By doubling the size of projects for which FITs are available, the Turkish government has finally fired the starting gun on solar. 'We have been waiting five years for this.' says Enerparc's Ertug Babatas.
The former Chinese giant has revealed the seizure of more solar parks developed with the backing of the tarnished Global Solar Fund investment vehicle. Administrators have been appointed to 27 seized assets.
Californian installer SolarCity is set to acquire Zep Solar in exchange for shares worth $158 million. Zep Solar's Zep Compatible technology has been used by solar giants including Canadian Solar and Trina Solar.
Italian designer and architect Eleonora Nicoletti has made an art installation which can recharge smartphones and tablets.
The commercial rooftop market is an important growth area as a post-FIT residential sector slows. But rigid requirements from state utilities are an obstacle for installers.
The Metaxas law firm has forced the Greek government to reimburse investors with a PV plant development subsidy it had promised and then reduced. The legal firm is also fighting the 'solidarity' PV plant tax, domestically and...
An investigation has been launched by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) into why only one-in-ten approved PV projects in Japan has been built. Possible sanctions for deliberate delays could include withdrawal...
While the Australian PV market continues to be dominated by the residential market segment, the unique challenges in developing large scale solar in the country have emerged at the All Energy trade show and conference currently...
The Chicago-based company is planning to develop a mega project, in 30 MW sections, in the city of Taubaté. The huge project will cost an estimated $900 million.
Wholesaler of solar energy systems Donauer Solartechnik has filed for insolvency in the district court of Weilheim in Oberbayern on Monday. The attitude of the municipality Gilching, where the company is located, has been cited...
The roadmap on the future of UK solar published yesterday questions solar's effectiveness at reducing carbon output and asks whether the cost reductions necessary for 20 GW by 2020 are feasible.
Canada NRC launches Energy Storage for Grid Security and Modernization research program at the country’s Renewable Energy Storage Summit.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy's contingency plans, all but those activities related to protecting life and property have stalled. Contract commitments will be honored – until the money runs out.
Three of the state's largest utilities claim that customers with battery storage systems installed alongside their rooftop PV can give no guarantee that the energy they feed back to the grid is clean.
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