Panama completes its first large-scale solar park


Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli announced that state-owned utility Empresa de Generación Eléctrica (EGESA) has completed and... read more

Japan could cancel approvals for 670 delayed PV projects


The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) could cancel approvals for 670 PV projects to be developed under Japan’s FIT... read more

Nearly 773 MW of solar projects are currently under development in Pakistan


Twenty-two solar power projects with a combined capacity of 772.99 MW are currently under development in Pakistan, according to local... read more

California solar industry employs nearly a third of the entire US solar industry


The California solar industry employed 47,223 people at the end of 2013, more than 3,500 more people than a year earlier. This means... read more

China raises solar target for 2014 but introduces cap on incentives


China's National Energy Administration (NEA) has announced that China aims to add 14 GW of PV power in 2014. However, the Chinese... read more

El Salvador grants contracts for 31 PV projects totaling 6 MW


El Salvador’s National Energy Council (CNE) has signed PPAs for 31 PV projects totaling 6 MW. The projects were selected through a 15 MW... read more

Arizona could drop the distributed-generation element of its Renewable Energy Standard


Arizona’s public utility commission, the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC), is considering changing Arizona’s Renewable Energy... read more

US files second complaint with WTO against India's national solar program


The US has filed a second trade complaint against India with the World Trade Organization (WTO) over concerns that India’s national... read more

China added 11.3 GW of solar in 2013


China installed 11.3 GW of grid-connected solar capacity in 2013, according to Xinhua, citing the Chinese National Energy Administration... read more

Colombia to replace diesel with renewables on San Andrés Island


International non-governmental organization Carbon War Room (CWR) has agreed to help Colombia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy replace... read more