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As the battle for the UK's power supply rages, solar beats coal for a day

Abakus BYes Solar plant in Great Wilbraham in the UK

Solar panels in the UK generated more electricity than coal plants over the course of a full day for the first time ever, according to Carbon Brief data, highlighting the sharp decline of the country's coal industry.

JinkoSolar awarded 188 MW in Mexico solar auction

JinkoSolar will construct three large-scale solar farms in Mexico, totaling 188 MW, after winning out in the first clean energy auction.

Chinese solar company secures rights to develop three solar PV projects in Mexico's inaugural tender auction.

Domestic bliss for Indian companies in latest 500 MW solar auction

Solar park in Karnataka.

Karnataka tender sets tariff of US 7.2 cents/kWh with domestic companies winning out. Just one non-Indian solar bidder won in an auction dominated by India's power giants Adani, Tata, Acme Group and ReNew Power Ventures.

California's advanced energy job sector grew six times faster than statewide employment rate

California has more than 76,000 jobs in solar, and the entire advanced energy sector is adding jobs at a rate six times faster than average.

Data from the Advanced Energy Economy reveals more than half a million people in California work in the advanced energy industry; growth ratio of 18% last year six times faster than average.

ConEdison inaugurates 118 MW dual-axis tracker solar plant in Texas

The 118 MW DC solar farm in Texas uses dual-axis trackers and is the largest such installation in the U.S.

The solar farm is the largest dual-axis tracker installation in the country, and is the result of a collaboration between ConEdison Development and CPS Energy.

India's RenewSys confirms 100 MW equipment order with Meyer Burger, eyes second line

Existing line at RenewSys fab.

Indian solar company plans to increase its module production capacity in India to 280 MW by the end of the year, confirms order of Meyer Burger cell assembly and module lamination technologies.

Two-thirds of US solar installers do not offer storage, study finds

Sonnen, Tesla.

A study by EuPD Research shows just 34% of PV installers in the U.S. offer storage solutions to customers, with those reluctant to do so citing cost concerns. However, 26% that currently do not offer storage hope to include it in...

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