01/10/14: World Bank approves US$519 million for 350 MW of solar CSP in Morocco

The second and third phases of the Noor project will include both parabolic trough and solar power tower CSP components. When complete this will be the largest single-site grouping of CSP projects in the world.

01/10/14: Brightsource, Abengoa scrap plans for controversial solar CSP project

Despite a recommendation of approval by regulators, the project company has abandoned its application for the 250 MW solar power tower project in the California desert. Palen drew fire from conservationists due to potential...

Greensmith CEO John Jung

01/10/14: Greensmith sees dramatic growth in grid-scale energy storage market

The leading California-based energy storage software provider is a key partner in 35 grid-scale projects across the U.S.

Ascent Solar EnerPlex product

01/10/14: Peak Development to distribute Ascent Solar portable products in UK

The Colorado-based solar company has crossed the Pond, tapping Peak Development to distribute its portable thin film EnerPlex consumer products in Britain.

Scatec Solar installation.

01/10/14: Scatec Solar completes IPO after delay

Following a sharp price cut in its shares this week, the Norwegian solar company has today completed its Initial Public Offering.

Chilean solar PV installation.

01/10/14: OPIC issues first green guaranties in climate-friendly milestone

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation's green guaranties are intended to support climate-friendly investments around the world.

Atacama Desert, Chile

01/10/14: Pattern Development signs PPA for 104 MW solar project in Chile

The U.S. independent energy company has signed a long-term PPA for its first solar power project with Minera Los Pelambres, an affiliate of Antofagasta Minerals, for the 104 MW Conejo Solar project in Chile.

U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the road in Washington, D.C., Sept. 30, 2014.

01/10/14: Indian energy minister pledges renewables revolution

Piyush Goyal believes a solar-led transformation of India's energy landscape is imminent, but warns coal use will also increase as the country expands its grid.

Meyer Burger SmartWire cell

01/10/14: Meyer Burger lands SmartWire Connection Technology deal in US

Florida-based PV panel manufacturer SolarTech Universal has signed a deal with the Swiss engineering group for the delivery and installation of the first fully integrated high-efficiency SmartWire Connection Technology module...

30/09/14: California sets a new utility-scale solar generation record at 4.9 GW

Despite shorter fall days, California continues to break solar generation records. The new record set on September 29th is 800 MW more than a record of 4.09 GW set in March, showing the rapid rate of PV deployment.

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01/10/14: Latin American solar markets explode in 2014, 2015

The latest report by GTM Research predicts that 805 MW of solar PV will be installed across the region in 2014, a six-fold increase over 2013. The company forecasts another 2.3 GW of new PV in 2015.

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Industry press releases

01/10/14: 37.8 MWp solar farm at Crundale, Pembrokeshire comes online

On 12th September 2014 the 37.8 MWp Crundale Solar Farm in Pembrokeshire began to generate renewable energy. Construction of the project was completed in only eight weeks. The project is a joint development between ib vogt GmbH...

By: ib vogt GmbH

01/10/14: NRG Residential Solutions offers Goal Zero portable solar products to new customers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

The recent acquisition of Goal Zero means portable power for customers who sign up with NRG Residential Solutions

By: NRG Energy, Inc

01/10/14: Blue Sky Energy and Genasun Partner to Offer the Off-Grid Industry’s Most Complete Lineup of MPPT Solar Charge Controllers

Partnership to create a one-stop shop for solar charge controllers

By: Blue Sky Energy

01/10/14: Advanced Solar Products building solar array for Bausch + Lomb manufacturing facility

Advanced Solar Products (ASP) of Flemington, New Jersey, has announced construction of a solar array to provide electrical power for the Bausch + Lomb facility in Rochester, New York, which will manufacture an entirely new line...

By: Advanced Solar Products

30/09/14: JinkoSolar to supply solar PV modules for one of the largest rooftop projects in Turkey

Located in the Izmir Ataturk Organized Industrial Zone, the solar PV power project was built on rooftops covering an area of approximately 4,000 square meters.

By: JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

30/09/14: DSM inaugurates Solar Technologies Demonstration Center in India

Showcasing the benefits of current & future solar technologies

By: Royal DSM

30/09/14: Solarflex reports implementation and expansion of research activities

Solarflex Corp. announced today concrete R&D activities taking place, deepening its research activities in order to meet specific market demands presented by potential EU customers.

By: Solarflex Corp.

30/09/14: Clenergy celebrates success at PV Expo Osaka 2014

Clenergy, led by the Japan branch office, achieved great results at this year's PV Expo Osaka.

By: Clenrgy

29/09/14: Westinghouse Solar signs agreement with API

CBD Energy subsidiary Westinghouse Solar signs exclusive agreement to offer solar systems to API's 165,000 clients.

By: CBD Energy

29/09/14: Natcore files patents on key advancements in black silicon

Natcore Technology has filed for patent protection for key elements of its revolutionary new black silicon production process.

By: Natcore

29/09/14: Enphase Energy expands patent portfolio

New patents focus on critical aspects of AC module-mounted microinverter systems, strengthening reliability and simplifying installation

By: Enphase Energy, Inc.

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