As European Solar Installations Slow, China, US and Japan Lead Global Installed PV Capacity in 2016, IHS Says

By the end of 2016, cumulative global installed photovoltaic (PV) installations will surpass 310 gigawatts (GW), compared to just 40 GW at the end of 2010.

WINAICO launches typhoon-resistant solar modules and achieves 315 W in 60 cell PERC modules at PV EXPO

WINAICO combines HeatCap with WSP frame design to launch a typhoon-resistant solar module at PV EXPO. Also on display at the exhibition is WINAICO's world-leading 60-cell, 315 W, monocrystalline PERC module that reaches 18.9% in efficiency. WINAICO's booth is numbered E23-46 at East Hall 3 of Tokyo Big Sight.

Eskom Senior General Manager of Renewables Unit to Attend New Energy Update South Africa 2016

Eskom, South Africa's state-owned energy utility, has confirmed participation at the New Energy Update South Africa conference series 2016.

SolarCity Launches Smart Energy Home in Hawaii

Customer Self Supply program offers a customized combination of solar, battery storage, smart electric water heater and Nest Learning Thermostat™

Electric vehicles to be 35% of global new car sales by 2040

Continuing reductions in battery prices will bring the total cost of ownership of EVs below that for conventional-fuel vehicles by 2025, even with low oil prices.

Major solar prices show the clear downtrend

Both prices of multi-crystalline and mono-crystalline solar panels fall this week. As China is heading into the slow season, the prices of solar panels in China have observed a noticeable decline. Meanwhile, with more and more trade-friendly capacities available outside China, major Chinese module makers, such as Jinko, are able to enter the U.S. market with more competitive price, and using strategic pricing to gain more market share in the U.S., the highest solar panel price over the world. With the obvious price competition, solar panel price in the US has shown the obvious drop recently. In Europe, as more Chinese module makers exit the MIP agreement, and leveraging the capacities available in the third countries, solar panel price in Europe is also pressured.


GlassPoint Solar, the leading supplier of solar to the oil and gas industry, today announced the appointment of energy veteran Sanjeev Kumar as senior vice president of project development in North America. Kumar will lead the growth and financing initiatives for GlassPoint and its California projects. GlassPoint has developed a novel solar thermal technology for oilfields, which produce steam at a lower cost than steam made from natural gas.

WTO Ruling in US-India Trade Case is a Step in the Right Direction

Andrew Nichols joins APsystems as Senior VP, USA sales

Solar industry veteran Andrew Nichols has joined APsystems as Senior Vice President of Sales, USA. Andrew comes to APsystems with over 30 years in high technology and alternative energy sales. He most recently served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales for SolarBridge Technologies through its successful acquisition by SunPower Corporation.

Nearly 140 Wind Projects Awarded Turbine Contracts in the Second Half of 2015, According to Navigant Research

Siemens and Vestas led turbine orders in total capacity during this time period, report finds

PACE Funding Group Brings Lower Cost Clean Energy PACE Financing to City of Sacramento, Riverside County, and San Bernardino County

PACE Funding Group Brings Lower Cost Clean Energy PACE Financing to City of Sacramento, Riverside County, and San Bernardino County PACEfunding Financing Solution Lowers Utility Bills and Increases Property Values for Millions of California Homeowners. PACE Funding Group brings advanced consumer lending experience to the nascent PACE financing market, and offers the lowest private sector residential PACE interest rates and the most stringent consumer protections.


Ideal Power Systems to Be Integrated Into Powin Storage Offerings in the U.S. and China

MiaSol Integration Partner Clearworld's Retrofit Solar Led Lighting Solutions Selected as Approved Vendor for Fifa 2022 in Qatar

ClearWorld LLC, an alternative energy system solution provider, is pleased to announce that they have been selected as an official vendor for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The ClearWorld RetroFlex system will be used for uplighting for the palm trees through a creative design that they have made specifically for the games. The lights require very little maintenance and are powered entirely by renewable solar energy generated by MiaSol's flexible, lightweight FLEX solar panels.

First Solar Achieves Yet Another Cell Conversion Efficiency World Record

Thin film record 22.1 percent research cell continues performance advancement trend


Fast Company announced its annual ranking in February - honoring leading enterprises and rising newcomers

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