China may double its solar power installed capacity to 40 gigawatts (GW) by 2015

China may likely double its upper limit for solar power installed capacity to 40 gigawatts (GW) by 2015 from the current 21 GW, Xinhua news agency reported. However, the exact figure is yet to be … More →


Kuwait targets 15% solar power and wind energy by 2030

Of this capacity, PV accounts for 10 MW and concentrated solar power accounts for 50 MW. The remaining 10MW is accounted for by wind energy. Kuwait has set a target to generate 15% of its … More →


First Solar partners with Zhenfa on thin-film PV demonstration project in China

First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:FSLR) has completed an agreement with Zhenfa New Energy Science & Technology Co., Ltd. to supply 2 megawatts (MW) of First Solar’s advanced thin-film solar modules to one of Zhenfa’s approved solar … More →


Solar Thermal Power Market to 2020

GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Solar Thermal Power Market to 2020 – Asia-Pacific Continues to See Increased Investments While Effective FITs in the Middle East and Africa Create … More →


Qatar aims increase solar power

Qatar aims to raise the share of solar power in electricity generation to 16 per cent by 2018, an official said on Saturday in a rare example of an Opec nation embracing renewable energy. Qatar, … More →


China’s photovoltaic solar cell producers face tough situation

Chinese solar cell producers may face an even tougher situation, as India, following suit with the United States and Europe, launched an anti-dumping probe into Chinese solar energy products. On Nov. 23, India launched an … More →