Solar energy generated enough power in the month of April to meet the electricity and hot water needs of homes fitted with solar panels, prompting reports that it could soon be possible to completely power the country with PV.
German green energy financier youmex will arrange construction loans, long-term financing and also sell PV solar power plants to investors, while Greenfield and Suntech will provide EPC services and PV panels, respectively.
REC Solar has completed six new solar projects for Dole Plantation and W.M. Keck Observatory. In June, it began construction of a 14.53 MW project that is on track to be the largest PV system in Hawaii when completed.
The residential generation market is likely to expand as distributed energy resource technologies mature, accrording to Navigant Research.
Solar photovoltaic installations in Italy provided nearly 10% of the country's electricity demand from January to August. The highest monthly solar PV output was recorded in August at 2,834 gigawatt hours -- the highest amount of...
SunEdison and TerraForm Power have interconnected 50 MW of utility-scale solar installations in the United Kingdom. TerraForm Power plans to purchase the projects this year.
Interview: Otto Preiss, the Group Senior Vice President and Head of Business Unit Power Conversion, spoke to pv magazine about the growing opportunities in the transition of the utility sector, the growing significance of...
"Distributed solar energy is enabling communities to leapfrog beyond the grid and bring power quicker and cheaper to African communities," says Clean Access Initiative Chairman Yariv Cohen.
New research from Germany’s Fraunhofer ISE has shown that brighter skies are leading to PV system output exceeding forecasts by 5%. Fraunhofer has adjusted its forecast models accordingly.
PV consumer systems provide new alternatives to kerosene lighting in the developing world, reports Navigant Research.
A management buyout has led to the formation of the new company and its acquisition of insolvent CentroSolar's Stand Alone System division.
Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has blasted the recent recommendations made by the government-appointed review panel headed by businessman Dick Warburton and pledged continued support for rooftop solar, RenewEconomy...
With interest at the 1% level, bonds are proving cheaper than bank loans and fulfilling strong demand for long-term A-rated notes in the country.
Through its Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS), Xcel Energy has opened the tender for projects worth 200 MW of PV capacity in Texas. Projects are to be delivered by Dec 31, 2016.
As outlined in an initial draft, the ambitious program will work with state governments to set up a series of solar parks and mega-solar projects. Mercom Capital says that the announcement is good sign for solar policy under the...
Although the proportion of electricity generated from solar PV in Spain declined a little this summer, CSP's share of the mix grew. The country's PV sector is still dealing with the fallout from last year's abolition of FIT...
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