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New SolarCity package aims to lower solar costs for low-income renters

SolarCity installation taking place.

The installation scheme is aimed at developers and residents of affordable housing projects and neighborhoods in California as SolarCity moves to widen access to affordable energy to more people.

Belectric takes Konarka GmbH over

Konarka solar photovoltaics organic

Germany-based Belectric has taken the insolvent Konarka GmbH over. The announcement marks the company’s entrance into the organic photovoltaic market.

Eurus Energy unveils 10 MW PV plans for Japan

Japan flag

Eurus Energy Group has announced it will build a 10 MW photovoltaic plant in Japan’s Osaka prefecture.

Siemens exits solar business

Siemens solar photovoltaic park

Siemens AG has announced it will no longer be active in the solar industry, and will instead focus on wind and hydro power in the field of renewables.

India: Tamil Nadu unveils ambitious solar policy

Tamil Nadu India

Tamil Nadu is the next Indian state to introduce a specific solar policy. With the aim of installing three GW by 2015, it is ambitious in its scope. It is also the first policy in India to introduce net metering guidelines.

EDF Energies Nouvelles completes 56 MW PV project in France

Bourgogne France

EDF Energies Nouvelles has commissioned a 56 MW thin film photovoltaic plant in the Bourgogne region of France.

Isofotón denies Spanish factory closure

Isofotón HQ Malaga Spain

Spanish media reported yesterday, October 18, that Isofotón would close its photovoltaic manufacturing facility in Malaga for two months. The company has denied this.

SolarCity lands contract for 14 MW project on Hawaii

SolarCity residential solar photovoltaic

SolarCity has been selected to build a 14 MW photovoltaic facility on the Hawaiian island of Kaua’i.

Sky Solar breaks ground on 50 MW PV project

Gonghe County Tibet

Sky Solar Holdings Co., Ltd has broken ground on a 50 MW photovoltaic project in Gonghe County, Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai. Construction is scheduled to be complete in three months.

Investment interest in Romanian PV market increases

500 kW solar photovoltaic installation Romania

The maturing photovoltaic markets in Germany, Spain, France and Italy, and recent feed-in tariff cuts in a number of key markets have prompted solar investors to look for new opportunities in South-East European (SEE) nations....

SMA announces job cuts of over 1,000

SMA solar photovoltaic inverter

On the back of "deep" subsidy cuts in Europe, SMA Solar Technology AG has announced it will reduce its workforce by 450 and terminate 600 temporary workers. Overall, it predicts a "significant" drop in sales due to a "steep"...

More utility-scale PV projects receive environmental green light in Chile

Chile solar photovoltaic plant Atacama

Another two large-scale photovoltaic projects, this time worth around 288 MW, have received the green light from Chile’s environmental evaluation commission in the northern Antofagasta region, according to Chile's environmental...

BYD: Plenty of expertise in solar and storage

BYD solar photovoltaic storage

Earlier this week, pv magazine visited BYD Company Limited in the outskirts of Shanghai to discuss the company’s solar and storage plans with Tom Zhao, general manager of BYD Solar Division.

Iraq unveils $1.6 billion renewable energy plans

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According to reports, Iraq plans to channel US$1.6 billion over the next three years into solar and wind power, with the aim of adding 400 MW to the national grid.

Saint Gobain plans CIGS facility for Saudi Arabia

Avancis CIGS thin film solar photovoltaic module

Saint Gobain has signed a memorandum of understanding to set up and operate a CIGS thin film photovoltaic module facility in Saudi Arabia.

Satcon files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Satcon solar photovoltaic inverters

Satcon Technology Corporation and its six subsidiaries have today, October 17, filed voluntary petitions in Delaware’s U.S. Bankruptcy Court under the U.S. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Code. The company aims to reorganize its structure,...

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