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.
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.
Panasonic CEO Kazuhiro Tsuga has said the corporation's initial investment in the Gigafactory will amount to "tens of billions" of yen.
Equipment suppliers to the PV industry continue face challenges. They have to invest and push forward new technologies while working with potential and existing customers to see new orders fill somewhat anemic order books. Meyer...
In Crimea, authorities are scrambling to bolster local renewable energy capacities in an effort to buffer a possible lack of conventional electricity, a result of Russia's seizure of Crimea and the ongoing conflict between Russia...
Lightsource Renewable Energy, the U.K.'s largest solar energy generator, is building a nationwide partnership with local solar PV installers as it expands its rooftop portfolio.
"Instead of validating another subsidy to nuclear, European policymakers should be making all energy sources compete on a level playing field," says EPIA chief exec James Watson.
Time appears to be running out for the once ambitious consortium that envisioned supplying renewable energy to Europe from the Middle East and North Africa.
The Chinese company is partnering with Hebei Yuanchen on a 500 MW plant in Hebei province and building 161 MW of projects in Inner Mongolia following its acquisition of Xiangdao.
Two weeks ago the PV industry organization IPVEA became Solar United. The International PV Equipment Association (IPVEA) had represented the upstream solar business since 2008 and Managing Director Bryan Ekus says that the change...
Following Scotland's independence referendum last month and voters' decision to remain in the U.K., increasing the country's devolved powers has emerged as the center of a dynamic debate. Will energy policy also be devolved? And...
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