Winners include a 300 MW solar project in Jujuy and a 100 MW project in Salta, at a median price of US$59.75/MWh. A second round was announced in November with a 200 MW solar quota.
The Energy Information Administration's generation projections through to 2040 expect solar power to account for nearly half of new renewable energy capacity.
A study by GlobalData Analyst predicts global installed distributed power capacity to reach 389 GW by 2019, with solar PV driving that growth.
As China's solar inverter market expanded to nearly $800 million in 2013, demand has been driven by domestic suppliers, according to IHS.
Officials in the Indian city are considering adopting the successful rent-a-roof solar scheme launched by current PM Narendra Modi in Gujarat in 2011.
The deputy chief minister laid the foundation stones for the project, which is moving forward despite the overall slowness in the Indian market.
Nawaz Sharif's government is considering three more feasibility studies after 24 letters of intent for solar schemes were issued. Sharif's rural electrification program is continuing apace.
Ahead of the G20 Brisbane summit in November, Tony Abbott's office has been accused of trying push this week's environmental goods deal off the discussion table.
The Rainbow Nation has installed more than 503 MW of utility scale solar, placing it 10th overall globally, according to Wiki-Solar.
The Indian solar industry was broadly positive after India's new government outlined its spending plans. Tax measures to boost manufacturing could hint at a pending imposition of AD duties on imports.
Created by startup Changing Environments, the Soofa is a solar-powered park bench that allows users to charge their mobile devices while resting.
The African nation's power minister reveals details of $250 million plan, which will consist of three separate projects open to tender.
Court rules in favor of compensation claim for 14 companies aggrieved at government changes to the feed-in tariff introduced in 2011.
The UK's largest utility will partner with Gen Community to deliver solar panels to local government sites across the country.
Private equity firm Hudson Clean Energy has agreed to fund residential solar provider Astrum Solar's expansion plans throughout the U.S.
The institute's online energy charts make German Energy Transformation transparent. The site displays the power produced in Germany from all conventional and renewable sources as well as import and export data.
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