Survey results suggest 82% of energy professionals believe world can be more than 70% renewable by 2050 provided future debate migrates from integration to whole-system assessments.
Bulgaria installed just 1.18 MW in the first half of 2014, confirming the country's PV sector stall. Amidst the gloom, a court ruling last week has provided a needed ray of light.
Installation target revised downwards from 14 GW as China switches solar focus towards greater distributed generation.
Solar PV and CSP accounted for 8.3% of the energy mix, with renewables combined generating 37.6% of all electricity for the month.
The German and U.S. solar manufacturer has denied rumors that the Obama administration has pushed for a compromise in the ongoing trade row but has told pv magazine the two conditions it's demanding for a negotiated settlement.
Japan has been and remains a booming PV market. In the last Japanese financial year, March 2012 through March 2013, over 7 GW of new PV capacity was installed in the country. But increasingly observers are asking, how long will...
While the leading German inverter maker is expanding its O&M services in Europe and North America, Phoenix Solar has lowered its revenue and operating profit forecast for the year.
Of the 10 companies it predicts will top this year's ranking, six are based in China while four are in North America, reports IHS. South Africa is expected to grow fivefold in 2014, installing close to 600 MW.
The companies initially plan to develop 55 MW of PV projects in the United Kingdom. SPI has recently raised nearly $50 million to expand its international activities.
Strong demand from the core domestic market as well as from overseas helped boost sales at the California solar microinverter systems manufacturer.
The U.S. PV maker's new cadmium telluride (CdTe) solar cell narrowly beats Solar Frontier's 20.9% record for copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) solar PV.
Solar boat MS Turanor PlanetSolar has become a research vessel for archaeological expeditions in Greece. The catamaran completed a round-the-world trip in 2012 powered only by sun.
In their ongoing battle against government plans to end the RO support scheme for large-scale PV, solar companies are now banking on the courts to overturn the proposal.
The companies will cooperate mainly on distributed generation projects next year with a combined target of at least 500 MW.
Not all Indian PV manufacturers are coming out in support of anti-dumping duties the government may impose to protect domestic manufacturers. Vikram Solar has spoken out against the recommended duties.
More than 3 GW of solar PV projects in the U.S. that had lined up Chinese modules may have to find an alternative supplier or pay the higher tariff, says NPD Solarbuzz.
Choose between a digital and print subscription from pv magazine publisher Solarpraxis AG’s online shop!
Explore thousands of photovoltaic jobs to find your next job in the industry.
Keep your finger firmly on the photovoltaic pulse: sign up for our daily newsletter!
Want to publish your press releases for free? Simply log in or register, enter the information you want to appear and we'll publish it for you!