REC Silicon says it will fully restart polysilicon production at its facility in Moses Lake, Washington by June, citing its “increasing success” in selling to wafer-making customers outside the Chinese market, which remains blocked by trade barriers.
03 May 2016 05:09 GMT
SolarReserve and state-owned Shenhua Group Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding to build 1,000MW of solar thermal projects in China, a move that will give the California-based company a strong foothold in a major global renewables market.
03 May 2016 04:00 GMT
Finnish power-producer Fortum carried out rigorous financial planning ahead of its early successful bids in Indian PV auctions and is confident of making a profit from its projects, the company’s senior vice-president for solar and wind development told Recharge.
03 May 2016 03:43 GMT
Solar installations in Latin America will grow at an “exceptionally high” annual rate of 28% between 2016-2020, compared to 9% annual growth for the overall global market during that period, according to GTM Research.
02 May 2016 04:48 GMT
The French government has set out its ambitions for the next phase in its nationwide renewable energy build-out, led by plans to have some 15GW of wind turbines turning onshore and over 10GW of solar wired-in within two years.
29 April 2016 04:44 GMT
The government of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has lifted its commitment to clean-energy by announcing plans to source 100% of its power requirements from renewables by 2020 – five years earlier than originally planned.
29 April 2016 03:02 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s recently announced renewables target of 9.5GW by 2030 is a bold declaration of intent that could accelerate solar and wind development throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, industry players say.
29 April 2016 08:32 GMT
NextEra Energy, the largest generator of wind and solar power in North America, will develop far more renewables capacity over the next three years than previously expected, thanks to a variety of tailwinds including the extension of key US tax credits and falling equipment costs.
28 April 2016 03:04 GMT
The Argentine government is negotiating with the World Bank over a $1bn credit line to guarantee contracts signed at the country's renewables auction, which is expected to be launched by the end of the second quarter, local press reported.
27 April 2016 01:02 GMT
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