Apel Stel Corporation's new 340 kW PV system, boasting more than 1,000 Suntech solar panels, meets 98% of the company's energy needs.
A quick look back at the biggest solar news stories that have grabbed our attention over these past seven days.
The EIB has provided a $100 million loan to public utility Eskom. The CSP plant is located near Upington, in the Northern Cape.
The U.S. energy group is taking a bold step into the mobile solar business with the purchase of the Utah-based maker of personal solar products.
The acquisition will give the U.S. encapsulant manufacturer a major beachhead in China's growing PV market. For STR shareholdders, the deal could mean a $22.6 million dividend windfall.
The deal provides the Australian company with a beachhead in the growing Thai market and an additional 100 MW pipeline. Environmental Engineering in turn has the right to use the Westinghouse Solar brand.
Interview: pv magazine speaks with Mounting Systems Managing Director Stefan Spork about the company's new ownership structure and its continuing internationalization strategy.
International construction company Laing O’Rourke is developing a semi-portable solar/diesel hybrid array, with the aim of providing power to construction sites and semi-permanent mining operations.
U.K.'s Department of Energy and Climate Change public opinion tracker finds support for solar stands at 82% while backing for fracking wanes.
The companies have extended their existing inverter supply agreement aimed at the U.S. residential solar rooftop segment.
The Spanish group continued its global diversification in the first half of 2014, achieving 39% of its revenue from North America and 25% from South America.
Senior energy experts in the country expect a bright future for Turkey's solar industry, driven largely by the unlicensed PV segment.
Deal sees Canadian Solar supply 44 MW of its high efficient modules to seven solar forms in North Carolina before the end of the year.
Trina to develop utility-scale solar park in the U.K., adding to the 23.8 MW PV capacity the company has already installed in the country.
The state utility has revealed it will not oppose net metering rules for residential solar, and announces potential solar and wind PPAs of up to 100 MW.
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