The key topics, themes and comment from the past three days of intense solar industry discussions in one of its most dynamic markets -- Japan.
pv magazine has learned the UK Government is likely to announce a feed-in tariff (FIT) review this April, with a view to implementing any changes in 2012. Up to 500 megawatts (MW) of new photovoltaic (PV) projects are also...
A new study has found that global investments in photovoltaic (PV) technology could double from €35 billion to €40 billion today, to over €70 billion in 2015.
Following a query from Germany’s green politician Hans-Josef Fell, it has become clear the Federal Government is not following an industrial policy strategy for the strengthening of the photovoltaics (PV) industry.
First Solar Inc. has completed the acquisition of Helios Energy's Amherstburg II Solar Project. First Solar will now sell it, along with a second project to Enbridge Inc., for around CAD$90 million.
The Louisiana Public Utility Commission (PUC) has ordered utilities in the U.S. state to implement an undifferentiated feed-in tariff (FIT) for a limited contract term of five years. This will make it nearly impossible to finance...
Jamie Hahn, managing director of Solis Partners talks to pv magazine about SRECs - their success in the New Jersey marketplace and the areas, such as their monetization, which still need development. He also presents his ideas on...
The EU’s renewable energy goals for 2010, which include power generated from photovoltaics, solar thermal and concentrating solar power, have fallen short of expectations.
Under a new agreement China-based Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. is to supply U.S. company SunEdison with 54 megawatts (MWs) of photovoltaic modules.
Germany’s SRU scientists have recommended that the country’s photovoltaics (PV) subsidies be fundamentally changed. They also demand that new installations be capped at a maximum of 1,000 megawatts (MWs).
In his State of the Union address this week, U.S. President Barack Obama said he was counting on solar energy as a key resource for the nation’s energy supply.
Spain’s Congress has passed the law which intents to cut the number of full load hours for existing photovoltaics (PV) installations reactively. Now the Senate may achieve some “palliative” corrections.
Following rapid growth in the country over the past few years, Angola is increasingly turning to renewable energy. Due to its cost effectiveness, photovoltaics (PV) is an attractive option.
Italy has officially* reported today that 1,850 megawatts (MWs) of new photovoltaics (PV) systems were installed in 2010, substantially exceeding industry estimates.
Sulfurcell is hoping to achieve 14 percent efficiency for its thin film photovoltaics modules after securing €18.8 million in equity funding.
A 30 megawatt (MW) photovoltaics (PV) facility, constructed by First Solar, has begun commercial operations in New Mexico, the U.S.
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