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SolarEdge goes public, begins trading as SEDG

Today's unveiling of SolarEdge's IPO at the NASDAQ in New York.

The Israeli power optimizer specialist has today gone public on the NASDAQ, announces pricing of its initial public offering.


BBOXX announces Series B funding, continues off-grid gold rush

The DOEN Foundation and Bamboo Finance will focus on off-grid projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.


EU to raise minimum import price for Chinese solar modules

European Commission

A year after lowering the minimum import price, the European Commission is set to increase it back to its original level. The weak euro is one major reason for the move.


Jordan launches plan to install solar on 6,000 mosques

King Abdullah I Mosque in Amman, Jordan

The Jordanian government introduced net-metering regulations in 2012 that allow PV owners to sell solar power at a rate of nearly $0.18 per kilowatt hour. The country's mosques are expected to see huge savings and even solar...


Scatec Solar to invest $300 million in Egypt for up to 200 MW of solar

Cairo, Egypt

The Norwegian solar power producer is currently developing a 50 MW PV project in the country, where the government is looking to install 2.3 GW of solar power in the next two years.


Off-grid weekly digest

Azuri installation

pv magazine's weekly round-up examines the latest news from the globla off-grid sector.


Virginia lawmakers embrace solar

A solar installation in West Virginia.

Moves to stymie Clean Air Act defeated as Virginia legislators pass pro-solar measures. Non-residential net metering will double to 1 MW.


pv magazine weekly news digest

A whale, breaching.

Europe grabs the PV headlines this week as the EC finds three Chinese module suppliers in breach of minimum import pricing, Dutch authorities investigate possible import violations and two Swiss pilots capture our soaring solar...


Environmentalists voice fears over Indian budget

Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley.

Green groups say raising of renewable energy target is absurd as ministerial budget is slashed. Analysts say 10 GW market will be impossible without grid investment.


CEO Interview: Enphase goes big Down Under

Paul Nahi, President and CEO of Enphase Energy.

Enphase CEO and president Paul Nahi tells pv magazine that the company's recent activity in Australia's commercial rooftop sector is just the beginning of sustained expansion into the wider APAC region.


Innotech subsidiary files for bankruptcy

A Tripod Energy solar project in Italy.

Swedish subsidiary is insolvent. Innotech, which made two acquisitions in the last six months, refused to say what effect the insolvency would have on its business.


Russian developers call for state aid

The flag of Russia.

Projects are under threat because of plunging value of rouble against the dollar, say developers. Call for state to renegotiate terms of tenders.


Graphene solar could be a game-changer

Batteries.

Canadian company says UCLA graphene supercapacitor will enable generation, transfer and storage of solar energy in one device. Technology would also boast superfast charging in product free of toxic metals.


Solar and storage top US utilities' wish-list, says BNEF

Duke Energy.

Organizations and utilities keen on developing a renewable energy footprint overwhelmingly opt for solar PV and smart storage facilities, finds Bloomberg New Energy Finance.


Lark Energy given belated go-ahead for 24 MW UK solar farm

Eric Pickles.

Two years after the application was first submitted, planning permission now granted for solar farm following minister's change of heart.


JA Solar shipped 2.4 GW of modules in 2014

Module inspection, JA Solar.

Financial guidance reveals industry-leading 105% year-on-year increase in module shipments, driving net revenues to $1.8 billion for the year.


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