Balbina dam, Amazonas, Brazil

31/03/15: Brazil to install 350 MW floating solar array at hydro dam in Amazon

Brazil has become the latest nation to embrace floating solar power technology, with the announcement of a massive 350 MW project at the Balbina hydroelectric plant in the Amazon.

The Zaytouna University in Jordan

31/03/15: Jordan's Science and Technology University tenders 5 MW of PV

Jordan's University of Science and Technology is currently tendering the engineering, procurement and construction of a 5 MW solar PV plant on its premises in the city of Irbid. Apart from Jordan's universities, where the...

Bertrand Piccard addresses the media after touching down in China at Chongqing airport following a 20-hour flight from Burma.

31/03/15: Solar Impulse completes toughest leg yet to arrive in China

Departing yesterday from Mandalay, Burma, the solar-powered aircraft touched down in Chongqing, China, following a 20-hour flight.

Solar panels.

31/03/15: World to add 57 GW of solar PV in 2015, says IHS

Global solar installations projected to grow 30% on last year, forecast the analysts, with growth expected to return to Europe and China poised to add more than 17 GW.

30/03/15: California grid operator envisions 50% renewables

The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has issued a blueprint for how the Golden State's grid can meet Governor Jerry Brown's call for 50% renewable energy by 2030.

30/03/15: Sharp says it won't exit solar business

The head of Sharp Corp.'s energy business on Monday told reporters in Japan the company would not “quit or sell” its solar business, but would instead return to profit.

Japanese PV rooftop

30/03/15: IEA PVPS: 177 GW of PV installed worldwide

With 38.7 GW installed globally last year, solar PV capacity has reached 177 GW worldwide, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency Photovoltaic Power System Programme (IEA PVPS).

Chihuahua, Mexico

30/03/15: NEXTracker to supply 16 MW Buenavista project in Mexico

The Los Santos power plant in Chihuahua state is one of the largest tracker installations to date in the country.

N'Djamena, Chad

30/03/15: SEFA to support solar power plant in Chad

The 40 MW solar PV project is aligned with the African Developmnet Bank's Climate Change Action Plan and is expected to generate 64 gigawatt hours of electricity a year.

Queretaro, Mexico

30/03/15: Jema to deliver inverters for 350 MW project in Mexico, plans new fab

Jema Energy will deliver inverters for two large-scale solar parks in Northern Mexico. The company will also open a factory in Central Mexico, where it will produce devices for small and large-scale solar installations.

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Istanbul, Turkey

31/03/15: Conergy establishes joint venture in Turkey

The leading downstream player has joined forces with local congomerate Cenay Group to expand its operations in the burgeoning Turkish market. Speaking to pv magazine, Conergy COO Alexander Gorski expresses confidence that the new...

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31/03/15: CanSIA recognizes outstanding achievements in solar industry at Game Changer Awards Gala

The Canadian Solar Industries Association celebrated solar industry leaders and innovators at the annual Game Changer Awards Gala. The awards recognize the contribution of those who have provided service excellence, outstanding...

By: CanSIA

31/03/15: Thomas Kipfer to become new chief operating officer and member of the Meyer Burger executive board

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd has appointed Thomas Kipfer as the new chief operating officer and member of the executive board as of 1st October 2015.

By: Meyer Burger Technology Ltd

31/03/15: Fronius: Solutions for 24 hours of sun

Solutions as far as the eye can see. That's what Fronius will have on display at this year's Intersolar Europe, which takes place in Munich. Between June 10th and 12th, Fronius will be presenting new products and solutions...

By: Fronius International GmbH

31/03/15: Solar Power Network and KLD complete largest rooftop solar system in Shizuoka, Fuji West

The companies announce the completion of their first site in Japan, the 1.2 MW rooftop solar power system atop Fuji West terminal treatment plant in Fuji city in Shizuoka prefecture.

By: Solar Power Network

31/03/15: Planning set to begin for first fully integrated PV manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia

ci design, inc. awarded lead designer and planner for new facility

By: ci design, inc.

30/03/15: Mosaic heats up solar lending by going 100% digital with eOriginal and DocuSign

Solar lending leader accelerates loans with secure, compliant digital transaction management platform

By: Mosaic, Inc.

30/03/15: Lark Energy: A fully funded solar PPA with up to 50% savings

"No roof-lease or any other 'registered interest' in the property required."

By: Lark Energy Commercial

30/03/15: Greenpower Capital secures funding for 3 mega-solar projects in Japan

Japan solar developer and investor Greenpower Capital has announced funding for three mega-solar projects in Japan.

By: Greenpower Capital

30/03/15: Pro-Tech Energy Solutions receives PV Project of Distinction Award for Sullivan's Ledge landfill solar project

Recognized with fellow project partners at PV America for creating economic and environmental benefits for Superfund site conversion

By: Pro-Tech Energy Solutions

30/03/15: Connecticut-based Viridian Energy demonstrates power of off-grid electrification in Nicaragua

Fifth Project in Viridian's "7 Continents in 7 Years" global sustainability initiative brings power and light to 40 homes in remote community

By: Viridian Energy

27/03/15: Global solar charger industry 2015 market survey study analysis and overview

A Detailed analysis of the international and China Solar Charger market is presented in the Global Solar Charger Industry 2015

By: qyresearchreports

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