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Abengoa to build PV project for EDP Renovaveis in California

Abengoa Mojave, California solar project

The Spanish engineering group is widening its footprint in the U.S. market, where it's also constructing a 265 MW project for AES Solar.


Canadian Solar supplies modules to utility-scale projects in North Carolina, Japan

Strata Solar PV installation, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The Ontario-based module manufacturer, which has impressed solar developers with its equipment, is following up a major North Carolina project with a large installation in Japan.


Conergy completes first solar installation via its $100 million solar fund

Conergy logo.

Launched in January in conjunction with Conergy's main shareholder Kawa, the U.S. solar investment vehicle this week closed-off its inaugural solar project in California.


Russia to pave way for PV

Russian White House

The Russian government is pushing for new wide-ranging legislation that will attract greater investment in renewable energy projects as the country's biggest grid operator looks to add 10 MW of solar by 2015.


SolarWorld AG closes financial restructuring, gains strategic investor

SolarWorld production facility in Freiburg.

The German PV manufacturer successfully reduced its financial liabilities by 57%, converting the remaining outstanding debt into two new secured bonds.


Tesla could drive energy storage price revolution

A Tesla electric car.

Plans for the Tesla Gigafactory to manufacture as many lith-ion battery packs as the rest of the world produces have caught the energy storage industry's attention. The resulting economies of scale could affect customers far...


Solar leads pack in new US generation capacity

A solar project in the U.S.

Solar led the charge of renewables which accounted for over 99% of new electrical generation capacity installed in the US last month. But despite providing 287 MW of the 324 MW added in January, solar still represents only 0.7%...


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