A giant 8.3 MW solar rooftop system has been installed by NRG Energy on MGM Resorts International’s famous Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, making it the largest in the U.S.
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.
Along with the World Cup soccer semifinals, the U.S. China solar trade dispute was a major talking point at the Intersolar North America, which wound up yesterday in San Francsicso. Tim Brightbill, SolarWorld's legal council in...
Nawaz Sharif's government is considering three more feasibility studies after 24 letters of intent for solar schemes were issued. Sharif's rural electrification program is continuing apace.
Ahead of the G20 Brisbane summit in November, Tony Abbott's office has been accused of trying push this week's environmental goods deal off the discussion table.
The Rainbow Nation has installed more than 503 MW of utility scale solar, placing it 10th overall globally, according to Wiki-Solar.
The Indian solar industry was broadly positive after India's new government outlined its spending plans. Tax measures to boost manufacturing could hint at a pending imposition of AD duties on imports.
Created by startup Changing Environments, the Soofa is a solar-powered park bench that allows users to charge their mobile devices while resting.
GTM Research's new report shows a boom in utility-scale solar PV project starts in Latin America, and Chile remains the region's largest market.
The Japanese company files lawsuit at the Tokyo District Court against Hanwha Q CELLS Japan for alleged patent infringement of its three-busbar solar cell technology.
The African nation's power minister reveals details of $250 million plan, which will consist of three separate projects open to tender.
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