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South Africa continues to attract global solar players. With joint module factory, JA Solar and Powerway hope to expand operations throughout the Southern African region.
After a lossmaking 2013, SMA is finally seeing light at the end of the tunnel. The world inverter market leader expects to close the year with an operating profit and a sales increase of up to 45%.
The Chinese company boasted the biggest market share in China and Germany and came in second in the United States, close behind First Solar.
A draft plan to revamp Germany's renewable energy subsidy program calls for self-consumption fees, FIT cuts, the introduction of a PV tender system and limits on new capacity expansion.
Installed solar power at U.S. military bases now totals 125.5 MW -- 33% of the military's total renewable energy capacity.
The Chinese government has backed a 1.8 MW installation at Pakistan's Parliament House building in Islamabad to help the country ease its energy woes.
German solar service company Adler Solar says importers can benefit from its nearby testing center. The new Bremen warehouse can be used by clients before products are officially imported to the EU.