Second tier solar markets took center stage this week, with India, Australia, Malaysia and Brazil each turning heads with their PV development plans and announcements, as leading markets wobbled.
pv magazine has learned that the 360 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic project announced by Moncada Group earlier this week has received all necessary permits.
A new €5 million, three-year smart grid project has been unveiled in Austria. Designed to prepare for the expected "onslaught" of new solar capacity in the country, the pilot project will see 120 photovoltaic systems installed....
Germany’s Bundesnetzagentur reports that 1.6 gigawatts (GW) of newly installed photovoltaic capacity was added to the country’s grid in the third quarter (Q3) of 2011. Overall, 3.35 GW has been installed this year to date....
At 10 megawatts (MW), the thin film photovoltaic manufacturer has begun work on what it says is Australia’s largest solar farm.
Martifer Solar has announced it will build a 6.6 megawatt peak (MWp) photovoltaic installation in Murcia, Spain.
After a tumultuous first half, with huge price drops and uncertainty on just about everything, the solar market is beginning to see some positive signs in terms of demand pick up. Overall, a growth of 20 percent over 2010 is...
India-based Moser Baer Clean Energy Limited (MBCEL) has developed a 23.8 megawatt peak (MWp) photovoltaic park in Lauta, Germany.
According to new research released, China’s non-residential photovoltaic pipeline is standing at 16 gigawatts (GW). In 2011, the country’s newly installed capacity is expected to reach over 1.8 GW. The building mount sector is...
The Italy-based Moncada Group has formed a joint venture with South African investment and development company, Solar Capital to build a large-scale solar project.
The U.K. Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee and Energy and Climate Change Committee has launched an inquiry into the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s (DECCs) proposed photovoltaic feed-in tariff (FIT) cuts.
PsomasFMG has teamed up with the Palmdale School District (PSD) in California to install 5.87 megawatts (MW) worth of photovoltaics at 18 schools. The systems will take the form of carports.
Q-Cells has begun work on what it says is Europe’s largest photovoltaic park. Located near Berlin, Germany, the 91 megawatt (MW) project is expected to supply energy to around 22,500 households.
Thin-film module manufacturer First Solar has inaugurated today its second plant (FF02) at its Frankfurt (Oder) site in Germany’s east. The plant will have a capacity of 250 megawatts (MW) a year, bringing the company's capacity...
Activ Solar has been living up to its name recently. Having already announced the completion of an 80 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic park in the Ukraine, the company had today said it has finished a further 20 MW of another project,...
Desertec has announced that it will build its first solar power plant in 2012. Set to be located in Morocco, it is expected to be 500 megawatts (MW) in size.
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