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European solar market grows 15% in 2015 European solar market grows 15% in 2015

In 2015, European countries connected around 8 GW of solar power systems to electrical networks, according to estimates by SolarPower Europe.

AFC Energy reaches milestone 200 kW output from alkaline fuel cell system in Germany

UK-based AFC Energy reports that, following an accelerated 12-month fuel cell development programme, it has delivered gross electrical output in excess of 200 kW at its KORE alkaline fuel cell power plant in Stade, northern Germany.

DONG Energy to build new record size offshore wind farm DONG Energy to build new record size offshore wind farm

DONG Energy has made a final investment decision to build the giant Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK.

Clean energy supply in Haiti hospital achieved with battery system

Two hundred tons of CO2 will now be saved annually at a hospital in Haiti.

Atkins designs world’s first multi-turbine floating offshore wind platform Atkins designs world’s first multi-turbine floating offshore wind platform

Hexicon has appointed Atkins as engineering partner for the world’s first multi-turbine offshore wind floating platform to be deployed at the Dounreay Tri Project off the Scottish north coast.

Morocco unveils first phase of world’s largest solar plant Morocco unveils first phase of world’s largest solar plant

Yesterday saw the inauguration of the first section of the thermosolar plant NOORo in Ouarzazate.

Enerray wins Enel Green Power bid for solar farm in Brazil

Enerray has won the Enel Green Power bid for what the company hopes will the biggest solar farm in the country.

Sharp introduces new polycrystalline modules

Sharp has today announced an expansion of its energy solutions portfolio, introducing a new range of polycrystalline PV modules.

Record €1 billion invested in offshore wind in 2015 Record €1 billion invested in offshore wind in 2015

An EWEA report has found that offshore wind investments in Europe doubled in 2015 to €13.3 billion in a record year for financing and grid-connected installations.

Siemens receives wind turbine orders for two onshore projects in Ireland Siemens receives wind turbine orders for two onshore projects in Ireland

Siemens has received two orders for onshore wind projects in Ireland that are set to add 172MW to Ireland’s energy capacity.

Global revenue from solar PV installations to total $1.2 trillion by 2024 according to Navigant Research Global revenue from solar PV installations to total $1.2 trillion by 2024 according to Navigant Research

According to a recent report from Navigant Research, global revenue from solar PV installations is expected to total more than $1.2 trillion from 2015 to 2024.

China is ranked a booming market for wind capacity growth, according to Navigant Research China is ranked a booming market for wind capacity growth, according to Navigant Research

A new report from Navigant Research has analyzed wind energy development policies in 42 countries, with rankings for current policy stability, past performance, sector potential, and economic forecasts.