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.
SunPower will provide Tucson Electric Power (TEP) with 11 megawatts (MW) of solar power systems under a new contract. They will be used for the utility's TEP Bright Roofs program.
PLG Power is in the process of establishing a 40 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in India’s Gujarat state. It is expected to be completed by the end of the next financial year.
Wirsol Solar UK Ltd and Corby Borough Council have joined forces to install PV systems on "as many council owned properties as practicalities permit" in Corby, England.
Skyline Solar has been selected for what it says is Latin America’s largest utility-scale concentrated PV (CPV) power plant. The company has also unveiled its new Skyline Solar X14 array.
Germany’s conservative government has issued its annual report on the contribution of renewable energy to the German energy market in 2010. Wind turbines, hydroelectric plants, solar cells, and biogas digesters now provide nearly...
Following the nuclear disaster in Japan, Bank Sarasin believes the potential now exists to install an additional 100 gigawatts (GW) of PV by 2015.
Since reporting that Germany installed 7,250 megawatts (MW) of PV in 2010, the German Federal Network Agency has altered its September figure, thus taking final newly installed capacity to 7,400 MW.
Phoenix Solar AG is to install a 1.7 megawatt (MW) PV power plant in France’s Haute-Loire department. When completed, it will reportedly be the largest installation of its kind in the department.
SunPower Corporation is to build a five megawatt (MW) solar farm in West Oahu, Hawaii. The generated power will be sold to the Hawaiian Electric Company.
Newly installed PV capacity in Germany almost doubled in 2010. However, the solar subsidy cuts were not implemented without consequences. Almost 7,250 megawatts (MW) were installed, which is much less than originally expected by...
Sempra Generation’s 48 megawatt (MW) Copper Mountain Solar plant has been officially opened in Nevada, the U.S. The company has announced its plans to expand it by 200 MW.
Yingli Green Energy Americas, Inc. has formed a partnership with GRID Alternatives to install one megawatt of solar energy systems for 400 low-income families in California.
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. will develop a 10 megawatt (MW) solar installation in Tibet. When completed, it will reportedly be one of the highest positioned systems in the world, at 4,000 meters above sea level.
The German Federal Government has approved an early reduction of its solar subsidies.
The UK Government has announced its plans to cut PV feed-in tariffs (FITs). Under the proposals, support for all new and standalone installations over 50 kilowatts (kW) will be reduced. The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has...
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