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Martifer Solar connects five plants in UK ahead of ROC deadline

Martifer Solar Six Hills PV plant

The plants, located in various counties throughout the country, have a combined capacity of 57.8 MW and bring the company's total connected capacity in the UK to 175 MW.

Brazil to include solar in energy auction

Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

Brazil's Energy Research Company has said the country’s A-3 Energy Auction in October would be open to solar and waste-to-energy projects for the first time.

EU-China talks hinge on minimum module price

Karel de Gucht.

EU proposal for a minimum module price of €0.65 per watt rebuffed by the Chinese as JA Solar and Yingli halt shipping volumes to Europe in July. Meanwhile, Croatia's EU accession allows Chinese manufacturers a back door into the...

Bitterfeld poly plant owner pays €12m to offload facility


UK poly manufacturer found it cheaper to hand over plant plus €12m than to refund employment grants and subsidies awarded by the EU and German regional government. 'Some' jobs to be maintained under new management team.

China Sunergy sees first-quarter revenue increase

China Sunergy Building China

China Sunergy saw revenue rise 13.4% in the first quarter of 2013 as it continued to expand operations in emerging markets. The company is aiming for a return to net profit in 2013.

MidAmerican completes $1 billion bond offering for 579 MW California projects

Antelope Valley Solar PV projects

Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican Energy will finance the construction of its 579 MW photovoltaic projects in Southern California with a newly completed $1 billion bond offering.

June stock report: The EC and China try to cut a deal

solar stock market traders

Solar equities investors are trying to navigate turbulent waters as uncertainty clouds the way to long-term safety and security.

60 MW submitted for approval in Chile

The Chilean flag.

One day after the Chilean environmental authorities published a 196 MW project by Avenir Solar Chile, a new project has been published. Valleland Solar seeks to build 60 MW also in Atacama.

Cyprus inaugurates 10 new PV parks

A PV installation in Cyprus.

Cyprus electrifies 10 new solar PV parks totalling 1 MW. Installed PV capacity on the island has reached 25 MW with up to 100 MW more due in the next two years.

Sunrun secures $630m for residential rooftops

JPMorgan Chase Tower.

JPMorgan subsidiary is among the investors as San Francisco based third party ownership company builds on recent expansion into 11th state. CEO claims company is installing $2m of systems daily.

NRG Energy completes 250 MW California Valley Solar Ranch

California Valley Solar Ranch

The newly completed 250 MW California Valley Solar Ranch is set to fully go online in October.

Audi opens 6 MW power-to-gas facility

Audi e-gas plant in Wertle, Lower Saxony.

Audi has opened a new 6 MW power-to-gas facility in Germany, making it the first automaker to develop a chain of sustainable energy carriers.

BYD and Fenecon sign storage systems deal

BYD, Fenecon at Intersolar Europe 2013

BYD Europe and Fenecon have signed a contract for 1,000 DESS-series energy storage systems, which the German wholesaler will offer to PV installation companies.

PV users help shine light on UK's future energy needs

Newcastle, England

The Customer-Led Network Revolution (CLNR), the U.K.'s largest smart grid project, is conducting innovative smart grid trials with more than 400 PV customers, who are taking part in an effort organizers hope will help pave the...

Renewables to surpass gas by 2016 in the global power mix

Shanghai, China

A new report by the IEA finds that worldwide renewable power generation will exceed that from gas and be twice that of nuclear by 2016 and make up almost a quarter of the global power mix by 2018. In 2012, global renewable...

Solar scores goal at Confederations Cup semifinal

The Mineirão Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Regardless of who wins tonight's Confederations Cup semifinal between Brazil and Uruguay, it will be solar energy scoring the main goal.

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