PV covered 4.5% of Germany's electricity production in 2013


Electricity generated by PV systems covered 4.5% of Germany’s gross electricity production in 2013, up from 4.2% in 2012, according to... read more

President Obama orders review of US energy infrastructure


US President Barack Obama has signed a memorandum establishing the federal government’s first Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) process, a... read more

Large-scale PV drives global solar demand in 2013, NPD Solarbuzz


Growth in global PV demand is now being driven by large-scale PV projects, according to market research firm NPD Solarbuzz. Large-scale... read more

Switzerland added 300 MW of new PV capacity in 2013


Switzerland installed approximately 300 MW of new PV capacity in 2013, according to preliminary estimates released by Swiss solar... read more

European Commission reaffirms opposition to retroactive taxes on RE incentives


Representatives of the Bulgarian Photovoltaic Association (BPVA) met with members of the Directorate-General for Energy of the European... read more

New York proposes $1 billion boost for solar and a new 3 GW solar program


The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has filed a petition with the New York Public Service Commission... read more

Mainland Greece added around 14 MW of PV capacity in November


Mainland Greece had 2,418 MW of installed PV capacity as of the end of November 2013, according to the Hellenic Transmission System... read more

Flanders registered 10 MW of new PV systems in November


The Belgian region of Flanders registered around 10 MW of newly installed PV capacity in November 2013, according to statistics from... read more

Australia closes 2013 with nearly 3.1 GW of installed rooftop PV power


Australia had 1,161,245 rooftop PV systems, representing 3,096 MW of installed PV capacity, as of Dec. 31, 2013, according to new... read more

Spain's cumulative installed PV capacity reached 4,682 MW at the end of November


Spain’s cumulative installed PV capacity reached 4,682 MW as of the end of November 2013, according to the latest statistics from... read more