Norwegian energy companies Equinor and Scatec Solar announced this week that they had completed the 162 megawatt (MW) Apodi Solar Plant in Brazil, the former’s first step into the solar industry.
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Gamesa Electric, a subsidiary of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, announced this week that it has been awarded a contract to supply six solar projects to be developed in Egypt worth a total of 400 megawatts (MW).
French renewable energy group EDF Renewables announced the commissioning of five separate solar PV facilities in Israel last week, worth a total of 110 megawatts (MW).
8minutenergy, the largest independent solar power developer in the United States, announced this week that it has sold the 121 megawatt (MW) Springbok 3 Solar Farm to independent global private asset management firm Capital Dynamics. The 121 MW Springbok 3 Solar Farm is located in Kern County, California, and is the third project built in […]
The recent decision by the California Energy Commission to mandate solar on all new residential buildings starting from 2020 has had a noticeable impact on GTM Research’s solar forecast for the Golden State, bumping it up by 14% over 4 years, or around 650 megawatts (MW).
Despite its recent acquisition of embattled solar manufacturer SolarWorld Americas, SunPower this week reported mixed results in its first quarter financial results, succeeding in narrowing its net loss and beating earnings expectations, but could not promise much in the way of strong guidance.
Shanghai-based solar manufacturer JA Solar reported long-delayed Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Results late last month, reporting record shipments of 7,143.1 megawatts (MW) for the full year, an increase of over 55% while revenue increased by over 25%.
Leading US solar manufacturer First Solar published its first-quarter earnings report late last month, depicting a strong start to the year with increased sales of $567 million and the commencement of Series 6 module production in April which, in turn, led to the company’s announcement of a new solar manufacturing plant in Perrysburg, Ohio.
Leading data and analytics company GlobalData has published new analysis this week which predicts that the global solar PV inverters market will decline from $6.3 billion in 2017 to $3.7 billion in 2022, attributed primarily to the fall in inverter prices rather than a drop in installation figures.
GTM Research has this morning published a new analysis which predicts global solar PV installations will exceed 104 gigawatts (GW) in 2018, and will continue to exceed 100 GW per year through to at least 2022.