The Houston, Texas-based solar service company will plow the funds into its solar service offering to homeowners across the U.S.
Global Renewable Energy Report 2014 finds that China now boasts the world's biggest solar market, accounting for investments of $23.56bn last year.
The Chinese solar producer has paid $25 million for a 30% share of Powin Energy, and could acquire a further 30% over the next two years.
The U.S. wholesale power generation company reported a $97 million loss in the second quarter despite enjoying increased revenue.
The EU is on track to fall short of its target of having smart meters in 80% of households by 2020. Member states have committed more than $60 billion to the smart meter roll out.
Nigeria's solar PV programme is expected to benefit from the latest funding approvals from a group of international lenders mere months after the country's energy sub-sector attracted a leading global solar PV developer.
The Asian superpower is on track to eclipse Europe as the world's solar powerhouse this year. But the first-half figure is well short of halfway to the stated target of 13 GW of new solar this year.
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Narendra Modi's government is reportedly considering whether to introduce fixed payment incentives for solar. Any FIT would replace the country's reverse bidding process for developers.
Two large-scale solar farms in England are to receive ReneSola's Virtus I and II PV modules as the company cranks up its presence in this dynamic market.
After breaking into Indian solar with its first project, the U.S. thin film giant has stated an ambition to enter Pakistan's fledgling market. Pakistan has no utility scale projects on the ground yet.
The $7.4 million production facility is JinkoSolar's first such facility outside China, and signals the company's intent to expand into the African market.
Plans have emerged for the Union government of Narendra Modi to kick-start mammoth-scale projects in five states. But there has still been no indication of where the panels will come from for ultra-mega projects.
The vertically integrated PV manufacturer reached the milestone in June, adding that the tally amounts to 40 million PV modules globally.
Operators of wind turbines and biomass facilities will have to register their systems with the Federal Network Agency, which already keeps track of PV plants in order to determine solar subsidy degression rates based on the...
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