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Izmir, Turkey

31/03/15: Major power blackout hits Turkey 

News that Turkey's economy grew more than expected in Q4 2014 coincided with a major power outage a couple of hours later, indicating the shaky underpinnings of the country's future development. 


Canadian Solar installation.

31/03/15: Canadian Solar completes acquisition of Recurrent Energy

Deal announced in February for $265 million completed this week, as Sharp Corporation offloads Recurrent subsidiary to Chinese solar developer Canadian Solar.


Markus Nicht.

31/03/15: InnoLas reports 2014 growth on the back of PERC rollout

German laser systems provider InnoLas Solutions has reported that its 2014 bookings have shown an increase on 2013, on the back of orders for its Ultrafast PERC equipment. It reports bookings of over 1 GW of upgrades in Q1 2015.


Balbina dam, Amazonas, Brazil

31/03/15: Brazil to install 350 MW floating solar array at hydro dam in Amazon

Brazil has become the latest nation to embrace floating solar power technology, with the announcement of a massive 350 MW project at the Balbina hydroelectric plant in the Amazon.


The Zaytouna University in Jordan

31/03/15: Jordan's Science and Technology University tenders 5 MW of PV

Jordan's University of Science and Technology is currently tendering the engineering, procurement and construction of a 5 MW solar PV plant on its premises in the city of Irbid. Apart from Jordan's universities, where the...


Bertrand Piccard addresses the media after touching down in China at Chongqing airport following a 20-hour flight from Burma.

31/03/15: Solar Impulse completes toughest leg yet to arrive in China

Departing yesterday from Mandalay, Burma, the solar-powered aircraft touched down in Chongqing, China, following a 20-hour flight.


Istanbul, Turkey

31/03/15: Conergy establishes joint venture in Turkey

The leading downstream player has joined forces with local congomerate Cenay Group to expand its operations in the burgeoning Turkish market. Speaking to pv magazine, Conergy COO Alexander Gorski expresses confidence that the new...


Solar panels.

31/03/15: World to add 57 GW of solar PV in 2015, says IHS

Global solar installations projected to grow 30% on last year, forecast the analysts, with growth expected to return to Europe and China poised to add more than 17 GW.


30/03/15: California grid operator envisions 50% renewables

The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has issued a blueprint for how the Golden State's grid can meet Governor Jerry Brown's call for 50% renewable energy by 2030.


30/03/15: Sharp says it won't exit solar business

The head of Sharp Corp.'s energy business on Monday told reporters in Japan the company would not "quit or sell" its solar business, but would instead return to profit.


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Solar and wind photomontage

31/03/15: Global investment in green energy rises 17% to $270 billion

Driven by solar and wind, global investment in green energy last year reversed a two-year dip, seemingly ignoring the challenge posed by sharply lower oil prices, according to the United Nations Environment Programme.


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31/03/15: mPower Technologies to introduce its Battery Solar Generator

mPower Technologies Inc. the consumer products subsidiary of mPhase Technologies, Inc. (XDSL), announced additional details today about its newly developed “green” portable power system which will be on display at Booth Number...

By: mPower Technologies

31/03/15: Diaspark Energy to showcase its Asset Management Software Platform at Solar Asset Management, North America 2015

Diaspark is proud to announce the release of Diaspark Energy Release. 2.0 at the Solar Asset Management Conference in San Francisco. This release breaks new ground in providing a Comprehensive Software Platform for Asset...

By: Diaspark Energy

31/03/15: sPower and Camborne Capital Projects achieve commercialization ahead of 1.4 ROC deadline

sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, and Camborne Capital, a prominent UK solar developer, today announced that all three of their UK solar PV projects have achieved commercialization in time to qualify for the UK...

By: sPower

31/03/15: Global Solar PV Consumer Products market size report for 2018 by Radiant Insights, Inc

RadiantInsights.com includes new market research report on “Global Solar PV Consumer Products Market Size, Share and Research Report To 2018"to its huge collection of research reports.

By: Radiant Insights

31/03/15: Global Solar Laminator market size, share, growth report to 2014 by Radiant Insights, Inc

RadiantInsights.com includes new market research report on “Global Solar Laminator Market Size, Share and Research Report To 2014"to its huge collection of research reports.

By: Radiant Insights

31/03/15: Canadian Solar completes sale of GoldLight Solar Power Plant to DIF

Canadian Solar has stoday announced the sale of the 10 MW AC GoldLight solar power plant to an affiliate of DIF Infrastructure III.

By: Canadian Solar Inc.

31/03/15: CanSIA recognizes outstanding achievements in solar industry at Game Changer Awards Gala

The Canadian Solar Industries Association celebrated solar industry leaders and innovators at the annual Game Changer Awards Gala. The awards recognize the contribution of those who have provided service excellence, outstanding...

By: CanSIA

31/03/15: Thomas Kipfer to become new chief operating officer and member of the Meyer Burger executive board

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd has appointed Thomas Kipfer as the new chief operating officer and member of the executive board as of 1st October 2015.

By: Meyer Burger Technology Ltd

31/03/15: Fronius: Solutions for 24 hours of sun

Solutions as far as the eye can see. That's what Fronius will have on display at this year's Intersolar Europe, which takes place in Munich. Between June 10th and 12th, Fronius will be presenting new products and solutions...

By: Fronius International GmbH

31/03/15: Solar Power Network and KLD complete largest rooftop solar system in Shizuoka, Fuji West

The companies announce the completion of their first site in Japan, the 1.2 MW rooftop solar power system atop Fuji West terminal treatment plant in Fuji city in Shizuoka prefecture.

By: Solar Power Network

31/03/15: Planning set to begin for first fully integrated PV manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia

ci design, inc. awarded lead designer and planner for new facility

By: ci design, inc.

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