As Boris Johnson throws his hat into the ring for a seat following next year's general election, the outspoken mayor has criticized the U.K. chancellor's stance on environmental policies.
NPD Solarbuzz figures find that 90% of U.K. capacity was installed in the past three years. FIT-driven, small-scale systems account for 42% of all installation capacity.
Bloomberg New Energy Finance has presented a new report which finds that investments in solar slumped in the region in the first half of 2014, after booming in 2012 and 2013. However, the company notes strong drivers and policy...
Letter sent by Chinese government representatives to DOC asks for another week in which to strike a deal in the ongoing solar trade war.
Japan's solar market is continuing to grow, with more projects coming online in 2014, according to new data and projections from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The company expects Japan to commission between 10.3 and 11.9 GW of...
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 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.
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.
A quick look back at the biggest solar news stories that have grabbed our attention over these past seven days.
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.
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 leading U.S. solar company posted smaller than expected losses of $47.7 million in the second quarter, the figure masking a 62% revenue increase.
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.
While First Solar has been the single largest module supplier for the Indian market, with the 45 MW-AC project at two sites in the new state of Telangana the company is moving into project development in the nation as well.
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