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During the opening conference sessions to The 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2014) in Amsterdam this year, the call to arms from leading European PV protagonists was for the sector to embrace the energy transformation that could require one trillion euros to achieve.
Energy storage may not be cost effective in Germany in helping the transition to a higher grid penetration of renewable energy until that penetration level reaches as high as 90%, according to a leading think tank.
Several firms have touted the benefits of Bifacial solar cells and modules in advance of this week’s EU PVSEC event in Amsterdam.
Scotland’s decision to spurn independence in favour of continuing the Union is a boost for UK renewables, according to Ernst & Young.
Wuxi Suntech’s parent company Shunfeng and its partner Greenfield Solar International have signed youmex to finance the PV project pipeline they are developing in the UK.
Reflecting the general recovery in PV equipment sales, Meyer Burger Technology has said it will increase its working capital in a CHF100 million (US$106 million) convertible bond issue.
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.
German PV systems are regularly generating more power than expected, according to researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE).
A ‘yes’ vote in Thursday’s Scottish independence referendum would “slam the brakes” on Scotland’s renewable energy sector, according to analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
UK developer Camborne Capital and US solar investor sPower have signed an agreement to work on utility-scale projects in the UK.
Germany-based PV manufacturer, aleo solar said it was producing a new high-performance monocrystalline module with a conversion efficiency of over 18.3% and output of 300W.
SPI Solar has agreed to acquire Malta-based Sinsin Renewable Investment Limited (SRIL).
Solar developer, SPI has acquired the rights to develop and operate over 30MW of solar projects in the UK.
The China National Building Materials Group Corporation (CNBM) has completed its acquisition of German CIS thin-film module manufacturer Avancis.
Trade body the European Photovoltaic Industry Association has called on the European Council to set binding renewable energy targets for individual EU countries at its next meeting.