The company's pilot program in Melbourne is modeled after its successful residential leasing program in the United States. SunPower systems are available in other regions of Australia through cash and loan programs.
A report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) reveals that 2.9 GW of utility-scale solar capacity was added in the U.S. last year.
The independent solar utility company is developing a pipeline of more than 300 MW of solar projects. Four installations totaling 47.5 MW are set to begin construction.
Falling production costs are driving Chinese module giants to bigger solar market shares. Yingli and Trina now have 15% of the world module market, says NPD Solarbuzz.
Thomas Lloyd Cleantech Congress: Southeast Asian countries like the Philippines are driving investment in green energy by reducing imported fossil fuel dependency and increasingly adopting renewable sources.
Today's announcement by the DECC to back community-focused energy has been welcomed by the Solar Trade Association (STA).
The 40 MW project planned by Utico could triple in size if it can be connected to the UAE grid, says developer. The project will also power a desalination plant in the emirate of Ras al Khaimah.
The Chinese Ministry of Commerce has reportedly issued a strongly worded riposte to the U.S. over its latest anti-dumping and countervailing duty probes. China has also issued a veiled warning to EU manufacturers.
Industry source says defining module origins according to their cell manufacture renders the summer's import cap meaningless. According to source, the remaining purely 'Chinese' modules will be far short of 7 GW.
The U.S. thin-film giant is looking to expand operations in the international mining industry, offering cost-effective tailor-made PV solutions while retaining the risk.
Reports from the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi suggest that MENA's PV potential is vast, provided legal, political and technical maturity continues apace.
A promise to remove trade barriers on solar goods by politicians at Davos is a world away from the latest solar trade war between the power blocs which erupted overnight.
The Hefei-based inverter maker played a key role in setting the latest Chinese inverter standards. The new requirements will apply from August onwards.
The Japanese electronic giant will close its U.S. panel production a month after manufacturing halts in Wales. The move is in line with the parent company's strategy of focusing on domestic and Asian markets.
Lift-off for the 11.6 MW PV plant at Japan's Kansai International Airport was confirmed today by Solar Frontier.
News of a ban on the big four accountants auditing U.S.-listed Chinese solar companies is more grim news for manufacturers. The development came on the day the SEC confirmed its latest AD and CVD probes.
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