The Berlin start-up and social business has had spectacular success in crowd funding its latest product, a solar powered cell phone charger for people with no access to electricity as well as for users eager to free themsvelves...
Ernest Moniz says the Obama administration backs Democrats' calls for an extension of the Federal ITC; stresses the solar industry can grow without further subsidy but states time is running out to offer appropriate support.
Regulators in the U.S. state have approved Alabama Power's request to build or purchase up to 500 MW of renewable energy over the next six years. However, these projects must come in under a low price ceiling.
GT Advanced Technologies has released details of a restructuring plan which will include reducing its workforce by an estimated 40%. The company aims to return from bankruptcy in the first quarter of 2016.
The Chinese solar firm will begin construction of a 500 MW solar cell factory in the state in December; similar-size module factory to follow, according to MoU signed with Essel Group.
New report published jointly by International Energy Agency (IEA) and Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) reveals strides made by renewable energy sector in producing electricity at costs close to fossil fuel-based power stations.
The Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA) has reported that shipments of solar panels in Japan fell 13% in the first quarter of the year; first year-on-year decline since Q3 2012.
The Japanese company's CIS modules have been selected for the U.S. solar installation on the back of real-world performance recognition in the Americas.
For September, pv magazine has examined the latest trends in BOS, where 1,500 V components are beginning to make their mark. This month's issue also looks at the looming ITC phase down and the returning demand for PERC equipment.
JA Solar will deliver a total 70 MW of solar modules to the Moree Solar Farm in New South Wales, Australia. The first batch of modules have been supplied, and are currently being installed.
The U.S. and U.K. continue to go their separate ways on renewables, encouraging data from Germany warms the solar cockles, and a new solar mapping tool raises the roof across the U.S.
Interview: The energy utility E.ON plans to expand its PV business in Germany. From September, E.ON will offer a PV plant check service for operators of the more than 1.5 million PV plants. Moreover, the development of new PV...
Proposals to slash U.K.'s feed-in tariff by up to 87% draw scorn from the industry, which argues that ideology, rather than sound economic reasoning, is the driving force behind the cuts.
LG Electronics has decided to expand its production capacity at its production site in Gumi, South Korea. The reason has been stated as the strong global demand for its Cello-technology integrated modules.
A team of researchers at the University of South Australia have won the 2015 ANSTO Eureka prize for their molten salt energy storage system. Though the idea of molten salt storage is not new, the team has come up with a different...
Index compiler MSCI to remove troubled Hong Kong-based solar firm Hanergy from its index as of September 1 following 50 business days of trading inactivity.
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