Solar Archive

28 Mar 2015

Yingli CEO: China’s Solar Target Of 100GW By 2020 Could Be ‘Minimum’

Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath The CEO of Chinese solar giant Yingli Green Energy has told analysts that China’s solar target of 100GW installed by 2020 could be viewed as a minimum, due to the
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
27 Mar 2015

The First State To Generate More Than 5% Of Electricity From Utility-Scale Solar Is…

Originally published on EIA. California has become the first state with more than 5% of its annual utility-scale electricity generation from utility-scale solar power, according to EIA’s Electric Power Monthly. California’s utility-scale (1 megawatt (MW) or larger)
26 Mar 2015

The State Of Solar In New Jersey Is Shining Brighter

The East Coast’s solar market is booming, and New Jersey is one of those states that continues to surprise on the renewables front. The Garden State has been one of the more aggressive states when it comes
25 Mar 2015

4% Of UK Electricity Could Come From Solar By 2020

Now that the prices of solar panels have plunged, the UK government believes the country could generate 4% of its electricity from solar power by 4% Of UK Electricity Could Come From Solar By 2020 was originally
25 Mar 2015

More Solar Records, Lowering Solar Customer Acquisition Costs… (Clean Energy Link Drop)

Get your clean electricity fixin’s here (after scrolling through our own clean electricity stories): Solar Energy Rooftop/Small-Scale Solar Make Cities Solar Hubs, Says Stanford Study New Homes Must Be Ready For Solar Panels Says San Diego SolarCity
25 Mar 2015

Solar Power, SDL Solar to jointly develop 100MW solar projects in Panama

Solar Power and SG Panama Solar, a division of SDL Solar, have agreed to jointly develop more than 100MW of solar projects in the Republic of Panama. CTBR – News
25 Mar 2015

EDF to buy energy from 104MW of Primrose Solar facilities in UK

EDF Energy has agreed to buy the electricity generated from 104MW of solar farms in the UK, owned by Primrose Solar. CTBR – News
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
24 Mar 2015

Mercom Forecasts Almost 55 GW Of Solar For 2015

Mercom Capital Group has released its solar industry forecast for 2015, with predictions that the industry will install 54.5 GW. In its latest quarterly update, Mercom Capital, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released predictions