Latest headlines

Solar PV at grid parity in 80% of globe by 2017

The SHAMs CSP power tower.

A new report from a MENA region bank shows that solar will be at grid parity within two years in 80% of the world. The Middle East's leading bank, the NBAD, presented the report on Sunday, concluding that the recent DEWA solar...


LDK Solar emerges from bankruptcy

LDK Solar HQ, China.

The vertically integrated solar company closes US Chapters 15 and 11 bankruptcy proceedings at three of its U.S. subsidiaries, reaches final stages of $700m debt restructuring process.


Suncrest Solar set to expand with Tenaska investment

Suncrest Solar residential

The deal, which further underscores the potential of the U.S. residential solar market, will help Utah-based Suncrest to add seven new sales offices in California as well as 10 more throughout the United States.


Sunrun opens new design engineering center in California

Sunrun residential PV installation

The facility will tailor-make system designs for U.S. homeowners in an effort to meet growing residential demand, the company says.


Conergy UK creates rooftop division as British solar market matures

Conergy rooftop installation, France.

Strategy sign of wider reflection of the U.K. solar market's diversification as it looks to maintain growth in a post-ROC landscape.


SMA hits 1 GW O&M landmark

SMA technician inspects an installed central inverter.

The German inverter supplier has 840 MW of operational management contracts in North America alone, plans to further expand services in key markets.


SunEdison increases fourth-quarter sales, narrows loss

SunEdison worker, PV plant

Retaining projects rather than selling them resulted in continued operating losses for the leading U.S. solar company while lower selling prices led to a fall in revenue in its semiconductor materials business.


SolarEdge files for $125 million IPO

SolarEdge power optimizer.

The Israeli-headquartered power optimizer specialist filed an S-1 form with the SEC yesterday. Company's recent growth underpinned by strong U.S. consumer base.


Kaiser Permanente to inject solar power into its daily rounds

Kaiser Permanente's Recurrent Energy-installed rooftop system.

The non-profit healthcare provider makes pledge to purchase 70 MW of PV from NRG Renew, signs PPAs with NextEra Energy to lower its greenhouse gas emissions nationwide by 30%.


Tanzania announces One Million Solar Homes initiative

Tanzania-based Off Grid Electric

Commitments by the IFC, USAID, OPIC, Sunfunder, SNV and Off Grid Electric are expected to put Tanzania at the forefront of the U.S. Power Africa program.


Californian utility awarded $5m grant for solar microgrid expansion

San Diego, California.

San Diego Gas & Electric will use the monies awarded by the California Energy Commission to expand the Borrego Springs microgrid to enable it to operate entirely on renewable energy.


Duke Energy scouts out 50 MW of solar in North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina.

The utility has issued a request for proposals for new solar energy capacity in the state as it looks to add to its growing PV portfolio.


Lockheed Martin taps Advanced Roofing for PV plant in Florida

An artist rendering of Lockheed Martin's planned 2.25 MW carport in Clearwater, Florida.

The solar carport will be the largest privately held, non-utility owned solar energy array in the state.


M+W Group to shutter German semiconductor, PV unit

M+W Group headquarters, Stuttgart, Germany

The German engineering and construction giant is dissolving its semiconductor and photovoltaic plant construction division in Germany but will continue operations in other regions. Some 215 employees are affected by the move.


Canadian Solar enters UK solar market with 46 MW acquisition

Shawn Qu.

Deal sees the Ontario-headquartered solar company snap up six utility scale PV projects as the firm seeks larger portfolio in the U.K.'s growing market.


Lark Energy launches new commercial company

Lark Energy's 9 MW Hanson's Cement Works, Rutland, UK

One of the leading U.K. solar developers is branching out into the lucrative commercial rooftop sector, which the company describes as "rosy."


Page 4 of 369

Subscribe today!

Choose between a digital and print subscription from pv magazine publisher Solarpraxis AG’s online shop!

Photovoltaic jobs

Explore thousands of photovoltaic jobs to find your next job in the industry.

Newsletter

Keep your finger firmly on the photovoltaic pulse: sign up for our daily newsletter!

Press releases

Want to publish your press releases for free? Simply log in or register, enter the information you want to appear and we'll publish it for you!