Norfolk beach, England.

01/04/15: Trina sells 49.9 MW UK solar plant for $87.7 million

Sale of Norfolk solar plant to Bluefield Solar Income Fund Limited part of Trina's strategy to develop and offload power generation assets across leading PV markets.

SunEdison PV installation

01/04/15: US: Best practices guides aim to lower financing costs for solar energy systems

Backed by the U.S. Energy Department's SunShot Initiative, a solar industry group has published new best practices guidelines to reassure investors and ultimately reduce financing costs for solar development.

Sharp at PV Expo.

01/04/15: Sharp supplies peak shaving batteries for Baker Electric facility

Japanese company's SmartStorage behind-the-meter energy solution selected for utilization with commercial building owners in Southern California.

Huawei has already brought its smart PV solution to Germany, and is now expanding the offering into its home Chinese market.

01/04/15: China dispatch: Huawei continues smart PV solution rollout in China

ICT company unveils smart PV power station developed in conjunction with Huanghe Hydropower Development at press briefing in Qinghai Province, China.

REC TwinPeak Series panel

01/04/15: REC Group inks exclusive residential supply deal with Tucson Electric

The Norwegian company has signed its first major contract for its new TwinPeak Series panel line with the Arizona utility for its new residential solar leasing program.

Japan solar.

01/04/15: WDAS snaps up three Power Cloud solar generation companies

World Assurance Group enters solar power generation business with purchase of three operating companies from Power Clouds Pte Ltd.

SunEdison plant, worker

01/04/15: SunEdison moves 168 MW of PV plants to TerraForm subsidiary

The leading U.S. solar group continues to fill its yieldco subsidiary with PV power and revenue generating assets. The portfolio consists of distributed generation installation in the U.S. and 11 solar plants in the U.K.

Izmir, Turkey

31/03/15: Major power blackout hits Turkey 

News that Turkey's economy grew more than expected in Q4 2014 coincided with a major power outage a couple of hours later, indicating the shaky underpinnings of the country's future development. 

Canadian Solar installation.

31/03/15: Canadian Solar completes acquisition of Recurrent Energy

Deal announced in February for $265 million completed this week, as Sharp Corporation offloads Recurrent subsidiary to Chinese solar developer Canadian Solar.

Markus Nicht.

31/03/15: InnoLas reports 2014 growth on the back of PERC rollout

German laser systems provider InnoLas Solutions has reported that its 2014 bookings have shown an increase on 2013, on the back of orders for its Ultrafast PERC equipment. It reports bookings of over 1 GW of upgrades in Q1 2015.

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Solar selfie modules can transform a typical rooftop array into a king-sized photo album.

01/04/15: Solar Selfie module to be unveiled to Californian market

Smartphone-enabled solar panels allow residential owners to upload selfies to their solar systems. Image displayed module-by-module or across entire installation.

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Industry press releases

01/04/15: Alusin Solar inaugurates in Honduras the largest PV Roof in LATAM

Inaugurated in San Pedro Sula (Honduras) the largest photovoltaic solar plant on roof of Latin America. The inauguration was led by the President of the Republic, Juan Orlando Hernandez. Alusin Solar has been the supplier of the...

By: Alusin Solar | Solar Structures

01/04/15: Global And China solar energy electrical fence industry 2015 market survey study analysis

Global and china solar energy electrical fence industry trends, size, share, growth and forecast.

By: qyresearchreports

31/03/15: REC Group and Tucson Electric Power introduce the TwinPeak Series panels to market

REC Group Wins First Major Contract for New TwinPeak Series Solar Panels with Tucson Electric Power’s Residential Solar Program

By: REC Group

31/03/15: mPower Technologies to introduce its Battery Solar Generator

mPower Technologies Inc. the consumer products subsidiary of mPhase Technologies, Inc. (XDSL), announced additional details today about its newly developed “green” portable power system which will be on display at Booth Number...

By: mPower Technologies

31/03/15: Diaspark Energy to showcase its Asset Management Software Platform at Solar Asset Management, North America 2015

Diaspark is proud to announce the release of Diaspark Energy Release. 2.0 at the Solar Asset Management Conference in San Francisco. This release breaks new ground in providing a Comprehensive Software Platform for Asset...

By: Diaspark Energy

31/03/15: sPower and Camborne Capital Projects achieve commercialization ahead of 1.4 ROC deadline

sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, and Camborne Capital, a prominent UK solar developer, today announced that all three of their UK solar PV projects have achieved commercialization in time to qualify for the UK...

By: sPower

31/03/15: Global Solar PV Consumer Products market size report for 2018 by Radiant Insights, Inc includes new market research report on “Global Solar PV Consumer Products Market Size, Share and Research Report To 2018"to its huge collection of research reports.

By: Radiant Insights

31/03/15: Global Solar Laminator market size, share, growth report to 2014 by Radiant Insights, Inc includes new market research report on “Global Solar Laminator Market Size, Share and Research Report To 2014"to its huge collection of research reports.

By: Radiant Insights

31/03/15: Canadian Solar completes sale of GoldLight Solar Power Plant to DIF

Canadian Solar has stoday announced the sale of the 10 MW AC GoldLight solar power plant to an affiliate of DIF Infrastructure III.

By: Canadian Solar Inc.

31/03/15: CanSIA recognizes outstanding achievements in solar industry at Game Changer Awards Gala

The Canadian Solar Industries Association celebrated solar industry leaders and innovators at the annual Game Changer Awards Gala. The awards recognize the contribution of those who have provided service excellence, outstanding...

By: CanSIA

31/03/15: Thomas Kipfer to become new chief operating officer and member of the Meyer Burger executive board

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd has appointed Thomas Kipfer as the new chief operating officer and member of the executive board as of 1st October 2015.

By: Meyer Burger Technology Ltd

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