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The US added 2.93 GW of utility-scale solar capacity in 2013

28.01.2014

A total of 266 utility-scale solar power plants with a combined capacity of 2,936 MW were connected to the grid in the US in 2013,... read more

PV covered 1.0% of electricity demand in France in 2013

28.01.2014

PV covered 1.0% of France’s electricity demand in 2013, according to the annual report on French electricity production from French grid... read more

Brazilian authorities receive further PV project proposals totaling 272 MW

28.01.2014

The Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency (ANEEL) has received nine new proposals for the construction of large-scale PV power plants... read more

Indian state of Gujarat to issue net-metering policy

28.01.2014

The government of the Indian state of Gujarat will introduce a net-metering scheme for PV installations in 2 to 3 weeks, according to... read more

Chile allocates $6.5 million to support deployment of renewables, mainly for self-consumption

28.01.2014

The Chilean government will invest 3.6 billion CLP ($6.5 billion) to support the installation of renewable energy power systems across... read more

Mainland Greece added around 1,092 MW of PV capacity in 2013

27.01.2014

Mainland Greece had 2,420 MW of installed PV capacity as of the end of December 2013, according to the Hellenic Transmission System... read more

UK FIT scheme now supports more than 1,939 MW of installed PV power

27.01.2014

Approximately 1,939 MW of installed PV capacity had been registered under the UK’s FIT scheme as of Dec. 31, 2013, according to the... read more

Ontario's microFIT program now supports 160 MW of small PV systems

27.01.2014

The amount of PV capacity installed under Ontario’s microFIT program had reached 160.1 MW as of Jan. 6, 2014, according to the bi-weekly... read more

Taiwan-based solar producers plan price increase, Digitimes

27.01.2014

Taiwan-based solar cell producers are expected to increase their prices for high-efficiency multicrystalline solar cells in February to... read more

China added at least 12 GW of PV capacity in 2013, BNEF

27.01.2014

China installed between 12 and 14 GW of new PV capacity in 2013, beating even the most optimistic forecasts of 12 months ago, reports... read more