Solar Industry News Posts

U.S. solar market experienced record-breaking Q2

U.S. solar market experienced record-breaking Q2

In the second quarter of 2017, a record-breaking 2.4 GW were added to the U.S. solar market’s overall capacity. This is an 8% increase over last year’s results and makes it the largest second quarter ever.

SolarWorld to be sold to CEO Frank Asbeck

SolarWorld to be sold to CEO Frank Asbeck

After filing for insolvency in May, German solar panel manufacturer SolarWorld AG has been through a rough couple of months. Now, however, a turn of events might keep the company in business and save 500 jobs, as all involved parties agreed to sell and transfer SolarWorld to its CEO Frank Asbeck.

Indian government plans support program for domestic solar manufacturing

Indian government plans support program for domestic solar manufacturing

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy wants to support domestic manufacturing of solar cells and modules. For this, a special program has been developed, the second phase of which has now commenced.

Great progress for renewables in the United States

Great progress for renewables in the United States

Recent reports show that renewables have made great progress in the United States, which are also becoming more energy-aware. A recent report by the Environment America Research and Policy Center analyzes directly how these developments are taking place and what they could mean for America’s energy future.

Poland’s second renewable energy auction contracts 472 new projects

Poland’s second renewable energy auction contracts 472 new projects

Late last month, Poland held its second renewable energy auction, open to solar, wind and hydro power projects. 472 new projects were awarded, with a maximum size of 1 MW per project. As expected, solar received the largest share.

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