Solar Archive

27 Apr 2015

Kyocera TCL Solar Completes Two Floating Solar Power Plants In Japan

Kyocera Corporation and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation announced that their joint venture, Kyocera TCL Solar, has completed construction of two floating solar power plants in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. The 1.7 MW floating solar plant at Nishihira Pond and the
25 Apr 2015

Iraq Looking For New Solar & Wind Energy Investors

The government of Iraq is aiming to attract new foreign investors for the creation of 3 large-scale solar energy projects and a wind energy project, according to recent reports. As a means of attracting these potential investors,
24 Apr 2015

China Solar Installations Well Ahead Of Expectations, Says Deutsche Bank

Earlier this week, China’s National Energy Administration revealed that the country had installed 5.04 GW of new solar capacity in the first quarter of 2015 — over half of what the country installed in 2013 and in
23 Apr 2015

SolarCity launches $1bn fund for commercial solar projects in US

SolarCity has launched a fund that is expected to finance over $ 1bn in commercial solar energy systems throughout the US. CTBR – News
23 Apr 2015

300 MW Of Solar Connected To UK Grid In March By Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric connected over 300 MW of solar power in the UK in March, the company has just announced. The 300 MW of solar is distributed over 20 different sites, and 7 different companies assisted in their construction.
23 Apr 2015

SunEdison, TerraForm secure financing for 97MW solar projects portfolio in UK

SunEdison and TerraForm Power have raised £84.6m for a 97MW of DC portfolio of utility-scale photovoltaic solar projects in the UK. CTBR – News
22 Apr 2015

Solar Impulse Achieves 6th Leg — Lands Safely in Nanjing (Video)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. Bertrand Piccard, piloting Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) from Chongqing in the People’s Republic of China, safely landed in Nanjing, also in the People’s Republic of China — after a delay of 3 weeks and to expressed relief of
22 Apr 2015

Hanwha Q Cells wins 1.5GW solar module supply deal from NextEra Energy

Hanwha Q Cells has signed an agreement to supply over 1.5GW of solar modules to NextEra Energy Resources. CTBR – News
21 Apr 2015

Ghana Off-Grid Households To Benefit From 100,000 Solar PV Systems

UK provider of commercial PayGo solar systems, Azuri Technology, has announced that it plans to partner with Oasis African Resources to provide 100,000 off-grid homes in Ghana with pay-as-you-go solar power over the next 2 years. The announcement
21 Apr 2015

SunPower starts construction on 86MW solar plant in South Africa

SunPower has started construction on the 86MWp Prieska solar power plant in Northern Cape province, South Africa. CTBR – News