Solar power generation in the U.S. more than doubled in the first half of 2014. Overall, electrical generation from non-hydro renewables increased 10.4% year on year.
A quick look back at the biggest solar news stories that have grabbed our attention over these past seven days.
The German solar company shipped 357 MW of solar wafers, modules, cells and kits in the first six months of 2014, but revenue of $305 million fell short of target.
South Carolina-based Palmetto Group launches online investment platform that enables individuals and companies to invest in solar power projects across the U.S.
The EIB has provided a $100 million loan to public utility Eskom. The CSP plant is located near Upington, in the Northern Cape.
As the U.S.-China trade war trundles on, China's Ministry of Commerce has said that it will seek to close a loophole that permits duty-free polysilicon from the U.S., EU and South Korea.
Marina Silva, the running mate of Brazilian socialist presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, killed in a plane crash on Wednesday, has yet to announce whether she will replace the former governor of Pernambuco in the race. The...
Revenue hits $104 million in the first half of 2014, largely driven by centrotherm's polysilicon factory in Qatar. Board anticipates tough market environment for second half.
A year-over-year doubling in revenues in the company's PV equipment division still leaves EES far below volumes in 2010 and 2011. The division returned to profitability in the previous quarter.
Sweeping energy reforms signed into law this week include multiple changes to the electricity sector, many of which favor solar and other renewable energies.
The U.S. energy group is taking a bold step into the mobile solar business with the purchase of the Utah-based maker of personal solar products.
The acquisition will give the U.S. encapsulant manufacturer a major beachhead in China's growing PV market. For STR shareholdders, the deal could mean a $22.6 million dividend windfall.
The deal provides the Australian company with a beachhead in the growing Thai market and an additional 100 MW pipeline. Environmental Engineering in turn has the right to use the Westinghouse Solar brand.
Owners of PV plants bigger than 900 kW face minimum losses of about 8% as a result of new legislation passed by the Italian government last week.
Interview: pv magazine speaks with Mounting Systems Managing Director Stefan Spork about the company's new ownership structure and its continuing internationalization strategy.
In an effort to shore up local PV manufacturing, Brazil's development bank has set local content requirements for solar projects which it will finance in Brazil's first national solar-only auction.
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