The new plant will provide 35 percent of the Arizona military base's electricity demand. The U.S. Air Force is working to increase its use of renewable electricity to 25 percent by 2025.
Lower sales in the company's solar division and falling semiconductor material prices, coupled with high charges related to a facility closure, contributed to its profit plunge.
Developer First Solar has agreed to undertake significant project design changes and mitigation measures to minimize impacts to wildlife, including the endangered desert tortoise.
Heterojunction silicon technology offers a higher level of efficiency than standard cells and a simpler production process. It also boasts remarkable temperature characteristics and low-cost mass production of PV modules.
The German company expects improved sales and shipments in the next two years, with a possible pre-tax profit in 2015, but the forecast remains conditional and subject to change.
Residential rooftop solar systems are getting a new look from Dutch construction company BAM Woningbouw and German manufacturer Renusol.
The search engine giants have given financial backing to SolarAid to assess the impact solar power can play in alleviating poverty in Africa.
The Spain-based renewable energy company has broken ground on 30 MW of solar projects located in Southern California.
The new plants will double the country's solar energy capacity, putting it in line to reach its 2017 target of 10 GW.
Representatives from the Ontario city were in Berlin this week to garner insight into Germany's renewable energy best practice.
Only the U.K. and Bulgaria transposed the latest Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE) on PV modules into national law before the Feb. 14 deadline.
While industry watchers see increasing foreign interest in Russia's growing solar market, tough local content requirements could dampen investment.
The consortium is being led by Norway's Scatec Solar and Dutch developer Gigawatt Global Cooperatief, with additional funding from U.K., U.S., Finnish and Austrian governments.
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