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30/03/15: California grid operator envisions 50% renewables

The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has issued a blueprint for how the Golden State's grid can meet Governor Jerry Brown's call for 50% renewable energy by 2030.


30/03/15: Sharp says it won't exit solar business

The head of Sharp Corp.'s energy business on Monday told reporters in Japan the company would not “quit or sell” its solar business, but would instead return to profit.


Japanese PV rooftop

30/03/15: IEA PVPS: 177 GW of PV installed worldwide

With 38.7 GW installed globally last year, solar PV capacity has reached 177 GW worldwide, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency Photovoltaic Power System Programme (IEA PVPS).


Chihuahua, Mexico

30/03/15: NEXTracker to supply 16 MW Buenavista project in Mexico

The Los Santos power plant in Chihuahua state is one of the largest tracker installations to date in the country.


N'Djamena, Chad

30/03/15: SEFA to support solar power plant in Chad

The 40 MW solar PV project is aligned with the African Developmnet Bank's Climate Change Action Plan and is expected to generate 64 gigawatt hours of electricity a year.


Queretaro, Mexico

30/03/15: Jema to deliver inverters for 350 MW project in Mexico, plans new fab

Jema Energy will deliver inverters for two large-scale solar parks in Northern Mexico. The company will also open a factory in Central Mexico, where it will produce devices for small and large-scale solar installations.


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30/03/15: Dyesol finds financing for perovskite PV tech fab in Turkey

The leading Australian dye solar cell technology company has received support from the Development Bank of Turkey, which is considering taking an equity stake in the group. Dyesol is looking to build a 600 MW fab in the country.


29/03/15: It's unanimous: Georgia Senate votes to end ban on 3rd-party PV financing

Georgia's Senate votes 51-0 to open up third-party financing for on-site PV at homes and business, sending bill to governor.


A SolarCity rooftop installation.

27/03/15: Solar leases can deter homebuyers, claim

LA Times report highlights problems leased solar rooftops can cause when selling a home. Buyers may fear they will fail credit checks to take over the lease.


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27/03/15: The pv magazine weekly news digest

The world's drivers are plugging in, Norway and Germany are plugging in, Hanergy is certainly not propping up and Australia is bolting together.


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Nile River, Egypt

30/03/15: Solar developers flocking to Egypt

An increasing number of international developers are investing billions in solar projects in the country, including three Saudi-led projects aiming to construct 5.5 GW of PV capacity across the country.


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30/03/15: Mosaic heats up solar lending by going 100% digital with eOriginal and DocuSign

Solar lending leader accelerates loans with secure, compliant digital transaction management platform

By: Mosaic, Inc.

30/03/15: Lark Energy: A fully funded solar PPA with up to 50% savings

"No roof-lease or any other 'registered interest' in the property required."

By: Lark Energy Commercial

30/03/15: Greenpower Capital secures funding for 3 mega-solar projects in Japan

Japan solar developer and investor Greenpower Capital has announced funding for three mega-solar projects in Japan.

By: Greenpower Capital

30/03/15: Pro-Tech Energy Solutions receives PV Project of Distinction Award for Sullivan's Ledge landfill solar project

Recognized with fellow project partners at PV America for creating economic and environmental benefits for Superfund site conversion

By: Pro-Tech Energy Solutions

30/03/15: Connecticut-based Viridian Energy demonstrates power of off-grid electrification in Nicaragua

Fifth Project in Viridian's "7 Continents in 7 Years" global sustainability initiative brings power and light to 40 homes in remote community

By: Viridian Energy

27/03/15: Global solar charger industry 2015 market survey study analysis and overview

A Detailed analysis of the international and China Solar Charger market is presented in the Global Solar Charger Industry 2015

By: qyresearchreports

27/03/15: CCL Components Ltd (CCL) expands range by adding of SOLIS Inverters.

Solar, Wind & Energy Storage distributor CCL has strengthened its distribution partnership in the United Kingdom with Chinese Solar/Wind Inverter manufacturer, Ginlong (Solis) Inverters.

By: Ginlong

27/03/15: TUSK: North Carolina utilities hijack well-intentioned solar legislation

Utilities bolster public opposition to 'Energy Freedom Act' with hidden poison pill.

By: Tell Utilities Solar won't be Killed

27/03/15: After the completion of three solar projects, Optimum Tracker takes aim at South Africa

The solar trackers experts enter the booming PV South African market with a new agency in Johannesburg

By: Optimum Tracker

26/03/15: Applied Energy Technologies (AET) achieves UL 2703 certification for its Rayport-B ECO roof ballast system

Applied Energy Technologies (AET) has received certification to the new UL 2703 standard on its Rayport-B ECO roof ballast solution. The Rayport-B series is an ideal system for EPCs looking for cost-effective, functional,...

By: Applied Energy Technologies (AET)

26/03/15: Sunrun, Associa partner to offer solar to homeowners' associations nationwide

World's largest HOA management firm enters into first nationwide partnership with leading home solar company

By: Sunrun

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