Renewable Solar Power

Solar power systems are the fastest growing renewable energy source worldwide. Concentrated solar power plants, rooftop solar installation, and solar heating add energy efficiency and clean energy capacity to many countries.

Solar Power News

Japanese 'mega solar' projects underway


Four Japanese 'mega solar' power projects are underway this week.

China begins work on its largest solar power plant

03/08/2015 China has begun construction work on its first large-scale solar power plant to be operated commercially, located in the Gobi d...

Solar power growth impacting on UK electricity sector

27/07/2015 Q2 of 2015 saw a large increase in the generation of electricity from solar PV in the UK, with the growth having a significant ...

Kenya to spend $2.2bn on solar power

27/07/2015 Kenya has contracted SkyPower, the world's largest developer and owner of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects...

High interest in Brazilian renewable energy tenders

24/07/2015 1,379 renewable energy projects totalling 38.917 GW have been put forward by developers for Brazil's next reserve power auction...

UK opts to overhaul renewable subsidies, bullish on nuclear

22/07/2015 The UK’s energy secretary Amber Rudd has declared an overhaul of renewable energy subsidies, while at the same time defending t...

$1bn solar-thermal power plant for Israel

20/07/2015 An agreement has been signed between the Israeli government and Negev Energy for the latter to build a $1bn 121MW solar-thermal...

Brazil to benefit from bet on distributed generation


The Brazilian energy crisis may lead to greater investment in distributed generation.

Tesla executive says solar power the big winner as storage costs drop

14/07/2015 A top executive at Tesla has been outlining a vision for electricity storage, which is set to have a momentous impact on power ...

Lignite power plants to take up 50 per cent of German cap reserve

14/07/2015 The head of RWE generation believes half of German capacity reserve will be drawn from his company’s lignite coal-fired power p...

Upcoming Power Events


Impact Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand
01/09/2015 - 03/09/2015

POWER-GEN Asia Financial Forum

Impact Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand

World Nuclear Association Symposium

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London, UK
+44 (0) 20 7451 1520
09/09/2015 - 11/09/2015

Africa Electricity

Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
30/09/2015 - 02/10/2015