PV covered 7% of Italy's electricity demand in 2013


Electricity produced by PV systems covered 7.0% of Italy’s electricity demand in 2013, according to the latest numbers from Italian TSO... read more

Global polysilicon industry heading back toward oversupply, Bernreuter Research


After a short recovery in 2013, the global polysilicon industry is once again heading toward oversupply, according to the latest report... read more

Wallonia added 120 MW of new PV systems up to 10 kW in the first 10 months of 2013


Wallonia, the French-speaking region of Belgium, had 635.5 MW of PV systems up to 10 kW installed under its Solwatt incentive program as... read more

UK FIT scheme now supports more than 1.9 GW of installed PV power


More than 1,910 MW of installed PV capacity had been registered under the UK’s FIT scheme as of Nov. 30, 2013, according to the UK... read more

Germany's EEG levy fund registers surplus again in December


The German EEG levy account, which funds Germany’s renewable energy programs, recorded a surplus of €667 million ($907.8 million) for... read more

Portugal registers 12.8 MW of new PV power in October


Portugal registered 12.8 MW of new PV capacity in October, slightly down from 14 MW in September, according to the latest data from the... read more

Germany's »Marktwert Solar« falls to just over €0.04 per kWh in December


The »Marktwert Solar,« the average price achieved on the German electricity market (EEX) for the 10% of electricity produced by PV... read more

Web portal for Austrian PV incentive scheme crashes again


On Jan. 2, 2014, the web portal of the Austrian Settlement Centre for Green Electricity (OeMAG) crashed due to its servers being... read more

US Trade Commission launches new investigations into Chinese solar imports


The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has launched new antidumping and anti-subsidy investigations into imported crystalline... read more

Bolivia plans its first megawatt-size PV power plant


Bolivian Minister of the Presidency Juan Ramón Quintana announced that the government of Bolivia plans to support the development of a... read more