Latest PV market updates

Huawei supplies string inverters for 62 MW UK solar project

Landsweiler-Reden plant, Germany.

Collaboration with Greencells Group has seen the Chinese ICT giant complete five U.K. solar plants using the company's Smart String PV string inverters.

Solar streetlights combating crime in Zimbabwean city

4,000 solar-powered streetlights will be installed throughout the Zimbabwean capital between now and the beginning of next year.

The city council in Harare, the country's capital, plans to install 4,000 solar-powered streetlights across the city in a bid to tackle a recent surge in street robberies.

NREL calls for international quality standards in PV module manufacturing

NREL outdoor PV testing facility

The leading renewable energy laboratory is spearheading the International PV Module Quality Assurance Task Force to establish guidelines dealing with a number of issues, including adequate durability for specific climate zones...

New York backs community solar initiatives

PV installation, New York City

The state is encouraging residents to come together to install solar at up to a 20% discount as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to spur clean energy innovation and investment.

New 70 MW module fab planned for Europe

Solar in Holland.

Dutch solar developer Orange Solar Power has announced that it is to develop a production facility in West-Brabant, the Netherlands, with phase one to be realized by Q3 2015.

Enphase clears Hawaiian Electric's solar interconnection backlog

Honolulu, Oahu's capital city.

The U.S. microinverter specialist meets its goal to clear 90% of the backlog on Oahu, increasing the company's portfolio on the island to 20 MW of solar interconnections.

Martifer Solar connects five plants in UK ahead of ROC deadline

Martifer Solar Six Hills PV plant

The plants, located in various counties throughout the country, have a combined capacity of 57.8 MW and bring the company's total connected capacity in the UK to 175 MW.

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