Markets

Thai solar companies face political instability

17.01.2014

Thai solar companies are currently being forced to delay most of their projects due to the uncertain political situation caused by the... read more

Japan added nearly 4 GW of new PV capacity in the first 7 months of fiscal 2013-2014

16.01.2014

Japan installed 3,993 MW of solar capacity through its FIT program between Apr. 1 and Oct. 31, 2013, according to the latest statistics... read more

UK installed 28 MW of new PV systems up to 50 kW in the last month

16.01.2014

According to the latest weekly statistics from the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), the UK hosted 501,145 PV systems... read more

US large-scale PV power reached 5 GW, Wiki-Solar

15.01.2014

The cumulative installed capacity of PV plants over 4 MW has topped 5 GW in the US, according to a report from solar market research... read more

Bulgarian president challenges solar tax

15.01.2014

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has submitted a petition to the country’s constitutional court to challenge the 20% solar tax... read more

Denmark reaches 553 MW of PV capacity

15.01.2014

Denmark had reached a cumulative installed PV capacity of 553 MW as of Dec. 10, 2013, according to provisional statistics provided by... read more

PV covered 4.5% of Germany's electricity production in 2013

15.01.2014

Electricity generated by PV systems covered 4.5% of Germany’s gross electricity production in 2013, up from 4.2% in 2012, according to... read more

President Obama orders review of US energy infrastructure

14.01.2014

US President Barack Obama has signed a memorandum establishing the federal government’s first Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) process, a... read more

Large-scale PV drives global solar demand in 2013, NPD Solarbuzz

14.01.2014

Growth in global PV demand is now being driven by large-scale PV projects, according to market research firm NPD Solarbuzz. Large-scale... read more

Switzerland added 300 MW of new PV capacity in 2013

14.01.2014

Switzerland installed approximately 300 MW of new PV capacity in 2013, according to preliminary estimates released by Swiss solar... read more