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Global VC funding for the solar sector in Q2 saw a steep decline, Mercom

18/07/2017 - 16:46

Total corporate funding (including venture capital funding, public market and debt financing) in the first half (1H) of 2017 was... read more

Indian rooftop solar market growing at over 80 percent annually, Bridge to India

18/07/2017 - 12:56

India added 678 MW of rooftop solar capacity in the Financial Year (FY) 2016-17, ending at March 31, growing at 81 percent compared to... read more

Eight19 secures £1.3 million funding

18/07/2017 - 12:37

UK-based flexible organic photovoltaics (OPV) manufacturer Eight19 has received a further £1.3 million ($2.3 million) of investment in... read more

USTDA to support the tender of several PV plants in Africa

18/07/2017 - 12:37

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) in cooperation with US Government-led partnership Power Africa is supporting several tenders... read more

Hindustan Power acquires 15 PV projects in Japan and will construct 4 plants in Bangladesh

17/07/2017 - 17:49

Indian independent power producer Hindustan Powerprojects (Hindustan Power) has acquired 15 solar power generation projects in Japan... read more

Scientists reached 44.5 percent efficiency with CPV

17/07/2017 - 17:49

Scientists at the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the George Washington University in Washington, DC, have designed a... read more

Duke Energy unveils plans for 6.8 MW PV plants in Kentucky

17/07/2017 - 17:45

US energy provider Duke Energy Corp., headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, plans to develop its first solar facilities in the... read more

India’s solar modules will get a GST rate of 5 percent

17/07/2017 - 17:09

India’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates for solar components have been finalized, says consultancy Mercom Capital Group, with GST... read more

Sonnen names Brent Stayer as U.S. Vice President of Operations & Quality Control

17/07/2017 - 17:09

Sonnen Inc., part of the German energy storage manufacturer Sonnen GmbH, appointed Brent Stayer, as U.S. Vice President of Operations... read more

PPVX up 3.1 percent

16/07/2017 - 22:52

The PHOTON Photovoltaic Stock Index (PPVX) gained 3.1 percent last week and was quoted at 1,040 points on Friday. Its reference value... read more