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WindStream Technologies installs world's largest wind-solar project in Jamaica

WindStream Technologies SolarMill installation, Kingston, Jamaica

Employing the company's hybrid SolarMills, the 80 kW installation will generate more than 106,000 kilowatt hours a year for leading Kingston law firm Myers, Fletcher & Gordon.


Singapore removes solar energy grid cap

Electricity pylon.

The country's Energy Market Authority has announced that the 600 MWp 'hard cap' on solar energy will be replaced by a dynamic pathway that will allow more solar to be fed to the grid.


Exclusive: momentum building for global PV association

The world.

Efforts to establish a global solar PV association are picking up pace, with some national and regional bodies meeting for a third time tomorrow to try and hammer out a plan for the embryonic global industry body.


Chile's capacity of solar PV under construction nearly triples in one month

The latest report from the Center for Renewable Energy has found a huge jump in project starts over the last month. These numbers are similar to GTM Research's estimates.


Renowned environmentalist challenges UK's commercial solar sector

Commercial rooftop installation.

Growth of the U.K.'s commercial rooftop solar sector is hindered by a lack of governmental appetite for the segment, argues Jeremy Leggett.


Italy: MegaCell to invest EUR 10 million in former Helios cell fab

MegaCell's Franco Traverso

Franco Traverso's recently launched company will begin manufacturing new high-efficiency bifacial solar cells by the end of 2014, reaching an annual capacity of 80 MW next year.


Australia: scrapping of carbon tax unlikely to stop solar

A solar array on Australia's Parliament House.

The Australian Federal Parliament voted to scrap the country's carbon price last week, causing concerns as to the future of PV in the country. However, the Australian Solar Council says that the move won't halt the growth of...


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