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Solar's big guns take aim at WEEE non-compliance culture

Recycling a solar module.

Compliance and waste management scheme PV Cycle, together with representatives of Trina Solar, SunPower, Solar Frontier, JinkoSolar, aleo solar and Conergy denounce solar "free-riders" that neglect their waste management...


50% lesser transmission charges for solar in Rajasthan

The Rajasthan Solar Association has stated that the transmission charges for inter-state open access solar projects will be halved. This reduction order has been passed by the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC)...


Solar alliance urges UK government to support small-scale FIT

David Cameron.

100-strong alliance of small businesses, retailers and local government representatives sign letter urging British Prime Minister to protect feed-in tariff ahead of review later this year.


Germany: 35% more PV storage installations

The number of subsidized solar power storage installations has increased by more than 35% in a year in Germany. Falling prices and the desire for energy independence are fuelling this high demand.


E.ON bets on US for bold solar push

Solar installation, U.S.

The German utility is eyeing expansion into the growing solar space of the U.S. as it pursues investment and development opportunities in PV.


"I am certainly not the solar industry gravedigger," says Asbeck

In a newspaper interview in Germany, SolarWorld's CEO and founder Frank Asbeck defended the crackdown on the Chinese competition with regards to dumping. Additionally, Asbeck criticized German politics which apparently ruined...


Idaho axes PURPA contract lengths in a bid to slow down solar

An enormous queue of solar projects in the state has prompted state regulator to cut contract lengths under a federal law requiring utilities to purchase power from renewable energy.


Elon Musk buys more SolarCity stock following hedge fund manager short

SolarCity stock has seen a series of ups and downs in recent days, falling to its lowest level since October 2013 over the weekend. However, the stock showed a modest recovery following Musk's move.


CIGS world-record holder, TSMC exits solar industry

CIGS thin film company TSMC will cease manufacturing activities at the end of August

Taiwan-based TSMC has announced it will exit the thin film industry, ceasing manufacturing activities at the end of August, due to the fact its "solar business is no longer economically sustainable." All product warranties will...


Tesla's Schröder moves back to Sonnenbatterie

Tesla's Country Director for Germany and Austria, Philipp Schröder will be making the switch back to Sonnenbatterie as Head of Operations and Marketing from October 1, 2015.


India: Another 750 MW up for auction

SECI (Solar Energy Corporation of India) will be holding auctions for a total of 750 MW of solar projects in Maharasthra and Gujarat.


Obama announces new support for clean energy

U.S. President Obama has announced a number of actions to support solar and other forms of clean energy including new funding for loan guarantees, federal support for PACE and more solar on military homes.


Market troubles hit solar stocks

Shares of publicly traded solar companies were already suffering from a faulty association with the price of oil, but the recent fall in global markets has furthered declines.


Sungevity's Kennedy moves to clean energy investment

Sungevity's co-founder and executive vice-president, Danny Kennedy will take on the position of managing director at CalCEF, a clean energy investment organisation based in California.


I Squared Capital to invest in India's Amplus

I Squared Capital will invest US$150 million in Indian solar project developer, Amplus Energy Solutions.


Solar panels for Canada's Little Buffalo

Little Buffalo, a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada is now home to a 20.8 kW solar PV installation. The Piitapan Solar Project has risen up as a viable and clean energy alternative in a landscape filled with oil sands.


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