Japanese electronics corporation to begin selling home batteries across Europe, putting company in direct competition with Tesla, for whom it makes lithium-ion electric vehicle batteries.
Sunny skies and favorable conditions throughout the summer has boosted the total share of solar in the country's overall energy mix.
With this latest endeavor, the financial wizards at SolarCity have now initiated funds to finance over $9 billion in solar PV projects.
A recent ruling by the tax authority could clear up an area of legal uncertainty as to whether or not owners in community solar arrays can access the 30% federal tax credit.
The 180 MW factory is located in the state of São Paulo, as the largest PV factory inaugurated in the nation to date.
GTM Research's latest numbers indicate a strong second quarter for all grid-tied energy storage market segments, with record deployment behind-the-meter. However, the best is yet to come.
GTM Research senior solar analyst Mohit Anand says that international suppliers such as JA Solar and Trina are gaining confidence in India's home solar market.
South Korean solar firm secures two large-scale solar farms in the U.K.; agrees 15-year power purchase agreement with EDF Energy.
Chinese solar firm reports revenue for first six months of the year of $44 million, but profits decrease 26% to $40 million compared to the same period in 2014.
Italian developer will invest $600 million in development of 553 MW of new solar PV capacity awarded under Brazil's latest solar tender.
Ernest Moniz says the Obama administration backs Democrats' calls for an extension of the Federal ITC, but stresses the solar industry will grow even without further subsidy.
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.
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