28/07/16: Georgia Power agrees to 1600 MW of renewable energy, including 150 MW of distributed generation
Projects approved are expected to mostly be solar PV, and the deal will include a 3 MW pilot community solar program.
28/07/16: Approval on Hinkley Point nuclear plant expected on same day UK releases energy stats revealing renewables have overtaken coal
The approval of the heavily subsidized GBP 18bn nuclear project will be a bitter pill to swallow for the UK's renewable energy industry, on a day that official energy statistics reveal renewable energies in the country generated...
A new report from GTM Research forecasts that the energy storage market in Germany will have an annual value exceeding USD1 billion by 2021, as a collection of factors feed the market’s growth within the country.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has published the list of the 20 final applications it has received under its AU$100 million ($75 million) utility scale solar grant program. The falling cost of solar has resulted in a...
Industry analysts IHS Markit expect the grid-tied energy storage market to double in 2016, from 1.4 GWh to 2.9 GWh. IHS expects on-grid storage capacity to reach 21 GWh by 2025.
Panasonic has launched its "Simulate your Solar System" online platform in Holland, which will enable homeowners to see just how much they can save from installing rooftop solar on their homes, at a time when residential solar is...
In order to stimulate economic growth, the basic electricity price for mass industrial users may contentiously drop, even after several rounds of reduction.
Eye-catching news regarding solar PV in Iran is coming thick and fast, which is piquing the interest of investors in the Iranian energy market. But how realistic is Iran’s anticipated solar PV renaissance?
The yieldco's most recent financial data shows continued losses despite a slowing of project acquisitions in Q1.
The Ukrainian government has announced plans to use Chernobyl's nuclear wasteland for solar energy generation. Meanwhile in Belarus, a 22.3 MW PV plant is already under construction in Brahin district, around 20 miles from...
The solar auction first planned for July has been officially cancelled and the auction planned for October has been delayed until December 16.
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Industry press releases
Local partners and retailers can now offer customers solar power day and night priced below current electricity rates
Eternal Sun is pleased to announce they received an independent third party class AAA certification for all their large area steady state solar simulators
Solar energy company PROINSO has signed a sponsorship deal with the Indian Rugby Football Union (IRFU). The sponsorship deal was announced today (July 28th) at a press conference held in Mumbai.
Higher renewables share would reduce CO2 emissions by 23% and save billions of dollars.
Fourteen Japanese companies have come together to launch the "Virtual Power Plant Experimental Project," an initiative subsidized by the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, an arm of Japan's Ministry of Economy Trade and...
28/07/16: Vienna International Airport improves environmental footprint with a PV system for self-consumption
IBC Solar Austria installs photovoltaic systems on an area measuring approximately 3,200 sqm at Vienna International Airport.
New strategic partners to distribute Enphase Energy's award-winning microinverter system.
9.3 MWp generated on 26 roofs by Royal Dekker with WINAICO WST-260P6 modules.
GameChange Solar announced that two leading EPCs ordered over 111 MW of pile driven fixed tilt racking systems from GameChange Solar for immediate production. The systems are GameChange Max-Span Post System for poly panels.
A 30 kilowatt rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) system was donated to TLC for Kids, a children's charity that provides practical and emotional support to sick kids and their families across Australia, during a fundraising event...
In July, the Fronius Solar Energy Division established a subsidiary in Greece. The Austrian inverter manufacturer is already well-familiar with the Greek market and is therefore turning to Repowering as a route to success.
Sungrow, the world’s largest PV inverter manufacturer, announces the successful connection to the grid of a 4MW project in extremely harsh conditions. The project uses Sungrow’s SG60KTL string inverter and is located in the...
26/07/16: Lumax Energy equips ABB headquarters with Renusol mounting solution for solar microgrid installation
The South African wholesaler Lumax Energy has equipped the national headquarters of ABB, the global leader in power and automation technology, with a mounting solution for its 756 kWp solar microgrid installation.
Canada-based solar wholesale distributor and EPC, Frankensolar Americas Inc., is working with the Solar Income Fund to deploy solar PV plants on 25 elementary and secondary schools owned by Canada's Greater Essex District County...
Construction has just started / Site located on former golf course in the city of Ishinomaki (Miyagi prefecture) / Clean solar power to 4,400 households.
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