One out of every five Australian households are turning to solar energy for their electricity or hot water, new data has revealed.
Interview: Markus Elsässer, CEO of Intersolar Europe organizer Solar Promotion, discusses the expected trends and highlights at this year's event.
Organized by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the event explored RES applications for the energy-intensive tourism sectors of island nations struggling with the high costs of imported fossil fuel.
The agency's first three published reports focus on PV performance and the impact of PV module failure of both crystalline silicon and thin-film technologies.
Kingston-based Sofos Jamaica completed the 1.6 MW rooftop facility atop the Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Hotel last week, which has become the island’s largest PV facility.
Research from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory finds that solar panels made in China have a higher overall carbon footprint during manufacturing stage.
The Taiwanese manufacturer told Indian investigators it had only one subsidiary connected to its exports to India. Ministry of Commerce officials, however, uncovered other relevant units in Taiwan, China, the U.S. and Japan.
The Indian ministry of commerce's findings cited evidence of Chinese state interference in EU and US investigations. Preferential tax status for 'strategic industries' amounts to state interference.
The Indian government ministries of power, coal and renewables could make uneasy bedfellows. New PM Modi will unite all three departments under one minister.
The Chinese OEM manufacturer is switching focus to small-scale own-brand sales direct to the consumer. The strategy saw the company burn through $134m in three months.
The filing for an initial public offering is to raise up to $50 million to invest in newer and cheaper ways to finance new PV plants.
Survey in advance of next week's EPA carbon regulations shows that 66% of Americans believe that power system modernization is a good idea.
IHS says a record level of solar installations in the fourth quarter will start to benefit manufacturers from July onwards. The UK is predicted to overtake Germany and become the world's fourth largest solar market in 2014.
Reports from the first quarter of the year show that 1.33 GW of PV capacity was installed in the US, with the residential sector outperforming commercial.
Figure represents an annual decline of 7% compared to last year, and sees Europe's share of global PV demand fall to 22%.
The two solar technology specialists have completed the signing of a strategic partnership designed to further boost their competitiveness.
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