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26/01/15: Bloomberg Philanthropies launches new Clean Energy Initiative

Backed by $48 million, the project aims to improve air quality, limit carbon pollution from power plants, spur clean energy investments, fight the health and economic impacts of climate change and support local, state and...


California flag.

26/01/15: Korea's S-Energy offers module finance in US

The Tier 1 Korean manufacturer will allow its customers to choose between two different financing models in an attempt to lower barriers of entry into the U.S. solar market.


Exosun's Exotrack 2X solar tracker

26/01/15: Exosun expands tracking operations in South Africa

The French company, a leading provider of solar tracking technologies for utility-scale ground-mounted solar plants, says it is committed to local manufacturing of its trackers, "in full aligment with the South African local...


SunPower project Salvador

26/01/15: Chile heats up: SunPower and Enel add new power plants

Chile’s market for photovoltaic power plants is off to a hot start in 2015, with new 70 MW and 55 MW projects coming on line and Chile’s energy regulator, Sistema Interconectado Central (SIC), estimating the addition of as much...


A robot.

26/01/15: 5 takeaways from the 8th World Future Energy Summit

The MENA region has long been the center of great expectations for the PV industry. From Monday to Thursday this week much of the global solar industry descended on Abu Dhabi for the 8th World Future Energy Summit. The big names...


Coveme production.

23/01/15: Jolywood acquires Filmcutter's backsheet business

Chinese backsheet supplier Jolywood will acquire the backsheet business of Italian supplier Filmcutter. In doing so, Jolywood will expand its ability to supply non-fluoro-polymer PET backsheets.


An Australian solar rooftop.

23/01/15: Australian solar market likely to grow in 2015

The resilient Australian solar market “may well” exceed 2014 results, on the back of the build out of the existing PV power plant pipeline. This is conclusion of Australian analysts SunWiz, which notes that rooftop system sizes...


The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2015

23/01/15: The pv magazine weekly news digest

Volatility due to sinking oil prices and PV development in the Middle East, Barack Obama's praise of solar, the ITC's confirmation of import tariffs and Q Cells moving production out of Germany were just some of the week's...


The solar array at the IEEE Smart Village.

23/01/15: IEEE Smart Village promotes solar and microgrids in Himalayas

An IEEE solar array and smart grid project located in a village 11,000 feet above sea level in the Himalayas has been completed, to demonstrate the reliability and sustainability of the solution for offgrid communities in the...


Sophia Symposium, France.

23/01/15: Industry urges European PV research sector to 'wake up'

Gathering of leading solar researchers and industry representatives at the Sophia research infrastructure symposium stokes passionate debate about future of European PV.


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Barack Obama and Narendra Modi.

26/01/15: India's clean energy investment to top $10bn in 2015

Strong policy support and increased investor confidence set to deliver clean energy bounce back, according to forecast from BNEF.


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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

26/01/15: SPI announces relocation of operating headquarters to China

Company to deploy online platform to support local investment in PV projects in China.

By: Solar Power, Inc.

23/01/15: Levitech BV sells two Levitrack ALD systems to a major Japanese multinational for the manufacturing of high-performance solar cells

Levitech BV, a leading supplier of advanced process equipment for the manufacturing of solar cells, announced today that it has sold two Levitrack Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) systems to Japan, the first multiple system order...

By: Levitech BV

23/01/15: FuturaSun to expand its business in the UK

FuturaSun to develop a volume of at least 50 MW in the UK over the next two years

By: FuturaSun

23/01/15: Total and SunPower celebrate completion of 70 MW PV Salvador solar plant in Chile

One of the world's largest operating merchant solar power plants

By: SunPower Corp.

23/01/15: Andalay Solar announces partnership with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

Andalay Solar, a leading supplier of integrated solar power systems, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hyundai Heavy Industries whereby Hyundai intends to license and manufacture solar modules using...

By: Andalay Solar

23/01/15: NRG Home Solar launches strategic partnership with Upromise by Sallie Mae

New program helps families save for college through rooftop solar

By: NRG Home Solar

23/01/15: Solar3D's SUNworks division announces commercial projects

The company's operating division opens 2015 with significant revenue generation following a strong 2014

By: Solar3D, Inc.

22/01/15: Solectria Renewables and Upsolar collaborate to offer finance and technology package

Solectria Renewables, LLC, a leading U.S. PV inverter manufacturer, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Upsolar America whereby Solectria will supply its PVI 3800-7600TL, single-phase, transformerless,...

By: Solectria Renewables, LLC

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