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Ciel et Terre, GermanSolar Asia to build 5MW floating PV project in Taiwan

The two companies expect to finish the first phase of the project — Taiwan’s first floating solar array — in June 2017.

Global investment in clean energy tumbles 43% y/y in Q3, says BNEF

Solar installation.

Report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance reveals investment in renewables and smart energy technologies reached just $42.4 billion in third quarter, which is a sizable drop on the same period last year.

World now far less wasteful with energy, finds IEA report

Smart use of energy.

The International Energy Agency says that energy efficiency drives are beginning to have a positive impact, saving $540bn last year, but more vigorous policies required in order to meet climate goals.

First solar connects 52.5 MW solar PV plant in Jordan

The Shams Ma'an plant in Jordan.

The Shams Ma'an Plant now meets 1% of Jordan's total power generation capacity, and bolsters the nation's embrace of solar power.

Boom time: the pv magazine USA week in review

It’s a complicated time in the U.S. solar industry, with a booming market, especially for utility-scale solar and increasing public interest, but also collapsed PV module prices and shifts in production.

Cease coal imports, embrace affordable solar, urges Indian power minister

Piyush Goyal.

Piyush Goyal uses platform at two-day energy and mines conference to urge power generating companies to no longer import coal, calls for better balance with affordable renewables, such as solar.

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Solar installation in Europe.

A week in which Europe showed its solar strength, the U.S. flashed its impressive PV pipeline, and pv magazine’s video content proved a hit.

Canada's Alberta government aims for 50% solar power

Moraine Lake in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.

Government of Alberta posts request for information to explore the possibility of using solar energy to meet half of its energy needs, replacing existing green energy contracts that are set to expire.

Energy storage on the rise: New videos from pv magazine LIVE

We bring you interviews with Sonnen, Enphase and Ideal Power from the SPI 2016 trade show

Clean Energy Live: UK energy minister gives no clues where UK energy is heading

Clean Energy Live 2016. Image by Ilias Tsagas.

The U.K.'s energy minister Baroness Neville-Rolfe disappointed yesterday when addressing the Clean Energy Live show that is taking place in Birmingham, England. Apart from the usual political jargon, her speech offered no clues...

GCL increases shipments of E-KwBe batteries to Australian market

GCL_SI's E-KwBe battery joins the rush of storage systems flooding the Australian market as demand for such technology soars.

The Chinese solar and clean energy specialist is to ship a further 1,000 of its E-KwBe energy storage units Down Under in order to meet growing demand for scalable home storage in the country.

JA Solar announces facility expansion in Malaysia

JA Solar module inspection. Image: JA Solar.

The Chinese PV manufacturer initiated its Phase Two expansion at its 400 MW production facility on the Malaysian island of Penang, which should increase the production capacity to 1 GW per year, as it continues its global...

All Energy 2016: Five key takeaways

All Energy Australia 2016 conference. Image by Jonathan Gifford.

A utility scale segment bursting to life, battery storage providers of all sizes moving in amongst the backdrop of a fierce political debate about the role of renewables in a historic blackout: This week's All Energy trade show...

GT appoints Greg Knight CEO, reinforces focus on polysilicon

Image: GT Advanced Technologies

The solar and polysilicon equipment maker hasn’t said what will become of its Merlin cell interconnection technology or its Hyperion ion implant technology.

Centrotherm narrows outlook as customers delay orders

centrotherm's management board believes that its previous Q3 and Q4 earnings are now no longer sustainable.

German solar equipment manufacturer says it can no longer sustain its earnings forecast for the year as steep declines in the price of solar cells prompt investors to postpone investments in production equipment.

05. October 2016 | | Comment now

Over 10 GW of utility-scale solar is under construction in the United States

Eight states have more than 400 MW-DC of projects under construction each, showing increasing market diversification.

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