The company's pilot program in Melbourne is modeled after its successful residential leasing program in the United States. SunPower systems are available in other regions of Australia through cash and loan programs.
U.S. President says government should lead by example, targeting 20% renewable energy use by 2020 for all 500,000 federal buildings.
Having undergone a restructuring process following a takeover by Chinese manufacturer STGCON, the Erfurt-based company will resume production next week.
Japanese demand for PV modules is exploding and the country is on track to become the second-largest solar market in the world behind China. Looming FIT cuts are unlikely to curb demand in the next two years, says EnergyTrend.
The installation is comprised of two solar plants that will supply 13,000 local households with clean renewable energy.
Strengthening its financial position with an injection of capital, Germany-based Hanwha Q CELLS will expand production capacity and push its global business with power plant solutions and services.
A group of right-wing lawmakers is looking to curb states' efforts to expand solar PV and thwart the Obama administration's clean energy and climate protection efforts.
The revised surcharge on renewable electricity will increase from 1% to 1.6% from January 1st, 2014.
The company's DemandLogic smart energy storage system has been designed to use stored energy during peak demand hours, while also providing backup during grid outages.
The electronics giant plans to sell solar power to residents at lower prices than utilities. Toshiba will initially install 3 MW serving 750 apartments with the aim of increasing capacity to more than 100 MW by 2016.
The Solar Trade Association applauded the move but took issue with some aspects of the country's new Electricity Market Reform, adding that developers may continue to rely on the existing Renewables Obligation scheme until 2017.
Total grid-connected solar capacity in China is set to triple to 10 GW by the end of the year. The country installed nearly 36 GW of new and renewable energy capacity in the first 10 months of 2013.
New figures have revealed that Australia has now installed 3 GW of solar PV. Rooftop arrays continue to dominate the market.
The British government says it will "rebalance" renewable energy subsidies in order to encourage private investment in offshore wind projects.
The French utility company's first green bond offering will raise a total amount of €1.4 billion, 25% of which will be earmarked for solar power investment.
The California-based large-scale solar power project developer is looking to exploit opportunities in Australia's off-grid mining sector.
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