Under the new CfD scheme, solar plants over 5 MW could enjoy an early advantage while the ROC is still applicable for onshore wind projects.
The Dutch group has secured funding from the German government to design, install and operate a PV battery power supply for a broadcast antenna in Australia operated by communications infrastructure provider BAI.
Turkey's electricity consumption scored an all time record last week, highlighting the country's thirst for new power capacity. Yet renewable power development plods slowly onwards.
Financial services will include merger and acquisition financing, supply chain financing, bridge loans, letters of guarantee, trade financing and project financing, particularly for distributed PV projects.
Former energy and climate change minister Greg Barker was a staunch solar ally, say leading commentators on U.K. renewable energy.
Spain's cabinet recently approved a new renewable energy law which aims to implement previous PV guidelines. PV advocates say the law creates payment confusion, scares investors and punishes existing installations.
A study by GlobalData Analyst predicts global installed distributed power capacity to reach 389 GW by 2019, with solar PV driving that growth.
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.
Industry experts and leading U.S. solar companies do not expect any immediate or seismic fallout following the announcement that the WTO has upheld parts of China's counter-claim.
The solar silicon producer is in currently in negotiations with the government of Iceland over incentives, and expects to break ground later in 2014.
The German chemical giant is looking to establish plants with capacities of more than 20,000 metric tons planned. For GCL-Poly, the collaboration will help diversify its silicon products and boost competitiveness.
As China's solar inverter market expanded to nearly $800 million in 2013, demand has been driven by domestic suppliers, according to IHS.
Officials in the Indian city are considering adopting the successful rent-a-roof solar scheme launched by current PM Narendra Modi in Gujarat in 2011.
The World Trade Organization ruled on Monday that U.S. tariffs imposed on Chinese solar panels broke international trade rules.
The deputy chief minister laid the foundation stones for the project, which is moving forward despite the overall slowness in the Indian market.
The German research institute set the new record using a Soitec quadruple-junction solar PV cell and Fresnel lens concentrators. Commercialization of this technology is expected in one to two years.
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