Global solar power capacity is due to increase from 93.7 GW in 2012 to 668.4 GW in 2025, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. Big price falls are weakening growth prospects for concentrated solar power, however.
The Enel Green Power project is the fourth that Soltec is developing in the Andean country, bringing its accumulated installed capacity to 170 MW in the South American market.
The two companies are exploring opportunities in additional states, such as Texas and Massachusetts. The growing trend in view of the fact that many potential buyers of rooftop solar systems lack well-suited properties for...
After a nearly two-year credit crunch, China's capital markets appear to again be embracing the PV industry.
While localization requirements continue to dog the construction of new PV plants in Russia, two companies have set up PV module fabs in the country.
A proposed law introduced earlier this month in Georgia's legislature would end the state's current ban on third-party financing for on-site residential and commercial solar arrays.
In addition to the PV installation, the Atacama 1 facility will include the first solar thermal plant in Latin America. The Spanish renewable energy group says the two technologies complement each other to supply energy 24 hours...
The utility says the advantages of its select sites coupled with decreasing solar costs will allow for the cost-effective expansion of large-scale solar.
The local division of Canada's JCM Capital aims to finance environmental and social impact investments. The African Development Bank is backing the grant.
Decision to halt solar subsidies follows country's best ever year for PV power generation. In 2014 solar energy covered 7.53% of Italy's electricity needs.
Pope Francis is set publish an encyclical on ecology and climate change this year with the aim of inspiring real action at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris. The pontiff's actions are defining the Vatican's new role as a...
Industry press releases
28/01/15: Transparency for customers and investors in solar-diesel hybrid projects: OneShore Energy wins support of HTGF for tapping into this fast-growing market
OneShore Energy stands for efficient, cost-optimized combination of solar and diesel systems to provide stable, reliable power generation in off-grid areas. The software product suite developed by OneShore allows for...
Business leaders snd heads of state meet to discuss how solar helps US-India trade, the climate, and creates American jobs.
Luxor Solar GmbH, producer of high-performance solar modules with German engineering standards, has built a green-field solar system in Croatia with a capacity of 360 kWp.
Schletter Canada, a worldwide leader in photovoltaic mounting systems, Solar Power Network (SPN), a distributed power generation company based in Canada, and PowerStream, an Ontario leader in owning and operating rooftop solar...
The company has also performed a Quality Control of the PV modules. The inspection was initially performed at the manufacturer facilities in China, and finalised in Enertis’ South African laboratory, in collaboration with the...
For the first time one clamp can be used as mid and end clamp
27/01/15: Transphorm and Fujitsu Semiconductor announce start of mass production of GaN power devices
Production at CMOS-compatible fab enables GaN to meet the increasing demand of the market
Questacon has extended its investments in new technology and energy sustainability further with an innovative and high-tech photovoltaic solar power station installed on its roof top.
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...
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.
5.1 MW DC SunPower system is LADWP's first hybrid net-metered and feed-in tariff solar power system
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