Brazil has concluded its second reverse auction for solar power plant projects, with 834 MW of parks being awarded bids, with an average price of 301.79 Real per megawatt-hour – or US$0.0842/kWh. The average price was 13.5% below...
The PV storage developer Younicos has garnered the interest of Panasonic. The German Cartel Office is currently proofing the legalities of Panasonic's possible collaboration with Younicos.
JA Solar will deliver a total 70 MW of solar modules to the Moree Solar Farm in New South Wales, Australia. The first batch of modules have been supplied, and are currently being installed.
The U.S. and U.K. continue to go their separate ways on renewables, encouraging data from Germany warms the solar cockles, and a new solar mapping tool raises the roof across the U.S.
The Solar-Fabrik operations in Wismar are nearing the end. The module manufacturer’s facility will cease operation end of November.
Interview: The energy utility E.ON plans to expand its PV business in Germany. From September, E.ON will offer a PV plant check service for operators of the more than 1.5 million PV plants. Moreover, the development of new PV...
Proposals to slash U.K.'s feed-in tariff by up to 87% draw scorn from the industry, which argues that ideology, rather than sound economic reasoning, is the driving force behind the cuts.
LG Electronics has decided to expand its production capacity at its production site in Gumi, South Korea. The reason has been stated as the strong global demand for its Cello-technology integrated modules.
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.
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