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Bloomberg invests $5 million in off-grid solar lamp venture

Little Sun solar lamps

The Little Sun initiative seeks to provide light to the 1.6 billion people worldwide without access to electrical grids, putting particular focus on off-grid populations in Africa.


UK to install 16 GW by 2018

Martifer Solar ground-mount project, UK

Britain's solar strategy will lay ground for a stable future for solar development, according to IHS, which estimates the country installed 922 MW of utility-scale systems in the first quarter of the year.


SunEdison appoints new president for Europe, Africa and Latin America

Chilean PV installation by SunEdison.

The solar company names Jose Perez as the man to lead operations in Europe, Africa and Latin America, replacing Pancho Perez.


Global clean energy investment up 10% in first quarter

Japan rooftop solar array.

Massive rise in small-scale solar in Japan and the U.S. helps push renewable energy investment towards strong first quarter.


Canadian Solar to supply 43 MW project in Japan

Mount Fuji, Japan

The project is the latest in a slew of projects boosting business for the Ontario-based company.


US adds 584 MW of solar in first quarter, reaches 8.67 GW in March

Strata Solar, Warehouse Farm, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Solar accounted for more than 50% of new capacity installed between January and March. The number of new grid-connected plants reached 47 in the period, down from 66 a year ago.


SunEdison completes 20 MW PV plant in California

SunEdison solar installation, California.

The solar facility is located in Kern County and was commissioned by local utility Southern Company via its subsidiary Southern Power, and Turner Renewable Energy.


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