Through Asia Pacific Resources Development Investment (APRD), Cheng has announced plans to deploy geothermal energy, electric vehicles, LEDs and energy storage on an unprecedented scale at an investment conference in New York....
"Distributed solar energy is enabling communities to leapfrog beyond the grid and bring power quicker and cheaper to African communities," says Clean Access Initiative Chairman Yariv Cohen.
New research from Germany’s Fraunhofer ISE has shown that brighter skies are leading to PV system output exceeding forecasts by 5%. Fraunhofer has adjusted its forecast models accordingly.
PV consumer systems provide new alternatives to kerosene lighting in the developing world, reports Navigant Research.
A management buyout has led to the formation of the new company and its acquisition of insolvent CentroSolar's Stand Alone System division.
With interest at the 1% level, bonds are proving cheaper than bank loans and fulfilling strong demand for long-term A-rated notes in the country.
Through its Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS), Xcel Energy has opened the tender for projects worth 200 MW of PV capacity in Texas. Projects are to be delivered by Dec 31, 2016.
As outlined in an initial draft, the ambitious program will work with state governments to set up a series of solar parks and mega-solar projects. Mercom Capital says that the announcement is good sign for solar policy under the...
Although the proportion of electricity generated from solar PV in Spain declined a little this summer, CSP's share of the mix grew. The country's PV sector is still dealing with the fallout from last year's abolition of FIT...
Here we are again, everything you could possibly need to know about this week in solar shoe-horned into one handy email. Those of you old enough can think of it as a sun-drenched That Was The Week That Was.
Australian research organization CSIRO says its solar cells, printable onto plastic, are nearing market. CSIRO says domestic solar dye cell manufacturer Dyesol is interested in commercializing the technology.
In another push for DG, China's National Energy Administration says small-scale generation pilot areas must be started by the end of the month to qualify for support. Manufacturer Renesola says a Q4 solar gold rush would drive up...
U.S.-based sPower and the Britain's Camborne have formed a strategic partnership to develop projects in the U.S. The firms have not said what their target in terms of MW is, but that they intend to deploy "significant capital."
Google's latest investment in renewable energy is also the largest PV project that SunEdison has begun construction on to date in North America at 82 MW-AC, and its location provides powerful symbolism.
More and more farmers are combining sheep and chickens with rows of PV panels and producing a double output of food and clean, home-grown power, according to a new report, says the BRE National Solar Centre.
A 1 MW distributed storage project has been launched, that will see 1 MW of distributed storage added behind the meter in Oahu, Hawaii. The storage and control systems will be supplied by Stem.
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