The U.S. startup and provider of pay-as-you-go solar energy in Africa secures funding from Generation Investment Management for the wider development of its off-grid leapfrog model in East Africa.
The maturing photovoltaic markets in Germany, Spain, France and Italy, and recent feed-in tariff cuts in a number of key markets have prompted solar investors to look for new opportunities in South-East European (SEE) nations....
Another two large-scale photovoltaic projects, this time worth around 288 MW, have received the green light from Chile’s environmental evaluation commission in the northern Antofagasta region, according to Chile's environmental...
According to reports, Iraq plans to channel US$1.6 billion over the next three years into solar and wind power, with the aim of adding 400 MW to the national grid.
Saint Gobain has signed a memorandum of understanding to set up and operate a CIGS thin film photovoltaic module facility in Saudi Arabia.
Photovoltaic activity in the MENA region continues to pick up, with the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) awarding the 13 MW first stage of its 1 GW Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum project to First Solar.
Two new photovoltaic projects totaling 183 MW in Chile’s northern Atacama region have received the green light for development from the Environmental Evaluation Commission in Atacama.
Ed Heacox, principal and co-founder of Envect Inc. talks to pv magazine about the U.S. solar market – the challenges, bankability, funding and how solar can play a role in developing smarter, more efficient grid.
According to the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), which was citing a confidential interim WTO dispute settlement report, a panel has agreed that Ontario’s FIT system violates WTO rules.
First Solar Inc. has signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia’s PT. Pembangkitan Jawa Bali Services (PJB Services) to work on the development of utility-scale photovoltaic projects in Indonesia.
As part of its reorganization plan, SunPower Corporation has said it will idle six solar cell manufacturing lines in the Philippines and cut around 900 employees, most of which are based on the archipelago.
Japan-based Solar Frontier has announced that production will be suspended at its 60 MW MP2 photovoltaic module manufacturing plant. Around 200 employees will be affected.
Last week, Australia’s first utility-scale photovoltaic installation went online. Located in the Midwest of Western Australia, it will sell the generated electricity from its 10 MW of First Solar modules to a nearby desalination...
Italy has a cumulative photovoltaic capacity of 15.9 GW, according to Italian network agency, GSE. However, just €241 million is left in the country’s solar subsidy coffers.
SunEnergy Europe and Renerco Solar have completed a 31.5 MW photovoltaic park in Germany’s Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.
Said to be the largest project of its kind in Latin America, Solarpack, Gestamp Solar and other local companies have completed work on a 40 MW photovoltaic project in Peru.
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