While litigation in a patent dispute with Giga Solar Materials Corporation is still pending, the Taiwan Intellectual Property Court has confirmed the validity of the German company's patent for its conductive paste.
Proponents of renewable energy have lambasted the Energy Secretary Amber Rudd and the Conservative government for "willfully hiding" the expected shortfall from public scrutiny while cutting support for solar and wind subsidies.
State and federal authorities have unveiled an ambitious plan that advances conservation goals in California's desert regions. The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan would introduce a streamlined permitting process,...
The British Photovoltaic Association has published a new report detailing the transition to a new kind of residential PV market. What role is energy storage playing in it?
The advanced energy storage system will optimize renewable energy generation at its water management facilities, providing "an added layer of protection" against power outages and make it easier to share renewable resources.
A leading Iranian energy official tells Bloomberg that an unnamed German company will build several solar power plants in the province of the nation's capital, Tehran.
IEA's World Energy Outlook 2015 acknowledges the increasing importance of non-hydro renewable energy, but retains unrealistically pessimistic estimates of cost reduction and future market growth.
Official government opinion poll on public attitudes to energy finds that solar is yet again the most popular, gaining 80% approval in poll that now tests mood of the nation every six, as opposed to three, months.
SunEdison reported a very strong quarter in its project business with far more solar and wind projects under construction than ever before at 2.9 GW, as the company shifts strategy.
Germany will miss its 2030 renewable energy targets if current policies do not change, according to a new report by IRENA. However, there is potential to meet, or even exceed them, if renewables are better deployed in the power...
German coalition for no trade barriers grows, EC rules against EU ProSun’s calls for MIP benchmark change
Germany’s SAFE has gained a new supporter advocating for the removal of minimum import prices (MIPs) this December. In related news, the EC has rejected EU ProSun’s call for the replacement of the benchmark used for the MIP...
IHS estimates that 272.4 GW of solar will be added globally between 2016 and 2019. 1H 2016 will see "strong" PV production and shipments; while China, the U.S., Japan, India and the U.K. will comprise the top 5 markets next year.
Solar's continued price decline caught the headlines for various reasons: In India's Andhra Pradesht the winning tender was so cheap verging on 'unattractive', in the U.S. Enphase was forced to slash costs to stay competitive,...
Third quarter revenue is 39% increase on Q2, with U.S. market comprising 60% of sales over that period; module supply agreement for Thailand rises to 34 MW.
Study by the World Resources Institute finds that eight of the ten economies that lead the way in global emissions will double their use of renewable energy by 2030.
Lower Austria, home to 1.65 million people, is now sourcing all of its energy from renewable sources, led by hydroelectric but with wind, solar and biomass playing their part, officials say.
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