23/07/14: Enphase to provide microinverter systems to more than 1,500 new French homes

The deal by a French installer to provide solar PV systems equipped with microinverter systems for a major French home builder may be the beginning of broader adoption of the technology in Europe.

Joaquín Almunia, European Commission vice president

23/07/14: European Commission approves German renewable energy law

The new Renewable Energy Act requires renewable electricity producers to sell on the market. The law also calls for a pilot tender program for ground-mounted solar installations.

Wacker polysilicon

23/07/14: Wacker earnings forecast for 2014 revised upwards

The polysilicon manufacturer says that special income from retained advanced payments and damages will swell the company's EBITDA figures for 2014.

Suntech headquarters

23/07/14: Shunfeng lands $323 million credit line

Boosted by the acquistion of Suntech, the Chinese group is looking to expand operations in the U.S. and Asia and has slated $74 million for investment in 100 MW of projects in Japan.

An solar installation on an Australian rooftop.

23/07/14: Major push toward third party ownership Down Under

Australia's Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) announced an investment of AUD$120 million (US$113 million) to kick start three solar leasing and PPA programs in the country. While not the recipient of any of the CEFC...

Coal plant in Germany.

23/07/14: Coal use undermining German, UK climate efforts, warns WWF

Study by the WWF finds Germany and U.K. are among biggest coal consumers in EU, with four German coal plants among the region's five dirtiest.

Ontario flag.

23/07/14: Canadian Solar supplies modules for 100 MW Ontario PV plant

The solar developer will supply more than 450,000 modules for the project, as well as providing engineering, procurement and construction services.

A PV installation.

23/07/14: Suniva adds 200 MW module capacity

American high efficiency mono and polycrystalline cell and module manufacturer Suniva has announced that it will begin construction of a new 200 MW manufacturing facility, in the state of Michigan. Suniva will begin construction...

Ed Davey, Nick Clegg

22/07/14: UK renewables sector cheers carbon budget decision

Legally binding target to cut carbon emissions by 80% will be upheld during the period 2023 to 2027, says U.K. Energy Secretary Ed Davey.

Delhi, India

22/07/14: India's national solar mission back on track

The Indian government has issued guidelines for the installation of up to 1.5 GW of solar power plants -- the largest tender issued so far -- as part of the second phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM).

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Jean-Claude Juncker

23/07/14: What does a Juncker presidency mean for renewables in Europe?

EPIA CEO James Watson says deeds, not rhetoric, will determine Jean-Claude Juncker's impact on the development of renewable energy in the European Union.

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Industry press releases

23/07/14: Yingli Green Energy to supply 32 MW of PV modules to large-scale project in Japan

Yingli Green Energy, the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic module manufacturer in the world, known as Yingli Solar, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Japan, has signed an agreement to supply 32 MWs...

By: Yingli Green Energy

23/07/14: Wagner Renewables -- business as usual

West Sussex based renewables distributor Wagner Solar UK Ltd re-launches as Wagner Renewables Ltd following the insolvency of group parent Wagner & Co. The company will continue with the same team as well as its popular TRIC...

By: Wagner Solar UK Ltd

23/07/14: Rwanda to unveil first utility-scale solar PV power plant in East Africa

The Government of Rwanda is preparing to commission in early August 2014 the first utility-scale solar PV power plant in East Africa with a production capacity of 8.5 MWp. The project has commenced testing phase of up to 20% of...

By: KT Press

23/07/14: GOLDBECK Solar contracted for 37.3 MWp solar farm in UK

GOLDBECK Solar announced today that it recently started the construction of a 37.3 MWp project in Bournemouth, Dorset.


22/07/14: Southern Nevada Water Authority signs Power Purchase Agreement with SunEdison

Agreement provides 20 years of fixed energy pricing

By: SunEdison, Inc.

22/07/14: ReneSola signs agreement with China Seven Star Holdings to sell PV projects and MOU to sell two utility-scale projects in Bulgaria

ReneSola Ltd, a leading brand and technology provider of solar photovoltaic products, today announced it has entered a framework agreement with China Seven Star Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong listed company, regarding a...

By: ReneSola

22/07/14: SEIA commends NHL for commitment to sustainability

The National Hockey League (NHL) has released a new sustainability report, saying, in part, "We believe it's important to invest in clean, renewable energy sources, such as wind, solar and hydro in North America. Supporting clean...


22/07/14: aleo solar AG i.L. intends to move from Prime Standard to the OTC market

aleo solar AG i.L., whose shares are currently traded in the Prime Standard segment of the Regulated Market on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, today announced its intention to withdraw its shares from the Regulated Market shortly...

By: aleo solar AG i.L.

21/07/14: NRG Energy acquires first public solar facility in U.S. Virgin Islands

4 MW Spanish Town Estate Solar project to decrease St. Croix's dependence on fossil fuel imports

By: NRG Energy

21/07/14: Ascent Solar announces $32 million secured convertible debt agreement

Ascent Solar will receive US$7 million on closing, with the remainder released in installments over an 18-month period.

By: Ascent Solar Technologies

21/07/14: KIC InnoEnergy launches new round of call for proposals for clean tech innovations

KIC InnoEnergy, the European company for innovation, business creation and education in sustainable energy, has announced today the launch of a new call for proposals dedicated to boosting the effectiveness and speed of the go to...

By: KIC InnoEnergy

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