The New York Solar Energy Industries Association has called on the state and federal governments in the US to focus future fundings and technical support on solar energy.
Newly installed PV capacity in Germany almost doubled in 2010. However, the solar subsidy cuts were not implemented without consequences. Almost 7,250 megawatts (MW) were installed, which is much less than originally expected by...
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. will develop a 10 megawatt (MW) solar installation in Tibet. When completed, it will reportedly be one of the highest positioned systems in the world, at 4,000 meters above sea level.
The UK Government has announced its plans to cut PV feed-in tariffs (FITs). Under the proposals, support for all new and standalone installations over 50 kilowatts (kW) will be reduced. The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has...
PV module quality, materials, production and market issues are set to be the themes of an upcoming workshop in Germany. A key discussion point will be the integration of quality measures into production lines.
First Solar, Inc. is to open an over 250 megawatt (MW) PV module manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona. Around $300 million is being invested into the project, while up to 600 jobs are expected to be created.
Xcel Energy and SunPower Corp. have completed a 19 megawatt (MW) PV power plant in Colorado, the U.S. In other news, SunPower is working on a 30 MW project.
A two megawatt (MW) solar project, which is distributed across 15 Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) sites in the U.S., has been completed.
Canadian Solar Inc. and SkyPower Limited will build a 10.5 megawatt (MW) solar park in Ontario. It is the third engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) agreement between the two companies
The upcoming election in the Australian state of New South Wales could see a substantial shift towards a more environmentally friendly power supply in the country’s most populous state, if the Green Party secures the votes that...
A conference in Paris highlighted the fact that opinion over the French Government’s decision to cut the country’s feed-in tariffs (FITs) is divided.
Following the explosions at several of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plants, and the uncertainty surrounding their safe shutdown, global calls for renewable energy to replace nuclear have been made. Solar stocks have also...
The world's so-called 'biggest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment', Ecobuild, closed its doors on another successful event. This year, PV was well represented, with a noticeable increase in...
Sanyo’s Hungarian subsidiary has officially opened its new 150 megawatt (MW) solar module production facility in Hungary. Around 300 jobs have been created.
As was reported on Tuesday, the French Government has issued new feed-in tariff guidelines. The tariff levels have now been published, and the 500 megawatt (MW) annual cap confirmed.
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