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The European Council has reached an agreement over the 2030 climate and energy policy framework.
Europe’s climate and energy future hangs in the hands of politicians meeting in Brussels today and tomorrow.
Solar cell and module manufacturer China Sunergy (CSUN), completed the delivery of 39MW of solar modules to solar vehicle company Third Step France, shipped from CSUN’s plant in Turkey.
UK renewables investor, TRIG, has said it will give more attention to rooftop solar due to cuts in funding for solar farms.
TuNur, a 2GW concentrated solar power (CSP) project along the same lines as the original Desertec Industrial Initiative (Dii) plan, said the idea for Middle East and North African solar energy exports into Europe is still a valid and needed venture.
A 2GW concentrating solar power (CSP) project in Tunisia will apply for support from the UK government.
UK farmers with solar farms on their land will no longer be eligible for any farm subsidies under the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) from January 2015.
The new contracts for difference mechanism in the UK market is “an interesting opportunity for a more market orientated approach”, according to First Solar.
The Hami concentrator PV plant in China has entered its second phase, according to manufacturer Soitec and developer Focusic New Energy Holding.
Struggling PV project developer juwi has sold a majority holding in the company to German utility MVV Energie for an undisclosed sum.
Global solar energy provider, SunEdison, has reaffirmed its support for the UK market, despite uncertainties over how future support arrangements for large-scale PV will play out.
ET Solutions AG began construction on a ground-mounted PV project with 8.7MW capacity in Somerset, UK.
The UK government will launch a consultation over the transfer of feed-in tariff (FiT) payments from one building to another before the end of the year, according to Amber Rudd, the minister for energy and climate change.
All but three shareholders of the Desertec Industrial Initiative (Dii) have quit and the group is now to become a consultancy firm, following a meeting in Rome.
SolarWorld has developed a new roof-integrated PV system that allows France’s customers to capitalise on the country’s capped €27.37 cents/kWh tariff.