Capacity Archive

2 Mar 2015

Indian Government Approves 15 GW Solar Power Capacity For Auction

A crucial leg of the National Solar Mission was recently cleared by the Indian government which would allow 15 GW capacity to be auctioned over the next few years. The Indian government gave approval to auction 15
21 Feb 2015

Verizon is laying down 400 tiny cells in SF to boost LTE capacity

In the coming months, workers and visitors along San Francisco’s major tech corridors may notice some very big improvement in Verizon’s 4G network speeds in some very specific places. The carrier… Gigaom Search
19 Feb 2015

Chinese Module Maker Talesun Plans 1 GW Solar Power Capacity In Thailand

Chinese solar module and cell manufacturer Zhongli Talesun has announced construction of its new manufacturing facility in Thai-China Industrial Park in Rayong, Thailand. The new facility will be fully automated with an annual production capacity of 500
11 Feb 2015

Worldwide wind power capacity reaches 51GW in 2014

The worldwide wind power market added a record 51.5GW of new capacity in 2014, according to a new report from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). CTBR – News
6 Feb 2015

India Plans 1 GW Solar Power Capacity Through State-Owned Companies

Pushing forward with the plan to mandate state-owned companies to set up large-scale solar power projects, the Indian government has issued draft guidelines for the implementation of 1 GW solar photovoltaic power capacity. The Indian government, through
5 Feb 2015

Chinese Government Aiming For 15 GW Of New Solar Energy Capacity In 2015

The Chinese government is continuing to aim fairly high with regard to solar energy, as its recent reveal of the goal to install 15 gigawatts (GW) of new solar energy capacity in 2015 shows. That 15 GW
4 Feb 2015

Solar & Wind = 53% Of New US Electricity Capacity In 2014

Editor’s Update: Following comparisons with 2013 NREL figures just released last week, I’ve updated the estimates for “other solar” in the charts and table below, as well as Roy’s text where it was affected (just in the first
30 Jan 2015

UK’s solar power capacity increases to 5GW in 2014

The UK has installed about 5GW of solar energy panels in 2014, up from 2.8GW at the end of 2013, according to the latest figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). CTBR – News
21 Jan 2015

Global wind power installed capacity will increase to 650.8GW by 2020: report

A new report from research and consulting firm GlobalData has predicted that the worldwide wind power installed capacity will increase to 650.8GW by 2020 from about 364.9GW in 2014. CTBR – News
28 Dec 2014

Nigeria Signs Fresh Agreement For 1 GW Solar Power Capacity

Nigeria has adopted an approach to directly engage with prospective project developers to set up renewable energy projects. The government has recently finalised a new agreement to set up a lot more solar power capacity. In the