Opinion & analysis
South Africa's PV market
NPD Solarbuzz analyst Susanne von Aichberger examines the current state of PV development in Africa's biggest energy market.
Photovoltaic industry adapts as mandatory recycling rules kick in
It's no longer just a green thing to do: starting in February the collection, transport and recycling as well as its related financing and administration of discarded end-of-life photovoltaic panels is EU law.
India now needs to focus more on implementation than announcements
In 2013, India saw a solar PV capacity addition of 905 MW. At the end of 2013, India’s cumulative installed capacity stood at 2,123 MW. The first quarter of 2013 saw the largest capacity addition for the year at 408 MW.
India: A solar market you cannot afford to ignore
India is difficult to do business with. But, that is hugely overshadowed by the opportunities the country offers to international businesses, particularly in solar.
Are certifiers now responsible for defective modules?
The findings of a Toulon court in relation to the PIP breast implant scandal have a direct relevance to the solar industry. Isn't it about time module certifiers took action when products come up short?
A look at Indonesia's new solar energy purchase regulations
Markus Schlueter of the law firm Rödl & Partner in Cologne, Germany, outlines the necessary steps to take part in Indonesia's newly introduced renewable energy capacity auction program.
Waiting for the sun
Challenges in India's private PPA market