The German PV group says it is optimistic that Hemlock will not succeed in actually enforcing any claims against it in Germany, arguing that the disputed silicon supply contract at the center of the legal dispute violates EU...
Off Grid Electric has secured US$45 million in investment to realize its aim of installing solar and battery storage in one million homes in Tanzania over the next three years.
Trina Solar Limited has announced it will split its downstream solar business in two, with one focused on China and one internationally. It aims to become a first tier global player in installing solar PV.
The U.K. Government has set the new solar PV tariffs. Representing a partial victory, cuts will not be severe as anticipated – 64% instead of 87% for residential – however, fears are nearly 19,000 jobs could still be lost....
Projects are expected to be awarded in the next few weeks under the third annual auction for renewables. However, little PV has been built in Russia to date.
Including tax incentives for installations, the program contemplates the sale of surplus electricity on the wholesale market and provides BNDES funding for initiatives. The government expects up to 23.5 GW of installations,...
The equipment manufacturer discussed details of an agreement with the government of Piaui for a solar factory.
The Swiss engineering group has announced its second heterojunction-based module installation this year. A number of the company's customers have also commissioned heterojunction cell production lines.
The California-based company plans to use net proceeds for general corporate purposes, including pursuing its HoldCo and YieldCo strategies, capital expenditures, lowering debt and potential acquisitions.
Trina Solar has announced a new efficiency record of 22.13% for its p-type mono-crystalline silicon solar cell.
Committee of Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) concludes meeting discussing the introduction of an auction process for large-scale solar projects. System likely to begin in FY 2017.
Inter-American Development Bank to loan $40 million to boost the Honduran electricity sector, specifically to support a reform process anchored in renewable energy.
Hopes that Congress can agree a deal to extend the Investment Tax Credit scheme beyond 2016 have prompted a jump in the shares of leading U.S. solar company such as SunPower and SunEdison.
Andhra Pradesh state-backed utility NTPC awards tender to Softbank under Phase-II, Batch-II, Tranche-I of the National Solar Mission at a tariff of $0.07/kWh for 25 years.
The fossil fuel industry is facing a US$33 trillion hit to its expected revenues over the next 20 years, following the dramatic and unexpected result of the Paris climate change conference last weekend. RenewEconomy reports.
Mercom Capital forecasts that the global PV market will grow only 13% in 2016, with the United States surpassing Japan to become the #2 installer of PV globally.
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