The automotive market is displacing consumer electronics as the biggest user of energy storage, which will lead to further scale and cost reductions, according to Lux Research.
Solar manufacturer Jiangsu Shunfeng has announced details of its planned acquisition of Wuxi Suntech. If successful, the move would consolidate Cheng Kin Ming's position in Chinese solar.
The Desertec Industrial Initiative (Dii) is developing an investment vehicle to support renewable energy projects in the MENA region, which Dii says will reach 3.3 GW of RE capacity by 2015.
The second quarter of 2013 saw the U.S. install 832 MW of solar capacity – a 15% increase on Q1 and only beaten by Q4 2012, when 1,311 MW were installed.
The Japanese motor giants will discontinue their wholly-owned PV subsidiary in Spring next year due to falling revenues in that part of their business.
Italian company Enel Green Power says its bids added up to 65% of the PV projects awarded to renewables bidders in South Africa's REIPPP. The company's Green Power subsidiary also saw two onshore wind bids approved.
Freetricity has chosen PassivSystems to monitor a free solar PV roll-out campaign due to be launched across the U.K., a scheme that is expected to add 30 MW of rooftop solar to the nation’s portfolio.
The Thai government is reportedly preparing to make it easier for households to install solar rooftops. An easier permitting regime could be put before government for approval on Tuesday.
The country's Commerce Ministry cited the "comparative specificity and complexity" of the case as reason for the extension, which will run until May 1.
First Solar's Q3 figures show sales and profits jumping as the company announces an imminent deal to sell its 250 MW Silver State South scheme. Foreign exchange losses are the only negative of impressive figures.
The California Valley Solar Ranch (CVSR), located in San Luis Obispo County and one of the biggest in the world, is owned by NRG Energy, NRG Yield and SunPower.
The cluster of three solar projects is located in the Lisbon, Setubal and Evora regions of the country, with Martifer Solar responsible for all operations.
Demand response represents a new growth opportunity by actively managing the consumption of energy consumers. With CPvT in Singapore, Connecticut-based Demansys found an ideal partner with which to expand in Asia.
The Chinese PV industry rebound continues as Yingli approaches 3 GW annualized shipments and Jinko decreases blended costs to $0.50 per watt. In a new report, NPD Solarbuzz says the recovery has taken a major step forward.
The troubled solar company has until November 6 to respond to the petition filed against it calling for involuntary bankruptcy.
The German solar giants will install their solar panels for local investor San Carlos Solar Energy Inc. in what is their first foray into this emerging Southeast Asia market.
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