The German equipment supplier is strengthening its focus on the solar segment with production machinery for both thin-film and crystalline cells amidst waning sales in the optical disc segment.
Both SMA Solar Technology AG and SolarEdge have reported strong quarterly results in recent weeks, which IHS Technology credits with their position in the U.S. inverter market.
Following the U.K. government's cuts for all forms of solar subsidy, the PV industry makes the case that rooftop PV, especially commercial, can still be a profitable investment.
The solar big guns were out in force this week as changes to the U.S. net metering landscape rolled into Nevada. Elsewhere, China proved its PV prowess, Japan saw a shakeup and Germany confirmed its relative demise.
The Tier-1 Chinese solar developer has secured a loan of approximately CNY 2 billion from the Chinese National Development Bank to help the firm pay down its debts.
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Statistics from National Energy Administration echo those published in January by state news agency Xinhua, confirming China is now the world's largest market for installed solar PV capacity.
The power optimizer specialists post record revenue of $124.8 million for the fiscal second quarter of 2016, shipping 416 MW of inverters to exceed market expectations.
While the World Bank says that the Noor 1 plant will bring down the cost of concentrating solar power, the future of the technology does not look promising.
The bill would require state regulators to account for the benefits of distributed solar before changing net metering valuations, and would prevent the sort of retroactive changes that Nevada has imposed.
Real estate investor in California has finalized acquisition of 3,500 acres of land across the state and, in doing so, has added 238 MW of existing clean energy capacity to its portfolio.
Ratings agency expects momentum from the Paris Agreement to motivate additional and repeat issuance of green bonds on a global scale, building on dramatic spike recorded in Q4 2015.
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The U.S. renewables developer agrees deal to sell its entire 198 MW solar PV portfolio in Japan for around $80 million while, closer to home, the company evaluates options that will see the Vivint acquisition finally closed.
The latest data from the U.S. Energy Department projects that utility-scale wind and solar will supply 5.2% and 0.8% of U.S. electricity in 2016, which will support an overall 9.5% growth in renewable generation.
The Nevada utility’s press statements had proposed allowing existing net metering customers to stay under the original “up to 20 years”, but the devil is in the details.
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