A quick look back at the biggest solar news stories that have grabbed our attention over these past seven days.
GTM Research finds that SolarCity has again increased its market share, under a trend of ongoing consolidation by the largest companies in the U.S. residential market.
The German renewable energy group says the addition of Martifer Solar USA will advance its PV project activities in the U.S., where it is already active in the wind farm sector.
Third-party-owned solar companies are fighting back against the second additional cost that the government of Arizona has imposed on distributed solar PV in two years.
The European Court of Justice said domestic subsidies were justified for environmental protection, but ruled that individual nations are not be obligated to subsidize green energy generated in other EU member states.
Solar power in California sets new one-day record of 4.76 GW in June as Texas joins the ranks of the renewables big league, powered largely by wind.
The newly-constituted CPIA will pursue a 'free and fair trade environment for Chinese PV'. The head of Trina Solar has been elected to lead the organization for five years.
While the U.K.'s main energy companies are accused of profiteering, solar has assumed a larger role in the country's energy landscape despite impending subsidy cuts.
The Australian solar industry has welcomed the announcement today by businessman turned politician Clive Palmer that he will support the Renewable Energy Target (RET). The votes of Mr Palmer’s political party to maintain the RET,...
India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has released figures that show only 297 MW of the country's 1.38 GW solar cell production capacity is currently under operation. The situation is only slightly better for the solar...
The peak body representing Germany's renewable energy industry, the Bundesverband Erneuerbare Energie (BEE), has slammed the "reboot" of the EEG – the legislation underpinning renewable energy development in the country. The BEE...
Some homeowners in the U.S. have reportedly had to lower the asking price of their property as buyers are reluctant to take on 'unfamiliar' solar leasing contracts.
The latest figures show solar - with 907 MW - was the biggest renewable energy contributor to new electricity generation capacity in the US in the first five months of this year. Five solar projects added 156 MW in May.
Solar crowdfunder Mosaic is encouraging Americans to nominate community buildings on which they would like to see solar installed, on its #PutSolarOnIt national day of action today.
Solar energy demand in major and emerging end markets has finally closed the gap with the industry's overcapacity. After two years of belt-tightening, here's what the future holds for PV manufacturers.
Following the news that SolarCity had purchased solar panel maker Silevo, solar panel stocks around the world enjoyed a notable surge.
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