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Global corporate funding in the solar sector comes to $2.8 billion in Q1 2019, Mercom

10/04/2019 - 18:39

Total corporate funding (including venture capital, public market, and debt financing) into the solar sector in Q1 2019 came to $2.8... read more

IHS Markit expects that global PV market returns to double-digit growth in 2019

04/04/2019 - 18:38

The global solar PV market will increase from single-digit growth in 2018 to 25 percent growth in 2019, reaching 129 GW of solar... read more

Renewable energy accounts for a third of global power capacity, IRENA

02/04/2019 - 20:19

In 2018 global additions of renewable energy capacity reached 171 GW, according to new data released by the International Renewable... read more

Financing agreed for a further section of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park with 950 MW

24/03/2019 - 19:11

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and a consortium led by ACWA Power of Saudi Arabia and the Chinese Silk Road Fund... read more

IBC reacts to »bureaucratic hurdles« in Turkey

18/03/2019 - 11:03

German PV system house IBC Solar AG will reduce its operations in Turkey to acting as a supplier for rooftop systems. This will take... read more

CECcalls for changes in Australia’s »Marginal Loss Factor«

10/03/2019 - 13:19

The Australian Clean Energy Council (CEC) urgently calls for a revision of the »marginal loss factor« (MLF), which is used to calculate... read more

India installed 8.3 GW PV in 2018, Mercom

28/02/2019 - 16:58

The Indian solar market installed 8,263 MW in 2018, down 15.5 percent compared to 9,782 MW in 2017, according to Mercom India Research’s... read more

Germany registered an enormous 579 MW of newly installed capacity in January

28/02/2019 - 16:58

According to new figures from the German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur), Germany registered 579 MW of new PV systems in... read more

Increasing dissatisfaction with implementation of energy transition in Germany

24/02/2019 - 21:24

For the second time since 2017, the Potsdam- (Germany) based Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) has presented a »... read more

SECI tenders more than 1 GW of grid connected PV power including 20 MW FPV and 97 MW rooftop systems

19/02/2019 - 21:45

The Indian Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) announced three tenders for the expansion of renewable capacity in the... read more