03/03/15: AES targets distributed PV, storage with purchase of Main Street

AES Corp., a U.S.-based developer of conventional wholesale generation and owner of distribution utilities with $39 billion in total assets, is making its first major move into distributed solar with its $25 million acquisition...

The Ecobuild stage.

03/03/15: Ecobuild: Solar to be included in energy efficiency program

U.K. Energy Secretary Ed Davey called for bolder solar PV targets as a part of the Green Deal. Davey made his remarks while delivering the Ecobuild keynote speech today in London, clearly enunciating part of his party's 2015...

China Sunergy building

03/03/15: China Sunergy publishes delayed Q2 results, reports revenue increase

The Chinese manufacturer reports good business in Europe and Asia, thanks to its global manufacturing base and sales network, and strong sequential shipment growth in the second quarter.

Tanzania school

03/03/15: Azuri to expand pay-as-you-go model to Tanzania

U.K.-based Azuri Technologies is expanding its offering into Tanzania through a partnership with mobile telephony provider Tigo and retailer Lotus Africa. The trio hopes to supply 100,000 rural households with pay-as-you-go solar...

Hanergy management.

03/03/15: Doubts linger as to Hanergy's stellar stock price

Despite its soaring stock price, analyst and press reports asking serious questions of Hanergy's chances for success continue to be raised. Hanergy has at least begun to announce module sales, although industry insiders remain...

Nile River, Egypt

03/03/15: Egyptian investment bank to support renewable energy development

With its economy improving and energy demand growing, Egypt's renewable energy sector is attracting increasing attention from local and foreign investors with ambitious plans.

Conergy CEO Andrew de Pass

03/03/15: Conergy unveils new management

The company's former executive chairman, Andrew de Pass, will lead Conergy as new chief executive officer. The Hamburg-based firm aims to expand its businesses in solar development, finance, EPC and O&M services.

Dawn over solar modules.

03/03/15: Carbon crash, solar dawn: Deutsche Bank on why solar has already won

Deutsche Bank says solar market is massive, will generate $5 trillion in revenue by 2030. It describes solar plus storage as the next killer app, and says even in India there will be 25% solar by 2022.

Yingli rooftop residential installation

02/03/15: US: World's highest prices for Chinese modules

The United States is the highest-priced market for Tier-1 Chinese manufacturers; at the other end is Chile, with the lowest prices, acccording to GTM Research's latest report.

JinkoSolar rooftop installations

02/03/15: JinkoSolar 2014 net profit soars, Q4 earnings up 50%

Falling oil prices won't affect PV growth, says CEO Kangping Chen, who points out that "mounting concern over the environment has been one of the driving factors behind increased solar demand in many key markets, China in...

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Ed Davey (second from right) and the rest of the panel discuss the U.K.'s clean energy future at the opening debate at the Ecobuild Exhibition.

03/03/15: Ecobuild hits politicized note on opening day as solar talk shushed

Leading U.K. politicians display encouraging passion for renewables debate, but solar talk largely ignored in favor of other RE technologies.

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03/03/15: Solar3D completes acquisition of MD Energy

Solar3D Inc., a provider of solar power solutions and the developer of a proprietary high efficiency solar cell, announced today that it closed its acquisition of MD Energy LLC, a Rancho Cucomonga-based provider of solar energy...

By: Solar3D Inc.

03/03/15: SPI announces additions to senior management team

Solar Power Inc., a vertically-integrated photovoltaic ("PV") project developer, today announced that it has expanded its senior management team with hires in three key organizational roles.

By: Solar Power Inc

03/03/15: Suniva executive appointed to renewable energy and energy efficiency advisory committee

Suniva Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, today announced that Suniva’s Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, Matt Card, has been appointed to the Renewable Energy...

By: Suniva Inc.

03/03/15: Tigo Energy introduces Cloud Connect

Powerful communications and safety hub added to the Tigo Smart Platform.

By: Tigo Energy

03/03/15: UK: Solar industry comments on House of Commons committee report on Electricity Market Reform

The House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee will at 00:01 on Wednesday 4 March publish a new report about the implementation of the Government's Electricity Market Reform programme.

By: Solar Trade Association

03/03/15: Solar Frontier concludes sale of first owned-and-operated megasolar power plant

Solar Frontier to transfer megasolar power plant to a trust account managed by Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation

By: Solar Frontier

03/03/15: Desert technology now demonstrates its strengths in Egypt

Egypt is the next "travel destination" for solar energy specialist Jurawatt from the Upper Palatinate region of Germany. The family-run company concluded several partnership agreements there at the end of 2014.

By: Jurawatt Vertrieb GmbH

03/03/15: Kevin Panzica joins MMA Energy Capital

MMA Capital Management, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, has announced that Kevin Panzica will join its MMA Energy Capital, LLC business unit as a Vice President of Finance where he will be responsible for growing its...

By: MMA Capital Management, LLC

02/03/15: ABB supplies inverter solutions to 70 MW solar project in South America

The second largest project of its kind in the region


02/03/15: SgurrEnergy supports Jordan's largest solar PV development

SgurrEnergy has provided due diligence services to support Jordan's largest solar PV development.

By: SgurrEnergy

02/03/15: Ingeteam is set to exhibit at ENR Lyon

Once again, Ingeteam is to be present at the ENR Lyon fair, to be held from the 4th to 6th March at the Eurexpo Lyon: Stand 4F34

By: Ingeteam

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