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Schneider Electric receives award of excellence from BSI Canada

Schneider Electric™ Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for the solar power conversion chain, received the 2014 Award of Excellence for a multi-site management system from BSI Canada.

Solar energy in Scotland Solar energy in Scotland

Strong political and public support for greater deployment of solar in Scotland, despite moves to reduce the Feed-in-Tariff and Renewable Heat Incentive.

SunPower Acquires 1.5 Gigawatt U.S. Solar Power Plant Pipeline SunPower Acquires 1.5 Gigawatt U.S. Solar Power Plant Pipeline

SunPower (Nasdaq: SPWR) has acquired 1.5 gigawatts of U.S. solar power plant development assets from Australia-based Infigen Energy.

SolarWorld sets new world record for solar-cell efficiency

SolarWorld AG has set a new world record for efficiency of industrially produced solar cells made using so-called PERC-technology (passivated emitter and rear cell).

Welspun Renewables breaks ground by commissioning Punjab’s largest solar project Welspun Renewables breaks ground by commissioning Punjab’s largest solar project

IPP commissions its first project in the state, cementing Punjab’s commitment to green energy

Schneider Electric ranked third in market share for global central inverters

According to a recent 2014 IHS report, Schneider Electric™ Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for the solar power conversion chain, is ranked third in market share for global central inverters in revenue terms, representing the highest market share growth in the segment.

SkyPower to donate two million home-solar kits in Kenya SkyPower to donate two million home-solar kits in Kenya

SkyPower, the world's largest developer of utility-scale solar projects, will gift two million SkyPower Home solar kits, as part of a landmark agreement with the Government of Kenya to develop 1 GW of solar projects.