Nice Grid pilot storage project by EDF's power grid unit ERDF reveals that the economic model of storage technology is not yet viable across most of Europe's main grids.
First Solar will sell its 50 MW solar project portfolio in Canada to an investment group led by GE Energy Financial Services, marking the first project deal between the firms since announcing their financial partnership.
Tier one photovoltaic manufacturers are expected to access underutilized capacity to meet demand through 2014, further depressing the solar photovoltaic equipment market, NPD Solarbuzz reports.
The Arizona subsidiary of Berlin-based Solon has beefed up its management with former SunPower and PsomasFMG directors to oversee project finance and procurement and acquisitions.
A Singapore company has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for the installation of solar street lights along the roads in three Cambodian villages.
Construction of photovoltaic projects boosted the Israeli group's revenue in the second quarter. The renewable energy division was one of Shikun & Binui's strongest growing corporate segments.
Portugal-based photovoltaic developer Martifer Solar will develop 50 MW in the U.K. The projects will have an average size of 10 MW and will be located across five counties in the south of the country.
The European Investment Bank has unveiled a funding program to support investment in renewable energy in six Central American countries. Costa Rica's ICE has already begun commercial and off-grid PV programs.
PV capacity continues to grow in India. The state of Andhra Pradesh has unveiled a net metering incentive program for both grid-connected and off-grid installations. Across the country, PV capacity grew by nearly 80 MW in July.
Hong Kong-based PV developer Goldpoly has signed a deal with GD Solar and other companies to purchase new solar power plants in China with an electricity generation capacity of 400 MW.
Brazilian government has rescheduled to November 18 the renewable energy auction A-3, in which solar energy will participate for the first time. The previous date was October 25.
U.S. photovoltaic developer SunEdison announced today that its board of directors has unanimously decided to spin off its semiconductor operations, forming a new company SunEdison Semiconductor Inc. A minority stake in the...
Norway’s Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) has proposed three new bond repurchase options today, pursuant on the company successfully splitting its operations silicon operations from its downstream solar business.
The Swiss Solar Energy Professional Association (Swissolar) calls the government's plans for PV "catastrophic". Feed-in tariffs, payment duration and the separate category for integrated PV systems are on the chopping block....
The 110 MW AC (143 MWp) Catalina solar power plant has been completed, in Kern County, Southern California. Bechtel was the EPC on the project.
The rapid growth of intelligent power systems for solar systems has been predicted in a new study from MarketsandMarkets. The report forecasts that the industry segment will grow from $6.51 billion in 2013 to over $15 billion in...
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