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U.S. electrical generation from renewables hits 14.3% as solar generation more than doubles

28 Aug 14 - 15:06 CEST

SOLARSERVER - According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)'s latest "Electric Power Monthly" report, with data for the first six months of 2014, renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) provided 14.3% of net U.S. electrical generation, the SUN DAY Campaign announced.

Hareon Solar teams with TRITEC on 600MW of international PV projects

28 Aug 14 - 15:05 CEST

PVTECH - Swiss-based full-service project developer and EPC, TRITEC Project Engineering and China-based PV manufacturer and developer Hareon Solar are to collaborate on 600MW of international PV projects over the next three years.

Hawaii’s Largest Utility Announces Plan To Triple Rooftop Solar By 2030

28 Aug 14 - 15:05 CEST

TP - Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO) on Tuesday announced their intention to triple the amount of rooftop solar in the state, just one part of a plan that the companies say will make Hawaii the highest renewable energy-using state in the country.

GCL-Poly Returns to Profit as Solar Silicon Price Rises

28 Aug 14 - 15:04 CEST

BLOOMBERG - GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd. (3800), the biggest maker of polysilicon used to make solar cells, returned to profit in the first half as the price of the raw material increased and production costs fell.

Yingli cuts solar panel shipment forecast, shares slip

28 Aug 14 - 15:03 CEST

REUTERS - Yingli Green Energy Holding Co Ltd (YGE.N) reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss and cut its forecast for 2014 panel shipments, faced with steep U.S. duties.

Lux Research: Global solar PV Market will grow to 65.6 GW in 2019, led by China

27 Aug 14 - 12:11 CEST

SOLARSERVER - Led by China, the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry will grow at a CAGR of 8.3% - from 37.5 GWp in 2013 to 65.6 GWp in 2019 - but emerging trade disputes involving Asia, as much as global policies, cast a shadow over short-term prospects, according to Lux Research (Boston, MA, US).