Mark Group will install a 6.1 MW project on top of retailer's East Midlands distribution centre. Uncertainty over the government's new incentive scheme will limit commercial rooftops to sub-5 MW from April onwards.
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...
Tokyo Electric Power Co. is building a 100-kilometer-long electricity transmission line in central Japan as part of the country's efforts to upgrade its grid infrastructure in view of surging renewable power.
The thin film PV manufacturer has again been selected by Vanguard Space Technologies to provide modules for its space research program and unmanned aerial vehicles.
Coronal's total joint project development with Panasonic is now more than 100 MW. The nine installations mark the first commercial projects to be finished under Panasonic and Coronal's exclusive partnership.
Report by energy consultants Pöyry suggest that the end could soon be in sight for solar and wind subsidies in Europe as grid parity nears.
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