The southern African country is embracing renewable energy as it seeks to meet growing demand for power. While the new scheme may attract investors, it will also mean higher electricity prices for consumers.
Intel's spinoff company SpectraWatt is apparently on the brink of shutting down according to reports. The crystalline-silicon cell manufacturer will be laying off more than 100 employees in March next year.
AU Optronics (AUO) is ready to expand into the British market after its EcoDuo PM 220 solar module received the UK Microgeneration Scheme (MCS) certificate.
Japanese electronics company Kyocera has announced it is hoping to reach one gigawatt (GW) of solar module production capacity by March 31, 2013.
SunEdison LLC has secured a three-year, USD$50 million construction revolver* with Rabobank International.
Heinz Ossenbrink of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has been named as next year’s European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference (EU PVSEC) chairman.
New research has revealed that shipments of photovoltaic (PV) modules increased by 20 percent in the third quarter of this year, in order to reach 5.4 gigawatts.
The U.S.-based New York Solar Energy Industries Association (NYSEIA) has said it wants to install 5,000 megawatts (MWs) of photovoltaics (PV) in New York by 2025.
More funds are pumped into the solar industry aimed to help several East Tennessee businesses expand operations and target new customers.
The interest in photovoltaic systems in India is enormous. However, it requires crossing quite a few hurdles to meet the ambitious targets of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission. This was highlighted at the Intersolar...
Contrary to what was previously expected, the massive ammendments of feed-in tariffs (FITs) in Spain will not come into effect until the second quarter of 2011.
The Bulgarian government has announced that a renewable energy source act would be finalized and released within the next two weeks.
The California Energy Commission has approved two more large scale solar power projects in the desert, adding to the already approved seven projects since August end.
The Czech President Vaclav Klaus has approved a retroactive solar tax for solar power plants in the Czech Republic in spite of fears of possible arbitrages and protests by several members of European Photovoltaics Association...
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research have released a comprehensive study that shows that the U.S. are major net exporters of solar energy products.
Longmont based Abound Solar Manufacturing has finalised the loan from the U.S. Department of Energy under the federal Recovery Act project.
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