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China Sunergy publishes belated Q1 results

CSun factory workers in Turkey.

China Sunergy, known widely as CSun, has published Q1 2015 results, showing continued and deepening losses. Earlier this month Csun reported that it is in breach of Nasdaq listing rules, with its market value of shares falling...

PPA signed for 50 MW New Mexico PV park

The American flag

El Paso Electric Company (EPE) has signed a PPA for Element Power's 50 MW Macho Springs photovoltaic plant near Deming, New Mexico.

Conduit invests in 2 Peruvian PV plants

The Tacna solar park in Peru.

New York-based private equity investment firm Conduit Capital Partners LLC has revealed the details of its investment in two Peruvian solar plants worth 40 MW.

SolarWorld announces significant Q3 losses

SolarWorld Freiburg facility

SolarWorld AG has suffered significant losses in the first three quarters of 2012, compared to the previous year. To improve the situation it will, among other measures, cut back on personnel. The company is very firmly laying...

Moderate solar growth envisioned for UAE

Abu Dhabi desert

According to a new survey, moderate not major growth is predicted for the United Arab Emirate’s solar industry. The results were presented at Solarpraxis’ Solar Industry Summit – Middle East 2012, held today in Dubai. Meanwhile,...

32 MW PV plant given go ahead in UK

5 MW solar photovoltaic plant UK

Lark Energy has received planning permission to build the U.K’s largest photovoltaic plant in Leicestershire. It is expected to be online before the end of next March.

IEA: Renewables to rival coal by 2035

General solar photovoltaic panel image

Unhampered by a massive surge in the output of oil and natural gas, especially in the U.S., renewables will take their place in the sun by 2035, according to the findings of the World Energy Outlook 2012. Overall, solar power is...

Bosch waives €25 million aleo loan

aleo solar factory

Bosch subsidiary aleo solar AG must only pay back part of the loans granted to it by Bosch, thus somewhat relaxing the financial situation of aleo.

EDF EN commissions 115 MWp PV plant in France

The photovoltaic plant is located in France's Meurthe-et-Moselle department.

EDF Energies Nouvelles has commissioned a 115 MWp photovoltaic plant near Nancy in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department of eastern France.

Bosch Rexroth confirms Desertec exit

Bosch solar photovoltaic panels

Bosch Rexroth has confirmed it will let its Desertec Industrial Initiative (Dii) membership expire at the end of the year. Following Siemens’ exit, Bosch is the second company to withdraw from the initiative.

India: 1.1 GW solar pipeline; draft tariffs released

India Gujarat solar photovoltaic park

Indian solar installations stalled in Q3 2012, however around 1.1 GW of projects are due to be added in the next six months. Meanwhile, the market is eagerly awaiting the Phase II policy announcement, which is expected sometime...

Conergy remains positive, despite Q3 losses

Thailand 12.4 MW solar photovoltaic Nakhon Pathom park

Heavily impacted by its terminated wafer sales contract with MEMC, Conergy recorded a number of Q3 2012 losses. Despite this, its results are on an upward trajectory, compared to the same period last year. Overall, the company is...

Kazakhstan plans 2 GW PV plant

Kazakhstan Almaty Province Alazide

France-based Fonrocheenergie SAS has signed an agreement with Kazakh ZhambylGidroEnergo to install a two GW photovoltaic project in Kazakhstan. Construction is scheduled to begin next year.

Mainstream Renewable Power to build 100 MW of PV in South Africa

Mainstream Renewables signs PV agreements with SA Government

Having signed all the necessary governmental agreements, Mainstream Renewable Power can now begin work on its two photovoltaic plants worth 100 MW.

Gehrlicher Solar announces 8.75 MWp Romanian PV project

Romania 8.75 MW solar photovoltaic Isaccea park

Gehrlicher Solar AG has almost completed work on a 8.75 MWp photovoltaic project located 220 km north east of Bucharest. It is scheduled for completion in mid-November.

Amendments to Bulgarian PV grid access fees on the table

Bulgaria solar photovoltaic thin film plant

The Bulgarian Committee on Economic Policy, Energy and Tourism has adopted amendments to Bulgaria’s Energy Act and Renewable Energy Sources Act, which aim to legitimize "fees for grid access" for renewable energy producers....

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