The violent powers of consolidation that have stalked the global wind-turbine industry throughout its history are weakening, with the current roster of tier-one suppliers likely to hold steady everywhere aside from China, a veteran wind-sector analyst predicts.
25 February 2015 11:04 GMT
India’s biggest bank said it will lend 750bn rupees ($12bn) to back development of 15GW of renewables over the next five years, as the country’s government said it wants clean sources to account for 15% of the country’s energy mix within a decade.
16 February 2015 12:55 GMT
Coronal Group, the Panasonic-backed North American solar developer, has acquired HelioSage Energy, a Virginia-based PV developer that has carved out a strong position in fast-growing utility-scale solar market in the southeastern US.
12 February 2015 05:28 GMT
Trina Solar has established a separate projects company, putting it in a position to launch a yieldco at some stage, as the world’s largest supplier of PV modules unveiled another 1GW development framework agreement in China.
12 February 2015 03:40 GMT
If the biggest story from the global PV industry over the past five years was the rise of the Chinese manufacturer, the biggest story of the next half-decade may well be those companies’ transformation into major international project developers — and the enormous implications that could have for the global renewables industry.
03 February 2015 09:17 GMT
The world's total installed capacity of renewable energy is forecast to more than double by 2025 to 3,203GW from 1,566GW in 2012, underpinned by an average annual growth rate of 5.7%, according to figures in a new report from consultancy Frost & Sullivan.
28 January 2015 10:35 GMT
A casual observer of the PV industry could be forgiven for wondering why, after yesterday’s ruling finalising a second round of steep US tariffs on Chinese PV products, Chinese solar stocks bumped along as if nothing had happened – in some cases even rising.
22 January 2015 06:43 GMT
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