The first licensing round for PV projects larger than 1 MW in Turkey has been exceeded by almost 15 times. Nearly 500 applications with a total 8.9 GW were handed in between June 10 and 14.
Kyocera has signed a major contract to supply and construct 30 MW of solar installations throughout Japan.
Qatar Solar Technologies looks set to rescue SolarWorld with a €35 million investment, making it a 30% shareholder in the financially troubled German company.
Only days after officially opening its new Turkish plant, China Sunergy (CSUN) has announced that it has commenced shipments. The production facility will have a capacity of 300 MW in modules and 100 MW of photovoltaic cells,...
Two high schools in the U.S. state of New Mexico will soon be running on solar power thanks to German PV group Conergy, which is installing PV plants with a combined output of 1.2 MW at the school campuses that will cover 80% of...
Chinese electronics group STGCON has agreed to take over insolvent German PV module manufacturer Asola Solarpower GmbH.
Kuwait is looking to build a 2 GW renewable energy park by 2030. The country has started to accept bid proposals for the first phase of the ambitious project, which will initially generate 70 MW.
Global investment in renewable energy reached $244 billion last year, a drop of 12% due mainly to the plunge in solar prices and weakened U.S. and EU markets, according to newly published twin reports by the United Nations...
Due to the improved supply-demand balance, the global photovoltaic (PV) materials market will climb 52% in 2018, according to a report by Lux Research. Materials differentiation and innovations will become the major contributors...
European PV installations are set to fall by more than 6 GW this year and the EU’s incoming anti-dumping duties on Chinese modules will account for 1.3 GW of the decline, according to a report by research group IHS. Global...
Ontario is set to introduce a number of major changes to its solar feed-in-tariff (FIT) program that will create a competitive procurement process, expand funding programs for municipalities and seek to comply with the recent...
Ergon Solair is one step closer to realizing a $1.5 billion, 1 GW photovoltaic power plant in Georgia. The enterprise would connect Georgia to the European grid via HVDC transmission.
In the first three months of the year, the U.S. saw PV installations rise 33% to 723 MW, with solar now accounting for 49% of new electric capacity in the country, according to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries...
State-owned energy holding group EAD has ordered drastic limitations on renewable energy capacity. Electricity distribution company CEZ will cut capacity by 40%.
German photovoltaic manufacturer Inventux is supporting construction of a 3 MW solar project in Chile.
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