The Japanese company has established a mass production process for 156 by 156 mm solar cell products that have a conversion efficiency of 21%.
The company can analyze sites and find ways to build solar parks on land where landowners may not realize it's possible, says Greenpower Capital Senior Vice President Jeff Talbert.
The financing agreement is seen as key to helping San Carlos Solar Energy deliver a larger portfolio of projects to meet the Philippines' growing needs for daytime power and to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum will award $1 million to any research institute that devises a solar-powered way to solve the region's water scarcity.
Recent political clashes pushed renewable energy to the back burner, but the new energy boss plans to reignite the sector.
The Energy Information Administration's generation projections through to 2040 expect solar power to account for nearly half of new renewable energy capacity.
The Dutch group has secured funding from the German government to design, install and operate a PV battery power supply for a broadcast antenna in Australia operated by communications infrastructure provider BAI.
Turkey's electricity consumption scored an all time record last week, highlighting the country's thirst for new power capacity. Yet renewable power development plods slowly onwards.
GTM Research and PV Evolution Labs have released the results of new tests on PV module reliability performance, which paint a complex picture of reliability factors.
Financial services will include merger and acquisition financing, supply chain financing, bridge loans, letters of guarantee, trade financing and project financing, particularly for distributed PV projects.
Former energy and climate change minister Greg Barker was a staunch solar ally, say leading commentators on U.K. renewable energy.
Spain's cabinet recently approved a new renewable energy law which aims to implement previous PV guidelines. PV advocates say the law creates payment confusion, scares investors and punishes existing installations.
A study by GlobalData Analyst predicts global installed distributed power capacity to reach 389 GW by 2019, with solar PV driving that growth.
The automotive market is displacing consumer electronics as the biggest user of energy storage, which will lead to further scale and cost reductions, according to Lux Research.
Industry experts and leading U.S. solar companies do not expect any immediate or seismic fallout following the announcement that the WTO has upheld parts of China's counter-claim.
The solar silicon producer is in currently in negotiations with the government of Iceland over incentives, and expects to break ground later in 2014.
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