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Government approves utility's proposal, which would see three separate tranches rolled out in 3 GW, 5 GW and 7 GW segments.
The Norwegian solar group saw stronger sales in Europe and the U.S., which boosted module sales by 18.5% over the previous quarter. The company also extended its existing supply deal Stateside with residential solar group Sunrun.
Thanks to the completion of several large-scale projects at the end of last year, leading thin-film module maker First Solar saw fourth-quarter earnings more than double to $1.89 per share compared with the third quarter on 13%...
Device has been developed for PV projects that are planned in 1 MW generation blocks and will form part of SMA's Medium Voltage Power Station.
The Italian renewable energy developer achieved revenues of $3.3bn in 2014 following strong performance in U.S. and Latin America.
The Innovative Business Models and Financing Mechanisms for PV Deployment in Emerging Regions assesses the pros and cons of six different types of funding methods.
Despite oil's price slump having no direct impact on solar, a second-order effect could lead to greater stimulus to the U.S. renewable sector, report finds.
The US power conversion technology company enjoyed increased revenues overall but cited pricing pressures and poor European performance for its suppressed inverter sales.
UK solar had them shouting from the rooftops this week, there was plenty to ponder after the WFES in Abu Dhabi, good news from Chile and President Obama's meeting with Narendra Modi gave us the excuse to upload a picture of The...
Government wants to treble the amount of DG, including at least 3.15 GW of rooftop solar. The 15 GW total figure would represent a 50 per cent rise on the 10 GW installed in 2014.
Californian thin film manufacturer a step nearer being 'the least expensive solar panel manufacturer worldwide.' The arrival of the city of Wuxi as a backer may offer a hint as to the final location of 300 MW fab.
German inverter manufacturer expects earnings before tax of around $850m this year. The Niestetal-based company announced this week, 1,600 jobs will go by the end of June.
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.
After a nearly two-year credit crunch, China's capital markets appear to again be embracing the PV industry.
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.
According to GTM Research, investments in the field last year surpassed 2012 and 2013 but remained below the $1.4 billion the sector raised in 2011.
Module price index
The latest photovoltaic module prices for April have been published. Price increase for PV modules in Europe is not quite as strong as expected. In particular, thin film module prices remained relatively stable, with March showing barely any movement. Find the latest information on pv magazine's module price index page.
Grid parity monitor
A Grid Parity update for March is now available. Eclareon's David Perez reveals all. Find the latest information on pv magazine's grid parity monitor page.
Chile investment guide
Investment guide, "Photovoltaics in Chile," published by Solarpraxis AG, in cooperation with Eclareon and law firm Dominguez, Ossa, Lon (DOLM), is available to download for free. The publication provides country-specific information on such issues as legal and political frameworks, permitting procedures, site acquisition and project financing.
Poland investment guide
Investment guide, Photovoltaics in Poland, is now available to download for free. The main frameworks for the Polish photovoltaic market have been outlined. The guide will be updated quarterly.
Ukranian investment opportunities
On the back of FIT cuts and maturing markets, investors are looking for new opportunities in south east Europe. Ukraine is presenting one logical and very interesting investment alternative, according to Ilko Iliev, CEO of Inea Consulting.
Betting on the bear
pv magazine, 02/2012
Solar shares: The crash of renewable energy shares on the stock exchange is not only attributable to the financial crisis and the economic difficulties besetting the industry. For months professional stock brokers have also perpetuated the fall in prices for solar shares through short selling.