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SunEdison offloads 425 MW Indian solar assets to TerraForm, pays down margin loan

SunEdison power plant.

Yieldco drop-down seen as strategic move designed to boost the U.S. company's flagging balance sheet; move unlikely to trigger wholesale withdrawal from the growing Indian market.

Arkansas approves power contract for 81 MW solar PV project

The Stuttgart Solar project will be the first large-scale solar plant to be built in the state. The project is planned to be completed no later than mid-2019.

Australia leads world in residential solar penetration

Australia Future Farm.

New data have revealed that Australia has the highest rate of PV penetration in the residential segment. Report publisher describes Australia's role as: "pioneering the experiment of rooftop solar and the world is watching."

SMA revises 2015 sales upwards, anticipates loss reversal

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German PV power electronics giant SMA has revised up its 2015 full-year sales forecast up by EUR 50 million ($56 million). The company predicts it will break even (EBIT) or book a EUR 10 million profit for the year.

China and the United States announce climate and energy deal

The collaboration includes domestic announcements for China, including grid priority for "low-carbon" electricity and the launch of a national emissions trading system.

Greece's new government: new energy policy?

Conergy PV installation, Greece.

With Greece forming a new government, will the country at last engage with the serious reforms it needs to keep it afloat? And will the energy sector embrace groundbreaking technological change?

North Carolina reaches over 1 GW of installed solar

North Carolina is the fourth U.S. state to reach this mark, following California, Arizona and New Jersey. However, the sunset of a key tax incentive threatens the market's future.

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Pintxos, Spain.

India goes all-out for clean energy, the U.K. receives further scorn for its regressive solar stance, and Spain serves up a timely reminder of its prowess, despite recent cuts.

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Hillary Clinton calls for integrated North American approach to clean energy

Hillary Clinton has released more of her vision on energy and climate issues, but with few concrete details on renewable energy and grids.

REC Silicon may be forced to shutter Washington operations due to trade war

REC Silicon's operations in Moses Lake, Washington.

The company says that despite "significant progress" towards a resolution of the solar panel trade dispute between the U.S. and China, without a solution also for polysilicon, "there will be no resolution of the trade war."

Mercom Capital maintains its 2015 global solar forecast of 57.4 GW

Mercom Capital says that despite macroeconomic concerns in China, it expects a strong finish to 2015, with demand also remaining robust in Japan and the United States.

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Events at the Solar Power International exhibition in California complement a busy week for the U.S. solar industry, while Dubai's grand plans and Trina’s new business strategy also turns PV heads.

Utility-scale battery storage to reach 12 GW, $8.44 billion by 2024

Demand for battery energy storage systems is being driven by the need for grid modernization

Utility-scale grid connected battery storage is set to reach up to 12 GW by 2024, while annual revenues will grow to around US$8.44 billion. The U.S. will be a leader, followed by China, Japan and Germany. Despite an overall...

India: ABB secures $18 million in solar-related orders

Tamil Nadu, India

The Swiss engineering giant's biggest project is Adani Group's 648 MW PV plant in the southeastern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Earlier this year ABB became the first company in the country to deliver solar inverters with a...

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Clouds on the horizon as Solar Power International opens in Southern California

The largest solar trade show in the United States began with a lot of energy and enthusiasm, but also warnings of the pending crash if the ITC is not extended.

Modest PV market growth to come in SPV Market Research’s latest forecast

The US the residential solar lease model is driving growth

While stellar growth may have been a feature of the global solar market in years past, a mix of international and domestic factors are likely to deliver a modestly-growing solar market in the future, according to SPV Market...

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