Report by Pew Charitable Trust shows new solar capacity installed in 2013 amounted to 335 MW; the third-highest across the U.S.
The Powering Knowledge program has been jointly launched by Rated Solar Installer and the British Photovoltaic Association to help save schools more than $800m on energy bills.
The fund has set a 250 million share placement program that will enable it to develop up to 186 MW of solar capacity in the U.K.
The supply agreement builds upon an earlier deal struck in June between the two companies, and extends right the way through 2015.
The vertically integrated PV developer intends to use funds raised from the stock sale to expand its global solar activities.
Speed of PV's expansion placing strain on grid's capacity to absorb solar-powered electricity, prompting five utilities to restrict grid access of new solar farms.
Glasgow University has taken the lead in the U.K. and Europe in aligning itself with the disinvestment movement, yet the number of higher education institutions turning away from fossil fuel investments is steadily growing.
Panasonic CEO Kazuhiro Tsuga has said the corporation's initial investment in the Gigafactory will amount to "tens of billions" of yen.
Two reports by the Climate Policy Initiative argue governments that implement policies to transition away from coal will enjoy the most cost-effective path to a low-carbon economy.
Thomas Meyer and Michael Grätzel have developed a method to use solar-generated electricity to split water into hydrogen and oxygen -- a critical step in the generation of solar-based fuels, whose only emission is water.
In Crimea, authorities are scrambling to bolster local renewable energy capacities in an effort to buffer a possible lack of conventional electricity, a result of Russia's seizure of Crimea and the ongoing conflict between Russia...
Lightsource Renewable Energy, the U.K.'s largest solar energy generator, is building a nationwide partnership with local solar PV installers as it expands its rooftop portfolio.
NPD Solarbuzz predicts limited impacts on the PV market in the Canadian province of Ontario, which is hovering around 200 MW annually.
"Instead of validating another subsidy to nuclear, European policymakers should be making all energy sources compete on a level playing field," says EPIA chief exec James Watson.
Time appears to be running out for the once ambitious consortium that envisioned supplying renewable energy to Europe from the Middle East and North Africa.
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