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Rooftop solar in the UK.

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...


China unveils 15 GW solar target

A solar rooftop in China.

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.


Siva Power reaches $10m milestone

The former headquarters of Suntech, in Wuxi, China.

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.


SMA seeks to cut costs by $180m

SMA inverters.

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.


Ecuador: Cumulative PV power reaches 26 MW

Ecuador flag

The South American nation installed 22.5 MW from January to November last year.


UK almost doubles PV capacity in 12 months

Solar installation, England.

Data from DECC reveals U.K. ended 2014 with 5 GW of cumulative solar capacity, having ended 2013 with just shy of 2.8 GW installed.


Trina testing lab receives TÜV service certificate

TUV Rheinland PV module inspection

Trina Solar's State Key Laboratory Testing Center has received the TÜV Rheinland Power Measurement Uncertainty Assessment Service Certificate. Trina is the first solar company to receive the recognition.


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