China installed 18 percent less solar power capacity in 2018

19/01/2019 - 17:54

China put over 43 GW of new solar generation capacity into operation in 2018, down 18 percent from 53 GW in 2017, according to news... read more

EIA expects 8.2 GW of new PV capacity will be connected in the USA by the end of 2019

12/01/2019 - 15:32

The US Energy Information Administration EIA, part of the US Department of Energy, expects 23.7 GW of new capacity additions and 8.3 GW... read more

Season's greetings

20/12/2018 - 20:26

This is the last PHOTON newsletter in 2018. We will return in the new year on January 7.
The PHOTON editorial team wishes you... read more

Global solar PV installations in 2019 could rise 18 percent and reach 123 GW, IHS Market

20/12/2018 - 14:10

In 2019, annual global PV installations are forecast to rise 18 percent, reaching 123 GW. According to IHS Markit, two-thirds of the... read more

Renewables will cover around 38 percent of Germany’s electricity consumption in 2018

16/12/2018 - 16:35

Renewable energies are expected to cover a good 38 percent of Germany's gross electricity consumption in 2018. This is an increase of... read more

US Solar PV market decreased to 1.7 GW newly installed capacity in Q3 2018, Wood Mackenzie

14/12/2018 - 11:18

In Q3 2018, the U.S. solar market installed 1.7 GW (dc) of solar PV, a 15 percent decrease from Q3 2017 and a 20 percent decrease from... read more

Israel targets to develop 6 GW of solar capacity

11/12/2018 - 19:07

Israel aims to construct around 6,000 MW of installed PV capacity, said Udi Adiri, director general of the Ministry of Energy, in an... read more

UNEP: PV deployed at CAGR of 38 percent from 1998 to 2015

11/12/2018 - 12:51

A case study shows PV deployment at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 38 percent from 1998 to 2015 worldwide. According to... read more

NABARD signs $100 million agreement to boost India’s rooftop solar capacity

11/12/2018 - 12:49

The Indian National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) signed an agreement with Green Climate Fund (GCF) to infuse $100... read more

Australians install two million solar PV systems

10/12/2018 - 14:37

Australian homes and businesses have now installed more than two million PV systems under the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme,... read more