Grupotec is currently building a 30 MW solar PV project with energy storage near La Paz, which when added to the existing Aura Solar 1 will meet the entire electricity demand of the city.
Despite the 2013 acquisition of Refusol, Advanced Energy has been struggling for several quarters with falling revenues and losses. The company is now considering getting out of the inverter business entirely.
A capacity market auction last week led to the procurement of 49.26 GW of new capacity, mainly from fossil and nuclear fuels, at a clearing price which will cost U.K. households nearly £1 billion. The government said the capacity...
Israel-based hybrid power developer AORA Solar has signed a deal with Ethiopia's Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy to begin construction of a pilot solar-hybrid power plant.
The German federal government is providing additional backing for the construction of one of the world's largest solar power complexes, which will have a total capacity of 560 MW when completed. The support is part of Germany's...
Laura E. Stern, president of New Jersey-based Nautilus Solar Energy, speaks with pv magazine about one of the most momentous international climate protection achievements in history: The recent agreement between the United States...
Last week GTM Research released its latest solar-plus-storage market report. Ravi Manghani, senior analyst energy storage at GTM Research spoke to pv magazine about the emerging storage market in the commercial sector both for...
In addition to the large amount of solar PV awarded in Chile's latest energy supply auction, the Spanish developer has been awarded contracts to supply electricity on a 24-hour basis from concentrating solar power (CSP) and solar...
Following a meeting last week of the Japanese Grid Issues Working Group (WG), it appears likely that 17.336 GW of approved FIT PV projects will be cancelled due to insufficient grid capacity. This is the conclusion of Japanese...
State-run companies building PV projects that will be connected to the grid will have to use domestically manufactured cells and modules in order to secure financing.
The Italian company plans to use the technology for its expansion capacity project in Europe as well as for PV manufacturers interested in poly-cristalline bi-facial cells and modules.
The global sola power producer is partnering with institutional investors on a joint platform company that currently operates 117 MW of installed capacity and has 600 MW of projects in pre-construction.
With these and other projects in its Advanced Solar Initiative, utility Georgia Power plans have nearly 900 MW of solar PV online by the end of 2016.
The U.S. Department of Commerce decision came as no surprise, there was good news in battery storage and equipment manufacture and SunEdison Chile wins the pv mag prize for best-named CEO.
Polysilicon giant calls off sale in wake of ITC ruling that will see Chinese companies repatriate operations from Taiwan. Sale would have eased debt burden on GCL.
"Over the next five years, we expect to see a disruptive shift in the energy market, with solar power, energy storage, smart devices, energy management technologies and electric vehicles being combined," says SunPower CEO Tom...
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