JA Solar today became the latest major Chinese PV manufacturer to quit the EU’s minimum import price (MIP) agreement, placing further strain on an arrangement that some in the European industry claim is already broken beyond repair.
28 September 2016 11:57 GMT
Over half of EU citizens could be generating their own renewable electricity by 2050, according to new research calling on the European Commission to offer its support to the trend in the revised renewable energy directive due later this year.
26 September 2016 10:37 GMT
26 September 2016 10:07 GMT
Cuts in support for China's PV installations have led to a new global glut in panels offered by Chinese companies below production prices that are seriously violating European anti-dumping measures, lobbying group EU ProSun claimed.
22 September 2016 10:51 GMT
SolarWorld is cutting 500 temporary jobs from outsourced labour suppliers at its German production sites, as the PV manufacturer reduces its output amid what it claims to be renewed "massive dumping on the solar market" by Chinese producers.
21 September 2016 11:29 GMT
UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s final approval for the £18bn ($23.8bn) Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in southwest England was slammed by critics as being "a lousy deal" – while the International Energy Agency (IEA) questioned nuclear's ability to match renewables' cost reduction pathway.
19 September 2016 12:38 GMT
The impact of extreme weather conditions on the global solar PV industry has contributed to an 87% increase in the average severity of claims over the past five years, renewables underwriter GCube revealed.
13 September 2016 08:01 GMT
As the growth of the solar industry continues skyward, developers are looking to ways of ratcheting up output from existing large-scale projects while further cutting costs, as small increases in energy generation can translate into huge rewards across an asset’s producing life.
09 September 2016 09:07 GMT
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