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TerraForm Power gives January deadline for bids, warns shareholders about its ability to continue

The yieldco says that bidders must provide firm pricing by a defined date in January, as it allows the offer of an expedited takeover by Brookfield and Appaloosa to lapse.


Energy storage on the rise: New videos from pv magazine LIVE

We bring you interviews with Sonnen, Enphase and Ideal Power from the SPI 2016 trade show


All Energy 2016: Five key takeaways

All Energy Australia 2016 conference. Image by Jonathan Gifford.

A utility scale segment bursting to life, battery storage providers of all sizes moving in amongst the backdrop of a fierce political debate about the role of renewables in a historic blackout: This week's All Energy trade show...


Video: LG introduces two new high-power PV modules for the U.S. market

In this interview with pv magazine LIVE, LG presents a new back-contact module for the residential market, as well as new modules for the utility-scale space.


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Over 10 GW of utility-scale solar is under construction in the United States

Eight states have more than 400 MW-DC of projects under construction each, showing increasing market diversification.


Obama touts success of solar at SXSL event

Image: White House

The president and Climate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe also spoke about the need for energy storage at the event, which was inspired by the South-by-Southwest conference.


UK generated more electricity from solar than coal over last six months

Solar installation in England.

Between April and September this year, the U.K. produced more electricity from solar than from coal, finds new report from climate change analysts Carbon Brief. STA report adds voice and math to solar's affordability.


Mission Solar Energy to close Texas cell lines, lay off 87 employees

The bifacial PV maker will be closing 200 MW of cell capacity and sourcing cells from an un-named Asian PV cell maker.


Turkey to launch new 1 GW solar tender by the end of the year

Turkey's national flag. Flickr image by KLMircea.

Turkey's energy minister announced a new solar tender to be launched by the end of the year. Initial information gives some clues as to what this tender might include.


The pv magazine weekly news digest:

A tough week of tariff cuts and bankruptcies for the solar industry, although a few success stories from California, India and the Middle East serve to lighten the mood. The strange story of a potential lifeline for SunEdison, as...


Inconsistent tax policy for commercial solar owners in the UK

UK commercial PV rooftop installation. Image by Solarcentury.

The U.K.'s Valuation Office Agency (VOA) released its draft business tax rates for businesses that own solar arrays, dropping tax rates for 'mainly exports,' but spiking tax for self-consumers, in another unexpected attack on the...


pv magazine LIVE video coverage of Solar Power International 2016

Our new videos from America’s largest solar trade show feature interviews with the CEOs of First Solar and SolarWorld Americas, as well as commentary from GTM Research and Sonnen.


Breaking: China looking to dramatically cut solar PV FIT

China's national flag. Flickr image by Renato Ganoza.

A recent document from China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) confirmed the rumor that China will continue to cut its FIT for renewable energy starting from 2017. It also indicated it may be a dramatic cut.


JA Solar latest Chinese firm to withdraw from EU price undertaking

JA Solar module inspection.

Solar company becomes latest Tier 1 player to voluntarily remove itself from the European Union's minimum import price undertaking.


First US presidential debate: Candidates spar over solar energy

Donald Trump.

pv magazine presents a news analysis of the role solar energy played in the first presidential debate.


Verengo Solar files for bankruptcy, will sell solar assets to Crius Energy

Using Section 363 of Chapter 11 bankruptcy laws, the troubled California solar installer hopes to regain its position as a major installer in California as well as expand nationally.


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