Distributed renewable energy company UGE International has closed on its acquisition of all the issued and outstanding shares of Ontario-based solar energy firm Endura Energy Project Corp.
Taiwan-based solar cell producer, E-Ton Solar Tech Co reported a 14.3% decline in January 2016 sales, unable to match of beat a record sales figure for December, 2015.
Australia’s residential solar market could be in a state of permanent decline given that market penetration is already very high and the county’s Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) subsidy may come to an end this year, according to the latest analysis from Australia-based solar consultancy SunWiz.
The Canadian province of Alberta has established a C$5 million (US$3.6 million) fund for municipal and agricultural solar.
Hawaii’s electricity regulator and main utility have recognised that customer-sited distributed energy resources (DERs), including rooftop PV and energy storage, can provide essential grid services and better visibility for network operators, the VP of Stem Inc's Hawaii operations has told Energy Storage News.
UK developer Solarcentury has completed one of Panama’s first solar farms to be connected to the country’s grid after following a subsidy free route to the spot market.
The Indian state of Himachal Pradesh plans to establish 700MW of solar PV capacity under its revised Solar Power Policy 2016.
Argentina president Mauricio Macri has announced plans to establish 3GW of solar in Northern Argentina.
US-based polysilicon producer REC Silicon said in a trading update ahead of releasing fourth quarter results at the end of the week that it would shutdown its Silane IV production unit and remaining FBR production at its Moses Lake plant.
Taiwan-based merchant solar cell producer Motech Industries has reported January, 2016 sales reaching a new record high, the fifth consecutive month of record sales.
Steel giant ArcelorMittal plans to build a 500-600MW solar plant in the Indian state of Karnataka after it backed out from plans to build a six million tonnes per annum steel mill.
PV manufacturing equipment specialist Singulus Technologies has reported preliminary unaudited sales of €84 million in 2015, but restructuring charges are expected to result in a negative EBIT of €33 to €35 million.
Specialist PV manufacturing equipment supplier Amtech Systems reported strong order intake in the fourth quarter of 2015 with new order flow continuing into January, 2016 as China-based PV manufacturers expand production at facilities in South East Asia.
The organisation responsible for overseeing California’s bulk electric power system has approved proposals to accommodate more distributed energy resources, including rooftop solar, energy storage, advanced inverters and demand response, onto the state’s grid.
Spanish renewables giant Abengoa, which entered insolvency proceedings last November, has sold its 20% share in the 100MW Shams-1 concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in The United Arab Emirates to Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company Masdar.