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Onlookers in the U.K. enjoy today's solar eclipse, which was billed as an unprecedented test for Europe's power grids.

The solar eclipse was on everybody's lips as expectant eyes turned to Italy and Germany to see how the grids would cope, while elsewhere it was a tale of R&D breakthroughs, bold solar targets and even a dramatic fire.


Deutsche Bank predicts growing solar margins in 2015, despite oil price

A sunrise over PV power plant.

In its 2015 outlook for investors, Deutsche Bank predicts a year of growing margins and stable supply and demand dynamics for the year. Diverse demand drivers in the U.S. will be a key highlight, while project financing and...


IHS: Top 10 predictions for global PV market in 2015

California: 26 MW Borrego I

Among the market research firm's forecasts for the coming year: California will become global leader in solar power penetration. By the end of 2015, California -- the largest renewable power market in the United States -- will...


US Commerce decision welcomed in China, American downstream market to benefit

Yingli U.S. PV installatino

Update: "In short, this is a setback for SolarWorld and a big win for the Chinese manufacturers," says GTM Research Senior Vice President Shayle Kann.


California: Gov. Brown calls for 50% renewables, more PV in Golden State

California Gov. Jerry Brown delivers inaugural address in Sacramento on Jan. 5, 2015

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday called for the state's electric utilities to boost their renewable energy procurements to 50% of retail electric sales and discussed future initiatives to support rooftop solar, battery...


India blacklists two domestic solar companies

Indian flag

Veddis Solars, one of the companies on the blacklist, is challenging the decision in court. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy says the move is related to delays in carrying out tendered projects.


India ups solar investment pledge to $100bn by 2022

Indian PV installation.

Pro-solar PM Narendra Modi instructs officials to target 100 GW of PV by 2022, with more than $100 billion steered towards solar.


Enel puts 136 MW of solar PV on line in Chile

Enel has completed two solar PV projects in Northern Chile, as well as the final phase of a third. These three are part of an uptick in operational PV capacity reported by Chilean authorities.


Scatec Solar secures financing for 164 MW of PV projects

Honduras cityscape.

The Oslo-headquartered solar developer has closed project financing for a 104 MW PV plant in Utah, US, and a further 60 MW plant in Honduras.


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Schmid to supply 200 MW of manufacturing equipment to Russian Federation

A Schmid solar cell.

German PV equipment supplier Schmid has announced a deal to supply 200 MW of solar manufacturing equipment to Russian manufacturer Solar Systems. The fab will be constructed by Turkey’s Pekintas Group and will be located in the...


UK Environment Secretary bemoans 'eyesore' solar farms

Sheep underneath solar panels in England.

Liz Truss calls for more solar on rooftops and fewer ground-mount PV plants on agricultural land on eve of CAP subsidy withdrawal.


Chile reaches 873 MW-AC of solar under construction

The latest report by Chile's renewable energy authorities shows a spike in new project starts in the nation, and 326 MW-AC already built.


Energy independence: La Paz, Mexico to meet 100% of electricity demand through solar

Grupotec is currently building a 30 MW solar PV project with energy storage near La Paz, which when added to the existing Aura Solar 1 will meet the entire electricity demand of the city.


Sonnedix launches global solar project joint venture

Sonnedix Istres PV park, France

The global sola power producer is partnering with institutional investors on a joint platform company that currently operates 117 MW of installed capacity and has 600 MW of projects in pre-construction.


The pv magazine weekly news digest

Shipping containers.

The U.S. Department of Commerce decision came as no surprise, there was good news in battery storage and equipment manufacture and SunEdison Chile wins the pv mag prize for best-named CEO.


US-China trade dispute: 'Asian manufacturers won't give up this market'

Kaiser Permanente

In its continuing look at this week's ruling by the U.S. Commerce Department on Chinese and Taiwanese PV imports, pv magazine spoke to Stefan De Haan, principal photovoltaic analyst at IHS, on the possible repercussions of the...


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