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Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have called for an end to the minimum import price (MIP), and anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on solar PV products coming into the EU from China, claiming the measures are slowing...
In the third, and final, solar PV auction of the year, the Federal Network Agency is looking to invite 200 MW worth of tenders for ground-mounted installations. The deadline for tender submissions is December 1. Again, the price...
The generating cost comparison between renewable energies and fossil fuels is narrowing, with 2015 recording a "significant shift," says BNEF. Overall, levelised costs of electricity (LCOEs) for renewable energies are decreasing,...
Following rumors, SunEdison Inc. has confirmed it will be cutting a significant portion of its global workforce. Around 15% of its 7,300 workers will go. Charges of up to US$40 million will be incurred in Q3 2015 and Q1 2016.
The wind and solar plant operator has priced shares for its initial public offering at €9.75 per share, the low end of previous estimates.
Global renewable energy giant SunEdison has said it will streamline its business operations. A presentation has been scheduled for Wednesday, where the CEO is expected to discuss the new plans. Media reports have indicated the...
The Taiwanese PV cell maker has expanded its downstream activities by buying a stake in Emirati/Swiss project developer Phanes Group.
In its first quarterly results since becoming a public company, 8point3 reported strong results, in contrast to the poor stock performance for yieldcos across the board.
Yingli is selling land to make payments on bonds due in early October, and is in negotiation with creditors. This restructuring is the latest indication of poor financial health at the company.
Despite a rebound in capital spending across the solar industry, the Massachusetts-based PV equipment maker has retained investment bank Mirus Capital Advisors to “assess strategic alternatives”.
There have been only five public solar ABS deals to date totaling $560.5 million -- four of which were issued by SolarCity.
The U.S.-led international development projects support private sector development in energy and inclusive access to finance. The projects "show the transformative impact that the U.S. private sector can have in the developing...
NRG cites the need for its clean energy business to be “nimble, lower cost, and cash sensitive”, and will limit it to US$125 million in funding. NRG's GreenCo will be a separate business by the beginning of 2016.
Summer in Spain is not totally gone and the Mediterranean sun continues to shine strongly, yet the country's solar PV and solar thermal sectors are feeling anxious.
The PV manufacturer plans to design and build a fully integrated, modular solar power plant, achieving about 95% of the cooperative's state-mandated 2025 renewable energy target.
Biden unveiled a new White House grant program aimed at scaling up clean energy in 24 states across the country, targeting greater access to solar energy in rural and low-income neighborhoods and supporting efforts to reduce...
The cancelation of a major PV project in Asia has forced the German company to lower its earnings forecast. Nevertheless, Phoenix Solar's free order backlog far exceeds 2014 levels.
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Grid parity monitor
A grid parity update for September 2015 is now available. The results of the ninth issue of the study shows that PV generation parity is an economic reality in Chile and Morocco and is close in Honduras.
Chile investment guide
Investment guide, "Photovoltaics in Chile," published by Solarpraxis AG, in cooperation with Eclareon and law firm Dominguez, Ossa, Lon (DOLM), is available to download for free. The publication provides country-specific information on such issues as legal and political frameworks, permitting procedures, site acquisition and project financing.
Poland investment guide
Investment guide, Photovoltaics in Poland, is now available to download for free. The main frameworks for the Polish photovoltaic market have been outlined.
Ukranian investment opportunities
On the back of FIT cuts and maturing markets, investors are looking for new opportunities in south east Europe. Ukraine is presenting one logical and very interesting investment alternative, according to Ilko Iliev, CEO of Inea Consulting.