Market Archive

27 Mar 2015

Study: Chinese Solar Battery Market To Total 65 GW By 2018, With A 14% Annual Growth Rate

The Chinese solar battery market will total 65 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity by 2018 — and possess an annual growth rate of ~14% between now and then — according to a new report from RnRMarketResearch. The
24 Mar 2015

Real Americans Are Coal Killers: South Carolina Solar Market Gets White Hot

From solar wallflower to solar powerhouse: the South Carolina solar market heats up with the launch of Solarize South Carolina, a group discount program Real Americans Are Coal Killers: South Carolina Solar Market Gets White Hot was
22 Mar 2015

Egypt Fast Becoming A Hot Renewable Energy Market

Originally published on Planetsave. With ample natural resources to supply the renewable energy market, Egypt is finally finding its way to a cleantech future. Plagued with chronic shortages in electricity supply, a new, ambitious wind and solar
11 Mar 2015

Solar PV Modules Market In Asia-Pacific To Be Worth $38 Billion By 2020

The impending solar power boom in Asia is providing tremendous benefits to the manufacturers of solar photovoltaic modules, pushing their revenues to new highs. A recent report by ApacMarket, a market research firm covering the Asia-Pacific market, states
10 Mar 2015

SunEdison Acquires Solar Grid Storage — Enters Energy Storage Market

SunEdison recently announced its acquisition of Solar Grid Storage — a startup deploying combined energy storage and solar PV systems — for an undisclosed amount. It is a little kept secret that with rooftop installations taking off, energy storage is going
1 Mar 2015

Lightsource Putting £125 Million Into UK Rooftop Solar Market For 2015

Lightsource — arguably the top solar energy company in the UK — just announced that it will be investing more than £125 million (~$ 193 million) into the UK rooftop solar market in 2015. This investment is
26 Feb 2015

EDF Energies enters Brazilian wind market with purchase of Sowitec assets

EDF Energies Nouvelles has entered the Brazilian market with a new subsidiary by acquiring a majority stake in an 800MW pipeline of wind projects from Sowitec. CTBR – News
24 Feb 2015

India’s Home Solar Power Systems Market Estimated At $250 Million In 2018

The impending solar power revolution in India would not be limited to large-scale projects but would also include off-grid solutions like community-level power plants and solar lanterns. The household solar power systems market is expected to increase
23 Feb 2015

Sungevity Leads Way Into North Carolina Residential Solar Market

Editor’s Note: As the Solar Love repost below notes, North Carolina is not the friendliest state in the Union to those who want to install solar panels on their roofs. As such, it has kept out all of
7 Feb 2015

Climate Bonds Initiative Gets First Partner Focused On Distributed Market In US, Dividend Solar

Editor’s Note (Zachary Shahan): One of my favorite new(ish) solar companies is Dividend Solar. While so many segments of the solar market are a bit overcrowded, Dividend Solar forging paths into good, under-represented areas of the market.