Latest headlines

Success for solar in electricity auctions in Latin America

Chile Atacama desert 100 MW array.

The drop of solar module prices has been key to the competitiveness of solar energy in international electricity auctions over the last year.

Interview: The story of Phelan Energy Group's Abu Dhabi solar bid

Massimiliano Vernaleone was the lead on the Phelan Tenaga Consortium that submitted one of the leading bids in the latest Abu Dhabi solar tender.

Following three world record low solar bids received for the Sweihan solar project in Abu Dhabi, pv magazine caught up with Massi Vernaleone, leader of the Phelan Tenaga Consortium, to find out more about the record-breaking...

Solar losing out as Indian DISCOMs flout purchasing rules, reports Mercom Capital

Renewable Energy India expo, 2016.

Financial struggles of some of India's distributed electricity companies tempting many to ignore country's 'must run' rules on purchasing solar power in favor of cheaper power on the exchanges, says Mercom Capital.

Israel lines up 500 MW solar PV tender

Israel has bold renewable energy ambitions, and is reported to be planning a 500 MW solar PV tender.

The country's Finance Ministry is said to be planning a tender for a 500 MW solar power facility in the southern Negev Desert.

UK will ratify Paris climate change deal this year, says PM

Theresa May.

Prime Minister Theresa May tells UN that the U.K. will play its part in the international effort against climate change by ratifying the terms of the Paris Agreement before the end of the year.

Abu Dhabi: Three world record bids entered for Sweihan solar project

Masdar PV plant in Abu Dhabi. Image by Masdar.

Further information has arisen from the record breaking solar PV tender that took place in Abu Dhabi yesterday, which saw a bid as low as USD 0.0242 per kWh for a utility-scale project in Sweihan, however, this was not the only...

Rays Power Infra begins 100 MW PV project in India

3MW solar photovoltaic park in Yelsandra Karnataka, India. Image by MNRE.

The large-scale plant will be the biggest project that Indian solar company Rays Power Infra has ever undertaken, and is set to be completed within the first half of 2017.

Precarious circumstances at TerraForm Power, TerraForm Global

Image TerraForm Power.

SunEdison's two yieldcos have released preliminary Q2 results as the companies delay being de-listed and consider taking offers.

South Korea to give incentives for energy storage as part of renewables spending spree

BESS battery energy storage system Toshiba. Image Toshiba.

The South Korean government announced an initiative that provides incentives for utility-scale solar operators to install energy storage units alongside the PV plants, while also outlining plans to invest USD 27 billion in...

India: Imported solar module prices plunge to 36 US cents per watt-peak

Solar installation in India.

Analysis by Bridge to India finds that the average cost of solar PV modules imported into India has fallen by almost 15% over the past three months, prompting severe concerns for local manufacturers.

San Francisco approves green roof mandate

The Painted Ladies, San Francisco. Image by Scott Gustin.

San Francisco has become the first city in the U.S. to approve such an obligation, which requires all new construction projects to have 30% of their roof space set aside for green roofs and/or solar panels, while one of the...

Breaking: World record low price entered for solar plant in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi desert. Flickr image by Visit Abu Dhabi.

A consortium of JinkoSolar and Marubeni put in the bid of 2.42 cent per kWh for a PV plant that was initially set at 350 MW, but pv magazine understands it may be significantly larger.

India loses solar appeal at World Trade Organization

India solar array.

Appeal to overturn US complaint that India's domestic content requirement for its solar power sector is discriminatory rejected by the WTO, as expected. India has lodged similar trade case against U.S.

Solar Power International 2016: Five key takeaways

Photo: Nicole Hubbs

This year's SPI trade show comes at a time of dynamic growth for the solar industry and an increasing integration of solar into energy management. But not all the news is good.

Kostal signs 15 MW inverter supply deal in Turkey


Turkish branch of the German firm signs supply deal with Turkish EPC CW Enerji for the delivery of its Piko inverters for 15 MW of solar projects.

IKEA installs Tennessee's largest rooftop solar system on Memphis store

PV array on IKEA's Mephis store in Tennessee. Image by IKEA.

The Swedish furniture retailer has now installed 44 solar systems across the U.S., with this standout project set to become the largest rooftop system in Tennessee once the new Memphis store opens in Autumn.

Page 8 of 335

Daily newsletter

Keep your finger firmly on the photovoltaic pulse: sign up for our daily newsletter

Magazine subscription

Choose between a digital and print subscription from pv magazine's online shop. A non-subscriber? Check out our sample articles.

Most read

Press releases

Want to publish your press releases for free? Simply log in or register, enter the information you want to appear and we'll publish it for you!