GE Welspun Neemuch, India

28/01/15: PV, wind, hydro to dominate renewables through 2025

Global solar power capacity is due to increase from 93.7 GW in 2012 to 668.4 GW in 2025, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. Big price falls are weakening growth prospects for concentrated solar power, however.

Enel Green Power's 60 MW Lalackama installation in Chile.

28/01/15: Soltec to supply 80 MW of solar trackers in Chile

The Enel Green Power project is the fourth that Soltec is developing in the Andean country, bringing its accumulated installed capacity to 170 MW in the South American market.

NRG Energy's Rutland, Vermont Community Solar Project

28/01/15: NRG partners with SunShare on community solar in Colorado

The two companies are exploring opportunities in additional states, such as Texas and Massachusetts. The growing trend in view of the fact that many potential buyers of rooftop solar systems lack well-suited properties for...

20 MW PV plant, Qinghai, China

28/01/15: China: Capital markets re-embraces PV industry

After a nearly two-year credit crunch, China's capital markets appear to again be embracing the PV industry.

Moscow, Russia

27/01/15: Russia may impose huge fines against leading solar developers

While localization requirements continue to dog the construction of new PV plants in Russia, two companies have set up PV module fabs in the country.

Savannah, Georgia

27/01/15: Southern hospitality: Georgia and Florida reconsider solar lease bans

A proposed law introduced earlier this month in Georgia's legislature would end the state's current ban on third-party financing for on-site residential and commercial solar arrays.

Abengoa's 210 MW Atacama 1 PV-CSP complex

27/01/15: Abengoa breaks ground on 100 MW PV plant in Chile

In addition to the PV installation, the Atacama 1 facility will include the first solar thermal plant in Latin America. The Spanish renewable energy group says the two technologies complement each other to supply energy 24 hours...

10 MW FPL Space Coast Next Generation Solar Energy Center near NASA's Kennedy Space Center

27/01/15: Florida Power & Light to add 225 MW of solar in 2016

The utility says the advantages of its select sites coupled with decreasing solar costs will allow for the cost-effective expansion of large-scale solar.

Mamfe, Cameroon

26/01/15: Prep grant approved for 72 MW PV plant in Cameroon

The local division of Canada's JCM Capital aims to finance environmental and social impact investments. The African Development Bank is backing the grant.

Solar PV installation, Italy.

26/01/15: Italy to omit solar from new renewable incentives plan

Decision to halt solar subsidies follows country's best ever year for PV power generation. In 2014 solar energy covered 7.53% of Italy's electricity needs.

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28/01/15: Divine intervention in climate talks

Pope Francis is set publish an encyclical on ecology and climate change this year with the aim of inspiring real action at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris. The pontiff's actions are defining the Vatican's new role as a...

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28/01/15: Transparency for customers and investors in solar-diesel hybrid projects: OneShore Energy wins support of HTGF for tapping into this fast-growing market

OneShore Energy stands for efficient, cost-optimized combination of solar and diesel systems to provide stable, reliable power generation in off-grid areas. The software product suite developed by OneShore allows for...

By: OneShore Energy GmbH

28/01/15: SunEdison CEO joins President Obama and Prime Minister Modi at New Delhi climate talks

Business leaders snd heads of state meet to discuss how solar helps US-India trade, the climate, and creates American jobs.

By: SunEdison, Inc.

28/01/15: Luxor Solar builds one of the last 360 kWp green-field systems in Croatia

Luxor Solar GmbH, producer of high-performance solar modules with German engineering standards, has built a green-field solar system in Croatia with a capacity of 360 kWp.

By: Luxor Solar GmbH

28/01/15: Solar Power Network installs 342 kW system on Schletter Canada head office

Schletter Canada, a worldwide leader in photovoltaic mounting systems, Solar Power Network (SPN), a distributed power generation company based in Canada, and PowerStream, an Ontario leader in owning and operating rooftop solar...

By: Solar Power Network

27/01/15: Enertis performs commissioning of Acciona's 94 MWp Sishen PV plant in South Africa

The company has also performed a Quality Control of the PV modules. The inspection was initially performed at the manufacturer facilities in China, and finalised in Enertis’ South African laboratory, in collaboration with the...

By: Enertis

27/01/15: Renusol presents new universal clamp for PV mounting systems

For the first time one clamp can be used as mid and end clamp

By: Renusol

27/01/15: Transphorm and Fujitsu Semiconductor announce start of mass production of GaN power devices

Production at CMOS-compatible fab enables GaN to meet the increasing demand of the market

By: Transphorm Inc.

27/01/15: Questacon engages with sustainable technology

Questacon has extended its investments in new technology and energy sustainability further with an innovative and high-tech photovoltaic solar power station installed on its roof top.


26/01/15: UK: MPs urged to back Zero Carbon Homes

The Solar Trade Association, WWF and the Renewable Energy Association, with support from Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace, are urging MPs to back amendments to the Infrastructure Bill today to restore the Government's Zero...

By: Solar Trade Association

26/01/15: Greenlight Planet launches Sun King Eco Easy Buy solar lamp platform in Kenya

Greenlight Planet has launched the Sun King Eco Easy Buy, an innovative pay-as-you-go platform that enables customers to purchase Sun King Eco solar lamps in staggered 10-week installments.

By: Greenlight Planet

26/01/15: Forever 21 powers up Los Angeles County's largest single rooftop solar system

5.1 MW DC SunPower system is LADWP's first hybrid net-metered and feed-in tariff solar power system

By: PermaCity Solar

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