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Move could almost double system payback times. Utility and opponents have until the end of June to reach agreement before the PUC steps in.
Australia: "[Utility scale] solar can genuinely compete without subsidies within three to four years."
The final module was put in place on Australia's largest PV power plant today. The 102 MW Nyngan Solar Plant was supplied and installed by First Solar. However the outlook for utility scale solar in Australia continues to appear...
In a ceremony attended by the heads of AGL Energy and First Solar, and ministers from the NSW government, but not the federal government, the 1,366,380th and final solar panel was installed on the 102 MW Nyngan solar farm in...
Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is going to purchase sufficient solar power from SunEdison to offset 100% of its electricity consumption. A 25-year PPA has been signed saving the college "million of dollars." The...
The companies will provide dual-use renewable energy projects that protect the land while providing up to 80 million kilowatt-hours of energy annually.
The North American utility is expanding its renewable energy portfolio in Canada and the United States.
Ranked as a top tier module by Germany's VDE Institute, Suntech's four busbar module generates more power and offers increased efficiency.
The government is looking to build three large-scale solar plants and a wind power station in several provinces and is offering incentives to potential foreign investors to take on the projects.
Chinese PV manufacturer and project developer Risen Energy has revealed the highly ambitious plan to develop 1 GW of PV projects in Wuhai City, in the Haibowan district of Inner Mongolia. The first project under the proposal will...
Collaboration with Greencells Group has seen the Chinese ICT giant complete five U.K. solar plants using the company's Smart String PV string inverters.
The city council in Harare, the country's capital, plans to install 4,000 solar-powered streetlights across the city in a bid to tackle a recent surge in street robberies.
The leading renewable energy laboratory is spearheading the International PV Module Quality Assurance Task Force to establish guidelines dealing with a number of issues, including adequate durability for specific climate zones...
Dutch solar developer Orange Solar Power has announced that it is to develop a production facility in West-Brabant, the Netherlands, with phase one to be realized by Q3 2015.
Financing for five large-scale projects valued at $60 million has now closed, with Conergy acting as EPC to bring the plants online before the end of the year.
Italy has linked to Malta via a new electricity interconnector inaugurated last week. The new 120 kilometer-long subsea line offers Malta an opportunity to boost its renewable energy and marks Europe's latest step in fortifying...
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