Solar Archive

30 Aug 2015

Brazilian Government Approved 11.26 GW Of Projects To Compete At Solar Auction

Originally published on Solar Love. The current renewable energy auction (First Energy Reserve Auction), which took place yesterday, August 28, 2015, was a crowded one. It included the competition of more than 11.26 gigawatts (GW) of potential capacity, via 341 different
30 Aug 2015

1-Cent Solar In Germany, Nuclear-Free Switzerland, Obama Stuff… (Clean Electricity Link Drop)

Can’t get enough clean electricity reading? Here’s more! Solar Solar + Electric Transport = Huge Social Implications Net Metering Review: Value of Solar Energy Higher Than Retail Electric Rates Obama Just Picked The Customer’s Side Against The Nevada Utility That’s
29 Aug 2015

10 GW Solar Power Policy Launched In Gujarat

Originally posted on Solar Love. The Department of Energy and Petrochemicals has released a new solar policy for the Indian state of Gujarat which aims to scale up solar power generation to 10 GW by 2020. The
29 Aug 2015

California Achieve’s New Utility-Scale Solar Energy Generation Peak Of 6.931 GW

Originally published on Solar Love. The state of California has achieved a new electricity generation peak record for utility-scale solar energy, according to recent reports. The new record of 6.391 gigawatts (alternating current, not direct current) was
28 Aug 2015

LDK to deliver 67MW of photovoltaic modules to EA Solar Phitsanulok

LDK Solar has signed a module supply contract with EA Solar Phitsanulok, a subsidiary of Thailand-based photovoltaic (PV) projects developer Energy Absolute Public Company. CTBR – News
27 Aug 2015

Uzbekistan Starts Work On 300 MW Worth Of Solar Power Projects

Uzbekistan has taken its first major steps towards setting up large-scale solar power projects. The central Asian country has announced that work on three large-scale solar power projects has been initiated. The total installed capacity of these
26 Aug 2015

European Union Raising Anti-Dumping Duties On Chinese Solar Glass

The European Union has raised anti-dumping duties on imported Chinese solar glass all the way up to a maximum of 75.4% — up a substantial amount from an original maximum anti-dumping duty of 36.1%. The decision to raise
25 Aug 2015

Wind And Solar Are Already A Better Value Than Fossil Fuels

Originally published on RenewEconomy. When radio shock jock Alan Jones got the cost of wind energy so horribly wrong in front of a million or so viewers on ABC TV last month, he did more than misplace
23 Aug 2015

Hold On To Your Hats! US Hydropower Agency Dives Into 210 MW Solar Energy Buy For US Navy

Obama Administration totally dekes out solar energy obstructors with massive new US Navy solar project, first of many interagency solar projects to come Hold On To Your Hats! US Hydropower Agency Dives Into 210 MW Solar Energy
21 Aug 2015

1st Airport In World To Go 100% Solar Is In India

Originally published on Solar Love. Cochin International Airport Limited in Kochi, Kerala (India) has become the first airport in the world to be powered entirely by solar power. A 12 MW solar PV plant, spread over 50 acres,