Indian solar
UKCI invests £30m in Indian solar firm

The money is aimed to help renewable energy provider CleanMax Solar expand its business and build a range of new sites

Silver ingots
Solar panel demand ‘pushing up price of silver’

Researchers from the University of Kent warn this could lead to solar panel production costs soaring in the future

Dresden tram railyard gets 1,000-panel solar upgrade

The clean energy infrastructure is being installed on the roof of public transport operator Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe’s new railyard buildings

Solar panels in Taiwan
Taiwan deployed more than 1GW of solar in 2018

The government now hopes to install 1.5GW of new solar capacity by the end of 2019

Travis Rabenberg's camper
Tesla Model S converted to solar-powered camper van

Author, entrepreneur and world traveller Travis Rabenberg has created the vehicle, which will be unveiled later this month

Glass furnace
Slovenian glass factory sees a window to a cleaner future

GEN-I has set up a solar plant to produce hydrogen fuel for Steklarna Hrastnik’s glass furnaces

Spanish flag
Foresight and ArcelorMittal enter into solar PPA in Spain

The decade-long deal will see energy produced from two subsidy-free solar farms

Battery storage
Will the world’s biggest solar-powered battery land in Florida?

Florida Power & Light Company plans to build 409MW of new battery capacity next to an existing solar farm in the region

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia to build 2.6GW solar plant near Mecca

The Middle Eastern oil giant says it aims to diversify its energy mix and increase grid flexibility

Renewables vs fossil fuels
Local renewables in the US ‘make more financial sense than coal’

A new report suggests three-quarters of US coal-fired generation could be replaced with local wind or solar power at cheaper cost to the consumer