Japanese electronics corporation to begin selling home batteries across Europe, putting company in direct competition with Tesla, for whom it makes lithium-ion electric vehicle batteries.
Sunny skies and favorable conditions throughout the summer has boosted the total share of solar in the country's overall energy mix.
With this latest endeavor, the financial wizards at SolarCity have now initiated funds to finance over $9 billion in solar PV projects.
South Korean solar firm secures two large-scale solar farms in the U.K.; agrees 15-year power purchase agreement with EDF Energy.
Brazil has concluded its second reverse auction for solar power plant projects, with 834 MW of parks being awarded bids, with an average price of 301.79 Real per megawatt-hour – or US$0.0842/kWh. The average price was 13.5% below...
The PV storage developer Younicos has garnered the interest of Panasonic. The German Cartel Office is currently proofing the legalities of Panasonic's possible collaboration with Younicos.
The U.S. and U.K. continue to go their separate ways on renewables, encouraging data from Germany warms the solar cockles, and a new solar mapping tool raises the roof across the U.S.
Solar mapping provider Mapdwell has expanded to San Francisco, estimating that the city can host up to 3 GW of rooftop PV. This is a higher capacity per square mile than other cities.
Regulators in the U.S. state of Nevada have extended net metering for new solar customers until the end of 2015, despite a cap being reached. Also, Colorado has ruled that it will not modify its net metering program.
SolarCity stock has seen a series of ups and downs in recent days, falling to its lowest level since October 2013 over the weekend. However, the stock showed a modest recovery following Musk's move.
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.
French authorities cite a large volume of bids and very low prices for the doubling of available capacity. This follows a doubling of capacity for a solicitation for mid-sized PV in July.
The leading U.S. state for solar has been blowing through records for peak solar output this month, as the state prepares for a new goal to get 50% of its power from renewable energy.
On Tuesday, Arizona regulators agreed to a request by utility Arizona Public Service to open proceedings, which will consider additional charges on their customers who install solar PV.
Sempra's Mesquite Solar 3 will provide a third of the power for 14 military bases in California. This is the largest renewable energy purchase by a division of the U.S. federal government to date.
Canadian Solar retained a healthy margin and profit in its latest quarterly results, and reported strong operational results, despite shipments below guidance. The company says it is progressing towards establishing a yieldco...
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