SunPower installation, San Luis Obispo, California

18/12/14: SunPower, Sunverge to offer solar with storage in US, Australia

"Over the next five years, we expect to see a disruptive shift in the energy market, with solar power, energy storage, smart devices, energy management technologies and electric vehicles being combined," says SunPower CEO Tom...

Regensburg, Germany

18/12/14: Germany sees price drop in solar power storage systems

Prices for solar power storage systems have fallen by 25% since spring. The German solar industry expects continued growth in demand for storage systems.

Luca Zingale, scientific director of Solarexpo-The Innovation Cloud

18/12/14: PV in Italy 'still a good investment'

Interview: pv magazine speaks with Luca Zingale, scientific director of Solarexpo-The Innovation Cloud, about the current state of Italy's PV sector and the upcoming Solarexpo in Milan, which runs April 8-10.

A Canadian Solar PV installation in Australia.

18/12/14: Australia: Big energy retailers intensify attack on rooftop solar subsidies

Big Australian utilities such as Origin Energy and AGL Energy are maintaining their attack on subsidies for rooftop solar, joining forces with industry lobby groups to call for their removal – just as they prepare to roll out...

17/12/14: South Carolina moves towards net metering

A deal reached between solar advocates, environmentalists and utilities is set to make South Carolina the 44th U.S. state to implement the policy.

Georgia Atlanta.

17/12/14: Southern Company to develop 131 MW plant in Georgia

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.

17/12/14: Construction begins on the largest solar PV project in Central America

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.

Russia's Altai Republic

17/12/14: Tata Power to invest $500 million in Russian solar

The Indian conglomerate will partner with the state-run Russian Investment Fund on $1 billion of investments in solar projects across the country.

PV installation, Cape Town, South Africa

17/12/14: US-China trade dispute: 'A negotiated settlement is as far away as ever'

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.

China, U.S. flags

17/12/14: Industry reacts to US Commerce Department ruling

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...

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18/12/14: US-China trade dispute: 'Asian manufacturers won't give up this market'

In its continuing look at this week's ruling by the U.S. Commerce Department on Chinese and Taiwanese PV imports, pv magazine spoke to Stefan De Haan, principal photovoltaic analyst at IHS, on the possible repercussions of the...

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18/12/14: PROINSO donates to Solar Energy Solidarity 3 kWp for anti-leprosy hospital in Benin, Africa

PROINSO, jointly with local NGOs and other organizations, has donated 3 kWp for the installation. Since it was launched in 2011, the PROINSO-led initiative Solar Energy Solidarity has developed several projects aimed at providing...


18/12/14: JinkoSolar supplies China General Nuclear Power Group with 80 MW of solar modules

JinkoSolar has supplied 80 MW of solar PV modules to China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) for a solar PV project in Neihuang County, Henan Province.

By: JinkoSolar

18/12/14: Solar1 sees in 25 new teams and collaborations for 2015

The Solar1 Monte Carlo Cup 2014 finished just four months ago and already 25 teams have signed up for the second edition of the Solar1 Monte Carlo Cup 2015; commencing from the 9th to 11th July 2015. Registration is still open,...

By: Solar1

18/12/14: Hanwha SolarOne announces EGM

Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. today announced an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders.

By: Hanwha Solarone

18/12/14: LDK Solar confirms closing date of restructuring transactions

LDK nominates closing date for the restructuring transactions in respect of LDK Solar's senior noteholders and preferred shareholders.

By: LDK Solar

18/12/14: FuturaSun: ready for the Middle East market

FuturaSun submits their modules to severe tests in laboratories in regions of the world with extreme weather conditions

By: FuturaSun

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).

By: Magnolia Solar, Inc.

17/12/14: skytron energy announces new management

The Berlin-based company is positioning itself for the international market

By: skytron energy

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.

By: Amtech Systems, Inc.

16/12/14: WAVELABS strengthens foothold in Asia.

Solartron next buyer of SINUS-220 LED solar simulator.


16/12/14: Ingeteam opens new subsidiary in Panama

The company is currently working for the first wind farm to be constructed in Panama and the largest in Central America.

By: Ingeteam

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