SLN Energy Report: US Utility-scale solar has all-time best year in 2014

2014 bested the nearly 3.4 GW installed in 2013 by 10% and brought the U.S. to a total of 10.6 GW of operating utility-scale solar capacity, according to a recent report released by SNL Energy.

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UK Government invests £25 million in game-changing green technologies

Windows that act as solar panels, an engine which runs on landfill emissions and Europe’s biggest battery are all a step closer to reality after receiving a share of £24.5 million of government funding.

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Top U.S. Solar Makers Plan Venture to Own Low-Risk Power Plants

A decision by the two largest U.S. solar manufacturers to form a joint venture to own and operate their power plants offers the companies more long-term cash and a low-risk opportunity for investors.

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World Bank to provide Nepal a US$130 million credit for Grid Solar and Energy Efficiency Project

The International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group has agreed to provide an assistance of US$ 130 million (equivalent to Nepalese Rupees about 12 Arba 92 Crores 59 Lakhs) to the Government of Nepal for the implementation of Grid Solar and Energy Efficiency Project. An agreement to this effect was signed today at the Ministry of Finance.

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Solar power set to become cheapest source of energy over next decade, German think tank says

Solar energy is set to become the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world within the next 10 years, according to a new report released by German think tank, Agora Energiewende.

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