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SPI to install floating PV projects in the US

Solar Power (SPI), a PV project developer, is partnering with Aqua lean Energy (ACE) to build floating PV projects in California, Arizona, Texas and New Mexico. …read more

China confirms 17.8GW PV target for 2015

China has confirmed its installation target of 17.8GW for 2015. The National Energy Administration (NEA) has published province by province figures that also confirm that it has done away with the distributed generation (DG) targets introduced last year. The government had a 14GW target with 8GW initially to come from DG. Each province was given

Singapore hopes first dual-electricity contract will strengthen use of solar

Singapore is hoping that their first ever dual solar and conventional electricity contract will help reduce the city-state’s nearly complete dependence upon fossil fuels for electricity. …read more

JinkoSolar’s new 500MW fab based in Malaysia

Major tier-1 PV manufacturer JinkoSolar has finally said its first major overseas solar cell and module manufacturing facility is based in Penang, Malaysia. …read more

Larger FiT cuts than previous years as expected for Japan

Japan has confirmed it will make big cuts to the feed-in tariff (FiT) payable for solar, which have been expected for some time, dropping the rate by around 16%, from ¥32 (US$0.27) per kWh to ¥27 per kWh by July. …read more

Only 65MW of solar installed in Belgium in 2014

Belgium installed only 65MW of solar in 2014, according to figures issued by Belgian renewable energy association, Apere. …read more

Clean Energy Collective and Morgan Stanley to spur community solar in Massachusetts

Community solar solutions developer Clean Energy Collective (CEC) and Morgan Stanley subsidiary, MS Solar Solutions (MSSS), have agreed a deal to build up the expansion of community-shared solar across Massachusetts. …read more

Big picture: 318GW of solar modules to be installed in next 5 years says IHS

According to market research firm IHS global cumulative solar PV installations will reach almost 500GW (498GW) in 2019, up from around 180GW in 2014, a 177% increase. …read more