Meyer Burger and others propose 2GW PV-making plant that would equip 10GW downstream portfolio, which in turn would power hydrogen production for sale to heavy industries.
Canada's Brookfield adds to growing solar portfolio by becoming co-owner alongside financial giant KKR, in deal that saw original owner Acek shed final 20% stake.
Italia Solare joins NGOs to condemn scheme it claims continues to promote fossil fuels, despite addition of new CO2 emission standards.
European Commission’s green light will see country inject up to €5.4bn into PV, wind and others via auctions and contracts for difference until 2021.
Amazon, Facebook and Google among those backing industry calls on European Commission to take countries to task over lack of PPA policies.
CNBM backing and prior ties will ease comeback to continent buoyed by policy tailwinds and cost declines, says Chinese firm after product showcases at Intersolar.
Far right will lack clout to reverse clean energy progress despite gains at EU election that dented support to mainstream parties, analysts and associations tell PV Tech.
Could subsidy-free revive Italy's industry after years of paralysis? Association ANIE Rinnovabili walks PV Tech through the road ahead for Europe’s slumbering PV giant.
LSS2019 special report: Top official lays out how EU legislation will ease PV’s struggles with PPAs, permitting and policy u-turns as it works to become mainstream.
300,000-strong solar workforce could see bloc add 30 million rooftop installations by 2030, says SolarPower Europe as it anticipates new policy roadmap.
Land acquisition, corruption and short-termism complicate scaling up solar and others with the speed required by climate change, London event hears.
DEWA and KEPCO complete solar-wind-storage smart grid, Krinner Solar completes 7MW solar project in Hamedan, EU approves €1.24 billion support for renewables in Lithuania.
The MIP is no longer with us but some European manufacturers did manage to outlive it. Happily, a culture of innovation and a political will to support the sector could breathe new life into it.
With Europe to end the Minimum Import Prices (MIPs) on Chinese imports of solar cells and modules today, following a European Commission announcement late last week, PV Tech gathered initial responses from the industry.
The European Commission has approved replacing the current Minimum Import Price (MIP) for module imports from China with a new reduced price on a sliding scale mechanism, despite receiving almost negligible support from member states.