The U.K. government today unveiled the European Union's first dedicated national solar strategy in the English West Midlands. The government's strategy is a shift in emphasis away from solar farms into utilizing south-facing...
The political crisis in Ukraine is threatening to hollow out the country's nascent PV industry as the world awaits the outcome of Russia's annexation of Crimea.
The U.S. solar manufacturer will use the money to expand its solar leasing program. SunPower says it already has 20,000 American households signed up.
Germany-based Manz has acquired Kemet Electronic Italy. Approval for the transaction was granted by the Italian trades union and the supervisory bodies of both companies. Financial details for the move have been not published.
In addition to a planned fab in Siberia, Schneider and Avelar Energy will also partner on an engineering center in Russia, which will focus on inverter maintainance.
A new IHS report shows string inverters are gaining in popularity. Chinese products and microinverters are also winning over ever more customers.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto dedicated the 39 MW Aura Solar I farm on 26 March. The plant is slated to produce 82 GWh per year, which should fulfill the energy needs of 65% of the households in the city of La Paz.
The credit line will bankroll two PV projects with a combined capacity of 35 MW that have already gone online.
Germany's Fraunhofer Institute has verified the new CIS conversion efficiency breakthrough, achieved at the Atsugi Research Center (ARC) in Kanagawa, Japan.
As part of a new auction, PSEG Long Island has set the final bid price of $0.1688 per kilowatt hour for PV systems of various sizes that are expected to be constructed across Long Island.
Global solar PV demand in Q1 2014 showed a 35% increase over the same period last year, according to figures released by NPD Solarbuzz in its latest quarterly report. The same report predicts that all quarters of 2014 will hit...
The country is also increasingly working with Turkey on a number of ambitious energy projects, including a plans to build 1 GW of capacity and a 450-kilometer-long submarine electricity line connecting the two countries.
The European Renewable Energy Council (EREC) is to shut its doors today as the former representative body continues its fall into liquidation. The reason given for this was an ability to meet the costs of renting in central...
Germany's PV equipment and plant manufacturers are cautiously optimistic and expecting a 25 percent increase in revenue this year despite lacking a plan to ensure their competitiveness in the medium term.
The repercussions to the solar PV industry from Russia's annexation of Crimea will be felt from 21 March, according to an industry source speaking to pv magazine. This revelation comes as analysts IHS call the country's PV...
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