EU proposes common European target for renewable energies


The European Commission has proposed to set a binding common European target that would require all 28 EU member states to cover 27% of... read more

Brazilian state of Pernambuco to hold second solar auction in the second half of 2014


The government of the Brazilian state of Pernambuco will hold a second energy auction for PV projects in the second half of this year,... read more

German solar sector against government proposal to reform renewable energy law


German solar association Bundesverband Solarwirtschaft (BSW) has sent an open letter to German Chancellor Angel Merkel asking the German... read more

India received bids totaling 2.17 GW for its 750 MW auction


The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), the government agency overseeing India’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM),... read more

Kenya hopes to get half of its electricity from solar by 2016


The government of Kenya has identified the sites that will be used for the construction of nine large-scale PV power plants that are... read more

China imposes final duties on polysilicon imported from the US and South Korea


China’s Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom) has set final antidumping duties of up to 57% and antisubsidy duties of 2.1% on polysilicon... read more

India installed over 1 GW of new solar capacity in 2013


India had 2,180 MW of installed grid-connected solar capacity as of Dec. 31, 2013, according to the latest data from India’s Ministry of... read more

Brazil's energy ministry announces 7 energy auctions totaling 6 GW for 2014


The Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy announced it will hold seven auctions for new power producers for a combined capacity of 6 GW... read more

New Hampshire adopts net-metering scheme


The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission has adopted a new interim net-metering scheme for renewable energy systems up to 1 MW. The... read more

Chinese power company CPI reaches 2.5 GW of installed PV power


Chinese power generation company China Power Investment Corp. (CPI), one of China’s five largest state-owned electricity producers, now... read more