Ahead of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP21, five multilateral development banks (MDBs) have pledged to increase climate financing to US$170 billion over the next five years.
IHS Inc. has raised its global solar PV forecasts for the next two years, to 59 GW and 65 GW, respectively. The U.S. and China are leading the charge. In 2019, meanwhile, over 70 GW is expected to be installed.
Chile's government roadmap calls for 41% of the nation's electric demand to be covered with solar and wind, with nuclear phased out.
Construction on a 7 MW solar energy storage facility in Ohio is scheduled to begin this month, with completion expected next February. It will be tied to a PV plant, which will be online by the end of the year. The decision to...
The SolarMax Group has begun production of its solar PV inverters once again, having transferred operations from Switzerland to Germany. Expansion is on the cards.
Marking its exit from the PV industry, Bosch has announced it will close thin film PV development site, Bosch Solar CISTech GmbH, having failed to find a suitable investor. An exact date for the closure has not been given. 180...
A new self-consumption decree states that installations up to 100 kW provide electricity to the grid as a gift. High taxes are spared only partially for systems up to 10 kW and plants on islands off the coast of Spain.
Bloomberg New Energy Finance reports a 1% year-over-year fall in global solar investment to $43.9 billion, but notes distortion by currency effects.
IRENA has released a new report outlining measures for the development of national roadmaps to assist in the transition to renewables in a country’s power grid. Policy makers will need play a central role in successfully...
With the aim of "transforming" the energy sector, GE has bundled its LED, solar, energy storage and electric vehicle businesses into an over US$1 billion new startup. Current will utilize GE’s Predix platform to deliver...
Mercom Capital's latest quarterly report shows the volume of VC funding and debt financing rising during Q3, while public market financing fell.
Citing “market dislocation”, SunEdison has announced short-term changes to its operating plan. This includes a plan to hold more projects in warehouses instead of moving them into the company's two yieldcos.
The solar and wind operator will invest proceeds, which could reach $134 million if an over-allotment option is exercised, in further growth.
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have called for an end to the minimum import price (MIP), and anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on solar PV products coming into the EU from China, claiming the measures are slowing...
In the third, and final, solar PV auction of the year, the Federal Network Agency is looking to invite 200 MW worth of tenders for ground-mounted installations. The deadline for tender submissions is December 1. Again, the price...
The generating cost comparison between renewable energies and fossil fuels is narrowing, with 2015 recording a "significant shift," says BNEF. Overall, levelised costs of electricity (LCOEs) for renewable energies are decreasing,...
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