Solar Energy News

Bloomberg News Editors - April 24, 2015

US Power Grid’s $2 Trillion Upgrade Needs European Efficiency

A $2 trillion push in the U.S. to blend renewable energy into the power supply and fortify transmission lines against extreme weather means that Americans must act more like Europeans...

Kenneth Bossong - April 23, 2015

Renewables Account for 75 Percent of New US Generating Capacity in First Quarter of 2015

According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Office of Energy Projects, wind, solar, geothermal, and hydropower...

Andrew Burger - April 23, 2015

Downstream Solar Funds and Debt Finance Highlight Solar Funding Rebound

A surge in project development debt finance and investments in downstream residential and commercial solar PV funds highlighted a rebound in overall corporate renewable energy funding...

Junko Movellan - April 22, 2015

California’s First Zero Net Energy Community Opens on Earth Day to Support Bold State Goals

Say hello to your dream home and goodbye to rising electric bills. Meritage Homes, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, will reveal California’s first and only Net Zero Community on...

Andrew Burger - April 22, 2015

Solar PV Achieving Grid Parity in Chile

Chile's one of the world's fastest growing energy markets, thanks in large measure to reforms that center on three guiding tenets: enhancing energy security, boosting economic efficiency...

Paula Mints - April 21, 2015

How Free Solar Undermines the True Value of PV-Generated Electricity

Economic theory holds that when a good is provided it must be paid for and that the value for that good will be set by a dance between the sellers and buyers in a market. It is assumed...

Vladislav Vorotnikov - April 21, 2015

Azerbaijan Focuses on Alternative Energy Development to Increase Fossil Fuel Exports

Azerbaijan in coming years will focus on the development of renewable energy, as it will let the country to boost oil and gas exports, according to the deputy head of the Agency for...

Bloomberg News Editors - April 20, 2015

China Adds Equivalent of France's Entire Solar Capacity in Three Months

China’s solar installations in the first quarter were almost equal to France’s entire supply of power from the sun.

Bloomberg News Editors - April 20, 2015

Hanwha to Sell NextEra Solar Panels in Record 1.5-Gigawatt Deal

Hanwha Q Cells Co., the Korean solar panel maker, will supply panels to a unit of U.S.-based NextEra Energy Inc. as part of the world’s largest single solar order.

Junko Movellan - April 20, 2015

Japan Solar Boom Spurred by Low-Interest Loans from Local Banks, Credit Unions, Utilities

The U.S. residential solar photovoltaic (PV) market is on the rise. According to SEIA/GTM Research, in 2014 the residential market surpassed the non-residential market for the first...

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