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229 GW of solar power was installed globally in 2015, report says

SolarPower Europe today released its flagship market report the “Global Market Outlook for Solar Power 2016-2020” showing that a total of 229 GW of solar power was installed in the world end of 2015, an over 45-fold market increase in only 10 years. After the 50 GW annual level of newly added solar power capacity was reached in 2015, the global solar market is well on its way to crack the 60 GW mark in 2016 – the most likely scenario forecasts around 62 GW of newly commissioned solar power this year.

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Strathcona Solar completes solar rooftop PV project for Trillium Sales Group in Ontario

Strathcona Solar Initiatives, an Ontario based award-winning full-service integrator, announced yerterday that it has recently completed the installation of a high-yielding 80-kilowatt rooftop PV system for the Trillium Sales Group in North York, Ontario.

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First Solar leads world’s top 30 utility-scale solar EPC contractors ranking for 2015

Wiki-Solar.org released this week the list of world’s top 30 utility-scale solar EPC contractors for the year 2015, where First Solar ranks first again, as it did in 2014.

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Canadian Solar to build 63MW Solar Power Project in Mexico

Canadian Solar, a maker and project developer based in Ontario, Canada, announced yesterday that it has won a 63 MWp solar power project in Aguascalientes, Mexico.

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1,000 Solar Panels Power Major Water Treatment Works in Scotland

Scottish Water, a public utility headquartered in Scotland, announced today the completed installation of one thousand solar panels at a major water treatment works serving Edinburgh and parts of West Lothian. This is the latest in a series of highly successful projects delivered by Scottish Water Horizons, a subsidiary of the public utility, which supports the development of a sustainable economy in Scotland.
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