The £200m subsidy ceiling announced today amounts to a large reduction in support for large-scale solar, says the U.K.'s solar industry.
Hot on the heels of its World Cup success, Germany claims another accolade as it is crowned most energy efficient major economy. U.S. lags behind in 13th place.
Government plans to create six energy-related businesses, one of which will focus exclusively on kickstarting the country's solar rental market.
Deal sees the Japanese technical giant acquire the fifth-largest inverter supplier in the U.S., becoming the only company to feature in the top 10 of the world's two biggest inverter markets.
The Chinese industrial giant is investing $90 million in its first factory in Brazil. The facility will manufacture electric buses and batteries as well as solar panels and energy storage systems.
The solar manufacturer will partner with Bajaj Finance to offer interest-free financing for solar installations costing less than $4,000.
The company can analyze sites and find ways to build solar parks on land where landowners may not realize it's possible, says Greenpower Capital Senior Vice President Jeff Talbert.
The financing agreement is seen as key to helping San Carlos Solar Energy deliver a larger portfolio of projects to meet the Philippines' growing needs for daytime power and to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum will award $1 million to any research institute that devises a solar-powered way to solve the region's water scarcity.
Recent political clashes pushed renewable energy to the back burner, but the new energy boss plans to reignite the sector.
The Energy Information Administration's generation projections through to 2040 expect solar power to account for nearly half of new renewable energy capacity.
The Dutch group has secured funding from the German government to design, install and operate a PV battery power supply for a broadcast antenna in Australia operated by communications infrastructure provider BAI.
Turkey's electricity consumption scored an all time record last week, highlighting the country's thirst for new power capacity. Yet renewable power development plods slowly onwards.
Financial services will include merger and acquisition financing, supply chain financing, bridge loans, letters of guarantee, trade financing and project financing, particularly for distributed PV projects.
Former energy and climate change minister Greg Barker was a staunch solar ally, say leading commentators on U.K. renewable energy.
Spain's cabinet recently approved a new renewable energy law which aims to implement previous PV guidelines. PV advocates say the law creates payment confusion, scares investors and punishes existing installations.
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