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Top 10 Biggest Announced PV Projects in Mexico 2015

13 Jan 15 - 14:57 CET
Top 10 Biggest Announced PV Projects in Mexico 2015

In 2014, the Mexican electricity market underwent a massive transformation, bringing three institutions together to oversee its expansion and development. In 2015, the Mexican market is proving itself to be one of the biggest markets to watch, as it presently hovers on the verge of a solar revolution.

Top 10 Solar PV Yieldcos

08 Jan 15 - 18:12 CET
Top 10 Solar PV Yieldcos

Yieldcos aren’t exactly a new concept, yet their presence, particularly in the renewable energy sector, has ascended in 2014. The popularity of Yieldcos stems from their affordability, as investors can expect low-risk returns that likely will increase over time. Yieldcos are created by parent companies, such as the example of the current top ...

A pioneering astronaut's final speech on the sickness (and salvation) of our planet

07 Jan 15 - 16:08 CET
A pioneering astronaut's final speech on the sickness (and salvation) of our planet

Last year, The Netherlands lost its pioneer shuttle autronaut Wubbo Ockels. More than a 'regular' space austronaut he considered himself to be an astronaut of spaceship earth, stimulating and promoting sustainability and the use of renewable energy.

Top 10 Holiday Gifts to Convert your Family and Friends to Solar

19 Dec 14 - 15:01 CET
Top 10 Holiday Gifts to Convert your Family and Friends to Solar

The world of solar encompasses far more than a variety of panel types, modules and inverters, as a solar industry newcomer might believe at first glance. In the last decade, great strides have been taken to promote the use of solar energy, from the sophistication of solar technology, to the increasing affordability of solar installations. However, many ...

When an Inverter Manufacturer Goes Bankrupt: Facing the Impact from Different Angles

16 Dec 14 - 17:51 CET
When an Inverter Manufacturer Goes Bankrupt: Facing the Impact from Different Angles

In 2008, SolarMax hit its peak, claiming the title of fifth largest inverter supplier in the world. Last week, Swiss parent company of SolarMax, Sputnik Engineering, declared bankruptcy, leaving many portfolio owners and service providers confused and without support. As unfortunate as the case may be; it likely will not be the last we witness. The ...

Top 10 Solar Module Manufacturers with the Least Debt

09 Dec 14 - 12:25 CET
Top 10 Solar Module Manufacturers with the Least Debt

While incurring debt does not necessarily mean a company is unable to function at its peak performance, here is an interesting list of Solar Module Manufacturers from all over the world that have managed to maintain the least amount of debt compared to their equity.