Solar electricity News for March 2011

Solar electricity News Archive

UK Government solar criticism sustained UK Government solar criticism sustained

Fallout from the UK Government's decision to massively curtail the growing solar PV industry in the UK continues, with criticism coming from many quarters.

Renewable Energy Focus at EWEA 2011

The Renewable Energy Focus team is at the European Wind Energy Association's annual conference and exhibition EWEA 2011.

SunPower delivers 48 MW of solar panels to Toshiba

Toshiba Corporation is ordering 48 MW of solar panels from SunPower Corporation to support its residential solar offering in Japan.

UK feed-in tariff rise ‘will help fuel solar PV demand’

Mitsubishi Electric has welcomed an increase in the UK’s feed-in tariff for solar technology to take into account inflation.

SkyFuel constructs 50 MW CSP plant in China

SkyFuel will construct a 50 MW concentrating solar power (CSP) parabolic trough plant near Huludao in China.

Italian solar PV feed-in tariff agreement postponed

Feed-in tariffs for the Italian solar photovoltaic (PV) industry will only remain stable until the end of May but the solar market will not be capped.

Going to Hannover Fair? Get your free ticket

As part of a media partnership deal with the forthcoming Hannover Fair, we have managed to secure complimentary tickets for our readers...

Trina Solar and Zep cooperate on installation hardware

Trina Solar Ltd and Zep Solar Inc have entered a licensing, sales and marketing partnership agreement for Zep’s platform for module-integrated installation hardware.

New global investment in renewable energy hit US$243bn in 2010

Global offshore wind and solar energy markets continued to grow steadily last year, according to Ernst & Young.

Electronics giants swell Asian solar PV market

The Asian share of solar photovoltaic (PV) production could reach nearly 85% by the end of the year, according to IMS Research.