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French battery manufacturer and designer Saft has been contracted to supply a 1MW/3MWh lithium-ion storage system at an educational facility in California, aimed at mitigating the impact of variable solar generation.
The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais is to apply domestic content regulations to its solar auction in November.
Renewable energy solutions company, Urban Green Energy (UGE), and energy infrastructure investment and development group, OTEPI Renewables, have formed a partnership to focus on commercial solar deployment in Panama.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has revealed a set of measures – aligned with President Barack Obama’s Climate Action Plan – to build up the renewable energy sector in the country.
Solar prices in the US in 2013 fell by a further 15% year on year, a study from the Department of Energy and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has found.
Vivint Solar is looking to raise as much as US$370 million from its initial public offering (IPO) according to documents filed with the SEC.
Three of Cayman Islands-registered LDK Solar’s US-based subsidiaries are to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, supporting attempts to restructure rather than fold the company.
SolarWorld Americas has backed proposed bi-partisan legislation to reinforce the protection of trade secrets.
Chile’s government has released CLP780 million (US$1.3 million) to fund the early-stage development of 51 renewable energy projects totalling 740MW.
US installer SolarCity has launched a new flat roof mounting solution for the commercial rooftop market that it claims could allow customers to fit 20% to 50% more panels on their roofs.
A support scheme has been launched for the grid-purchase of electricity under a net metering programme in Chile, to come into effect next month.
US manufacturer and developer SunPower claimed yesterday that the company had made its one billionth high efficiency solar cell since going into manufacturing 11 years ago.
Global PV manufacturer, SunEdison and its yield co spin-off, TerraForm, have completed the connection of two solar power plants in the UK, totalling 50MW.
US energy producer Dominion has reached an agreement with renewable energy developer EDF Renewable Energy to obtain two PV projects – totaling 42MW – in California.
US electric power holding company Duke Energy has made a US$500 million commitment to the expansion of solar energy in North Carolina.