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According to the official Chinese government’s news channel, the National Energy Administration is expected to set a 20GW per annum solar quota through 2020
India-based PV developer Welspun Renewables has received a new round of funding totalling US$617 million to develop wind and solar PV power plants in India.
Indian utility National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued another tender for 400MW of solar projects to be located in the Indian state of Telangana.
Engineering and construction firm Black & Veatch has been selected to provide design and consultancy services to a 220MW PV power plant to be built in Myanmar by Thai developer Green Earth Power.
Taiwan-based merchant solar cell producer Neo Solar Power Corporation (NSP) has reached a new monocrystalline solar cell conversion efficiency milestone.
China-based PV energy provider GCL New Energy Holdings has signed an EPC contract to build a 50MW fishery PV power plant in Yugan County of Jiangxi Province, China.
Broken Hill, a 53MW PV plant project which is Australia’s second biggest utility-scale solar farm to date, is on track to reach full capacity later this month, with the last panel installed at the site this morning.
Taiwan is to press charges against seven solar firms that allegedly “lobbied, threatened and pressured” officials from the ministry of economic affairs.
PV energy provider United Photovoltaics Group continues to be impacted by grid limitations in Gansu Province, China.
The Chinese government has allocated an additional 5.3GW of solar capacity quota for selected provinces in China.
Metallisation paste producer Heraeus Photovoltaics claims that its SOL9621 Series paste has a world-record PERC efficiency of 21.7%.
A Japanese government development agency will fund solar microgrids at 11 villages in Myanmar, with rural infrastructure and off-grid solar company Sunlabob set to develop them.
Indian government plans to waive transmission charges for electricity coming from renewable energy sources will benefit some PV developers in the “short term”, according to an Indian market consultant.
State-owned coal mining company Coal India Limited (CIL) plans to develop 1GW of solar power projects across India in a bid to reduce its carbon footprint.
Taiwan-based merchant solar cell producer Motech Industries has reported September sales 11% higher than in the previous month and a new recent record.
Taiwan-based PV metallisation paste producer Giga Solar Materials has reported record sales each month since April, 2015.
Solar energy is helping developing countries to make ambitious climate change pledges ahead of next month’s UN summit in Paris, the CEO of The Climate Group has told PV Tech.
The Australian government has officially terminated an anti-dumping investigation into crystalline silicon PV modules imported from China.
Multinational conglomerate Aditya Birla Group has partnered with private equity investor Abraaj Group to develop utility-scale solar power plants in India.
Microinverter specialist Enphase has revealed details of plans for two residential solar-plus-storage trials in Australia and New Zealand.
Major merchant solar cell producer Gintech Energy Corp has reported a 3% consecutive monthly slip in sales.
MEPs representing all of the major groups in the European Parliament have called on the European Commission to end trade restrictions on Chinese solar products.
Germany plans to offer around EUR1 billion (US$1.12 billion) in concessional loans for Indian solar projects over the next five years as part of an Indo-German Solar Energy Partnership, signed in a memorandum of understanding.
The viability of PV projects coming out of the three latest state solar auctions in India is “quite low”, according to an initial examination from consultancy firm Bridge to India, but industry opinions differ over the quality of project returns.
China-based monocrystalline module producer Shanghai Aerospace Automobile Electromechanical Co (HT-SAAE) plans to construct two 50MW PV projects for agricultural greenhouses in China.