The Canadian province says renewables – including hydro – will provide 46% of its energy needs by 2025. The prediction came as part of Ontario's updated Long Term Energy Plan, unveiled this week.
Intense price pressure and a rapid decrease in solar inverter shipments has pushed domestic suppliers to the brink, according to analysts.
The combined capacity of 60 MW will be spread over several ground-mounted solar power plants in the U.S. state and Puerto Rico.
Suncore Photovoltaic Technology Company Limited, a Chinese-US joint venture that specialises in CPV has acquired Israel-based ZenithSolar, which filed for bankruptcy in June.
Swansea University, with the financial backing of the Welsh government, has launched the Ser Solar Initiative at Baglan Energy Park, which will be chaired by Professor James Durrant.
A draft proposal to introduce a change to the payment of the Viability Gap Funding (VGF) assistance announced earlier this month has now been approved.
The 100 MW Grand Renewable Solar Project in Ontario is being developed by Samsung Renewable Energy and is expected to be operational by 2015.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in the U.S. publishes its latest Solar Means Business report, finding that the country's two largest retailers are committed to solar power.
The EEG levy will rise to 6.24 Euro cents per kWh in 2014. This is an increase of almost 20%. The transmission system operators, or TSOs, bank on a levy contribution of €23.6 billion next year with this.
The US subsidiary of the photovoltaic company Gerhrlicher Solar has already been sold. But the German company is now in insolvency proceedings. Operation and maintenance businesses will initially still carry on though.
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...
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