2014-08-21

China to Revise Distributed PV Generation Installation Target Down to 5GW

By the end of July, the new PV installation in China was 3.3GW, still 10.7GW to go in the rest five months to complete this year’s 14GW target. The 8GW distributed PV Generation (DG) target seems even difficult to achieve as the installation was only 1GW.. more
2014-07-22

China Reveals the Second List of Government-approved PV Manufacturers

To introduce greater standardization in China’s PV industry in terms of R&D, quality control and environmental protection, the Chinese government has revealed a series of lists of governmental-approved PV manufacturers. The newest list selects additional 52 P.. more
2014-07-08

China’s Central and Local Governments to Offer More Subsidies for Distributed PV Generation

In order to develop distributed PV generation (DG), China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) confirmed the feed-in tariff (FiT) prices for DG to be RMB $0.42/kW last year. Governments of several provinces also released local DG subs.. more
2014-05-16

Germany’s Renewable Generation Reaches 74% of Power Needs at a Midday

Germany, one of the leading countries when it comes to renewable energy technology, achieved a record of generating 74% of nationwide power needs through clean energy. This is a record written on May 11th midday when the country’s power generation came 74% from renewabl.. more
2014-04-15

China to Face Challenges from Wind Power Capacity Excess

The 13th World Wind Energy Conference was held on April 10th in Shanhai City, China, the world’s largest wind power market. As wind power has been growing rapidly in the nation, excessive capacity and insufficient grid-connection are urgent problems for China to .. more
2014-03-04

China May Lower the Distributed Generation PV Installation Target

Last month, a China’s official announced that the government has set the PV system installation target of 14GW in 2014, including 8GW of distributed generation (DG) PV system. However, the second target may be lower by at least 2GW to 4~6GW. As the instal.. more
2014-02-10

New Spanish PV Policy to Result in Compensation Cuts Up to 45%: SolarServer

The Spanish government has revealed its new PV policies of payment cut. These retroactive cuts will result in up to 45% in compensation for projects in all sizes, reported SolarServer. According to the new policy, the larger a PV plant is, the larger cuts it will suffe.. more

 

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