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Germany: Just 45 MW of new solar added in October

Newly registered solar PV systems total 1.174 GW in the first 10 months of 2015.

Just 45 MW of new solar PV capacity was added in October, according to the German Federal Network Agency. The FIT tariffs will, as a consequence of the weakened demand, not change in December. For the first 10 months of the year,...

Kaco doubles global turnover

inverter production, Kaco.

The German inverter manufacturer expects to generate EUR 200 million in revenue in 2015, almost double the figure achieved in 2014; company expects turnover to reach EUR 250 million next year.

India's Modi puts solar firmly on G20 agenda

Modi and Obama.

The Prime Minister reiterated his desire to see more than $100bn invested in his Global Solar Alliance during the G20 meeting held in Turkey over the weekend.

Australia: Household battery storage to be economically attractive by 2020

The value of adding solar with storage in Australia will vary from household to household, and state to state

Battery storage could be just five years away from being an economic no-brainer for some Australian solar households, according to a new report which predicts grid-connected battery storage will be economically attractive for...

Kong Sun sets 2 GW solar development target in China next year

Hong Kong.

Hong Kong-listed solar developer is aiming to end 2016 with a new installed PV base of 2.4 GW in China, building upon 2015's estimates that has seen 1 GW of new capacity added.

Solar activity heats up in Africa

Off-grid solar solutions offer Africa a way to improve access to electricity

A number of solar plans have been announced across the African continent, including Sterling and Wilson’s aim to install 500 MW of PV across the next three years; and a US$100 million investment for renewables deployment in...

Solargiga, Motech to put 600 MW of new module capacity online in 2016

Citing growing demand, Solargiga plans to double module production through a joint venture with Motech in China.

Apple to become 100% solar-powered in Singapore

Singapore Civic District.

Local solar power firm Sunseap to supply all of the tech firm's energy needs in the country from next year via its 800 solar rooftop systems installed across Singapore.

LDK president & CEO resigns

LDK has been in financial trouble for years, but has provided little information as to why President & CEO Xingxue Tong is departing.

Brazil government approves 1.5 GW of new solar and wind power

Solar development in Brazil.

Contracts granted by the government for the development of 930 MW of solar PV capacity and almost 550 MW of wind farms as part of a $1.7 billion push to upgrade the nation’s energy system.

Project delays force Meyer Burger 2015 earnings revision

Although it has revised its FY earnings down, Meyer Burger has seen new orders soar

Despite recording new order increases, Meyer Burger Technology Ltd has been forced to revise its revenues downwards following further delays in customer projects. An overall EBITDA loss is also expected.

Lightsource signs deal for 3 GW of solar in India

Narendra Modi, Indian Prime Minister.

Investment of GBP 2 billion agreed during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the U.K. and is part of a wider GBP 10 billion trade deal between the two nations.

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Glass most definitely half full.

Amid new efficiency world records, surging growth for emerging solar markets and a bullish report from IHS predicting 272.4 GW of new capacity by 2019, naysayers and doom mongers are still making their voices heard.

SunLink, Blattner to partner on 112.7 MW solar farm in U.S.

Solar panel project.

Collaboration between solar developer SunLink Corporation and EPC Blattner Energy follows earlier partnership delivering a 148.5 MW solar farm in southeastern U.S.

SolarWorld shipments grow 25% Y/Y over first 9 months

Solar installation.

The German-U.S. solar company confirms preliminary sales and shipments reports, reaching 784 MW of shipments in the first nine months of the year and sales of more than $580 million.

Ascent Solar secures $35 million investment

Ascent has received an investment boost

Ascent Solar Inc. has signed two definitive agreements to raise US$35 million. In addition to contributing to ongoing working capital, the funds will be used to repay debt.

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