Solar companies begin lobbying blitz on Capitol Hill

As part of “Solar Shines on the Hill Day” close to 70 solar companies are visiting the offices of more than 100 members of US Congress in Washington D.C. on Thursday to advocate the benefits of PV energy.

ROUND UP: Enel in Uganda, new solar roofing programme, commercial PV in California

News in brief: Enel Green Power provides PV modules to power a new surgery in a Ugandan hospital, California's LA Solar Group announces new rooftop solar programme, Borrego Solar completes a new commercial PV system in San Diego, California and Hannon Armstrong secures a new US$144 million investment for more than 690MW worth of new solar projects, and more.