2015-11-26

25GW of Installed PV Systems in China Yet Receiving Subsidies

China’s central and local governments have been providing incentive policies to encourage domestic PV installations, and favorable feed-in tariffs (FiTs) or other subsidies are the most implemented ones. However, 25GW of large-scale ground-mounted PV projects in C.. more
2015-11-04

Two Directions for Alternative Energy Policies for China’s “Thirteenth Five-year Plan”

The China central government publishes a document “Suggestions for the Thirteenth Five-year Plan” (briefly, “the Plan”) on its government-owned media, Xinhua News Agency. Regarding issues about the development of alternative energy and relevant .. more
2015-10-26

Georgia Power Supports EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Georgia Power has joined with other energy companies across USA in support of a motion to stay the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan, due to its potential impacts on reliability and affordability of electricity in the state of Georgia. G.. more
2015-10-08

Orders Flow into PV Sector as Government Initiatives Generate Strong Demand in China

Policy directives from the Chinese government continue to drive the country’s demand for photovoltaic (PV) systems. China’s National Energy Agency has recently increased the national PV installation target and expects an additional 5.3GW-worth of generatio.. more
2015-10-02

China Adds 5.3GW of Solar to its Installation Target in Response to International Emission Reduction Roadmaps

China’s National Energy Administrative (NEA) announced an additional 5.3GW solar installation target on September 28. The additional capacity, including ground-mounted and distributed systems, is required to start constructing in 2015 and to become commercial ope.. more
2015-09-21

SunShot Initiative Cooperates with ICMA for Recognizing Communities Program

U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative launches the Solar Powering America by Recognizing Communities (SPARC) program to establish a prominent national recognition program to energize local solar marketplaces, and has selected the International City/Co.. more
2015-09-18

Solar Alliance Seeks to Revolutionize “Going Solar” Experience

The Northern and Central California SunShot Alliance announced plans to construct and interconnect rooftop solar systems in one day or less, an unprecedented goal given the industry’s current average of 30 days. In a contest sponsored by the U.S. Department of E.. more

 

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