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Georgia Power's 30 MW solar plant for US army base connected to grid

Aerial view of the 30 MW Fort Benning solar farm installed by Georgia Power at the army base in Georgia.

The installation at Fort Benning is the result of a collaboration between the utility, the U.S. Army, the Army Office of Energy Initiatives, the General Services Administration and the Georgia Public Service Commission.


India: Adani, JSPL propose 2 GW of solar projects in Jharkhand

Gautam Adani

Adani Group and steel group Jindal Steel and Power and Limited (JSPL) have submitted proposals for what could be India's largest solar plants. News of the ambitious plans follows reports of Adani's efforts to establish a $3...


JinkoSolar to supply 579 MW of PV modules to Brazil

Maceio, Alagoas, Brazil

The company will become one of the main PV suppliers in Brazil after entering into agreements to deliver Chinese-made modules for several winning projects in the country's latest solar auction.


The solarization of Greece

Lindos, Rhodes, Greece

Amidst Greece's economic woes, Greenpeace Greece seeking to raise funding for an ambitious solar goal that embraces the country's most plentiful natural resource.


Luxor supplies PV modules to Egypt's Ministry of Agriculture

Rooftop solar array atop Egypt's Ministry of Agriculture

Boasting Egypt's largest PV rooftop system on a public structure, the ministry building employs 560 high-performance solar modules from the German PV manufacturer. The project is seen as a model for the use of solar energy in the...


Conergy to build solar park in Thailand

Thailand's sunny easter province of in Sa Kaeo

The solar power plant in Sa Kaeo province is scheduled to be completed in December. The company's latest project in the country is in line with the Thai government's goal of achieving a 20% renewables share by 2036.


SunEdison installs 1.9 MW solar system for Delhi Metro

Delhi Metro.

U.S. solar power developer completes construction of eight rooftop arrays at stations along the Indian city's Badarpur-Fariadabad line; two more PV systems on the way for further lines.


India: Coal plants to subsidize solar

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The Indian government has ordered state utility giant NTPC to sell more expensive solar generated electricity with cheaper coal power as a single unit in an effort to increase solar uptake. As part of the initiative, the NTPC...


ABB inverters handle half of India's 4 GW solar capacity

ABB HQ.

Swiss power company has doubled its installed base in the country in just five months, surpassing 2 GW of installed solar inverters and thus supporting half of India's 4.1 GW of total installed capacity.


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Ipanema Beach.

Solar starts marching to a samba beat as Brazil kicks on, storage issues a set of handy reminders of its prowess in PV, and a rather conservative forecast by the IEA still serves to stick the boot in on fossil fuel.


Little Sun doubles crowd funding goal in just two days

Little Sun Charge prototype in Berlin, August 2015.

The Berlin start-up and social business has had spectacular success in crowd funding its latest product, a solar powered cell phone charger for people with no access to electricity as well as for users eager to free themsvelves...


SMA smart home system to manage appliances from Bosch manufacturer

SMA smart home system

Homeowners will now be able to incorporate products from BSH Hausgeräte, Europe's largest manufacturer of home appliances, into SMA's intelligent energy management systems.


Solarcentury building largest solar farm in the Netherlands

Ameland flock of geese.

The U.K. developer is collaborating with Amelander Energy Cooperative and renewable energy supplier Eneco to construct the 6 MW plant on the low-lying island of Ameland.


Brazil: BYD to deliver local modules for auction projects

Sao Paulo

BYD will open a 400 MW capacity solar module factory in Sao Paulo next year. The initial production will be delivered for winning projects in national solar auctions.


Sunrun offers extended loan option for US customers

Sunrun rooftop installation.

Solar-as-a-service provider Sunrun launches BrightAdvantage, a loan option that offers homeowners a 12- or 20-year payment option for the installation of rooftop solar systems.


SunEdison shares soar following CEO's upbeat comments

SunEdison installation

Investor confidence in the renewable energy group appears to be growing after the chief executive's assurances that cash is on its way.


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