Kingfisher, owner of companies including B&Q and Screwfix, has announced a £50 million (around US$75 million) investment in renewables, the majority of which will be channeled into solar energy. The move is part of the company’s...
ReneSola Ltd has secured a loan guarantee worth RMB 320 million (around US$51.5 million, €39.9 million). The funds are expected to be used towards the company’s domestic development in China.
A European Committee has spoken out in favor Germany-style renewable energy (EEG) feed-in tariffs, as opposed to a European-wide quota model, despite opposition from the EU Energy Commissioner.
The Wuxi Municipal Intermediate People's Court in Jiangsu Province, China, has officially accepted the petition for the insolvency and restructuring of Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd’s main subsidiary, Wuxi Suntech Power Co.,...
Research and consulting firm GlobalData's latest report shows that the global microgrid market will be worth US$18.9 billion in 2020. This will be a significant increase from the US$5.3 billion reaped in 2012.
Plant and grid operators start a progressive pilot project for better grid integration. This was presented at the "PV System Technology Forum" in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Sky Solar Holdings Co., Ltd has completed and grid connected a 70 MW photovoltaic park in Greece. A 20 year FIT has been secured.
Italy-based Energy Resources Ltd announced it has signed a €50 million contract to build a 32 MW photovoltaic park in Greece.
Talks between Germany’s Federal Environment Minister and state representatives ended inconclusively yesterday. As such, no agreement on the electricity price break is expected this week.
Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd has today announced that a petition for insolvency and restructuring was filed against subsidiary Wuxi Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd on Monday, March 18. Wuxi Suntech has not objected to the...
Solarpack has broken ground on its 25 MWp Pozo Almonte Solar project in Chile’s Tarapacá. It is scheduled for completion by the end of 2013.
Frost & Sullivan's new report "Analysis of the European inverter market for renewable energy systems" states that the market will reach €5.24 billion in 2018. 2012 saw earnings of more than €3.58 billion. Emerging markets in...
Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd has appointed Weiping Zhou, former chairman of Guolian Futures Co., Ltd and finance department manager of government-owned investment company Wuxi Guolian Development (Group) Co., Ltd, executive...
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has placed emphasis on the securitization of solar PV assets and associated cash flows in the marketplace. Securitization is expected to draw in more investors to the solar asset class. DOE's...
According to the latest data from Wiki-Solar, U.S.-based thin film manufacturer, First Solar Inc. is the top photovoltaic project installer globally, having added 759 MW across 11 sites.
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) and Solar Ventures have acquired a photovoltaic project portfolio in Italy worth 42 MWp. They are looking to add projects totaling 150 MWp to this.
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