New solar and wind capacity additions between 2015 and 2020 will add more power globally than U.S. shale-oil production did during 2010-2015, according to a new report by Goldman Sachs.
Conergy teams up with U.K. partner Camborne Energy to sell 40 MW of solar farms to investors, while also securing full EPC rights for 90 MW project pipeline.
The leading California-based independent PV developer and its German partner are jointly developing and building the Woodmere Solar Farm. The utility-scale facility is expected to begin operation in 2015.
The British solar company has been selected to engineer, procure and construct (EPC) the plant, which is owned by Belltown Power company.
In a new report, Australia's Renewable Energy Certificates Agents Association finds that the country's Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme is acheiving its intended purspose and calls for it to remain unchanged.
A PV pipeline in excess of 43 GW represents 7% growth in a year, propelling the U.S. to third-place in 2014 installation projections, behind China and Japan, reports NPD Solarbuzz.
The solar installation will be implemented with the assistance of local firm Multitech, and should begin commercial operation in mid-2014.
A new study by the Pecan Street Research Institute has found that west-facing solar systems in the U.S. state of Texas reduce peak demand from the grid by up to 65% while south-facing arrays result in a 54% drop.
Charge would strangle the growing self consumption market, say attendees at the 14th Forum Solarpraxis. Policy support is needed to drive solar and storage costs must come down say solar representatives.
Arizona-based manufacturer First Solar says it is committed to the Japanese market. The Tokyo government sparked fears over its FIT regime after announcing a big reduction in its GHG reduction targets last week.
Rumors gain strength as Wall Street Journal reports it's almost a done deal. The Journal says Solarworld will purchase Bosch's Arnstadt production facility.
Attendees at the 14th Forum Solarpraxis in Berlin have called for the role of renewables installations in stabilizing the electricity grid to be recognized. Grid representatives acknowledge possibilities but lament the lack of a...
Tobias Cossen, project manager, Renewable Energy Project Development Program for Sub-Saharan Africa, at the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), discusses the state of solar in Tanzania and Mozambique.
The analysts' latest Solar PV Demand Tracker forecasts solar PV installations to reach 40-42 GW in 2014, but warns of "major risks identified."
The Greenhouse PV Demonstration Project is part of a residential solar promotion campaign driven by Japan's METI.
Increasing global opportunities and the advantages of falling PV prices took center stage at the 14th Forum Solarpraxis, which welcomed some 600 industry representatives to the two-day event.
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