Legally binding target to cut carbon emissions by 80% will be upheld during the period 2023 to 2027, says U.K. Energy Secretary Ed Davey.
Major Australian financial services company, Investec has indicated that it will create a fund, which could accelerate utility-scale photovoltaics in the country.
Continuing falling photovoltaic prices, a shift in its core markets and cancelled supply contracts have all contributed to Sunways AG’s falling 2011 financials. However, it remains confident that new investor, LDK Solar, can...
NRG Energy, Inc. and GenOn Energy, Inc. have unveiled their plans to merge. The two companies signed a definitive agreement, under which they intend to combine their activities in a stock‐for‐stock tax‐free transaction. The...
Brazil's solar market will register a new milestone with the first unregulated commercial auction of solar power, planned for August 9 by Bioenergy, a Sao Paulo-based renewable energy developer and marketer.
Bloomberg has reported that SolarWorld AG has had its lenders agree to relax terms on €375 million (US$475 million) of loans, in the face of "challenging market conditions."
With a new energy framework only months away, photovoltaics is shaping up as the prime candidate to replace the nuclear reactors on which the country draws around 40 percent of its power.
German Federal Environment Minister, Peter Altmaier is for the implementation of anti-dumping lawsuits against Chinese manufacturers in the European context, should there be evidence of unfair competition.
New research published by IMS Research indicates that due to a surge in installations, the money set aside for Italy’s fifth Conto Energia will be insufficient to fund the scheme, and the Italian market will effectively be...
In another sign of the steady growth in the Australian solar market, figures released today show that more than 750,000 homes now feature photovoltaic arrays. This brings cumulative capacity, on residential rooftops, to 1.7 GW.
Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, have developed a highly transparent solar cell for building integration.
Turnabout is fair play—or rather, fair trade, according to China, which on July 20 announced that it would launch countervailing duty (CVD) and anti-dumping (AD) investigations against the U.S. solar industry, as well as an AD...
The U.S. Export-Import bank has authorized two loans worth US$57.3 million to support the development of three photovoltaic power plants in India, which will use First Solar thin film modules.
In the highly politicized debate surrounding renewable energy in the U.S., the closure of concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) manufacturer Amonix’s Nevada fab has cause much debate among lawmakers.
According to industry analyst, Jefferies, China is mulling the possibility of again raising its 2015 photovoltaic target to over 25 GW. Meanwhile, it says feed-in tariff troubles have arisen, which may affect internal rates of...
On the back of Abound’s bankruptcy announcement, the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has held a hearing, during which former executives testified. While the process has been branded an "Obama bashing"...
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