The company plans to bundle production and development of inverters and storage systems at its headquarters in Baden-Württemberg after closing facilities in Hamburg and Hessen.
The veteran investor's news agency is running a report highlighting the employment cost of federal uncertainty over production tax credits. The report calls on state legislators to resist attacks on renewables policies.
The two PV plants from German EPC contractor IdeemaSun add further capacity to Europe's most dynamic PV markets.
The Chinese renewable energy company will partner with Guodian and Huanghe on a series of solar farms that, combined, will add 4.15 GW to GCL's PV portfolio.
Spanish EPC provider Abengoa commissioned and constructed the Mount Signal project in 16 months. Google provided more than $100 million of the project funding.
Solar energy storage systems of less than 10 kW are now exempt from interconnection fees in a new ruling that will offer a boost for PV in the state.
The solar project, located at the Changoi Tea Farm, is one of the largest in East Africa. The installation marks British solar company's growing international activities in emerging markets.
Budgeted at $180 million, the two projects will generate some 254 gigawatt hours a year -- the equivalent of 143,000 Chilean households.
Despite some lower estimates by industry sources, IHS is standing by its earlier forecast for distributed PV installations in China this year.
The market is on the path for growth but still faces major hurdles: European equipment and inverter manufacturers in particular face intensifying Chinese competition, while the country's ambitious targets won't be reached unless...
Seen by the partners as another step towards energy alternatives for remote mining operations, the project will initially offset up to 20% of the existing grid demand and drastically reduce diesel usage.
Mid-scale solar farms, above 5 MW and below approximately 30 MW, are the group most at risk from DECC's recent proposals. After March 2015, this size category would be unable to access ROCs.
The Chinese group is aiming to develop 400 MW to 500 MW of downstream PV projects in 2014 and expects to realize its module shipment target of 3.6 GW to 3.8 GW in 2014.
PV players attending the SNEC PV Power Expo in Shanghai say a lack of regulations covering subsidies for distributed solar will keep installations from meeting the ambitious goal this year.
Barclays provided a £15 million loan towards the financing of three new solar parks in southwest England developed by British Solar Renewables.
An influx of new capital for centralized and distributed generation is boosting strong growth. PV systems are increasingly attracting investments from installers and utility companies as well as institutional investors, private...
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