Piyush Goyal believes a solar-led transformation of India's energy landscape is imminent, but warns coal use will also increase as the country expands its grid.
Through Asia Pacific Resources Development Investment (APRD), Cheng has announced plans to deploy geothermal energy, electric vehicles, LEDs and energy storage on an unprecedented scale at an investment conference in New York....
Report from NPD Solarbuzz finds a pipeline of 22 GW, with 1 GW of solar projects under construction and 5 GW almost ready to break ground.
New York will provide an estimated US$94 million in incentives for 142 PV projects at businesses, schools and universities, government buildings and non-profits, which were awarded through a competitive solicitation.
The Chinese PV cell maker credits “proprietary light trapping and surface passivation technologies” for its world record cell. NPD Solarbuzz says this is part of a breakthrough into higher efficiencies for multicrystalline...
Aimed at increasing access to sustainable energy sources globally, the EU will allocate more than EUR 3.3 billion ($4.2 billion) in grants in the next six years. Some EUR 2 billion will benefit African countries.
Despite the self-congratulatory mood, critics attack gathering of 120 world leaders for failing to rise to the challenge of climate change.
Despite a slow first half of the year, Mercom Capital has raised its forecast for global PV installations to 48 GW, as the second year of accelerating market growth.
If John D. Rockefeller were alive today, "as an astute businessman looking out to the future, he would be moving out of fossil fuels and investing in clean, renewable energy," says Stephen Heintz, president of the Rockefeller...
Scientists at Stuttgart's Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research have regained the gong for CIGS efficiency, improving upon the previous record of 21%.
Good news from Italy and India, astonishing news about sunlight levels and the solar cell coming to a printer near you but it's all too late for one US state. We should have listened to Barry...
The latest report by Berkeley Lab shows that installed PV costs in the United States fell 12-15% during 2013, despite a stabilization in PV module costs. However, America still has the highest installed costs among major markets...
Regulators at the California Energy Commission have recommended approval of a new plan for the Palen solar CSP project with a single solar tower and reduced acreage. A final decision on the controversial project will be made on...
Interview: Otto Preiss, the Group Senior Vice President and Head of Business Unit Power Conversion, spoke to pv magazine about the growing opportunities in the transition of the utility sector, the growing significance of...
Following on its February RFP, Duke has announced that it will acquire and construct three PV plants totaling 128 MW, including the largest PV project east of the Mississippi River, and sign PPAs with another five totaling 150...
French, Swedish, Italian and Greek companies this week signed contracts to install underground and subsea cabling to connect the Cyclades to the mainland grid. The connections will boost solar project development in the isalnds.
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