Originally published on CleanTechnica by Adam Johnston Firm growth from China will help boost overall global PV demand for the 10th consecutive year, according to a recent report from IHS. IHS Technology Senior Analyst Josefin Berg said Chinese feed-in tariff (FIT) cuts from last September have created higher-than-projected 4th quarter growth. Berg notes global capacity additions reaching 77 […]
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Originally published on CleanTechnica by Zachary Shahan To be fair, we don’t yet know what Donald Trump’s precise climate approach will be, but it seems all but guaranteed that he will slow and obstruct climate action and will do a “great deal” to increase pollution and CO2 emissions from the out-of-date oil, coal, and gas industries. This is idiotic not […]
China, Japan, South Korea, and Russia plan a global ultra-high voltage grid for renewable energy. But first, they must settle their political differences.
Kyocera wants to expand its sales in the United States, and sees opportunities in the residential solar and energy storage markets. Sales for the company fell recently in Japan, forcing the company to look at expanding into the United States. “There is growing need for energy storage in the US residential market,” said Kyocera president Goro […]
The thin-film manufacturer and developer Solar Frontier might be able to achieve grid parity in Japan with PV rooftop home solar systems and batteries in several years. “We believe we can provide residential systems that are competitive with and soon-to-be cheaper than electricity from the grid. More precisely, we are aiming to bring the residential system price, […]
About 300 MW of Japanese solar power projects may be supported by the British banking and investment group Barclays, in the form of solar bonds. $418 million or JPY 50 billion is the monetary value associated with the projects, should Barclays go ahead. The reason it may want to proceed is to offer an alternative investment option for its clients. Renewable […]
One of the top solar energy technology companies in the world, SunPower Corporation, will begin offering its X-Series Solar Panels in the Japanese market starting sometime in the early part of 2016, according to a recent press release. The announcement — which was made originally at PV Japan 2015 — means that the well regarded […]
Operation has reportedly commenced for the world’s largest floating mega solar power plant, located in Japan and developed by Kyocera. Reported on the Nikkei Business Publications website Solar Power Plant Business, The Hyogo Kasai City Sakasamaike Floating Mega Solar Power Plant began the sale of electricity to Kansai Electric Power Company (KEPCO) on June 11. The project, […]
A report from REN21 says the world economy decoupled from emissions for the first time in 2014. Economic growth was 3% but with no increase in emissions.
The newest edition of the Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme report was recently released by the IEA — detailing a huge quantity of different aspects of the global solar PV market as well as country- and region-specific solar PV markets. This 19th edition of the report provides a number of highly interesting/useful graphs, some of which are posted below. Providing […]