ABB is expanding operations in South Africa’s booming photovoltaic market with plans for a new inverter production line with a capacity of 500 MW a year.
The new owners of the 1 GW Blythe Solar Energy Project in Riverside County, California, want to downsize the scheme to 485 MW.
The need to incorporate solar and other renewables into the European electricity grid network has prompted the launch of the e-Highway2050 project.
The U.S. Energy Department has launched an anonymous open source database of the long-term performance of solar projects across the country.
The meeco Group has announced the creation of a joint venture with Japan’s BIJ Corporation and Italy-based finergia advisory & finance. The new company will focus on clusters of small on- and off-grid photovoltaic plants in Japan...
Lightsource Renewable Energy Ltd has completed and commissioned 34 photovoltaic projects totaling 133 MW in the first quarter of 2013.
ReneSola has signed a deal with EPC Enerparc AG to deliver 43.6 MW of modules between April and June this year. 35 MW will be delivered via ReneSola's OEMs in Poland and India.
European photovoltaic inverter manufacturers see their profits shrink as low-cost Asian players gain ground, according to a new report released by GTM Research. Increased competition is also coming from diversified giants.
SolarWorld CEO Frank Asbeck has told Germany's Handelsblatt that the company is interested in a part of Bosch's solar cell production unit.
The Japanese Ministry for Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has announced that the total combined renewable energy capacity between April 2012 and January 2013 has reached 1,394 MW. Photovoltaic capacity alone accounted for...
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has signed three solar PPAs for a total of 47 MW.
A coalition of solar companies and physicians has been formed in California, to push back against utility company attempts to wind back net metering for solar customers.
According to Bridge to India, close to 1.5 GW of PV projects are currently under development in India. It forecasts that over 1 GW of new capacity will be installed this year. Meanwhile, 2014 is expected to see new installations ...
An autonomous community of western Spain, Extremadura has received an official proposal to build a 250 MW photovoltaic plant in the Royanejos municipal.
Clenergy has announced it will develop 300 MW worth of photovoltaic power plants in China’s Lijiang city by the end of 2015 together with CGN Solar Energy.
Saudi Arabia has turned to the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for training and expertise. Together with NREL and its partner Battelle, more than 50 monitoring station to gauge and predict...
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