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Policy uncertainty paralyzes large-scale Down Under

Sydney Harbour.

While rooftop solar is powering ahead, large-scale projects are at a standstill in Australia. Less than 200 MW of large-scale renewable projects were approved this year.


Italian PV companies head to Morocco

Morocco solar PV installation

Rome-based Kenergia is developing and coordinating the Solar Breeder project in Morocco. The program is seen as the starting point in a process of investments that will involve Italian companies, local banks, private investors...


Bosch Power Tec shutters inverter, storage plants in Germany

Bosch Power Tec string inverter

The company plans to bundle production and development of inverters and storage systems at its headquarters in Baden-Württemberg after closing facilities in Hamburg and Hessen.


French PV market grows during Q3 2014, but new applications slow

New data indicates that France installed 286 MW of solar PV during the most recent quarter, however the number of new feed-in tariff and interconnection applications are both declining.


UBS: Solar plus storage is already cost effective in Australia

GSES, UBSe solar-storage graph

A new study from investment bank UBS says solar plus storage already make economic sense for Australian households, a finding that could dramatically reshape the nature of the energy industry in the country.


Solarcentury wins approval for 28 MW solar farm in UK

Solarcentury community park solar farm, England

The Walkers Wood Solar Farm represents the largest PV installation to date for the U.K. solar company and its land and property consultancy partner, Savills.


Construction begins on 71 MW Argentinean PV fab

Schmid Group solar panel fab in Argentina

The foundation stone of a 71 MW ingot through module c-Si solar panel manufacturing facility has been laid in the San Juan province of Argentina. Local utility Energia Provincial Sociedad del Estado (EPSE) will operate the...


Sungage Financial secures $100 million for solar loan program

U.S. residential PV system

Following its participation in the CT Green Bank solar loan program, the Boston startup is aiming to expand residential solar loans on the East Coast.


SunPower buys SolarBridge Technologies

SolarBridge microinverter

The PV group, which is majority owned by French oil and gas giant Total, says SolarBridge's high-performance microinverter technology offers system design flexibility and a lower cost of installation.


European power prices up 6.5% in October due to scarce solar, wind output in Germany

Belectric 67.7 MW solar PV plant

German solar and wind output in October was down 22% year-on-year to 5.75 terawatt hours, according to Platts. German day-ahead power prices averaged EUR 35.42/MWh in October, the highest level since January and 2% higher than in...


Scatec Solar secures $100 million in financing for solar plants in Jordan

Linde solar plant, South Africa

The Norwegian company and its Jordanian partners will receiving funding from the EBRD and France's Proparco for the planned 43 MW of projects.


Utility SCE to deploy solar, storage and efficiency to meet electricity needs

New solar projects will join energy storage and other clean energy solutions as a major component of Southern California Edison's plan to meet electricity needs following the the shut-down of the San Onofre nuclear plant.


pv magazine weekly news roundup: Oct 31-Nov 7

Project Salvador by SunPower.

A busy week for solar saw SunPower connect the world's largest merchant PV plant in Chile, Brazil unveil its first solar-only federal auction, and German solar ambitions suffer yet another blow.


UK: Solar companies lose High Court battle

Solar park, U.K.

Challenge to DECC's decision to close the Renewable Obligation scheme two years early thrown out by High Court in London.


Neoen breaks ground on 300 MW French solar plant

Cestas, near Bordeaux.

The installation near Bordeaux will become the biggest solar park in Europe once complete in October 2015, and will swell France's solar output.


Solar supplies just 50 MW of SCE's 2.2 GW of new energy

Battery storage.

Latest power generation contracts illustrate just how far solar is lagging the 'dash for gas' Stateside. But utility commissioned five times its mandated amount of energy from storage.


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