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In October 2014, the Suncool technology, which enables the world's first solar thermal collector with integrated cooling, was launched and successfully demonstrated in a first large-scale installation in Europe

New joint venture intents to conquer the solar air conditioning market in China

2015-07-03

On July 2nd, 2015 Swedish solar thermal company Suncool AB (Stockholm) and Zhong Fa Zhan Holdings Ltd. (Hong Kong) signed definitive agreements to, subject to shareholders' approval in the respective companies, invest in and establish a Chinese business for the manufacturing, marketing and sales of solar air conditioning and heating products. Read more...

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In October 2014, the Suncool technology, which enables the world's first solar thermal collector with integrated cooling, was launched and successfully demonstrated in a first large-scale installation in Europe

New joint venture intents to conquer the solar air conditioning market in China

2015-07-03

On July 2nd, 2015 Swedish solar thermal company Suncool AB (Stockholm) and Zhong Fa Zhan Holdings Ltd. (Hong Kong) signed definitive agreements to, subject to shareholders' approval in the respective companies, invest in and establish a Chinese business for the manufacturing, marketing and sales of solar air conditioning and heating products. Read more...

India’s year-wise targets for rooftop solar PV by 2022. Chart: RESolve

MNRE releases state-wise targets for a total of 40 GW rooftop solar PV in India

2015-07-03

The Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released the year-wise, state-wise target for rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. It may be recalled that the Modi government had raised the solar targets to 100 GW by 2022, and rooftop solar will contribute 40 GW to the revised target, RESolve Energy Consultants (Chennai, India) notes. Read more...

FPL’s Martin Next Generation Solar Energy Center combines concentrating solar power (CSP) and natural gas generation

FPL announces next major investment in solar, clean energy in Florida, including 3 large-scale solar PV plants

2015-07-03

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) on July 2nd, 2015 announced the next major planned investment in its ongoing effort to modernize its fleet of power plants. As several older, less-efficient generating units are phased out, the company plans to add a new, high-efficiency energy center that would begin generating cleaner, more-efficient electricity in 2019 to meet the needs of Florida's growing population and economy while helping reduce emissions and keep customer rates and bills low. Read more...

The Field House PV plant utilizes ReneSola's Virtus II solar modules

ReneSola sells 6.4 MW PV plant in the UK to Foresight Group

2015-07-03

ReneSola Ltd (Jiashan, China) on July 2nd, 2015 announced that it has sold its 6.4 MW “Field House” utility scale photovoltaic (PV) plant in the United Kingdom to funds managed by Foresight Group, a leading, independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager. The Field House PV plant, which utilizes ReneSola's Virtus II solar modules, was connected to the grid in March 2015 and is qualified for the UK's 1.4 R.O.C. scheme. Read more...

The partnership with Bank of the West is dedicated to helping SolarWorld customers close more business in PV systems exceeding 50 kilowatts

SolarWorld, Bank of the West partner in financing commercial-scale solar PV systems throughout the U.S.

2015-07-03

SolarWorld Americas (Hillsboro, Oregon, U.S.) on July 2nd, 2015 announced a partnership with Bank of the West to finance commercial-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, rounding out the solar module producer’s financing options in its SolarWorld Financial Solutions Program. Read more...

The Korean manufacturer has recently decided to focus on PV customers in the U.S.

S-Energy to supply PV modules totaling 25 MW for utility-scale projects in New Mexico to juwi

2015-07-03

S-Energy Co., Ltd. a South Korea based manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products, on July 1st, 2015 announced it had reached an agreement to provide 25 megawatts (MW) of solar PV modules to juwi Inc., a Colorado-based developer and turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm specializing in solar energy plants. The Company's modules will be utilized for two utility-scale projects in New Mexico to serve Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM), the largest electricity provider in New Mexico. Read more...

Top 10 solar PV inverter vendors to the United States by MWac, 2014. Source: PV Inverter Market Shares and 2015 Outlook GTM Research

GTM Research: SMA, ABB, and Advanced Energy are the top ten PV inverter vendors in the United States

2015-07-02

According to GTM Research’s latest analyst note “PV Inverter Market Shares and 2015 Outlook”, SMA led the U.S. inverter market in 2014, shipping 24 percent of all inverters sold within the United States. In the same time period, Advanced Energy ranked third, shipping 17 percent of inverters sold in the U.S. The top three vendors, SMA, ABB, and Advanced Energy, combined to ship 59 percent of all inverters sold in the United States. Read more...

UK solar PV farm

Solar Media forecasts UK solar PV capacity to reach 10 GW at start of 2016

2015-07-02

The cumulative solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity installed in the United Kingdom (UK) is forecast to exceed 10 gigawatts (GW) by the end of the first quarter of 2016. New capacity deployment will be driven by more than 100 project developers, 50 EPCs (engineering, procurement and construction companies) and 40 institutional investors, according to the new Solar Media Limited “Top-500 UK Database” report. Read more...

Rooftop solar PV panels

IRENA report: Renewable energy can unlock socio-economic benefits for islands

2015-07-02

Developing the vast renewable energy resources of Fiji, the Marshall Islands and Vanuatu would provide substantial socio-economic benefits for their citizens, according to three reports released on July 2nd, 2015 by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewables readiness assessments for the three island nations find that a combination of solar photovoltaics (PV), wind, geothermal, marine, biomass and biofuel could meet domestic energy needs while decreasing electricity costs, increasing energy access, and boosting energy independence. Read more...

Energy Minister Tom Koutsantonis: “The State Government will be demonstrating how integrating battery storage with solar photovoltaics can deliver multiple benefits”

Battery storage for public buildings to make Adelaide the first carbon-neutral city in Australia

2015-07-02

On June 30th, 2015 South Australian Energy Minister Tom Koutsantonis announced a USD 1.1 million investment for energy storage to be integrated with existing rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on public buildings. Read more...

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