Solimpeks subsidiary, Seiso is currently working on a 500 kW photovoltaic rooftop plant in Turkey. It is expected to be one of the biggest projects of its kind in the country, when completed next month.
The Spanish Ministry for Industry has announced the approvals for new PV installations which have the right to obtain the feed-in tariff. Meanwhile, in the second quarter, the new, reduced tariffs will come into effect.
According to new research, the global PV market demand has got off to a weak start, with price reductions failing to boost the market. Furthermore, the second quarter of the year is predicted to be "exceptionally challenging".
In an exclusive interview, the meeco AG outlines its international PV expansion plans to pv magazine. In addition to South America, India and Africa are key markets.
Spain’s national energy commission, CNE has suspended solar subsidies for 350 installations, after finding that that they were not generating electricity when they claimed to be.
SunPower will provide Tucson Electric Power (TEP) with 11 megawatts (MW) of solar power systems under a new contract. They will be used for the utility's TEP Bright Roofs program.
PLG Power is in the process of establishing a 40 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in India’s Gujarat state. It is expected to be completed by the end of the next financial year.
Wirsol Solar UK Ltd and Corby Borough Council have joined forces to install PV systems on "as many council owned properties as practicalities permit" in Corby, England.
Skyline Solar has been selected for what it says is Latin America’s largest utility-scale concentrated PV (CPV) power plant. The company has also unveiled its new Skyline Solar X14 array.
Germany’s conservative government has issued its annual report on the contribution of renewable energy to the German energy market in 2010. Wind turbines, hydroelectric plants, solar cells, and biogas digesters now provide nearly...
Following the nuclear disaster in Japan, Bank Sarasin believes the potential now exists to install an additional 100 gigawatts (GW) of PV by 2015.
Since reporting that Germany installed 7,250 megawatts (MW) of PV in 2010, the German Federal Network Agency has altered its September figure, thus taking final newly installed capacity to 7,400 MW.
Phoenix Solar AG is to install a 1.7 megawatt (MW) PV power plant in France’s Haute-Loire department. When completed, it will reportedly be the largest installation of its kind in the department.
SunPower Corporation is to build a five megawatt (MW) solar farm in West Oahu, Hawaii. The generated power will be sold to the Hawaiian Electric Company.
Newly installed PV capacity in Germany almost doubled in 2010. However, the solar subsidy cuts were not implemented without consequences. Almost 7,250 megawatts (MW) were installed, which is much less than originally expected by...
Sempra Generation’s 48 megawatt (MW) Copper Mountain Solar plant has been officially opened in Nevada, the U.S. The company has announced its plans to expand it by 200 MW.
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