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Australia’s Renewable Energy Target will not be scrapped following negotiations held today, but the government is still negotiating exemptions with the opposition.
PV module manufacturer Hanwha SolarOne has agreed to terms on a deal with O2 Energies to provide 17MW of PV modules for three solar projects in North Carolina.
PV installer Borrego Solar and renewable energy provider sPower have begun construction on a solar installation in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York.
Siemens has installed microinverters and an electric vehicle (EV) charging station as its contribution to a ‘net zero energy’ house demonstration which is complete with solar panels fitted by 1st Light Energy.
SolarCity, the US’s largest solar power provider, appointed a former Progressive Insurance marketing strategist as its new chief marketing officer, with hopes that he will innovatively increase promotion of the company.
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.
The newly appointed chief of Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) is expected to continue efforts to restart the country’s nuclear power generation, according to reports.
ET Solar Energy has supplied 5MW of polycrystalline photovoltaic modules to a mining operation in Suriname.
Japan’s Kyocera and energy service start-up Stem have become the latest partnership to offer integrated solar-plus-storage to commercial customers in the US, beginning with sales in three states including California.
A 2GW concentrating solar power (CSP) project in Tunisia will apply for support from the UK government.
The working group established by the Japanese government to deal with grid connection issues for solar and other new energy generation capacity met for the first time last week.
AET has launched its ‘Rayport-B Eco’ roof ballast at this year’s SPI, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center this week.
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.
US independent power producer, sPower has completed a 34MW solar power plant in California.