By the end of the third quarter the U.S. had added more than 100 MW of energy storage capacity for the year, with more than 60 MW coming online in the third quarter, GTM Research finds.
Canadian Solar's apparent victory in its legal dispute with LDK Solar has been overturned by the court that awarded it. The dispute relates to wafer supply contracts which LDK says Canadian Solar broke.
Regional appetite for solar power and growing awareness of environmental issues has prompted Asian governments to support the materials industry, which is now worth $1.94 billion, the analysts report.
The installation will become the biggest single solar project in the company's history, and will be located in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province.
VW-owned SEAT has completed the installation of 53,000 solar panels on a rooftop array at its Martorell factory in Spain.
Germany's new coalition government plans to cap the country's renewable energy target. Renewable energy and environmental groups are condemning the decision, arguing it would turn the country's energy transition on its head.
The coalition of more than 11,000 citizens and 280 businesses is calling on Colorado state officials to ramp up rooftop solar installations, with a target of 1 million solar roofs by 2030.
The recently released Renewable Energy Data Book details how the industry grew in 2012, revealing a particularly strong showing for solar.
The Hong Kong-based solar power investment company plans to develop 400 MW PV power generation projects in China over the next three years.
The Chinese thin film powerhouse, owner of U.S. firms MiaSole and Global Solar Energy, Engensa in the U.K. and Germany's Solibro, plans to invest $2 billion to develop 1 GW of RE projects in Greece.
The PV Parity Project, which aims to increase PV penetration in the EU, is ending its campaign with an argument for stronger support for self-consumers to ensure greater competitiveness.
The provisional duties vary between 17.1% and 42.1% depending on each Chinese company's cooperation with the investigation. The tariffs are due to take effect tomorrow, Nov. 28.
The Shanghai-based group said shipments exceeded forecasts due to an improved macro environment and increased business across key territories, particularly in the United States, where shipments tripled sequentially.
Solar energy projects provided all of the United States' new energy capacity in October. The First Solar-built 139 MW Campo Verde in California was the biggest solar farm to go online.
The Germany-based research institute becomes one of only three non-American research partners on the SunShot program, which aims to lower the electricity generation costs of solar energy in the U.S.
Freshkills Park, located on New York City's Staten Island, has been chosen as the location for the facility, which will become the largest solar energy project in New York.
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