SPI Energy has powered four distributed generation projects totaling 12.8 MW in Jiangsu, Jiangxi and Shandong provinces of China.
Despite some lower estimates by industry sources, IHS is standing by its earlier forecast for distributed PV installations in China this year.
The market is on the path for growth but still faces major hurdles: European equipment and inverter manufacturers in particular face intensifying Chinese competition, while the country's ambitious targets won't be reached unless...
Seen by the partners as another step towards energy alternatives for remote mining operations, the project will initially offset up to 20% of the existing grid demand and drastically reduce diesel usage.
Mid-scale solar farms, above 5 MW and below approximately 30 MW, are the group most at risk from DECC's recent proposals. After March 2015, this size category would be unable to access ROCs.
The Chinese group is aiming to develop 400 MW to 500 MW of downstream PV projects in 2014 and expects to realize its module shipment target of 3.6 GW to 3.8 GW in 2014.
PV players attending the SNEC PV Power Expo in Shanghai say a lack of regulations covering subsidies for distributed solar will keep installations from meeting the ambitious goal this year.
Barclays provided a £15 million loan towards the financing of three new solar parks in southwest England developed by British Solar Renewables.
An influx of new capital for centralized and distributed generation is boosting strong growth. PV systems are increasingly attracting investments from installers and utility companies as well as institutional investors, private...
The Swiss company's Indian subsidiary is forming a joint venture to produce a solar power management systems for its growing business in Asia and Africa.
More Chinese equipment and inverter manufacturers presented their products than previous years amidst growing optimism that China's young distributed PV power market will soon take off.
End-market demand could approach 50 GW this year if the leading suppliers achieve forecasted growth rates. Yingli is expected to top annual PV supplier shipment rankings for the third year in a row.
The solar asset manager expects to double its operational capacity in the U.K. in the next twelve months to some 200 MW. It's latest acquisition includes the 37 MW Kencot, Oxfordshire, PV farm.
Although condemning the alleged hacking as a "criminal act," SolarWorld's chief exec also describes it as "a big honor and a nod to our excellent technology."
Wind power bosses expect great things if Narendra Modi becomes prime minister. As chief minister of Gujarat, Modi pioneered the introduction of the country's first incentives for large-scale renewables.
The move is expected to facilitate sales of CSUN PV panels in the United States in view of the widespread use of Zep Solar mounting technology in the country.
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