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Kyocera, SPCG complete 257 MW of solar farms in Thailand

Kyocera, SPCG 7.46 MW plant in Korat, Thailand

One of the largest in Southeast Asia, the solar power project will produce enough electricity to power 287,500 local households.


Canadian Solar supplies modules for 100 MW Ontario PV plant

Ontario flag.

The solar developer will supply more than 450,000 modules for the project, as well as providing engineering, procurement and construction services.


Suniva adds 200 MW module capacity

A PV installation.

American high efficiency mono and polycrystalline cell and module manufacturer Suniva has announced that it will begin construction of a new 200 MW manufacturing facility, in the state of Michigan. Suniva will begin construction...


What does a Juncker presidency mean for renewables in Europe?

Jean-Claude Juncker

EPIA CEO James Watson says deeds, not rhetoric, will determine Jean-Claude Juncker's impact on the development of renewable energy in the European Union.


UK renewables sector cheers carbon budget decision

Ed Davey, Nick Clegg

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.


India's national solar mission back on track

Delhi, India

The Indian government has issued guidelines for the installation of up to 1.5 GW of solar power plants -- the largest tender issued so far -- as part of the second phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM).


WindStream Technologies installs world's largest wind-solar project in Jamaica

WindStream Technologies SolarMill installation, Kingston, Jamaica

Employing the company's hybrid SolarMills, the 80 kW installation will generate more than 106,000 kilowatt hours a year for leading Kingston law firm Myers, Fletcher & Gordon.


Singapore removes solar energy grid cap

Electricity pylon.

The country's Energy Market Authority has announced that the 600 MWp 'hard cap' on solar energy will be replaced by a dynamic pathway that will allow more solar to be fed to the grid.


Chile's capacity of solar PV under construction nearly triples in one month

The latest report from the Center for Renewable Energy has found a huge jump in project starts over the last month. These numbers are similar to GTM Research's estimates.


SolarWorld restructuring triggers 50 MW supply deal

Frank Asbeck of SolarWorld.

Satisfactory resolution of the company's annual general meeting 2014 culminates in the announcement of a 50 MW solar module delivery order.


Renowned environmentalist challenges UK's commercial solar sector

Commercial rooftop installation.

Growth of the U.K.'s commercial rooftop solar sector is hindered by a lack of governmental appetite for the segment, argues Jeremy Leggett.


Italy: MegaCell to invest EUR 10 million in former Helios cell fab

MegaCell's Franco Traverso

Franco Traverso's recently launched company will begin manufacturing new high-efficiency bifacial solar cells by the end of 2014, reaching an annual capacity of 80 MW next year.


Australia: scrapping of carbon tax unlikely to stop solar

A solar array on Australia's Parliament House.

The Australian Federal Parliament voted to scrap the country's carbon price last week, causing concerns as to the future of PV in the country. However, the Australian Solar Council says that the move won't halt the growth of...


Giant PV duck energizes Copenhagen design competition

Energy Duck

The Land Art Generator Initiative seeks to promote collective action in support of reneawble energy. The Energy Duck would generate electricity 24 hours a day and serve as an educational visitor center.


Trading begins for SunEdison yieldco

Gross proceeds of at least US$500 million are expected from TerraForm Power's IPO. The company has an initial portfolio of 808 MW of solar PV projects in three continents.


Q CELLS products unaffected by Kyocera case, company announces

Hanwha Q CELLS HQ.

Hanwha Q CELLS Japan reassures customers that its products, applications and solutions are not subject to the lawsuit filed against the company by Kyocera.


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