Solar panels in the UK generated more electricity than coal plants over the course of a full day for the first time ever, according to Carbon Brief data, highlighting the sharp decline of the country's coal industry.
The U.K.'s solar sector is set for its best day yet on Friday as sunny weather across the country provides ideal conditions for PV to generate 15% of the country’s power.
Underground system wants to buy solar power for $0.11/kWh. Plans will take shape by tomorrow.
The solar-powered aircraft is close to completing the most arduous leg of its round-the-world flight as pilot Andre Borschberg breaks solo flight record as he steers the craft closer to Hawaii.
A cumulative solar PV capacity of 200 GW will soon be reached, says BSW-Solar, indicating up to 22 GW have been added in 1H 2015. Like other recent estimates, the German solar association predicts 50 GW of new capacity additions...
Japanese electronics company Kyocera enters joint venture to construct solar plant on abandoned golf course in Japan's Kyoto Prefecture.
The U.S. solar installer's Homebuilder Program has been updated to include new Tesla Powerwall-backed storage systems for new build properties, Californians offered new fixed-rate pricing.
Recent order cancellation shaves EUR 12 million from the German tooling supplier's electronics division, prompting revenue forecast revisal below previously stated figure of EUR 320-340 million.
Installation slowdown means that the FIT will be cut by just 0.25% across Q3 owing to cumulative capacity additions coming be below the government corridor of 2.4-2.6 GW.
The U.K.'s Solar Trade Association will once again host a Solar Independence Day on Friday and Saturday, with the industry at something of a crossroads under the new government.
A joint study by GTM Research and kWh Analytics finds that distributed solar in the U.S., absent from official EIA figures, accounts for 9.2 GW, or 45%, of the nation's capacity.
In an interesting move, Yingli Green Energy has announced the issuance of project bonds to the Chinese public. The China-based solar manufacturer intends to widen its portfolio of new online financing products going forward.
The U.S. precision power conversion company has taken the decision to shutter its solar inverter business after grappling with poor sales in the sector for the past few quarters.
The Spanish inverter specialist supplied its Ingecon powerstation central inverter to a 40 MW solar PV plant located in the county of Lincolnshire, England.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hopes to attract further foreign investment by inviting bids for India's first dollar-linked solar power contracts next month.
First mandatory report from the Committee says that "urgent action" is required in the new Parliament if the U.K. is to keep its emissions reductions on track.
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