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SolarWorld debt negotiations continue

SolarWorld HQ Germany Freiburg

SolarWorld AG is currently under massive debt pressure. To ease the situation, the company is in discussions with banks and bondholders regarding solutions. None have, however, been thus far found.


PV in the Philippines beginning to pay off

Philippines solar photovoltaic system Malapascua

The photovoltaic market in the Philippines may be small, but it is increasingly gaining momentum, with cumulative capacity totaling over 5 MW. An important driver is the high cost of conventional electricity which, coupled with...


KKR acquires 69 MW PV project in Ontario

Canada, Ontario, solar photovoltaic plant First Solar Enbridge

Investment company KKR & Co. L.P. has acquired Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC’s 69 MW Sault Ste. Marie (SSM) photovoltaic project, located in Ontario, Canada.


Europe allocates €5.1 billion for energy, including solar

EU flags

As the dust settles following all-night negotiations between Europe's heads of state over the next EU budget, the embattled solar industry has been digesting news of an increase of 20% for the energy budget to 2020.


TPO solar model worth $5.5 billion in 2016

A Solar City installation team.

The third-party ownership (TPO) model could become "the most significant innovation in the U.S. solar market," according to a report this week from GTM Research.


Isofotón continues to deny insolvency rumors

Isofoton HQ

According to reports, Isofotón has started pre-insolvency proceedings. However, the Spanish photovoltaic equipment manufacturer has again stated that is not insolvent. It has, however, informed the proper authorities in Spain on...


Study into why German PV is cheaper than US

A German solar installation.

An in-depth study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has tried to identify why residential photovoltaic systems are so much cheaper in Germany than in the U.S.


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