that transforms quartz into solar grade metal in one-step is being funded by Canadian exploration company HPQ Silicon Resources, and has achieved encouraging purity levels as high as 99.97% during the first...
Four bills signed by California governor Brown will mandate a distributed energy storage procurement, fund incentives for behind-the-meter storage, and more.
The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) is planning to trial a ‘Credit Enhancement Guarantee Scheme.’ The scheme will be aimed at encouraging bond issuance by developers for solar and wind projects that have been...
Claude Turmes, Member of the European Parliament for Luxembourg's Green Party, issues rallying call to European solar industry at SolarPower Europe 100 GW event.
It's fair to say that, overall, renewable energy development has been disappointing in Israel, however, the tide appears to be shifting. To announce this new momentum, in the coming weeks a new wave of PV installations is...
The U.K.'s Valuation Office Agency (VOA) released its draft business tax rates for businesses that own solar arrays, dropping tax rates for 'mainly exports,' but spiking tax for self-consumers, in another unexpected attack on the...
While the political storm rages over this week’s state-wide South Australian power outage, the Lyon Group has announced a partnership with Mitsubishi Corporation which it says will seek to roll out 1GW of solar + 500MWh of...
Canadian Solar announced two big wins this week for its California based subsidiary Recurrent Energy. The company announced commercial operation on its 78 MWp Barren Ridge Project, as well as the signing of a new PPA with...
This week we saw policy wins in California and New York City, as well as some good signs from Nevada and a promising policy in Massachusetts – not to mention documentation of a big fall in solar costs.
Fourth pv magazine Quality Roundtable at SPI
Industry press releases
Strategic cooperation will focus on helping operating PV plans perform better with retrofit solutions
30/09/16: Solar Street Lighting Market Advanced technologies and growth opportunities in global Industry by 2024.
Solar Street Lighting Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth Trends, and Forecast, 2016 - 2024
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29/09/16: S:FLEX continue expansion of distribution network: Jordan is the frame specialist's new location for growing PV markets in the Middle East
S:FLEX GmbH, manufacturers of frame solutions for photovoltaic rooftop and ground-mounted systems, tap regional sunrise markets with the establishment of their new branch office. The focus areas of sales activities are Jordan,...
29/09/16: QOS Energy partners with Conergy Services GmbH to monitor a European solar portfolio of 500 MWp
Conergy Services GmbH, a European leading provider of Operation & Maintenance solutions, has chosen QOS Energy’s software to manage clients’ solar PV portfolio of 500 MWp in Europe.
Perfectly suited to large photovoltaic systems.
Gaelectric has announced the appointment of Barry Gavin as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1st October. Barry is currently Gaelectric’s Chief Operating Officer and prior to this, its Chief Financial Officer. He takes...
Danvest and Pon Power are launching a second-to-none, low-load Compact series for solar–diesel hybrid power plants.
Company has sold its Spanish Fotocampillos solar plant (2.10 MW) to Vela Energy S.L
Addressing cyber risks in the energy sector is critical not only to energy security, but is also vital for a resilient state and economy; finds a new World Energy Council report.
Siva Power adds another heavyweight to its solar "Dream Team".
Project was made possible by NRG.
Spruce will offer the AT&T Advanced Metering Infrastructure solution to support residential solar solutions.
Acquisition strengthens UL's position in full lifecycle solutions for wind and solar energy sectors.
The new additional component MiniFive offers a simple and easy option to mount the modules for the tried-and-tested MiniRail System by K2 Systems. One-sided mounting of the modules at the eponymous angle of 5° improves the...
pv magazine USA
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pv magazine’s Quality Roundtable makes U.S. debut
On Wednesday September 14, at Solar Power International in Las Vegas pv magazine was organizing its fourth Quality Roundtable to discuss who gets to be the next "black sheep" of the industry.
Grid parity monitor
CREARA has released a new issue of its Grid Parity Monitor (GPM) series. Focused on the commercial sector, it finds that Germany and Italy are particularly well-placed to take advantage of PV systems for self-consumption.
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