The EU anti-dumping Committee met on Wednesday to discuss the EU’s Commission’s plans to impose AD duties on Chinese solar imports of an average 47%, but no results were reached. The EU member states now have until May 24 to...
China-based manufacturer Lightway Solar has recently received approval from China's Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) to develop 50 MW of photovoltaic plants in Prundu, Romania.
The EU trade chief is expected to propose anti-dumping (AD) duties on Chinese photovoltaic imports to the EU Commission on Wednesday. The levies are likely to be set at 30% or higher.
The Central American country is gearing up to approve a regulation, which aims to support solar energy installations.
The latest statistics show that 68.3 MW worth of solar projects are currently under construction in Chile, compared to just 3.3 MW in February. Meanwhile, renewables accounted for 5.25% of the country’s energy mix in Q1.
The changing balance of power in the global solar marketplace – with the emphasis shifting from the EU to Asia and the Americas – has been emphasized by a new set of European statistics.
The U.S. Department of Energy is making up to US$7 million available for clean energy projects on tribal land.
Malta has launched a photovoltaic subsidy and rebate scheme worth €21 million, according to local media. The fund is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and will pay a FIT rate of €0.22/kWh.
It has been largely agreed that Qatar Solar Technologies will step in to save SolarWorld AG, according to reports. The details are expected to be published at the German photovoltaic company’s EGM.
The U.K. has published its new FIT rates, due to take effect in July. The country’s 2012 energy statistics have also been released. According to the figures, 3.2% of energy was generated from PV, while renewables accounted for...
Centrotherm has sold subsidiary GP Solar to German software company Isra Vision AG. Meanwhile, the company's insolvency proceedings at the Ulm District Court are expected to be completed by the end of this month.
According to reports, Spain is considering cuts to renewable energy totaling around €1 billion under the energy reform expected this June.
IHS has released its latest PV inverters quarterly report. Despite indications of industry consolidation, the top ten largest PV inverter suppliers saw their market share fall from 62% in 2011 to 56% in 2012.
The U.S. Bureau of Land management (BLM) has issued a regulation, which will provide solar and wind energy project developers with the possibility of right-of-way applications to temporarily give them the right to use public...
A power-to-gas research project has been launched in Germany. A research network of institutes and companies will evaluate the capability of long-term storage technologies in a 100% renewable energy electricity scenario.
Chinese photovoltaic module suppliers continue to dominate global supply, as they try to expand their market share overseas, according to NPD Solarbuzz. Overall, it says the top 20 suppliers accounted for nearly 70% of global...
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