The utility’s latest proposal includes an elevated basic service charge, mandatory demand charges and reduced compensation for excess electricity generated.
The Chinese group is aiming to develop 400 MW to 500 MW of downstream PV projects in 2014 and expects to realize its module shipment target of 3.6 GW to 3.8 GW in 2014.
PV players attending the SNEC PV Power Expo in Shanghai say a lack of regulations covering subsidies for distributed solar will keep installations from meeting the ambitious goal this year.
Barclays provided a £15 million loan towards the financing of three new solar parks in southwest England developed by British Solar Renewables.
An influx of new capital for centralized and distributed generation is boosting strong growth. PV systems are increasingly attracting investments from installers and utility companies as well as institutional investors, private...
The Swiss company's Indian subsidiary is forming a joint venture to produce a solar power management systems for its growing business in Asia and Africa.
More Chinese equipment and inverter manufacturers presented their products than previous years amidst growing optimism that China's young distributed PV power market will soon take off.
End-market demand could approach 50 GW this year if the leading suppliers achieve forecasted growth rates. Yingli is expected to top annual PV supplier shipment rankings for the third year in a row.
The solar asset manager expects to double its operational capacity in the U.K. in the next twelve months to some 200 MW. It's latest acquisition includes the 37 MW Kencot, Oxfordshire, PV farm.
Although condemning the alleged hacking as a "criminal act," SolarWorld's chief exec also describes it as "a big honor and a nod to our excellent technology."
Wind power bosses expect great things if Narendra Modi becomes prime minister. As chief minister of Gujarat, Modi pioneered the introduction of the country's first incentives for large-scale renewables.
The move is expected to facilitate sales of CSUN PV panels in the United States in view of the widespread use of Zep Solar mounting technology in the country.
The Chinese manufacturer started work on a new solar cell factory in Jiangsu Province, China, on Saturday. The project is an 80-20 joint venture with wafer maker GCL-Poly as a minority partner.
China has set ambitious goals for the further deployment of PV, but lags behind in installed distributed power. Only 188 MW of distributed PV were installed in first quarter 2014.
Representative Fred Upton says the U.S. must export more liquified natural gas to help countries avoid an over-dependence on Russian gas. Upton described the U.S. as 'the world's emerging energy superpower.'
The telco group's PV-powered Street Charge offers free device charging at more than 20 parks and outdoor locations through September.
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