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REN21: PV accounts for 55 percent of newly installed renewable power capacity in 2017

07/06/2018 - 15:10

Renewable power accounted for 70 percent of net additions to global power generating capacity in 2017, but global energy-related carbon... read more

EBRD provides financing for Mongolia’s largest PV power plant

23/05/2018 - 21:17

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) together with Triodos Investment Management and FMO Dutch Development Bank... read more

PHOTON Newsletter from Friday, April 20th

22/04/2018 - 21:45

Due to a technical problem, the PHOTON Newsletter of April 20 could not be sent. You will therefore find all relevant news in today’s... read more

European solar market grew by 28 percent in 2017

09/02/2018 - 20:38

European countries installed at least 8.61 GW of solar power systems in 2017 – an increase of 28 percent compared to 6.72 GW added in... read more

US tax bill retains ITC

18/12/2017 - 08:50

On Friday, the US Congress reached an agreement on a comprehensive tax reform legislation. According to US Solar Energy Industry... read more

Former members of US energy market regulator FERC against government plans to subsidize coal and nuclear power

22/10/2017 - 16:30

A proposal submitted at the end of September by US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to the independent US Federal Energy Regulatory... read more

Almost 5.3 Gigawatt solar power plant projects in Argentine tender

22/10/2017 - 16:18

The »Ronda 2« call for tenders for renewable energy projects in Argentina, which opened in August, is heavily oversubscribed. The tender... read more

IEA report: More people have access to electricity

19/10/2017 - 19:52

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published a report on world population access to electricity. According to the report »Energy... read more

162 Megawatt new Capacity in Germany in August

01/10/2017 - 23:37

In August, 6,563 photovoltaic systems with a total capacity of 162.442 MW were registered at the German Bundesnetzagentur (Federal... read more

EBRD finances 50 megawatt project in Egypt

01/10/2017 - 23:37

The Saudi Arabian company Alfanar Energy is building a 50 megawatt power plant in the Benban solar complex in the Egyptian province of... read more