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

Berlin approves solar photovoltaic tenders


The German government has approved plans to put 1.2 GW of ground-based PV installations out for tender.

Global renewables investment grows to $310bn in 2014


Global investment in renewables rose by 16 per cent to $310bn in 2014, according to findings released this month.

Italy ends incentives to solar power producers


The Italian government has opted to end incentives to the solar power industry.

A crucial juncture for world energy: IEA outlook for renewables, coal, gas and nuclear

23/01/2015 With global energy demand projected to increase by 37 per cent by 2040, new and existing power generation technologies competin...

Solar PV and windpower will slash water use in GCC says report

21/01/2015 Hitting the renewable energy targets of the Gulf Cooperation Council region will result in a 22 per cent cut in water consumpti...

RWE could yet follow E.ON break-up example

20/01/2015 Germany’s second largest utility hasn’t ruled out going down the same path as its chief rival, E.ON, and splitting the company’...

MENA set for 1800 MW of new solar projects


This year will see solar projects worth $2.7bn unveiled across the Middle East and North Africa, according to a new study.

Acciona opens its first Chilean wind power plant


Spanish firm Acciona Energía has opened its first wind power plant in Chile.

GDF looks to double renewable capacity in a decade

14/01/2015 Europe’s largest gas network operator is seeking to expand its European renewable power generation capacity to double its prese...

Brazil's development bank funds solar PV project


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