Thailand: Large-scale solar farms that do not come online within the required time frame could have their contracts to sell power to the government scrapped. The government may instead purchase PV from residential suppliers.
By doubling the size of projects for which FITs are available, the Turkish government has finally fired the starting gun on solar. 'We have been waiting five years for this.' says Enerparc's Ertug Babatas.
Stefan Rinck, President and CEO of Singulus Technologies, talks about the market for photovoltaic machine manufacturers and a new product which can increase the efficiency of cells.
An investigation has been launched by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) into why only one-in-ten approved PV projects in Japan has been built. Possible sanctions for deliberate delays could include withdrawal...
While the Australian PV market continues to be dominated by the residential market segment, the unique challenges in developing large scale solar in the country have emerged at the All Energy trade show and conference currently...
EU trade commissioner Karel de Gucht skirted around the ongoing Chinese anti subsidy case when he spoke to the European parliament in support of an EU-China investment deal. Anti subsidy findings are due to be made available any...
pv magazine's Michael Fuhs spoke to Jenny Chase, of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, to get the story behind the latest solar figures and find out why she thinks solar is a commodity, not a high-tech industry.
Chairman Zhu Gongshan and his son, and company director, Zhu Yufeng, are being investigated by the poly manufacturer for a potential breach of non-competition agreements. The enquiry relates to interests in two Chinese...
U.K. approves two separate solar PV projects, totaling 36 MW and 20 MW, with construction set to begin imminently. The U.K.'s department of energy also revealed the country installed 707 MW in the first half of 2013.
Plans for a 4 GW solar PV farm to be built by 2020 and sell solar power for just $89 MWh put in place by six state-owned companies.
A decline in wind projects, easing of international trade tensions and a number of acquisitions and partnerships that continue to enhance the popularity of solar have all factored in a boost for solar company shares.
Germany added more than 10,000 PV installations with a total capacity of 291.64 MW in August. Starting October, FITs for PV systems between 1 and 10 MW will fall for the first time below EUR 0.10 per kilowatt hour.
Solar product makers in China continue to reap the benefits of a government eager to prop up a troubled industry. Beijing is now offering tax rebates to manufacturers in an effort to assist the struggling sector.
Winds of change blow through renewable energy sector as installed solar power set to outdo wind in 2013, according to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) study.
The proposal by the U.S. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) aimed at ending the solar trade row appears to be gaining momentum and winning the support of key lawmakers. SolarWorld executive remain skeptical, however.
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