IEA's World Energy Outlook 2015 acknowledges the increasing importance of non-hydro renewable energy, but retains unrealistically pessimistic estimates of cost reduction and future market growth.
The anticipated shift in the U.K. solar PV industry from large, utility-scale plants to rooftop projects has been confirmed by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Investors and developers will have to wait after the...
The grid-connected solar plant atop the Mont Blanc cable car station required inverters with specifications appropriate to a site at an altitude of 3,500 meters.
The 30 MW-ac Lone Valley solar park in California's Mojave Desert is equipped with 262 of Exosun's horizontal single-axis trackers and represents the first collaboration between the French company and EDP Renewables.
The German energy giant is shifting its focus entirely to renewables and spinning off its conventional energy business. It plans to announce details about the two new companies later this year.
In addition to South Australia's biggest microinverter installation, the company has signed an exclusive supply deal with EnergyAustralia that provides access to 10% of the country's population while also expanding its...
The companies' new yieldco joint venture, 8point3 Energy Partners, will own and operate a portfolio of selected solar generation assets. The new subsidiary has filed with the SEC for an initial public offering.
Germany's largest electricity producer posts 45% profit decline for 2014 as country's renewable energy expansion suppresses wholesale electricity prices.
At $1.3 trillion, sector driven by solar, wind, natural gas and building efficiency technology now among one of the globe's largest industries.
Leading U.S. residential solar provider Vivint Solar will now offer Trina's smart panels to homeowners. The Trinasmart technology includes power optimization and monitoring built into the module junction box.
The country is on track to expand its solar PV wind sectors to 2 to 3 GW cumulatively by 2020, according to Berlin-based consulting firm Apricum. Following a recent tender, a second procurement round to fill remaining renewable...
Solar accounted for 32% of new generating capacity in the U.S. last year, beating out both wind energy and coal for the second year in a row, according to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association.
An importer in the Netherlands is suspected of shipping re-labled solar modules from China to Europe via Malaysia and Taiwan. According to Dutch press reports, modules from 22 different manufacturers are being held in several...
Motorists could save more than $1,500 on fuel costs annually provided the U.K. creates the required infrastructure to support electric vehicles, says new study.
The European Commission (EC) has proposed removing Canadian Solar, ET Solar and Renesola from its minimum price agreement framework. The EC sites various breaches of the agreement and arrangements that make its enforcement...
Andreas Gutsch of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology has enlivened the discussion about the quality and safety of lithium-ion storage batteries with new tests.
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