U.S. President Obama has announced a number of actions to support solar and other forms of clean energy including new funding for loan guarantees, federal support for PACE and more solar on military homes.
Solar PV technology has already exceeded its deployment goals under the European Commission's renewable energy targets. Overall, the EU is on track to meet its 2020 targets, with renewables accounting for a projected 15.3% of...
Fraunhofer spinoff, NexWafe GmbH plans to set up a 250 MWp production line for its kerfless wafer production. The first pilot line is expected to begin in 2017.
U.S. thin film manufacturer First Solar has achieved a major boost in module efficiency using its cadmium telluride technology. Today the company announced a full module efficiency of 18.2%, from an 18.6% aperture efficiency...
The investment opportunities and business models in the energy storage industry need to be identified, writes Ernst & Young. In the energy industry in general, more focus needs to be placed on the customer, with utilities...
Intersolar Europe opened its doors this week, prompting a flurry of bullish solar market reports outlining a glittering future for the renewable energy. That is, if the politicians and regulators play along. Energy storage was...
Indian solar manufacturing industry coming of age says CEO, and no longer looks to China for guidance. First Solar outlines O&M ambition.
The industry body formerly known as EPIA had irked the German solar company with its opposition to EU trade duties, something SolarWorld had long lobbied for.
Last year was said to be a benchmark for renewable energy, with renewables producing more power in Europe than nuclear for the first time. In yet another glittering solar industry report, SolarPower Europe further calculates...
Analysts say a massive 32 GW pipeline of utility-scale solar is under development in the U.S., with developers aiming to finish their projects by the end of 2016, when the Federal energy investment tax credit (ITC) expires....
Leaders of G7 countries back global greenhouse gas reductions by between 40-70% by 2050, with full decarbonization of global economy by end of century.
Canadian Solar, ET Solar and ReneSola are no longer exempt from punitive trade duties, having breached the terms under the minimum price agreement framework, which had negated their tariff exemptions. EU Prosun has said they are...
In a U.S. federal lawsuit filed yesterday, June 3, SunPower Corp. has accused SunEdison Inc. of poaching over 20 employees and trade secrets between 2011 and 2014, in order to gain a competitive edge.
The Global Apollo program looks to emulate the successful moon missions of the '60s by diverting similar levels of efforts and funding towards making clean energy cheaper than coal.
Chinese solar company continues transition toward downstream activity as Q1 net revenue shrinks by 15.9% year-over-year.
The Korean solar cell manufacturer has announced plans to construct the nation's first large-scale cell fab at a cost of $315.54 million. Facility will be located in Jincheon.
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