Boston based analysts Lux Research has announced that the solar sector is on the recovery path, set to reach a worth of US$155 billion in 2018. The industry is expected to ramp up rapidly to 61.7 GW market size in 2018 after...
Berlin startup Younicos and renewable power utility company Wemag AG are setting up a 5 MW lithium-ion battery park in West Mecklenburg, Germany. Samsung SDI will be supplying the batteries with a 20-year guarantee.
British Solar Renewables has secured planning permission for an 11 MW photovoltaic farm in St. Allen, Truro, in the south west of England.
The Indonesian government is planning to develop 36 new solar plants across the country this year, according to local media. A higher budget has also been allocated for solar development.
U.S. wealth management company Greenbriar Capital Corp. and Canadian renewable energy firm Alterra Power Corp. have partnered to develop 100 MW of solar generation capacity in Puerto Rico.
Eleven European companies have established the North Sea Power to Gas Platform, a joint body to explore the viability of power-to-gas in the countries surrounding the North Sea area. With this platform, the companies aim to...
SunPower Corp. and recent investor MidAmerican Solar have announced the start of major construction work at their 579 MW Antelope Valley Solar Projects in California, the U.S. Work should be complete by the end of 2015.
To spur the national PV market, France's environment and energy agency recommends installing more than ten GW of new capacity over the next six years.
Two subsidiaries of Bouygues Construction are planning to develop three photovoltaic plants worth 30 MW in Thailand for Soleq Solar Thailand.
PV Cycle and Czech collective scheme Retela are collaborating on module take-back and recycling in the Czech Republic. PV Cycle hopes to serve the value chain better with Retela's expertise for PV waste execution in the country.
Russia’s Energy Ministry submitted a draft renewable energy law to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev for approval on 15 April. It is aimed at supporting the deployment of renewable energy sources including solar, wind and...
The government of southern Indian state Andhra Pradesh has announced a photovoltaic FIT of Rs 6.49/kWh (US$0.12, €0.09) for its tender of one GW, according to energy consultants RESolve. Solar developers are said to be...
A one MW photovoltaic park has been planned for the Argentinian province of San Luis. It is expected to be completed within one year.
In its 2013 to 2017 business plan, Enel Green Power states its aim to install 55 MW of photovoltaic capacity in Romania, and 21 MW in Italy by 2017.
Gauss Energía, a business development firm specialized in Mexico’s energy sector, has announced it will launch into operation its US$100 million 30 MW Aura Solar I photovoltaic plant this August. It is expected to be the largest...
Module prices have increased in the European market for the first time in four years, according to a report by IHS. The upward trend is expected to continue.
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