Construction has begun and financing has been secured on one of first solar projects over 100 MW in Texas, as Southern Company acquires a majority stake.
The advanced energy storage system will optimize renewable energy generation at its water management facilities, providing "an added layer of protection" against power outages and make it easier to share renewable resources.
A leading Iranian energy official tells Bloomberg that an unnamed German company will build several solar power plants in the province of the nation's capital, Tehran.
IEA's World Energy Outlook 2015 acknowledges the increasing importance of non-hydro renewable energy, but retains unrealistically pessimistic estimates of cost reduction and future market growth.
Official government opinion poll on public attitudes to energy finds that solar is yet again the most popular, gaining 80% approval in poll that now tests mood of the nation every six, as opposed to three, months.
SunEdison reported a very strong quarter in its project business with far more solar and wind projects under construction than ever before at 2.9 GW, as the company shifts strategy.
Utility Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has filed for a new rate case, under which it plans to dramatically reduce compensation for PV system owners.
While the Clean Power Plan has been under attack in “red” states, a new coalition of some of the larger states and cities in the nation has thrown down the gauntlet.
SolarCity is seeking an injunction against Salt River Project for fees and changes to compensation for PV system owners, which it says has destroyed the solar market in SRP's service territory.
A coalition of environmental, faith, business, consumer and labor organizations have joined solar advocates to deliver a record number of petitions to California regulators in support of the policy.
Solar's continued price decline caught the headlines for various reasons: In India's Andhra Pradesht the winning tender was so cheap verging on 'unattractive', in the U.S. Enphase was forced to slash costs to stay competitive,...
Third quarter revenue is 39% increase on Q2, with U.S. market comprising 60% of sales over that period; module supply agreement for Thailand rises to 34 MW.
Study by the World Resources Institute finds that eight of the ten economies that lead the way in global emissions will double their use of renewable energy by 2030.
Lower Austria, home to 1.65 million people, is now sourcing all of its energy from renewable sources, led by hydroelectric but with wind, solar and biomass playing their part, officials say.
Report from United Nations finds that current efforts to tackle climate change will only achieve half of the reduction in greenhouse gases required if world is to keep temperature increase below 2c.
The U.S. solar industry organization says that if passed, the trade deal will generally be positive for solar. SEIA's position is at odds with that of many environmental groups.
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