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El Salvador to hold 150 MW renewable energy auction

This will be the nation's second auction for renewables in only a few years. When the projects approved are built, solar is expected to play a much larger role in the nation's energy mix.


The pv magazine weekly digest

Alan 'Fluff' Freeman.

Trina rules the world, oil is cheap as chips, Germany retreats from solar and Abengoa switches on 250 MW. It's all here with all the week's solar news in one handy article.


JinkoSolar achieves 306.9W with 60-cell module

JinkoSolar rooftop.

Chinese module producer JinkoSolar has announced that it has achieved a 306.9W output from one of its Eagle+ PV modules. JinkoSolar employed a number of innovative materials to achieve the power output, which was verified at TÜV...


US smart grid firm betting on Australia

A PV smart grid.

MicroPlanet emphasized its various attempts to break the Australian market in trading update. According to the figures, no sales were registered in Q3.


Peel-and-stick solar cells

Stanford University campus.

Stanford professor says peel-away solar cells could revolutionize BIPV. Chinese academic is working on scaling up the technology.


Advanced energy drives California job creation

Solar installers in California.

Solar employs almost 73,000 workers among the 431,800 working in advanced energy in the state. Rise in AE job numbers far outstrips general state and national employment rises.


Utility acquires Element Power US

Downtown Edmonton.

Capital Power will pay $114 million for US subsidiary's renewables portfolio. Element Power US has 15 MW North Carolina PV project among its four North American solar schemes.


Renewable energy veterans launch new resource efficiency finance company

Solar commercial installation.

Generate Capital, co-founded by Jigar Shah and a host of renewable energy industry veterans, pioneers infrastructure-as-a-service model.


One in five of all Australian households now using solar

Midlura, Australia.

One out of every five Australian households are turning to solar energy for their electricity or hot water, new data has revealed.


Abundance launches RE shared ownership platform to UK market

Westmill Solar Park.

The ethical direct investment platform announces launch of U.K.'s first shared ownership platform that links renewable energy developers with communities.


Kong Sun to boost Chinese DG PV by 600 MW

Hainan skyline, China

The Hong Kong-based investment company is to collaborate with Chinese EPC Wuxi Liansheng on the development of the distributed solar projects.


Is the oil price slump a boon for solar?

Texas oil well.

As global oil prices hit a five-year low, the fossil fuel industry is facing a gathering storm that could spell great news for the solar power industry.


UK: subsidy-free solar to soar by 2020, report finds

Commercial installation, UK.

Relentless cost reductions will allow solar to prosper in the UK without support schemes as early as 2020, finds a report from think-do tank Thema1.


SunShot scheme awarded $9m solar R&D funding

Ernie Moniz.

The US Department of Energy will back all breakthrough research and development projects that advance solar PV to the tune of $9 million.


Croatian PV sector owes it all to rooftops

Croatia rooftop system.

A lack of ambition across the sector has hindered solar PV's growth in this sun-rich country, with only the small-scale rooftop sector likely to expand over the coming years.


Top 10 module suppliers in end-of-year reshuffle, says IHS

Trina Solar is forecast to become the world's largest module supplier at the end of 2014, according to IHS.

Revised full year forecasts from the world's leading solar module manufacturers prompt top 10 reshuffle, according to newly combined Solarbuzz and IHS.


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