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Of the leading 40 solar companies, environmental and consumer advocacy group Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition found that Trina Solar, Yingli and SunPower bested industry rivals in areas such as worker safety and module toxicity.
The government of the state of Western Australia (WA) has suggested introducing a fixed fee for grid connection for solar households in the face of falling utility revenues.
Photovoltaic module producer Trina Solar has announced that it will be supplying 250 MW of modules to the Copper Mountain Solar 3 project in Boulder City, Nevada.
Austrian solar developer Activ Solar has completed the installation of the 69.7 MW Nikolayevka Solar Park in Ukraine's Crimean region.
The Munich-based project developer may have folded, but its management is looking to transfer the group's core assets to a Swiss subsidiary with a new focus on emerging markets around the globe.
A new report by the U.S. Department of Energy calls for increasing the resiliency of the country's electric grid to weather outages. The nation's solar sector is eager to help.
While Russia lags far behind most developed Western countries when it comes to renewable energy, the government is now creating a single RES development map to better gauge the country's potential.