02 Nov '11, 5pm

Germany has just cut its #solar power feed-in tariff by 15%

UK launches consultation on solar PV feed-in tariff cuts A consultation paper on the further proposed cuts to the UK feed-in tariffs for solar photovoltaics (PV) has been published by Minister of State Gregory Barker at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). Hawaii considers US$50m bonds for renewable energy Hawaii has introduced legislation to create a green jobs sector through the establishment of a ‘Hawaii Clean Energy Investment Bonds’ programme for renewable energy. EPIA: market installed 7.2 GW of solar PV in 2009 The global solar photovoltaic electricity (PV) market counted an additional increase in installed capacity of 7.2 GW in 2009, reaching a total capacity of over 22 GW world-wide, according to the latest figures from the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA). We look at which countries led the way, and then Paula Mints reviews what ha...

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French Solar PV Installations Now Rival Those in California

French Solar PV Installations Now Rival Those i...

renewableenergyworld.com 02 Nov '11, 4pm

California is currently North America's leader in solar PV development, followed by New Jersey and Ontario, Canada. France...

Cameron's "Greenest government" cuts solar power feed-in tariff by 50%

Cameron's "Greenest government" cuts solar powe...

greenpeace.org.uk 01 Nov '11, 10am

The self-styled "greenest government ever" has cut feed-in-tariffs for solar power by half, doubling the length of time it...

Feed-in tariff cuts threaten to 'kill interest ...

businessgreen.com 27 Oct '11, 12pm

Anticipated cuts to feed-in tariffs of around 50 per cent will "kill interest in solar PV", restricting the market to smal...

Feed-in tariff fiasco forces solar firms to sta...

businessgreen.com 31 Oct '11, 1pm

Solar photovoltaic installers will stop taking new orders this week and start laying off employees, after the government l...

Good discussion on the Feed in tariff review st...

aecb.net 05 Nov '11, 5pm

I'm afraid it did look like DECC used economists to work out FIT levels - so complete mess not hard to predict! Looking ah...

Don’t let Solyndra fool you: Solar PV is on fire

Don’t let Solyndra fool you: Solar PV is on fire

grist.org 29 Oct '11, 6pm

This post was written by J. Matthew Roney, research associate for the Earth Policy Institute. Additional resources at www....

Solar feed-in tariff review - the reaction

businessgreen.com 31 Oct '11, 3pm

As another small company with a vision to use renewables to do what we can to help mitigate globally accepted climate chan...

The Steady Rise of the Solar PV Manufacturing Industry Signals a Bright Future

The Steady Rise of the Solar PV Manufacturing I...

treehugger.com 28 Oct '11, 2pm

Solar photovoltaic (PV) companies manufactured a record 24,000 megawatts of PV cells worldwide in 2010, more than doubling...

Germany Announces 15% Lower Feed-In Tariff Supp...

treehugger.com 14 Nov '11, 4pm

Take the next one as a textbook example of how to do renewable energy promotion right: Wind-works reports that Germany has...

Germany’s nuclear phaseout was the right thing to do:

Germany’s nuclear phaseout was the right thing ...

grist.org 02 Nov '11, 9pm

Photo: Dan Zelazo Ever since Germany shut down eight of its nuclear power plants in the wake of the Fukushima disaster, nu...

Solar PV Breaks Records in 2010 This is the ind...

earth-policy.org 27 Oct '11, 2pm

Japan installed close to 1,000 megawatts of new PV capacity in 2010. It is the third-ranked country in installed PV, with ...

DECC FIT proposals set an EPC 'D' minimum requi...

decc.gov.uk 31 Oct '11, 11am

This consultation invites comments on the Government’s proposals for the tariff levels available for renewable electricity...

Germany Folds on Nuclear Power

Germany Folds on Nuclear Power

spectrum.ieee.org 31 Oct '11, 9pm

Editor's Note: This is part of the IEEE Spectrum special report: Fukushima and the Future of Nuclear Power . Among major i...

Barker

businessgreen.com 10 Nov '11, 3pm

Climate minister Greg Barker has today all but ruled out any delay to the proposed changes to solar feed-in tariff incenti...

Is solar Britain’s new sunset industry?

Is solar Britain’s new sunset industry?

grist.org 01 Nov '11, 8pm

Photo: doggy Schnauzer Government treasury departments don't generally respond well to the idea that the environment matte...