The Colorado city of Fort Collins is quadrupling its solar capacity with a new power purchase pilot program that will add 5 MW of PV systems to meet 25% of its renewable energy goal for 2015.
The photovoltaic inverter market grew by 140 percent in 2010: Germany, Italy, the Czech Republic and France were cited as key markets. Meanwhile, for the first time, the top ten inverter suppliers were European. However, this...
The Italian regional governments will attempt to enforce less severe cuts than planned to the solar power incentives according to the head of the regional governments' congress Vasco Errani. Meanwhile, it remains uncertain if the...
Joining several other Asian countries, Malaysia's parliament has approved a sophisticated system of feed-in tariffs to develop its renewable energy resources.
Indian Tata Power has commissioned a three megawatts solar power plant in Maharashtra which the company states is going to be one of the largest solar plants in India.
The SEMI PV Group has announced the availability of "China's Solar Future - A Recommended China PV Policy Roadmap 2.0," a report containing specific recommendations for a Chinese photovoltaic policy roadmap.
The first energy co-op in Ottawa is seeking investors in solar projects for the city.
LDK Solar cut its forecast for the first quarter of the year from between $800 and $850 million to $745 to $755 million.
centrotherm photovoltaics and Kinetics Germany signed an agreement with the Algerian state utility Société Nationale de l'Electricité et du Gaz (Sonelgaz) for the development of an almost fully integrated solar module factory in...
German company Q-Cells is entering the Japanese photovoltaic residential market with integrated PV solutions. To facilitate this move, the company has set up Q-Cells Meister Club or QMC.
The irregular power supply in the northern region has propelled the Northern Central Railway (NCR) to use solar energy on a wider scale for operation of railway crossings.
Australia’s solar industry is keenly awaiting a number of governmental decisions as problems over pricing and available funds threaten a rethink on the country’s current system of rebates.
Anyone expecting a quick decision on Italy's draft decree will be sorely disappointed. The saga over solar incentives, which has been ongoing since February, took a new twist yesterday after it was reported that a key meeting has...
According to new research issued by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), there is "strong evidence" to suggest that homes which incorporate photovoltaic systems attract higher premiums than those which don’t.
The UK solar industry has hit following the government’s announcement of an early feed-in tariff review. A group of companies has filed a claim in the High Court for a Judicial Review against the Secretary of State for Energy and...
The Italian Government has released its solar regulation draft. Under it, support for rooftop systems remains strong. Large scale systems will be subject to an annual cap, the mechanism of which has been described as complicated....
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