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The Kern County plant, set to begin construction next year and in operation by mid-2015, will have an annual production capacity of 240 million kilowatt hours.
The state's utility regulators are discussing a proposal from Arizona Public Service to amend net metering rates for solar customers, stating the current scheme puts non-solar providers at a disadvantage.
Private utility Ameren and the state watchdog struck a deal this week to continue a solar rebate program that currently has $50 million available for PV projects in the Midwestern state.
The 175-acre solar farm has been approved by Dorset County Council despite facing stiff opposition from the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE).
Germany's Stiftung Solarenergie (Solar Energy Foundation) has launched a coordinated effort to equip relief workers in the Philippines with solar lights and charging systems as they struggle to help survivors of Typhoon Haiyan.
Following creditor approval of Shungfeng's $493 million takeover of Wuxi Suntech, parent group Suntech Power is sprucing up the insolvent unit with additional assets from Japan and Singapore.
The solar manufacturer shipped 478 MW in Q3, generating $490.9 million in net revenue: an increase of 41.1% on Q2.