For the sixth year running the Intersolar Awards were presented to the best innovations in the field of phototoltaics and solar thermal technology as well as in the new category of solar projects in Europe.
Chinese electronics group STGCON has agreed to take over insolvent German PV module manufacturer Asola Solarpower GmbH.
German photovoltaic manufacturer Inventux is supporting construction of a 3 MW solar project in Chile.
France installed 88 MW of new PV capacity in the first quarter of the year. While it's the lowest amount of solar capacity to be installed in the country since 2009, the French government is eager to increase PV while putting...
Global technical association IEEE has developed a comprehensive resource portfolio aimed at further developing short- and long-term smart grid innovation. Among the first resources available are three "Vision" documents.
With its booming economy and growing energy demand, Turkey is one the world's most promising new PV markets, but difficulties in financing and bureaucracy remain obstacles.
This year's Semikron Innovation Award honored the work of researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems in Freiburg, Germany, for their development of off-grid solar energy supply systems technology that...
Chinese manufacturer continues its downstream focus by signing the biggest EPC deal in its corporate history to deliver a 130 MW utility scale plant in Ontario which will feature 440,000 Canadian Solar modules.
U.S.-based Mitsui subsidiary Sunwize will install Samoa's largest solar project to date. The 546 kW scheme is expected to generate 700,000 kWh per year across ground mounted sites in Salelolaga on Savai'i and Tanugamanono and...
Australia's ARENA today launched an AUD$400 million fund to displace diesel in remote areas of the country. The fund is aimed at off grid and fringe-of-grid communities as well as mining operations and is expected to generate 150...
Bangalore-based module manufacturer will supply 15,000 panels to 4 MW former coke factory in Brandenburg.
Mainstream Renewables enters a partnership with investment house Actis again after a successful US$100 million South African deal last year.
German ground screw manufacturer Krinner Schraubfundamente opened a new factory in Canada, its first base outside of Germany.
China’s expected move to impose anti-dumping tariffs on polysilicon from the EU, the U.S. and South Korea will result in price hikes, but increases will be minimal and manageable, according to research group IHS.
Canadian Solar subsidiary Canadian Solar Solutions has sold four utility-scale solar power plants totaling 38.5 MW to independent renewable power producer BluEarth. Construction of these plants will begin this year and commercial...
Photovoltaics solutions provider First Solar has been granted a power purchase agreement to develop a 50 MW solar plant in the state of New Mexico in the U.S. El Paso Electric Power will purchase the electricity generated by the...
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