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Kenya’s energy regulator and renewable energy department have both said they are unaware of reported plans by the East African country’s government to suspend the licensing of new solar farms.
Large-scale solar energy developer, SolarReserve, has announced its intention to expand operations into the Australian market, opening an office in Perth, Western Australia.
Construction has begun on a 1.3MW concentrator PV (CPV) plant in Alcoutim, southern Portugal.
The UK government is to announce “dramatic” cuts today in support for both solar and onshore wind, according to the BBC.
Distributed generation (DG) projects expected to be completed in 2013 by SunEdison have received further financial support from asset-based financing firm, De Lage Landen, a subsidiary of Rabobank Group.
Independent research advisory firm Lux Research has claimed in a new report that by 2025, unsubsidised utility-scale solar power will be competitive with natural gas.
REC Silicon is to extend and existing polysilicon supply contract with an existing customer by two years.
David King has officially resigned from the Suntech’s board of directors with immediate effect, having stepped down from his positions as CEO and interim CFO in September 2013.
Alterra Power Corp, a renewable energy company headquartered in British Columbia, Canada, has sold a 10% stake in a 50MW solar power plant in Ontario to a consortium headed by Fiera Axium Infrastructure.
The German Federal Network Agency’s monthly PV registration figures reveal nearly 226MW of PV systems were registered in October, continuing the country’s trend of falling installation rates this year.
Project developer China Merchants New Energy has conditionally agreed to acquire 300MW of PV projects in China from leading module supplier Yingli.
The southern Japanese island of Okinawa will host a 2MW storage battery and study into grid management, due to the local grid almost reaching the limit of capacity available for renewable energy projects.
EU ProSun, the alliance of European solar manufacturers that brought the Chinese anti-dumping case, has said it is confident the European Court will rule that the resolution of the deal is not in line with the commission’s own rules.
A month after announcing a sapphire substrate manufacturing agreement with consumer electronics giant, Apple, GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) is planning to raise over US$125 million in a convertible bond.
An estimated 16,000 protestors attended a demonstration in Berlin on Saturday, aimed at ‘saving’ Germany’s Energiewende renewable energy policy from possible attack by the incoming coalition government.