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Backed by the U.S. Energy Department's SunShot Initiative, a solar industry group has published new best practices guidelines to reassure investors and ultimately reduce financing costs for solar development.
The leading U.S. solar group continues to fill its yieldco subsidiary with PV power and revenue generating assets. The portfolio consists of distributed generation installation in the U.S. and 11 solar plants in the U.K.
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.
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.
LA Times report highlights problems leased solar rooftops can cause when selling a home. Buyers may fear they will fail credit checks to take over the lease.
The world's drivers are plugging in, Norway and Germany are plugging in, Hanergy is certainly not propping up and Australia is bolting together.
The acquisition of Wuxi Suntech's manufacturing facilities transformed Shunfeng into a tier 1 player overnight but the ambitious company was staring down the barrel three months ago.
City authorities closed two plants last week and will bring down the curtain on coal in 2016. The capital is replacing coal with natural gas-fired plants.
The Israeli power optimizer specialist has today gone public on the NASDAQ, announces pricing of its initial public offering.
In a new report, the Egypt Solar Industry Association looks at the current state of the country's ambitious solar development plans, including an overview of government policy, the country's feed-in tariff program and...
The company attributed its loss to increased expenses resulting from its expansion in the solar sector.
German inverter manufacturer blames poor market and heavy price pressure for losses, guidance for 2015 forecast to be far brighter.
The Chinese thin-film solar group remains in the spotlight: The Financial Times has analyzed the company's share trading over the past two years and made a startling discovery. Experts say an unusual stock-buying pattern may...
The move comes as Chinese PV group seeks to diversify sales -- in 2013 and 2012, its parent company was its sole source of revenue.
Italian developer has started work on three of the four solar projects awarded it under a 2013 tender. Work is proceeding despite the struggles of utility Eskom to accommodate new projects in its grid.
Photovoltaics set to enjoy an annual growth rate of 14.6 per cent to 2019. Report uses 2012 as its baseline.
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.