Ontario's microFIT program now supports 162 MW of small PV systems


The amount of PV capacity installed under Ontario’s microFIT program had reached 162 MW as of Feb. 7, 2014, according to the bi-weekly... read more

UK installed 25 MW of new PV systems up to 50 kW in the last month


According to the latest weekly statistics from the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), the UK hosted 509,067 PV systems... read more

Greek solar power producers obtain first FIT payment in 8 months


Greek PV system owners will receive the FIT payment for June 2013 from Greece’s Operator of Electricity Market SA by the end of February... read more

AstanaSolar to develop PV projects in Russia


Kazach solar module producer AstanaSolar, a subsidiary of Kazakhstan's state-owned national atomic energy company Kazatomprom, has... read more

International Trade Commission rules that Chinese dumping practices continue to hurt US PV industry


The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has made affirmative determinations in its preliminary antidumping and countervailing duty... read more

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