The project, secured under a development deal with parent group Total and South African Mulilo Solar Enterprises, is expected to be fully operational next year.
China-based JinkoSolar has opened a "cutting edge" photovoltaic module testing laboratory in China’s Jiangxi. The manufacturer aims to conduct test programs independently.
Pike Research has announced that investments in community and residential energy storage (CRES) systems will increase to more than US$4 billion in the next decade.
Frost & Sullivan's energy group has forecast that overall electricity generation in Germany will decrease from 625 terrawatt-hours (TWh) in 2010 to 590 TWh in 2020. This change is attributed to energy efficiency measures and...
Following the High Court ruling at the end of January, which saw the U.K. Department for Energy and Climate Change’s (DECC’S) judicial appeal regarding feed-in tariff (FIT) changes thrown out, the department has officially...
Analysts at Jefferies have painted a poor picture for photovoltaic demand during the first quarter (Q1) of 2012, and "very real … demand concerns" for the whole year. Overall, they expect European and global demand to fall by 42...
Germany-based Sunways AG has announced its preliminary fourth quarter (Q4) and full year (FY) 2011 financial results, which are said to be "in line with expectations". These expectations include annual sales of €115.4 million and...
On February 13, San Jose, California-based SunPower Corporation filed a motion for a temporary restraining order in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against the residential solar array supplier, San...
The permitting issue with the Antelope Valley Solar Ranch 1 (AVSR) photovoltaic project has finally been resolved, meaning U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) financing can go ahead.
Work has been completed on a 7.5 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic park, located in Thailand’s Dan Khun Thot district, in Nakhon Ratchasima province.
Solar Frontier president, Shigeaki Kameda, attended a ceremony last month to activate the 10 megawatt (MW) Mt. Komekura Solar Plant, in the Yamanashi Prefecture, central Japan.
There is a saying that elephants never forget – and now U.S. Republicans, whose party is symbolized by a pachyderm – are proving that theory, possibly to their own political detriment.
Following in the footsteps of companies like California-based SunRun and Solar City, a new start-up company, DZ-4, is looking to bring decentralized solar power to Germany’s masses. In the following interview, founder Tobias...
A five megawatt (MW) thin film photovoltaic project has been completed in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is said to be one of the largest systems, which combines thin film technology with a tracking system.
In releasing its preliminary fourth quarter (Q4) and full year (FY) 2011 financial results, Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd says it exceeded Q4 shipments. Revenues and gross margin, however, continued to decline.
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with a subsidiary of California-based 8minutenergy Renewables for its 200 megawatt (MW) Mount Signal Solar project.
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