Governor Andrew Cuomo has released a $30 million fund for projects up to 200 kW in size. The NYSERDA cash can pay up to half the costs of solar projects.
An investigation has been launched by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) into why only one-in-ten approved PV projects in Japan has been built. Possible sanctions for deliberate delays could include withdrawal...
National electricity agency ANEEL has revealed the details of 30 requests for authorization it has received to develop PV parks. More than 500 MW are planned for Bahia state.
While the Australian PV market continues to be dominated by the residential market segment, the unique challenges in developing large scale solar in the country have emerged at the All Energy trade show and conference currently...
The Chicago-based company is planning to develop a mega project, in 30 MW sections, in the city of Taubaté. The huge project will cost an estimated $900 million.
Wholesaler of solar energy systems Donauer Solartechnik has filed for insolvency in the district court of Weilheim in Oberbayern on Monday. The attitude of the municipality Gilching, where the company is located, has been cited...
The roadmap on the future of UK solar published yesterday questions solar's effectiveness at reducing carbon output and asks whether the cost reductions necessary for 20 GW by 2020 are feasible.
Canada NRC launches Energy Storage for Grid Security and Modernization research program at the country’s Renewable Energy Storage Summit.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy's contingency plans, all but those activities related to protecting life and property have stalled. Contract commitments will be honored – until the money runs out.
Three of the state's largest utilities claim that customers with battery storage systems installed alongside their rooftop PV can give no guarantee that the energy they feed back to the grid is clean.
The draft guidelines for India's state JNNSM have been released. The guidelines include a 50% domestic content requirement despite the ongoing trade complaint with the U.S., Australia and Japan.
Module prices are stagnating, some are even rising again. This is not a temporary phenomenon as Pierre Verlinden, Chief Scientist at Trina Solar explained at the EU PVSEC. It could continue well into 2017.
Thailand's adder scheme will drive 2.9 GW of installations as emerging markets account for 19% of new solar by 2017, says IHS. Europe will figure too with Turkey, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, the Netherlands, Switzerland and...
With Brazilian homeowners able to apply for state financing if their solar installation consists of 60% domestic components, Brasil Solaire has invested in a EUR 2.9 million solar panel factory to ease their access to the funds.
The 200 MW plant is being offered on a build-own-operate (BOO) scheme, with 23 Egyptian and international companies expected to lodge bids in the tender.
The deal with Energia Provincial Sociedad del Estado (EPSE) for the 70 MW facility – which will produce monocrystalline silicon ingots through to module production – is worth an estimated EUR 100 million.
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