German energy minister Sigmar Gabriel in a letter to lawmakers said he plans to end a successful programme offering incentives to solar storage systems, among other reasons because he believes the scheme has already fulfilled its purpose.
06 November 2015 12:33 GMT
Microinverter maker SolarEdge Technologies reported a 56% gain in net income in the most recent quarter and confirmed it is winning share in the US solar inverter market, bucking the downdraft established earlier this week by peer Enphase Energy.
05 November 2015 02:08 GMT
Panasonic recorded a group net profit of ¥111.3bn ($921.6m) in the first half of the Japanese fiscal year, from ¥80.9bn a year earlier, as stable sales of consumer electronics offset a decline in sales of its PV modules.
29 October 2015 10:20 GMT
SunPower’s commercial and residential units delivered strong revenue growth and gross margins during the third quarter, offsetting weak sales from the power plant division as it holds assets for eventual sale to SunPower’s recently launched yieldco.
28 October 2015 10:37 GMT
Brazil's power regulator Aneel said 28 energy groups have shown interest in financing research and development concentrating solar power (CSP) projects, including Italy's Enel, Spain's Iberdrola and Abengoa, China State Grid and France's EDF.
20 October 2015 03:47 GMT
US industrial group GE is wrapping a clutch of its fast-developing energy-related operations – including solar and storage – into a new unit called Current that looks set to target growing demand for highly efficient, more distributed power networks.
07 October 2015 03:32 GMT
To the consternation of the renewables industry, Ontario's government appears inclined to make large-scale energy storage a prerequisite for bringing big wind and solar projects onto the province's oversupplied grid in the future.
06 October 2015 12:44 GMT
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