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

18.02.2014

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

18.02.2014

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

18.02.2014

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

17.02.2014

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

17.02.2014

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

17.02.2014

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

17.02.2014

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

14.02.2014

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

13.02.2014

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

13.02.2014

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