Narendra Modi wants 15.75 GW, rather than 9 GW under the second phase of the national solar mission. Developers are meeting in New Delhi today to discuss the proposals.
A new European Commission report finds that solar power costs between EUR 100 to EUR 115 per megawatt hour, on par with nuclear and natural gas. Electricity from coal remains the cheapest at around EUR 75/MWh.
The associations, which became affiliated in 2011, will again become independent next year. The groups say the move will allow them to focus on their core strengths.
France has taken a historic decision to curtail the nation's reliance on nuclear energy while also approving an increase in renewable energy and energy saving targets.
The VDMA Photovoltaic Equipment industry association says that while the current business climate provides a mixed picture, the revenue forecast for 2014 is positive.
The share of distributed PV markets rose to 55% for the first time in 2013. The IEA says the speed of PV development comes from its ability to cover most market segments, from very small individual systems to utility-scale power...
The La Compagnie du Vent projects include the 12 MW Langele Solar Power Plant in in France's Aquitaine region. The latest projects reunite SunPower and the GDF Suez subsidiary.
Storage updates, political wranglings, grid parity promises and yet more headlines for SolarCity... it's been another busy week on pv magazine.
Sale of PV plant to Foresight Group LLP represents Trina Solar's inaugural downstream play in U.K. market as the company targets further expansion of its pipeline.
The solar industry has been worried that Australia may impose tariffs on cheap solar module imports from China. The surprise imposition of tariffs on Australian coal imports has raised the stakes dramatically.
Report by Pew Charitable Trust shows new solar capacity installed in 2013 amounted to 335 MW; the third-highest across the U.S.
The Powering Knowledge program has been jointly launched by Rated Solar Installer and the British Photovoltaic Association to help save schools more than $800m on energy bills.
The fund has set a 250 million share placement program that will enable it to develop up to 186 MW of solar capacity in the U.K.
The supply agreement builds upon an earlier deal struck in June between the two companies, and extends right the way through 2015.
The vertically integrated PV developer intends to use funds raised from the stock sale to expand its global solar activities.
Speed of PV's expansion placing strain on grid's capacity to absorb solar-powered electricity, prompting five utilities to restrict grid access of new solar farms.
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