The U.K.'s adaption of the EU's Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive will come into force on January 1, 2014 in a move welcomed by PV Cycle.
The Belgian developer partnered with Martifer Solar and Cofely Solar Technics on the large-scale commercial rooftop installations in Brussels.
German plant developer Belectric has formed an EPC alliance with thin-film manufacturer Solar Frontier and engineering and construction firm Shoseki to exploit opportunities in Japan.
Polysilicon manufacturer Goldpoly New Energy Holdings will rename itself the United Photovoltaics Group. The company's Zhongli Changzhou subsidiary acquired a 45% stake in three Chinese plants at the weekend.
Costing close to $40 million, the project acquired from Good Energy will become one of the U.K.'s largest PV plants once complete.
The Chinese manufacturer says the 8.7 MW project in Durango is just the first phase of an eventual 200 MW 'mega-project'. The Durango project is expected to open in the first quarter of 2014.
French electricity utility EDF's renewables arm has signed a JV with Indian solar company Acme. The Acme Solar JV is aiming to develop an initial portfolio of 200 MW in the country.
The Canadian province says renewables – including hydro – will provide 46% of its energy needs by 2025. The prediction came as part of Ontario's updated Long Term Energy Plan, unveiled this week.
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.
The German solar developer S.A.G. Solarstrom says escalating project development costs may render its business model unviable. The news comes after the company announced a major deal for British projects has fallen through.
A new report examines the O&M market worldwide to 2017. The world's three biggest O&M providers are American despite the U.S. trailing in terms of installed capacity.
The company's DemandLogic smart energy storage system has been designed to use stored energy during peak demand hours, while also providing backup during grid outages.
PV and other renewables lobbyists have called on UK chancellor George Osborne to dismiss the political uncertainty surrounding the industry. But Osborne has a track record in promoting his favored "dash for gas."
Conergy teams up with U.K. partner Camborne Energy to sell 40 MW of solar farms to investors, while also securing full EPC rights for 90 MW project pipeline.
Charge would strangle the growing self consumption market, say attendees at the 14th Forum Solarpraxis. Policy support is needed to drive solar and storage costs must come down say solar representatives.
UK start-up New Wave Energy is developing the UAV technology to enable the construction of aerial renewables projects. The ambitious company wants to raise an initial $500,000 through crowd funding.
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