Solar starts marching to a samba beat as Brazil kicks on, storage issues a set of handy reminders of its prowess in PV, and a rather conservative forecast by the IEA still serves to stick the boot in on fossil fuel.
The Berlin start-up and social business has had spectacular success in crowd funding its latest product, a solar powered cell phone charger for people with no access to electricity as well as for users eager to free themsvelves...
Homeowners will now be able to incorporate products from BSH Hausgeräte, Europe's largest manufacturer of home appliances, into SMA's intelligent energy management systems.
The U.K. developer is collaborating with Amelander Energy Cooperative and renewable energy supplier Eneco to construct the 6 MW plant on the low-lying island of Ameland.
BYD will open a 400 MW capacity solar module factory in Sao Paulo next year. The initial production will be delivered for winning projects in national solar auctions.
Solar-as-a-service provider Sunrun launches BrightAdvantage, a loan option that offers homeowners a 12- or 20-year payment option for the installation of rooftop solar systems.
Investor confidence in the renewable energy group appears to be growing after the chief executive's assurances that cash is on its way.
Department of Energy and Climate Change's own study finds that reduction in the feed-in tariff from next year will lead to 22,000 job losses throughout the U.K. solar industry.
The utility has purchased a controlling interest in First Solar's 300 MW Desert Stateline power plant in California; power produced at site will be purchased by Southern California Edison.
The PV manufacturer and the well situated Egyptian group have announced ambitious plans to embrace "amazing growth opportunities for solar energy," which they say will enable them to dominate the region's PV market.
The nation of India surpassed 4 GW of grid-tied solar during July, according to the latest government statistics. 358 MW was installed in the first four months of the current fiscal year alone.
This will be by far the largest solar project in the island nation, which remains dependent upon imported oil and gas.
An exemption from the ICMS tax for net-metered solar PV systems began on September 1 in several Brazilian states. This tax has been a key barrier to the development of distributed renewable energy.
Partnership with Namene Energy aims to develop 100 MW of utility-scale solar and 50 MW of commercial solar in Ghana and neighboring countries over next few years.
Citing a long list of breached obligations, the European Commission is set to remove Chint Solar and Sunny Energy from the minimum price undertaking.
The Tier-1 Chinese solar firm has been awarded contracts for five solar PV projects located in Brazil's Minas Gerais state; combined the projects will add 185 MW of solar capacity to the country.
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