The TÜV Rheinland's new upgraded test certification is recommended by the California Energy Commission and may become a requirement in the state. Q+ certification uses more stringent criteria than IEC 61215, the current industry...
German PV company Abakus Solar AG on Thursday applied for the initiation of preliminary insolvency proceedings in a local court in the city of Essen.
In addition to its new financing vehicle, which is aimed at solar projects for businesses, schools and government agencies, SolarCity has appointed former FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff as its new chief policy officer.
The leading German inverter manufacturer has purchased a 27% share in the California-based company with the aim of tapping into the smart module technology market.
China remains the world's biggest market, heading towards 15.3 GW, well ahead of the EU and the U.S. with more than 7 GW each. The IEA PVPS describes India, with 2 GW, as "the rising star in the PV sector."
A new manufacturing facility and increased activitiy from domestic as well as foreign players is boosting Turkey's solar sector despite some regulatory obstacles.
Board of the state-owned utility clears investment funding for two solar power projects, including 260 MW project in Rajasthan and 250 MW project in Madhya Pradesh. Investment total to reach $467 million.
The Hawaiian utility embarks on pilot project using Varentec's grid optimizers and management systems to test ways to minimize voltage fluctuations on island grids with high solar penetration.
ABB and Welspun Energy have together installed about 700 MW of solar PV projects in India.
Industry associations including wind, solar, gas and storage sign declaration calling on EU to drive electricity market reforms this year that will deliver more flexible power markets and systems compatible with renewable energy...
Encouraging PV performance in the country's first Clean Energy Auction prompts GTM to revise its forecast; analysts now expect Mexico to add 646 MW of PV in 2016.
In the lawsuit, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), TerraForm Global alleges that SunEdison misappropriated $231 million of the company’s cash to avoid defaulting on a loan.
IRENA director general Adnan Amin believes the Middle East and North African power sectors could enjoy a net benefit of $750 billion if countries in the region are able to hit their 2030 renewable energy targets.
UK: supporting renewables over controversial Hinkley nuclear plant could save billions, finds report
Study by thinktank the Intergenerational Foundation projects savings of GBP 40 billion over the next 35 years if money earmarked for Hinkley Point nuclear station was instead steered towards solar power.
BNEF predicts that 3.43 TW of solar to be deployed globally over the net 15 years. The role of finance and electric vehicles were among the other big topics.
Impact resistant, waterproof and submersible, almost as fast as a standard wall plug - World Panel’s SunStream solar charger is now available for South African mobile phone users.
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