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SEFA to support solar power plant in Chad

N'Djamena, Chad

The 40 MW solar PV project is aligned with the African Developmnet Bank's Climate Change Action Plan and is expected to generate 64 gigawatt hours of electricity a year.


IHS: Global single-axis tracker revenues to reach $2 billion in 2019

Exosun solar trackers

In 2015 single-axis tracker installations will exceed fixed-tilt installations in the Americas for the first time, according to the research group.


Kyocera expands storage offering in Germany

Kyocera facility

The leading Japanese battery provider is teaming up with domestic players Energetik and Solare Datensysteme to launch a new residential energy storage solution in Germany.


GTM Research identifies 120 home energy vendors for US market

The smart home energy management space is being driven in the North America by 120 vendors.

Report assesses the burgeoning home energy market in North America and identifies those companies most likely to impact how consumers manage their energy in the future.


Enel breaks ground on 230 MW of South African projects

The Limpopo region of South Africa.

Italian developer has started work on three of the four solar projects awarded it under a 2013 tender. Work is proceeding despite the struggles of utility Eskom to accommodate new projects in its grid.


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Onlookers in the U.K. enjoy today's solar eclipse, which was billed as an unprecedented test for Europe's power grids.

The solar eclipse was on everybody's lips as expectant eyes turned to Italy and Germany to see how the grids would cope, while elsewhere it was a tale of R&D breakthroughs, bold solar targets and even a dramatic fire.


Solar PV to outpace growth rate of green energy rivals

A solar panel being installed.

Photovoltaics set to enjoy an annual growth rate of 14.6 per cent to 2019. Report uses 2012 as its baseline.


JinkoSolar to supply 75 MW of panels to Arizona solar project

Fort Bowie, Cochise.

Swinerton Renewable Energy's Red Horse 2 solar and wind project, in the town of Cochise, Arizona, will utilize 248,750 JinkoSolar modules, the developer has confirmed.


Japan confirms FIT cut of 16% by July

Solar PV rooftop, Japan.

Latest degression of the country's generous subsidy rate is larger than in previous years as Japan's METI brings to an end three-year period of premium rates.


Cost of renewable energy to UK customers to treble

Solar rooftops in the UK.

OBR report highlights benefits of gas over renewables and predicts average household will be paying $333 per year to subsidize clean energy by 2020.


MNRE presses all Indian states to define their own solar policy

Indian solar plant.

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy urges each of India's states to present clear policies for solar energy to the government.


Obama orders government to slash emissions, consume more renewables

Obama at Nellis AFB.

The president will sign an executive order today cutting emissions 40% for the nation's largest energy consumer—the federal government itself.


SPI signs joint venture for 50 MW of floating PV projects

Infratech's floating PV plant.

The Chinese PV developer will partner with Aqua Clean Energy on the co-development of floating PV projects in four U.S. states as well as Mexico.


Germany: Switching off PV plants during eclipse expensive option

Berlin, Germany

Like the rest of Europe, Germany is bracing for its own version of Black Friday: Higher wholesale electricity prices, increased costs for reserve power and compensation in case of PV plant shutdowns are all in the cards.


Solar eclipse chance to test grid response, say European technicians

Solar eclipse.

Solar power loss expected to be minimal, but event offers unprecedented opportunity to assess the impact of small oscillations on national grids across affected areas in Europe.


Etrion: 138 MW in development in Chile, Japan

Etrion's 70 MW Salvador PV park in Chile

The Swiss company, which recently completed its majority owned 70 MW Salvador solar park in Chile, posted a 60% increase in net losses last year as revenue fell 8%.


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