Austria started its subsidy round for PV power plants on Friday. A total budget of €36 million has been set aside. With this budget more than 24,000 power plants with a total capacity of 115 MW are expected to be developed.
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. has introduced a third production shift at its photovoltaic panel manufacturing facility in Goodyear, Arizona. The expansion has created an additional 30 jobs.
GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited has begun construction on a five megawatt photovoltaics project, located in the U.S.’s San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD).
The electricity authority of Ecuador has adopted a system of feed-in tariffs for the development of renewable energy. The regulations cover both continental Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands.
Enfinity has completed two photovoltaic projects in France totalling 18.2 megawatts (MW). The systems represent the renewable energy company’s largest ground-based arrays in the country.
REC Solar has completed a 1.8 megawatt photovoltaic system for Ikea in California. It is said to be the second-largest commercial system of its kind in the state, and the sixth largest in the U.S.
Constellation Energy is currently developing a 5.38 megawatt photovoltaics installation for Toys“R”Us at the retailer’s distribution center in Flanders, New Jersey.
Norwegian company Scatec Solar has completed and grid connected a four megawatt photovoltaic plant in Puglia near San Marzano, in Southern Italy.
Conergy has completed its first North American photovoltaics installation. The 320 kilowatt system, developed in partnership with 21st Century, is located at Fujifilm’s branch office in Hawaii.
Solar LP has submitted over 40 applications to the Ontario Power Authority for solar feed-in tariff (FIT) contracts worth 12 megawatts.
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is enjoying a newly installed 1.56 megawatt photovoltaics system. It is said to be the largest publicly accessible solar array in an urban setting.
Algatec Solar AG’s Canadian subsidiary will establish a 50,000 square foot photovoltaic module manufacturing facility in Ontario.
Italy’s fourth Conto Energia has finally been signed into law. While this is good news, analysts believe the delay has been "extremely disruptive". The 200 kilowatt ground-mounted market has also taken a blow. Nevertheless, 3.5...
The Australian Federal Government will start the process of reigning in its generous subsidies for home solar electric panels in light of strong growth in the industry and rising electricity prices.
According to a report in Reuters, Italy’s Government has finally approved its draft solar regulation at a cabinet meeting held today.
SunRun and U.S. Bancorp have formed a partnership to purchase $200 million worth of solar residential systems in the U.S.
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