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Spain 5.75 MW PV park

23/10/14: Spanish supreme court paves way for lawsuits against solar FIT cuts

pv magazine has learned that Spain's supreme court, the Tribunal Supremo, has allowed the country's Photovoltaic Union (UNEF) lawsuit against the recent measures that reduce solar subsidies to go forward. A date for the trial...


Solar rooftop installation, U.K.

23/10/14: Solarcentury report lifts lid on UK commercial solar potential

Report highlights how commercial rooftop installations can help businesses reduce running costs, meet government targets and increase a building's value.


Burkina Faso

23/10/14: Windiga Energy's 20 MW PV plant in Burkina Faso greenlit

The project makes Windiga Energy the first independent power producer in the country. In August, the African Development Bank's Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa approved a $950,000 grant for the development of the plant in...


Languedoc-Roussillon, Southern France

23/10/14: CSUN Turkey ships 39 MW of solar module to France

Third Step France will deploy the modules at eight utility-scale projects in Southern France. Chine Sunergy expects to win futrther projects in Europe thanks to its recently opened module fab in Turkey.


SolarWorld U.S. headquarters, Hillsboro, Oregon

23/10/14: SolarWorld to wins $4 million US grant for next-generation crystallization tech

The group is working on the $12 million R&D project at both its U.S. and German facilities "to propel the company's full-production module power density beyond a once-unimaginable milestone of 300 watts-peak."


REC Group's Madera Power Plant, California

23/10/14: REC Solar closes 300 MW supply agreements as third quarter revenue drops

The company's recent product launch of its Peak Energy 72 cell and Peak Energy Z-Link series has resulted in deals with major U.S. solar developers, including Recurrent Energy, SolarCity and SunRun. Third-quarter business dropped...


Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive

23/10/14: Daimler sells Tesla stake

The German carmaker bought a 9.1% stake in Tesla in 2009 for some $50 million and has now sold its remaining 4% in the company for $780 million. The two companies will continue to work together in the field of electric mobility.


22/10/14: US Energy Secretary Moniz announces $53 million in funding for solar R&D at SPI

At the Solar Power International trade show the head of the Department of Energy announced new investments in projects to drive down the cost of electricity from solar, as well as a new round of loan guarantees to be launched in...


Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

22/10/14: SunEdison wins 17.7 MW of distributed solar projects in California

The company is set to build 30 solar systems for nine public agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area -- SunEdison's home turf.


Jean-Claude Juncker on a visit to Athens

22/10/14: EU parliament approves new European Commission

Despite some high-profile setbacks, like the resignation of Alenka Bratusek as energy union vice president nominee, Jean-Claude Juncker's new commission is set to take power on November 1.


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Solartec 30 kW rooftop installation at Walmart store in Mexico City

23/10/14: Mexico's Solartec opens up shop in Texas

After buying the assets of French group Tournaire Solaire Energie, the Mexican company is investing some $31 million in a new manufacturing plant north of the border. The company expects its Houston fab to generate sales of $285...


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23/10/14: Photon Energy: New 'Inverter Cardio' contracts

Photon Energy is continuously expanding its inverter maintenance portfolio and has added Bulgaria to its list of countries in which it now provides "Inverter Cardio" services.

By: Photon Energy N.V.

23/10/14: 40 MW PV mounting system manufactured by Clenergy for a project in Pakistan

Clenergy recently finished a 40 MW PV mounting order for a flagship 100 MW project at the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Energy Park in Bahawalpur, Pakistan.

By: Clenrgy

23/10/14: Waaree modules are bankable, says Fichtner bankability audit

Waaree Energies Limited,India's leading solar photovoltaic module manufacturer, has announced that Waaree modules have been certified as bankable by Fichtner independent technical assessment.

By: Waaree Energies Limited

23/10/14: 8.2 supports renewable energy projects on four continents

8.2 Ingenieurpartnerschaft Obst & Ziehmann expands its geographical reach and wins orders for technical consultancy services around the globe.

By: 8.2 Consulting AG

22/10/14: Bonfiglioli releases optimized system reference designs for its RPS TL Ampt Mode inverter for North America

Enabling rapid design of lower cost, higher performance utility-scale PV systems

By: Bonfiglioli

22/10/14: Zilla Corporation releases the New Zilla Phantom XL System

The Zilla Phantom XL is a fully flashed, waterproof, self-grounded attachment system that attaches to sheathing or structure, allowing for a variety of layout options. Combining the low-profile, watertight sealing of the Zilla...

By: Zilla Corporation

22/10/14: Sunvault Energy signs power utility agreement with Woodland Cree Nation

Sunvault Energy Inc. and Aboriginal Power Corp. (APC), an exclusive Incubation company of Sunvault Energy, are pleased to announce that APC has signed a Memorandum of Respectful Understanding with the Woodland Cree First Nation...

By: Sunvault Energy Inc.

22/10/14: Unirac partners with Enphase Energy to eliminate copper wires and grounding lugs in solar installation process

SolarMount enhancements featuring pre-assembled components and new grounding process launching at Solar Power International

By: Unirac, Inc.

22/10/14: Canadian Solar to introduce Diamond module at 2014 SPI

Canadian Solar Inc. will introduce a new, groundbreaking Diamond module at the Solar Power International (SPI) exhibition.

By: Canadian Solar Inc.

21/10/14: At mining sites, renewable energy systems are up to 70% less expensive than diesel power

THEnergy launches online platform for wind and solar applications in the mining industry.

By: THEnergy

21/10/14: GreenPowerMonitor enters into master service agreement with EDF Renewable Services

GreenPowerMonitor (GPM) announced today that they have signed a Master Service Agreement with EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS) in order to integrate GreenPowerMonitor’s monitoring, control and asset management solutions into EDF...

By: GreenPowerMonitor

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