Tokyo Electric Power Co. is building a 100-kilometer-long electricity transmission line in central Japan as part of the country's efforts to upgrade its grid infrastructure in view of surging renewable power.
In responding to lower installation forecasts in Europe, Brussels has reduced the import volume for photovoltaic manufacturers from China from 7 to 5.8 GW this year.
The PV sector is heating up in Brazil, where developers remain excited about the country's growing electricity demand as solar becomes increasingly competitive with other sources of renewable energy.
Set to be one of the largest solar facilities in Utah when completed, the 80 MW plant will supply power to PacifiCorp under a 20-year PPA.
Jiangsu Shunfeng will pay $483 million for Wuxi Suntech, which operates two production plants with annual production capacities of 1.6 GW for solar cells and 2.4 GW for solar modules.
The Indian government's heavy investment into the sector is paying off as total capacity for commissioned projects leaps by nearly 1.8 times.
The Nanjing-based company shipped a total of 235.8 MW in the fourth quarter, beating forecasts. CEO Stephen Cai attributes the company's improved performance on its operational flexibility, cost control efforts and entry into new...
The projects are among the 254 MW that the Spanish company plans to implement in 2014 as part of the $360 million Quercus Renewable Energy Fund II, which is financing 21 PV projects across England.
With an ambitious development pipeline of 150 MW, the Hamburg-based solar company is aiming to build more than 200 MW in the U.K. by year's end.
The New England state's solar capacity has soared due in large part to leasing programs that eliminate high upfront costs for homeowners.
The political crisis in Ukraine is threatening to hollow out the country's nascent PV industry as the world awaits the outcome of Russia's annexation of Crimea.
German industry giants DB Schenker and TUV Rheinland have joined forces to offer a new logistics for the transportation of modules. The system comes into existence after a year of extensive testing between China and Germany.
The U.S. solar manufacturer will use the money to expand its solar leasing program. SunPower says it already has 20,000 American households signed up.
The two countries are on the verge of a WTO dispute over Indian domestic content requirements. The US will reportedly make a decision once details of the next batch of the National Solar Mission are released.
Germany-based Manz has acquired Kemet Electronic Italy. Approval for the transaction was granted by the Italian trades union and the supervisory bodies of both companies. Financial details for the move have been not published.
In addition to a planned fab in Siberia, Schneider and Avelar Energy will also partner on an engineering center in Russia, which will focus on inverter maintainance.
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