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  • Community Solar Supported by Utilities

    SEPA Report on Utility-Led Community Solar

    Community solar projects are popping up across the United States, offering those without the perfect solar roof, or no roof at all, the chance to cut their electric bills with solar energy. And leadership in the growth of this...
  • Solar microinverter market set for strong growth
  • DEK manufacturing equipment

    Worldwide PV Equipment Billings Below Parity

    SEMI reported the worldwide PV manufacturing equipment billings and bookings for the second quarter of 2014. Worldwide billings increased to $319 million in Q2 2014, an increase of 33% from the prior quarter but 11% below...
  • Danfoss acquires majority of Vacon

    Danfoss to Acquire AC Drive Company Vacon

    Danfoss is purchasing the majority of shares of Finnish AC drives company Vacon, creating a Nordic-based global player in the AC drives business. Vacon is a global company with R&D, production, and supply chain competences...
  • Mike Miskovsky

    Solar Industry Leader Miskovsky Joins QBotix as CEO

    QBotix, manufacturer of robot-enabled dual-axis solar tracking systems, announced that industry veteran Mike Miskovsky has joined the company as its new CEO.  Miskovsky assumes the role from company founder Wasiq Bokhari,...
  • sPower and Camborne to acquire and develop utility-scale solar in the UK
  • Renewable Energy generation the focus of policy worldwide

    EU PVSEC 2014: Solar power at a turning point

    The EU PVSEC 2014 takes place in a time when renewable energies and photovoltaics are at a turning point. While there is policy uncertainty in many areas of the globe, solar energy production is beginning to take its rightful...
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  • Exosun trackers for PV plant in France
  • Solar on landfill in New Bedford, Massachusetts

    SunEdison Completes 1.8MW Solar Plant on Superfund Site

    SunEdison, Inc., a solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, in partnership with BlueWave Capital LLC of Boston, today announced the completion of a 1.8 megawatt (MW) DC solar power plant  constructed on a remediated...
  • Toledo Zoo goes solar

    Former Brownfield Provides Solar Power to Toledo Zoo

    A 22-acre brownfield site in South Toledo, Ohio (US), once in receivership, is starting a new life as home to a field solar array that will supply about 30% of the Toledo Zoo’s electricity each year. Bordered by a buffer zone with newly...
  • Upsolar installation in Turkey

    Upsolar Commissions Solar PV Project in Turkey

    Upsolar announced the completion of its first major solar electric system in Turkey. Developed in partnership with local EPC Güvenli Enerji, the 51.5 kW ground-mounted PV system in Izmir was part of the Turkish government’s recent...
  • DuPont and Yingli recently completed a 210 kilowatt solar power project on the rooftop of the DuPont China RD Center in Shanghai

    DuPont and Yingli Collaborate on China Solar Power Project

    DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions and Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited  have completed the installation of a 210 kilowatt solar power project on the rooftop of the DuPont China R&D Center in Shanghai. The project contains...
  • 3D microscopy image of polymer tandem solar cell

    3D Microscope Facilitates Polymer Tandem Solar Cell Production

    Employing a new generation of high-resolution X-ray microscopes based on ptychography, scientists from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in Roskilde have developed a novel 3D microscopy method at the P06 beam line of the DESY synchrotron,...
  • ATIs DuraTrack HZ solar tracker boosts power for dairy
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  • Scatec solar power plant in South Africa

    Ray of Hope for South Africa's Small Solar Developers

    South Africa has raised the hopes of small solar PV developers with projects of less than 5MW, after proposing a dedicated fund to enable them meet their capital expenditure. The Department of Energy has also announced changes to the procurement...
  • Obama Administration boosts solar

    White House Announces Commitments to Boost Solar Deployment

    The US White House announced a series of public and private sector commitments and executive actions to advance solar deployment and promote energy efficiency. The executive announcements will cut carbon pollution by nearly 300 million metric tons...
  • Solar System Boston by Mapdwell

    Boston Maps Solar Potential on Over 127,000 Buildings

    The Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts (US), Martin J. Walsh, launched Solar System Boston, a new map that enables homeowners and businesses to quickly and easily understand their roof’s solar potential and installation cost estimates....
  • Monetising the value of energy efficiency

    Energy Efficiency, A Hidden Fuel According to IEA Report

    The benefits of energy efficiency go well beyond the simple scaling back of energy demand, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) published today. In a study that reframes the discussion about the so-called...
  • Australia government advised on cuts to renewables

    Australian Government Advised to Slash Support for Solar

    The Abbot government in Australia supports its policy of 20% of all electricity from renewable sources but the hand-picked Warburton review panel is recommending either closing the Renewable Energy Tariff (RET) to new investment in wind and...
  • FiT reduced for existing PV in Italy
  • NY-Sun solar incentive program goes statewide in New York

    New York Transitions to Single State Incentive Program

    New York state's multiple solar programs are transitioning to the single, statewide NY-Sun Incentive Program. This effort is designed to support the State’s vibrant solar economy through the $1 billion NY-Sun initiative, which will...
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