A deal reached between solar advocates, environmentalists and utilities is set to make South Carolina the 44th U.S. state to implement the policy.
Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, will develop a 131 MW utility scale PV power plant in Georgia. The electricity from the plant will be sold to three Georgia electric corporations under a 25-year PPA.
The Indian conglomerate will partner with the state-run Russian Investment Fund on $1 billion of investments in solar projects across the country.
Jenny Chase, head of Solar Insight at Bloomberg New Energy Finance, speaks to pv magazine about the impact of the U.S. ruling on Chinese and Taiwanese PV imports.
While SolarWorld has applauded the U.S. decision to impose anti-dumping duties higher than 50% on imports of solar power products from China and about 20% from Taiwan, much of the U.S. solar industry has blasted the ruling as...
The Norwegian-U.S. polysilicon producer continues to skirt import tariff in China thanks to Process in Trade regulations, but that could soon change. Solar grade polysilicon sales in China make up 45% of the company's total...
Munich-based Dhybrid Power Systems has installed one of its HyGRID Fuel Reduction Systems on the Maldivan island of Thinadhoo.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has raised duty rates on Chinese PV makers in its final ruling, but lowered rates for Taiwanese companies. Tariffs must still be confirmed in another ruling in January.
Worldwide PV equipment billings have fallen in Q3 2014, decreasing to $264 million, a fall over 17% quarter-on-quarter. Bookings also fell to $157 million, 33% below Q2, with the book-to-bill ratio remaining below parity.
Robert Goss, Conergy UK’s managing director, tells pv magazine that the company is ready for the forthcoming shift in the U.K.'s solar support scheme, and will explore rooftop and sub-5 MW ground mount installations next year.
At 61 MW, Gauss Energía's Aura Solar II in Honduras will be much larger than any solar project built to date in the region.
Industry press releases
FuturaSun submits their modules to severe tests in laboratories in regions of the world with extreme weather conditions
17/12/14: Magnolia Solar recipient of US Patent on high-efficiency multi-junction solar cells issued patent strengthens Magnolia's IP position in the field of high-performance flexible solar cells for photovoltaic applications
Magnolia Solar Corporation announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Magnolia Solar, Inc., was recently issued a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
The Berlin-based company is positioning itself for the international market
17/12/14: Amtech reaches $21 million in solar orders to-date in Q1 FY2015 on a large order from Asia
Amtech Systems, Inc. today announced that since October 1, 2014, it has received approximately $28 million in orders, including $21 million in orders for its solar products.
Solartron next buyer of SINUS-220 LED solar simulator.
The company is currently working for the first wind farm to be constructed in Panama and the largest in Central America.
16/12/14: TASC victory in South Carolina closes 2014 with seven net metering expansions, zero retractions
In the final weeks of 2014, The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) secured solar net metering for South Carolina.
Photovoltaic panels for the project were provided by Grupo Electro Stocks via wholesale trader Krannich Solar
PV industry veteran Martin Prest to steward Upsolar's growth in U.K. solar market
Heliatek enters Chinese market with the world's first BIOPV concrete façade installation.
Specialist renewable energy insurer to cover Neoen for 300 MW Cestas solar park in France
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