TerniEnergia announced that it has completed the first of its two “giant” PV projects in South Africa.
The former Soviet republic of Uzbekistan is planning a $207m 100 MW solar plant in Samarkand. Construction is expected to start early next year.
PV Cycle Deutschland will be based in Munich. After February, German PV importers and manufacturers must treat PV waste, under EU legislation.
A 44 GW solar pipeline means the U.S. will supply 20% of global solar demand up to 2018, according to NPD Solarbuzz. The solar consultancy says California installed a state record 521 MW of PV from April to June.
The Swiss solar energy company Tritec has connected to the grid a 5.21 MW roof solar plant. Tritec says this is the largest solar power plant in Switzerland.
New analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has concluded that southern Japanese utilities could have less that 1 GW of grid capacity remaining for new solar and wind projects.
Azerbaijan is set to ramp up its renewable energy capacities. The government has instructed the Institute of Geography (IG) at the National Academy of Sciences to draw up the country’s solar and wind power maps by July next year.
Photovoltaic integrated systems and components manufacturer Centrosolar released its reviewed half-year interim report for 2013. Despite the company still being in the red, it believes that its restructuring will be successful,...
EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger called for a fundamental reform of Germany's renewable energy law during a speech in Berlin.
Ontario's feed-in tariff continues to attract solar projects. Greenhouse operator Vine Fresh Produce's new 2.3 MW rooftop installation, constructed by Sentinel Solar, employed more than 9,000 high-efficiency JinkoSolar modules.
The Worldwatch Institute -- an independent research organization based in Washington D.C. -- reports that 127 countries worldwide have now enacted support schemes for renewable energy.
Sales of microinverters will increase by a factor of four in the next four years in view of growing demand in foreign markets, according to a new report by market research firm IHS.
After supplying modules to more than 30,000 projects in North and South America, including 28,000 homes, 3,000 institutions and businesses, and 50 utility-scale projects, Yingli Solar has exceeded 1 GW of delivered capacity.
More and more electricity generated via renewable sources are finding its way directly to the electricity power exchange.
Jan Willem Vos, the international account manager for Solar Insurance and Finance, discusses whether the certification of photovoltaic components is sufficient to ensure quality for project investors.
The NREL -- the U.S. Department of Energy's primary laboratory for renewable energy research -- predicts that solar power generation in western U.S. will be cost-competitive by 2025.
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