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Photovoltaic industry shipments grew by 15% in 2014 over 2013 to 39.3-GWp from 34.0-GWp

PV industry shipments grew by 15% in 2014 over 2013 to 39.3-GWp from 34.0-GWp the previous year, according to the IDTechEx/SPV Market Research annual supply report Photovoltaic Manufacturer Shipments: Capacity, Production, Prices and Revenues to 2019. Supply side inventory was 1.1-GWp at the end of 2014 and demand side inventory decreased by 400-MWp to 2.4-GWp. […]

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Jordan awards 200 MW renewable energy projects, wind power and photovoltaic

Jordan has awarded a total of 200 megawatts (MW) to project developers, including a 52.5MW solar photovoltaic project, as part of its first renewable energy tender, according to a report. The power purchased agreement for the 52.5MW Shams Ma’an project was signed between the project developers and the National Electric Power Company (Nepco) of Jordan, […]

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China’s solar power photovoltaic (PV) capacity raises 60pc to 28 GW in 2014

Photovoltaic (PV) systems and Photovoltaic (PV) solar power-generating stations established and connected to power grids in China in 2014 had a total installation capacity of 10.60GWp, taking up 25% of the global total, according to China’s National Energy Administration (NEA). China raised its total grid-connected solar power capacity to 28.05 gigawatts (GW) in 2014, up […]

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Photovoltaic reduces costs

China’s large PV market share is mostly involved with technologies that are well-established. Many PV module manufacturers have the ability to buy turnkey production lines. And while China’s PV manufacturers get a lot of respect for what they do, their well-established product dumping policies result in production with not a lot of gross margin, if […]

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Solar power in Bolivia

German company Deea Solutions GmbH has been awarded a contract for the design of a solar energy plant to be installed in the southwestern Bolivian region of Oruro, the Andean nation’s hydrocarbons and energy minister said Thursday. The company will conduct a study between March and August to determine the exact location for the 20 […]

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Solar energy and wind power will be the cheapest forms of energy

A new study demonstrates that an energy system based completely on renewable forms of energy will be economically viable in the future. Research done at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) shows that it will be worthwhile for North-East Asia, and China in particular, to switch to a completely renewable energy system within 5–10 years.   […]

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