The German subsidiary of Oxford PV has been awarded €15 million (~£13.3 million) by the European Investment bank (EIB) to support the commercialisation of the company’s perovskite photovoltaic technology.
BP is to acquire a 43% stake in prolific UK-based solar developer Lightsource in what stands to be a significant new solar partnership.
SolarPower Europe (SPE) has launched its updated operation and maintenance (O&M) best practice guidelines to offer the solar community an up to date guidance document for the sector.
Solarcentury has announced a major partnership with European renewables funder Capital Stage in a move which will provide a substantial boost to its international expansion.
Integrated PV module manufacturer SolarWorld has officially announced that it has been forced into bankruptcy proceedings.
The biggest challenges facing asset owners are the requirements of adapting to subsidy free solar following rapid reductions in support for the technology around the world, according to a panel of large scale investors.
Fresh from the SolarPower Europe summit in Brussels this week, Liam Stoker reflects on how the UK solar sector is viewed from across the channel these days.
EU member states passed an 18-month extension of punitive trade duties on imports of Chinese solar products on Friday.
Red tape, stagnant demand and elaborate outside pressures have made module pricing in the UK complex and seemingly insulated from global price trends. John Parnell examines the stand-offs maintaining a status quo in UK module prices.
SolarPower Europe's latest report argues for self-consumption, power purchase agreements, cooperatives and virtual power plants as the most viable low-subsidy business models.
The European Commission has proposed the extension of existing trade duties on Chinese solar products for a further two years.
Anti-minimum import price sentiment has continued to swell this week as more than 400 companies called on the European Commission to put an end to trade duties on solar modules and cells.
A further three Chinese manufacturers have been pulled from the minimum import price (MIP) after they were found to be selling in the European Union at rates below those stipulated by the price undertaking.