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Costa Rica applies special tariff for hydroelectric projects to large-scale PV installations

01/05/2014 - 01:00

Costa Rica’s Regulatory Authority for Public Services (Aresep) has announced that during a transitional phase, special tariffs granted... read more

UK solar association, conservation groups say solar parks can improve wildlife habitat

01/05/2014 - 01:00

The UK Solar Trade Association (STA), in cooperation with the BRE National Solar Centre (BRE NSC), UK conservation groups and ecologist... read more

Price of German electricity remains low in April

01/05/2014 - 01:00

According to preliminary calculations made by PHOTON International, the average price of »German electricity« on the European Power... read more

PV covered 3.9% of Spain's electricity demand in April

01/05/2014 - 01:00

In April, Spain’s 4.67 GW of installed PV capacity covered 3.9% of the country’s electricity demand, up from 3.3% a month earlier and 3.... read more

Hawaii Public Utilities Commission orders Hawaiian utilities to facilitate interconnection of PV systems

01/05/2014 - 01:00

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has announced four major decisions and orders that collectively provide key policy,... read more

Yingli, Trina and Canadian Solar were the largest module suppliers in 2013, IHS

01/05/2014 - 01:00

Chinese solar manufacturers Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd., Trina Solar Ltd. and Canadian Solar Inc. were the three largest module... read more

China imposes final duties on polysilicon imports from EU

01/05/2014 - 01:00

The Chinese government has introduced final antidumping and anti-subsidy duties on polysilicon imports from the EU, according to Reuters... read more

Germany registers only 155.8 MW of new PV capacity in March

01/05/2014 - 01:00

Germany registered approximately 6,600 new PV systems with a combined capacity of 155.8 MW in March 2014, according to new figures from... read more

India rejects US's request to settle solar trade dispute

01/05/2014 - 01:00

India has rejected a US request for a dispute settlement panel at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over the domestic content... read more

Global polysilicon market to reach $6 billion in 2014, BNEF

01/05/2014 - 01:00

Demand for polysilicon will jump 15% this year, the most since 2011, due to increased demand for PV modules from China and Japan,... read more