Latest edition of the Department of Energy and Climate Change's public attitudes tracker finds record-high levels of support for solar and renewables in general, while fracking falls out of favor.
A Singapore company has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for the installation of solar street lights along the roads in three Cambodian villages.
Construction of photovoltaic projects boosted the Israeli group's revenue in the second quarter. The renewable energy division was one of Shikun & Binui's strongest growing corporate segments.
Portugal-based photovoltaic developer Martifer Solar will develop 50 MW in the U.K. The projects will have an average size of 10 MW and will be located across five counties in the south of the country.
The European Investment Bank has unveiled a funding program to support investment in renewable energy in six Central American countries. Costa Rica's ICE has already begun commercial and off-grid PV programs.
Hong Kong-based PV developer Goldpoly has signed a deal with GD Solar and other companies to purchase new solar power plants in China with an electricity generation capacity of 400 MW.
Brazilian government has rescheduled to November 18 the renewable energy auction A-3, in which solar energy will participate for the first time. The previous date was October 25.
The 110 MW AC (143 MWp) Catalina solar power plant has been completed, in Kern County, Southern California. Bechtel was the EPC on the project.
The Komax Group will pull out of the PV equipment business and thus sell its solar arm, Komax Solar. The decision is said to be a strategic move and the group has begun searching for viable buyers.
Chinese module manufacturer Trina Solar reported a 64.6% increase in second-quarter module shipments compared to the first quarter while nearly halving its net loss.
The U.S.-Mexican North American Development Bank has so far financed eight utility-scale projects in California, Arizona and Texas. Its latest endeavor, a 20 MW park with T-Solar, will serve residents in California and Mexico.
A floating solar power station is due to be tested in Kolkata, India. An expert team is currently working on the prototype which is funded by the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
A PV demand increase of 100% is expected from China and Japan in the second half of 2013. Japan remains the most active PV market this year with 150% growth, according to NPD Solarbuzz.
Singapore asset management firm Armstrong is teaming up with Thai developer Annex Power on a number of solar and other renewable energy projects throughout Southeast Asia.
While Japan is becoming increasingly important for REC's solar panel division, the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China is endangering the group's polysilicon business in Washington.
Chilean officials say the high interest for solar energy development confirms excellent solar radiation conditions in the region, which looks set to add seven major new projects totalling 658 MW.
Keep your finger firmly on the photovoltaic pulse: sign up for our daily newsletter
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!