Due to higher demand, German PV equipment manufacturers have an optimistic outlook for 2014. Florian Wessendorf, managing director of the VDMA Photovoltaic Equipment trade association, discusses the state of the market.
The Chinese thin film powerhouse, owner of U.S. firms MiaSole and Global Solar Energy, Engensa in the U.K. and Germany's Solibro, plans to invest $2 billion to develop 1 GW of RE projects in Greece.
Tobias Cossen, project manager, Renewable Energy Project Development Program for Sub-Saharan Africa, at the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), discusses the state of solar in Tanzania and Mozambique.
Tobias Cossen, project manager, Renewable Energy Project Development Program for Sub-Saharan Africa, at the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), discusses the developing solar market in Kenya.
Ulrike Brückner of the German law firm Rödl & Partner discusses the state of Ghana's burgeoning solar market, including investment opportunities and government efforts to attract foreign investment.
Australia's mining industry is investigating solar to supply some of its energy needs in off-grid and remote locations. In the resource rich state of Western Australia, estimated savings could reach an excess of AUD$2 billion.
While small FIT-supported projects have driven the British photovoltaic market, 2013 has seen an increasing amount of large-scale capacity as the government weighs green tax reductions while embracing nuclear power.