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.
While South Africa and Israel have until now driven PV demand in the region, an increasing number of Middle Eastern and African countries are entering the solar market, according to NPD Solarbuzz.
The 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference began today in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
The Scandinavian-German PV module maker says the acquisition will strengthen its cash position and provide reliable operating revenues from the two PV plants Italy.
The takeover of joint venture and acquisition of addition projects has given SPI a pipeline of 17.5 MW in Hawaii.
The financing target sees the residential solar installer step up its efforts to gain a greater share of the US leasing market.
A U.K. smart grid project investigates whether solar PV owners could benefit from using their generated energy instead of exporting it back to the grid.
Scientists at Stuttgart's Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research have regained the gong for CIGS efficiency, improving upon the previous record of 21%.
The US solar company's production milestone follows announcement of a new 350 MW manufacturing facility.
Booming business in Asian is driving sales in the sector, which is also seeing increased momentum from the U.S. and emerging markets, the German Engineering Federation reports.
Good news from Italy and India, astonishing news about sunlight levels and the solar cell coming to a printer near you but it's all too late for one US state. We should have listened to Barry...
Analyst calculates investing in renewables yields far more usable energy to the consumer than oil, dollar for dollar. Traditional combustion engines see a 75-80% energy loss compared to 25-30% in EVs.
Frost and Sullivan report predicts coal will dominate electricity generation up to 2030 and gas is 'a fuel of the future.' Forthcoming global trends report does acknowledge an explosion in the battery storage market, however.
The Norwegian developer will set the share price for its pending IPO next week. The company predicted a price range of $4.42-5.68 per share.
The latest report by Berkeley Lab shows that installed PV costs in the United States fell 12-15% during 2013, despite a stabilization in PV module costs. However, America still has the highest installed costs among major markets...
pv magazine's Ilias Tsagas argues that should Scotland's population vote today in favor of independence, this will not hurt its renewable energy sector but might give it a further boost.
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