Power purchase agreements for as much as 975 MW of solar PV have been signed between Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc. and a number of PV developers, one of which plans to develop a total of 1 GW of PV within the country.
The company's latest report shows solar representing the largest amount of peak capacity in Hawaii, but California is still the leader overall in clean technology and investment.
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.
The German chemical giant is looking to establish plants with capacities of more than 20,000 metric tons planned. For GCL-Poly, the collaboration will help diversify its silicon products and boost competitiveness.
As China's solar inverter market expanded to nearly $800 million in 2013, demand has been driven by domestic suppliers, according to IHS.
Officials in the Indian city are considering adopting the successful rent-a-roof solar scheme launched by current PM Narendra Modi in Gujarat in 2011.
The World Trade Organization ruled on Monday that U.S. tariffs imposed on Chinese solar panels broke international trade rules.
The deputy chief minister laid the foundation stones for the project, which is moving forward despite the overall slowness in the Indian market.
The German research institute set the new record using a Soitec quadruple-junction solar PV cell and Fresnel lens concentrators. Commercialization of this technology is expected in one to two years.
In the past week, the government has set a 30% share for state-purchased cars and exempted new energy cars from sales tax.
The research facility and the California PV company were honored for their breakthrough in silicon solar cells. NREL has won a total of 57 "Oscars of Innovation" since 1982.
Paving the way for power purchase agreements between customers and private solar companies, the decision is expected to jumpstart solar installations across the state.
A drive for higher efficiency solar PV technologies is expected to spur increased production of n-type mono wafers. However, analysts remain cautious about the exact timing of market adoption.
Italian developer Enel will take over Sharp's solar PV module purchase obligations as well as its share in a separate joint venture which builds, owns and operates PV plants using 3Sun modules.
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