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Insolvent PV module manufacturer Solar-Fabrik is to postpone the release of its 2014 financial results.
Chinese solar developer and EPC firm SPI Solar will co-develop 25MW of sub-5MW sites in England and Wales.
Bulgaria’s parliament decided to terminate preferential prices for renewable energy installations on Thursday.
Swiss energy firm Alpiq has acquired Helion Solar Group, a photovoltaic and energy systems storage company, and has integrated it into the Apliq Group.
French renewable energy developer Global EcoPower (GEP) has expanded overseas with the acquisition of Morocco-based Nova Power.
Germany’s Federal Network Agency has announced the first tender for ground-mounted photovoltaic systems.
The Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) and technology partner, Manz have achieved a small area CIGS cell conversion efficiency of 21%, verified by Fraunhofer ISE.
UK developer Lightsource Renewable Energy has earmarked an investment of £125 million (US$193 million) for the country’s rooftop solar market.
European utility giant, E.ON, is to sell its solar business in Italy to private infrastructure fund, F2i.
International PV developer Conergy and the UK’s Lark Energy have formed business divisions to take on UK commercial rooftop solar, with the head of Conergy’s new segment saying the sector will “happen in a big way”.
Beleaguered inverter manufacturer SMA Solar says it has surpassed 1GW of operations and maintenance (O&M) service contracts since launching this new side of its business a year ago.
The UK’s Department for environment, food and rural affairs (Defra) was informed that solar farms do not have a “serious” impact on the UK’s agricultural output ahead of its controversial decision to remove agriculture payments for solar farms.
Having initially updated its global PV project pipeline in January, major photovoltaic energy provider (PVEP) Canadian Solar has revealed its UK plans, which like its US pipeline is being expanded by project acquisitions.
Dutch-headquartered Photon Energy has described its Q4 financial results as a reflection of “a challenging year with past issues weighing down on us,” but says the company has reacted by opening new revenue streams.
The repeal of a so-called Robin Hood tax on Italian energy firms could offset recent reductions in the feed-in tariff, according to independent power producer Etrion.