German inverter manufacturer SMA confirms sale of one millionth Sunny Boy TL inverter globally, pushing cumulative installed capacity beyond 4 GW, company revises upwards sales forecast.
The EU and China are apparently continuing intensive negotiations on a possible settlement of the PV product trade dispute. EU trade commissioner Karel De Gucht and Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng are due to discuss the...
South Korea and Honduras are partnering on a wide range of areas, including renewable energy. The Asian powerhouse is providing nearly $50 million for solar projects in the country.
Phoenix Solar has begun its second project for Saudi Arabian energy group Saudi Aramco, a 1.8 MWp plant in Riyadh. The Gulf region has become a key market for the recently restructured German company.
Mecasolar achieved a record 400 MW in tracker sales in the first half of the year, and while Europe remains its biggest market, the company will soon generate most of its business in other territories.
Part of Europe's PV industry is increasing the pressure on the European Commission's punitive import duties against Chinese solar products. The CEO of German module manufacturer Solar-Fabrik is demanding the end of the...
Chile's scenic northern region continues to attract ambitious photovoltaic projects. First Solar is planning a 162 MW, $370 million plant in Copiapó, while SunEdison is looking to build a 92 MW, $241 million solar park in...
Activ Solar is building a 34 MWp Bolgrad Solar Park in Odessa, Ukraine. The project, which will feature 141,000 modules, brings the Austrian company's installed capacity in the region to 180 MWp.
In order to stimulate PV consumption and control industrial overcapacity in the domestic market, China has increased its PV energy target to 35 GW by 2015.
PV installations in Greece dropped significantly between April and June compared to the first quarter of 2013, when the country saw a considerable uptake in new solar PV capacity. At the same time, the country's RES fund...
The U.K.'s renewable heat incentive will rebalance a regime previously skewed towards PV, says the country's trade body, adding that leveling the playing field will enable people to make the right choice and incentivize mixed...
The European Commission appears to be sharpening its focus on Germany's Renewable Energy Act due to possible violations of European Union competition regulations. Energy-intensive German companies that have profited from...
Spanish government announces its fifth cut to FIT payments but sugars the pill by guaranteeing renewables investors will be assured 'reasonable profitability' of 7.5% on schemes.
Load and wind bearing capacity of Trina modules prompts Belgian installer Ikaros Solar to use the Chinese modules for the first time. Goose Willow Farm scheme will use 24,000 Trina panels.
Germany's Economics Ministry has reiterated that China will not impose punitive duties on imports of polysilicon from the European Union after conflicting reports on the trade issue.
Juwi, one of Europe's leading renewable energy installers, has signed an operations and maintenance agreement with the U.K.'s Lightsource Renewable Energy to oversee two solar farms with an installed capacity of 12.48 MWp.
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