Solar mapping provider Mapdwell has expanded to San Francisco, estimating that the city can host up to 3 GW of rooftop PV. This is a higher capacity per square mile than other cities.
Principal Solar has partnered with Entropy Investments to build the project, which is larger than any operational solar plant east of the Rocky Mountains.
Energy Minister for WA Mike Nahan reveals staunch support for solar technology at Energy in WA conference; capacity of installed PV in Perth metro area expected to double over next few years.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has approved the 485 MW Blythe Mesa Solar project in California, the U.S. pv magazine mistakenly wrote on September 25, that the project originally belonged to NextEra Energy.
Sonnquest's 2 MW PV solar park in Guntramsdorf, Austria has gone online. The development took 8 months and was contracted by power utility Wien Energie.
$700 million project will culminate in completion of three solar plants in the nation by 2020, according to information released by state electricity firm Uzbekenergo.
The Chinese PV sector imported 12 GW of solar modules in the first half of 2015. Of this, over 6 GW were to Japan, India and the U.S. according to EnergyTrend's latest report. More consolidation is also in the horizon.
Chinese manufacturer BYD has completed a 1MW solar PV plant in partnership with EPC Fenecon in Altenau, Germany. BYD says the use of its glass-glass modules increases lifetime to 40 years.
LDK Solar will be supplying 67 MW of PV modules to a PV project in Thailand under a module supply agreement it signed with EA Solar Phitsanulok.
IBC Solar has managed to implement around 50 MW of solar capacity in Germany in the first half of 2015. The company seeks to develop around 80 MW this year in total.
The Rajasthan Solar Association has stated that the transmission charges for inter-state open access solar projects will be halved. This reduction order has been passed by the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC)...
100-strong alliance of small businesses, retailers and local government representatives sign letter urging British Prime Minister to protect feed-in tariff ahead of review later this year.
The number of subsidized solar power storage installations has increased by more than 35% in a year in Germany. Falling prices and the desire for energy independence are fuelling this high demand.
In a newspaper interview in Germany, SolarWorld's CEO and founder Frank Asbeck defended the crackdown on the Chinese competition with regards to dumping. Additionally, Asbeck criticized German politics which apparently ruined...
PSEG Solar Source has announced the acquisition of the Columbia Solar Project from Hanergy America Solar Solutions. The 25.4 MW plant has a 20-year PPA with Pacific Gas & Electric.
On Sunday midday, about 80% of the electricity demand in Germany was covered by renewable sources. A lot of sun and wind made this possible.
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