Florida Power & Light Company, the largest generator of solar energy in Florida, announced Monday that it is planning to develop eight new universal solar projects in the state — with completion set for early 2018.
German research institute Fraunhofer ISE has claimed a new record conversion efficiency for a 200mm x 200mm N-type multicrystalline cell using process match wafer and its TOPCon (Tunnel Oxide Passivated Contact) developed technology.
India’s solar manufacturers have said that roughly 2.25GW of module manufacturing capacity that was previously reported as functional is either obsolete or too old to be counted as operational, according to consultancy firm Mercom Capital Group.
South African utility Eskom is defying the injunction of president Jacob Zuma by attempting to negotiate tariffs with preferred bidders as opposed to signing existing PPAs outright, according to the South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC).
UK developer Island Green Power (IGP) is to break ground on a trio of solar farms in Australia, while London-headquartered developer Eco Energy World (EEW) plans to build a 280MW solar farm near Bouldercombe in Queensland.
This week's Movers & Shakers segment involves new CEOs, CFOs and managing directors. New Jersey's NRG Energy exits the residential solar business and the SEIA bestows its prestigious Solar Champion Award.