The German battery technology start-up boasts the storage experts behind Formula 1 team Toyota Racing's kinetic energy recovery system (KERS). Solarwatt expects the acquisition to reduce storage system costs over the long run.
The tech giant snaps up New Mexico-based Titan Aerospace, a startup that is developing unmanned, solar-powered jets designed to fly nonstop for years at a time.
Further duties on modules assembled in China and on Taiwanese solar components would increase U.S. pricing as firms pass added costs onto customers or outsource production to higher-cost regions, according to GTM Research.
While still posting losses, the Norwegian company appears to have reversed its declines. Despite a challenging market, the company warily predicts that things will get better.
UN analysis finds total shift away from fossil fuels will have minimal impact on economic growth while averting feared 2C temperature increase by 2050.
The future of the ambitious, multi-billion dollar-project to generate renewable energy in the MENA region in order to supply Europe appears to be in doubt following the exit of major German partners.
Trina Solar and Yingli have both revised their predictions for Q1 2014. The newer figures show heavier decreases than forecast.
Members of the public in the New South Wales town of Tathra have been invited to purchase solar panels on a 50 kW array, which will be arranged to spell out the word "Imagine."
The Solarex confab in Istanbul came to a close on Saturday with an optimistic outlook for the Turkish PV market. Numerous companies reported increased activity and qualified interest.
The Solarex confab in Istanbul, which runs through Saturday, is enjoying bustling attendance, with a slew of international companies showcasing products and services. German equipment manufacturers in particular have reported...
The Chinese company is expanding its activities in Turkey, which it sees as a "major hub for the booming Turkish, developing Middle East and established European markets."
Poland, which generates some 90 percent of its electricity from coal plants, is seeking to increase renewable energy to at least 15 percent by 2020 in order to meet EU targets.
The Portuguese company has completed the largest PV cluster built to date for Lightsource Renewable Energy. Martifer has installed almost 110 MW of solar projects in the U.K. in the past year.
Distributed solar PV capacity in the United States grew by an estimated 1.9 GW last year, most of which was located in California.
The European Commission has adopted new rules for public support of renewable energy and environmental protection projects that offer greater protection for energy intensive industry.
Local developers expect at least 500 MW a year of new installed PV capacity in Turkey starting in 2016 despite the difficulties facing the sector.
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