Malaysian government plans 50 MW off-grid solar project


Malaysia’s Energy, Green Technology and Water ministry is planning a 50 MW PV project in Kedah, according to local newspaper The Edge... read more

PV to become competitive for Brazil's energy auctions


Potential investors in the Brazilian solar market claim that they would be able to submit PV project proposal in the frame of the... read more

Puerto Rico's pipeline of approved renewable energy projects tops 600 MW


Puerto Rico’s Planning Board has authorized renewable energy projects with a combined capacity of 606.7 MW since 2009, according to a... read more

Investors plan legal actions against Greece's new retroactive cuts for renewables


Several Greek and foreign investors are planning legal actions against the government plan to introduce further retroactive reductions... read more

Chile's PV capacity grew by 144 MW in the first two months of 2014


Chile's installed PV capacity reached 149.8 MW as of the end of February 2014, according to the latest report from Chilean renewable... read more

French government confirms plan to eliminate FIT mechanism for renewables


A preliminary draft of future French law on the energy transition has been submitted by French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable... read more

How can silicon be produced inexpensively?


Silicon manufacturing costs remain one of the main problems for the solar industry. The April issue of PHOTON International - The Solar... read more

PV module ASPs to reach $0.51 per W in 2018, Solarbuzz


The global installed PV capacity will reach 500 GW in 2018, according to the latest NPD Solarbuzz Marketbuzz report. The company... read more

The US added 92 MW of installed large-scale solar capacity in February


Twelve utility-scale solar power plants with a combined capacity of 92 MW were connected to the grid in the US in February, down from... read more

India to drastically cut MNRE's budget


The Indian government will reduce by two-thirds the budget of the country’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), according to... read more