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NEXTracker on board 70 MW Moree solar plant in Australia

Moree Solar plant.

The tracking specialist will supply its state-of-the-art trackers to the 70 MW Moree Plains solar project in New South Wales, project is largest tracking solar installation in Australia.


World Energy report sees greatest expansion of renewables in China

China has recorded the greatest expansion in renewable energy globally and the largest energy savings, a World Bank report released today (Tuesday) said.


US: new DOE head "bullish" on solar power

A man in chair. He is famous.

In an online video posted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), incoming DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz has said that he is "bullish" on solar in the country. Moniz also said that the shale gas boom currently going on in the...


New Jersey to vote on $447 million for solar projects

New Jersey road sign

The U.S. state of New Jersey looks set to invest $447 million on PV projects, including a plan to transform unused landfills and abandoned industrial sites into 42 MW of solar farms.


Canadian Solar narrows Q1 loss as Asian business booms

Canada Solar CEO Shawn Qu

Canadian Solar’s saw sales in Asia skyrocket as it expands operations in the region. The move has helped reduce first quarter losses as business decreases in Europe and North America.


EU considers possibility of negotiated settlement with the U.S. for China solar trade dispute

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EU Trade commissioner Karel De Gucht met with Chinese vice minister of Commerce Zhong Shan for an informal meeting on Monday in Brussels to discuss the EU-China solar trade dispute, according to an EU statement released on...


New Minnesota law boosts solar industry

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The U.S. state of Minnesota has passed a law that will significantly expand the region's solar sector and lead to more than 450 MW of solar power by the end of the decade.


EU renewables target on track but needs €200 billion more

Battery storage.

The EU is on track to meet its target of generating 20% of its energy from renewables by 2020 but member states Latvia and Malta have been named and shamed as underperforming in the European Commission's latest progress report.


Second register for photovoltaic systems in Italy also not exhausted

italian sola park

Italy's network authority GSE has published the results for the invitations to tender for the second round of Conto Energia 5 sooner than expected. And as in the case of the first register the available capacity has not been...


Thai-based solar developer completes 84 MW PV plant in Lopburi

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Thai solar project developer Natural Energy Development Co. has announced the completion of its 84 MW photovoltaic plant in Lopburi, Thailand.


Nearly 20% of Australia’s PV home systems substandard, watchdog finds

Australian residential Perth

Up to 200,000 photovoltaic units on homes across Australia could be improperly installed and some even posing a danger, according to the country’s Clean Energy Regulator.


Affordable Solar, Sunnova launch leasing program in New Mexico

Albuguerque, New Mexico

Affordable Solar and Sunnova Energy Corp. are offering residents of New Mexico a new solar panel leasing program that promises fixed, long-term rates and lower prices than current electricity costs.


[UPDATE] Merkel and Li pledge to defuse EU-China solar trade dispute

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese premier Li Keqiang called for an end to the EU-China trade dispute at a joint press conference in Berlin yesterday (Sunday).


Yingli supplies panels for Malaysia's largest solar park

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Chinese manufacturer Yingli – which improved its first quarter module shipment forecast this week – will supply 10 MW of its YGE 60 Cell Series panels to project at Gemas, Negri Sembilan.


Aleo Solar starts talks with potential investors

Aleo Solar AG announced today it was currently holding initial talks with potential investors to sell Bosch's majority stake of the German photovoltaic manufacturer.


EC aims for investment pact with China

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The European Commission has proposed its member states open talks on an investment agreement with China despite the ongoing anti-dumping investigations between both parties.


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