A total of 1.4 GW of projects were put forward under the 200 MW tender, with energy storage projects taking positive steps forward, says Renewable Energy Agency.
Recent political clashes pushed renewable energy to the back burner, but the new energy boss plans to reignite the sector.
The Energy Information Administration's generation projections through to 2040 expect solar power to account for nearly half of new renewable energy capacity.
The group has secured funding from the German government to design, install and operate a PV battery power supply for a broadcast antenna in Australia operated by communications infrastructure provider BAI.
Turkey's electricity consumption scored an all time record last week, highlighting the country's thirst for new power capacity. Yet renewable power development plods slowly onwards.
GTM Research and PV Evolution Labs have released the results of new tests on PV module reliability performance, which paint a complex picture of reliability factors.
Financial services will include merger and acquisition financing, supply chain financing, bridge loans, letters of guarantee, trade financing and project financing, particularly for distributed PV projects.
Former energy and climate change minister Greg Barker was a staunch solar ally, say leading commentators on U.K. renewable energy.
Spain's cabinet recently approved a new renewable energy law which aims to implement previous PV guidelines. PV advocates say the law creates payment confusion, scares investors and punishes existing installations.
The company's latest report shows solar representing the largest amount of peak capacity in Hawaii, but California is still the leader overall in clean technology and investment.
The automotive market is displacing consumer electronics as the biggest user of energy storage, which will lead to further scale and cost reductions, according to Lux Research.
Industry experts and leading U.S. solar companies do not expect any immediate or seismic fallout following the announcement that the WTO has upheld parts of China's counter-claim.
The solar silicon producer is in currently in negotiations with the government of Iceland over incentives, and expects to break ground later in 2014.
The German chemical giant is looking to establish plants with capacities of more than 20,000 metric tons planned. For GCL-Poly, the collaboration will help diversify its silicon products and boost competitiveness.
As China's solar inverter market expanded to nearly $800 million in 2013, demand has been driven by domestic suppliers, according to IHS.
Officials in the Indian city are considering adopting the successful rent-a-roof solar scheme launched by current PM Narendra Modi in Gujarat in 2011.
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