Boston based analysts Lux Research has announced that the solar sector is on the recovery path, set to reach a worth of US$155 billion in 2018. The industry is expected to ramp up rapidly to 61.7 GW market size in 2018 after...
The first project stemming from Solar Frontier and Belectric’s collaboration in Japan has been connected to the grid today. The 3.3 MW photovoltaic power plant was completed by the companies, with Shoseki Engineering and...
Sky Solar Holdings Co., Ltd has completed and grid connected a 70 MW photovoltaic park in Greece. A 20 year FIT has been secured.
Italy-based Energy Resources Ltd announced it has signed a €50 million contract to build a 32 MW photovoltaic park in Greece.
This year’s PV Project Implementation Conference – China saw around 80 solar industry professionals gather to discuss large-scale opportunities in what is tipped to be the biggest PV market of 2013. In contrast to the...
Solarpack has broken ground on its 25 MWp Pozo Almonte Solar project in Chile’s Tarapacá. It is scheduled for completion by the end of 2013.
Figures from a SEIA/GTM Research study released last week have confirmed that the state of New Jersey has hit the 1 GW installed photovoltaic capacity milestone. The state added 415 MW of capacity in 2012, an increase of...
According to the latest data from Wiki-Solar, U.S.-based thin film manufacturer, First Solar Inc. is the top photovoltaic project installer globally, having added 759 MW across 11 sites.
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) and Solar Ventures have acquired a photovoltaic project portfolio in Italy worth 42 MWp. They are looking to add projects totaling 150 MWp to this.
Germany’s Deutsche Bank has again agreed to finance S.A.G. Solarstrom’s photovoltaic plans for the coming year. Work is expected to begin in Q2 2013.
Japan's decision to turn its back on nuclear and offer the world's most generous PV FIT scheme is set to see the country overtake Italy, Germany and the U.S. this year to become the world's second biggest solar market in 2013.
The French Ministry of Energy, Ecology and Sustainable Development has announced a tender for 400 MW of PV plants 250 kW and larger.
Spanish firm Abengoa and Californian concentrating solar power (CSP) experts BrightSource Energy have announced plans for the world's largest twin solar towers.
Documentation relating to the new EU energy infrastructure guidelines has laid bare just how savagely austerity-driven leaders cut the funds available to upgrade grids to harness renewables.
The U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar has given the go ahead for two photovoltaic projects worth 900 MW in California.
Germany’s Conergy AG is supplying 15.3 MW of its P-Series modules to four photovoltaic projects in the U.K. Spain-based Solaer is undertaking construction work.
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