Solar energy outpaces other forms of power in terms of growth

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Report shows that the solar sector has made monumental progress Solar energy is the fastest growing segment of clean power, according to a report from the International Energy Agency. The report shows that the solar sector has seen monumental growth over the past year, largely due to the efforts of companies specializing in the development of photovoltaic technologies. Many of these companies are based in China, which is home to a thriving solar energy sector. Chinese companies have helped reduce the cost of photovoltaic technologies by aggressively producing solar panels.…

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Solar energy has become the fastest growing form of power

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Report shows that solar energy has grown aggressively Solar energy has become the fastest growing source of clean power, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency. Last year, the solar sector saw aggressive growth throughout the world. According to the report, solar energy accounted for two thirds of all new energy capacity installed globally. The solar sector has found success by attracting strong government support, but much of its success is due to a boom in photovoltaic installations and the falling cost of solar technologies. Solar installations…

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China beats its solar energy goal three years ahead of schedule

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China now has more than 105 GW of installed solar capacity China has reached a major milestone with its efforts to adopt solar energy. For the past several years, the country has set several clean energy goals. Each year, China has surpassed these goals in its endeavor to embrace clean power. Now, China has overcome another one of its renewable energy goals. The country has beat its solar energy target three years ahead of schedule and now has more than 105 gigawatts of installed solar energy capacity. Solar power is…

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China surpasses its ambitious solar energy goal ahead of schedule

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Solar power continues to explosive growth in China China has been breaking every expectation concerning solar installations this year. The country has long been a supporter of solar energy, and the number of installed solar power systems has grown significantly over the past few years. Now, China has broken yet another one of its goals. The country has installed some 10.52 gigawatts of solar energy capacity since July alone. The Chinese government has plans to build upon this momentum, showing even more support for solar power. Country now has 112.34…

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China’s solar energy industry to increase production of solar panels

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Solar panel manufacture to increase by 25% this year China’s solar energy industry is poised to become yet more active throughout the remainder of this year. The industry has already established significant momentum in 2017, but manufacturers and developers are not ready to rest easy. The solar energy industry is expected to produce 25% more solar panels this year than in 2016, according to Wang Bohua, secretary general of the country’s solar industry association. Notably, production is set to increase significantly due to foreign demand, much of which is coming…

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World’s largest floating solar energy system now completed in China

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Development of world’s largest floating solar energy system has been completed China has successfully completed development of the world’s largest floating solar energy system, which is based in the Anhui Province. The project is meant to represent yet another step toward the country’s goal of reducing its consumption of fossil-fuels and eliminating air pollution. Solar energy has become a major priority in China, especially as the country grows more concerned over the potential impact of climate change. With China announcing that it will play a larger role in the Paris…

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China has become the world leader in solar energy production

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China reaches new milestone in its solar energy adventure China has claimed the title as the world’s leading producer of solar energy. The country’s National Energy Administration has announced that China doubled its photovoltaic capacity last year. By the end of 2016, the country had more than 77 gigawatts of solar capacity in operation. The National Energy Administration claims that China is now the official leader of the global solar energy sector, beating out other countries that have invested heavily in this form of clean power. Several provinces show leadership in…

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China invests in concentrated solar energy

Chinese utility purchases innovative technology from American company China is looking to take advantage of innovative technology in order to further boost its solar energy capacity. One of the country’s energy utilities has turned to BrightSource Energy, a developer based in California, signing a deal to purchase new technology from the company. The technology that the utility is purchasing is the same being used to power a solar farm outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. The technology leverages the power or mirrors in order to concentrate sunlight. Concentrated solar energy shows…

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Concentrated solar power gets a major boost in China

The solar energy market is growing, showing no signs of slowing down Solar energy has been growing aggressively throughout the world. The majority of this growth is being seen in the photovoltaic solar panel sector, which accounts for the majority of the solar market currently. There is another form of solar power that is gaining momentum, however. Concentrated solar power systems is becoming more popular as the demand for clean electricity grows. Now, this form of solar energy has acquired major support from a country that is becoming heavily invested…

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China’s solar energy capacity continues to grow rapidly

China has become the world’s leading solar market, dwarfing Germany and the US China has been aggressively pursuing solar energy in recent years. In 2015, the country brought more than 15 gigawatts of new solar capacity online, surpassing Germany as the largest solar market in the world. Now, China has more than 43.2 gigawatts of solar capacity in place. By comparison, Germany is home to 38.4 gigawatts of solar capacity, with the United States having 27.8 gigawatts of capacity online. China has shown no signs of slowing its adoption of…

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Renewable energy is growing quickly in China

China is showing strong support for both solar and wind power China is focusing more heavily on renewable energy and it is paying off. New information has been released by China’s National Bureau of Statistics, showing that both wind and solar energy capacity is soaring quickly throughout the country. China has long held a leading position in the manufacture of photovoltaic systems, playing a major role in reducing the cost of such technology by a considerable margin. China has also shown strong support for wind power, believing that this form…

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Apple seeks to expand solar energy in China

Apple will be working with its partners to expand renewable energy capacity throughout China Apple has announced new and ambitious plans for renewable energy in China. The company will be working with various partners in the country to support the expansion of clean power projects, with Apple looking to play a role in the renewable energy supply chain. Apple CEO Tim Cook noted that climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing the global civilization and the company intends to help overcome this challenge by embracing and supporting clean…

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New Market Study on Solar PV in China, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015

The Report Solar PV in China, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015 – Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry participants. – MarketResearchReports.biz “Solar PV in China, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015 Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the solar PV market in China. The…

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China to build world’s largest solar energy station

The monster-sized solar power plant could power as many as a million homes. The massive solar energy station that is being built by China is called Delingha, and when it is complete it will cover 25 square kilometers (roughly 10 square miles) of unused ground space in the Gobi desert and is expected to generate 810 MW (megawatts) of solar power, which would not only make it the biggest solar power plant in the world, but it could produce enough energy to power a million homes. Construction began on the…

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China is growing more aggressive with its solar energy goals

Solar energy is gaining more support in China China is considering adopting a new solar energy goal as part of its 13th five-year plan. The new plan involves a stronger focus on solar energy, which has become a very prominent force in China. The country has invested quite heavily in this form of energy over the past few years, with numerous manufacturers flooding the market with photovoltaic products that are inexpensive and quite effective. China has revised its solar energy goals numerous times, as the country has proven very capable…

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Solar power plants to be built in China by Apple

Apple Inc. to work with SunPower Corp. to build 40 MW of solar energy projects in Chinese province. The two companies intend to build two solar power projects in Sichuan province, which will result in a total capacity of 40 MW (megawatts) and, once complete, the project will be owned by Apple and SunPower’s project development joint venture, Sichuan Shengtian New Energy Development Co Ltd. The projects are expected to be completed in Q4 2015. It is anticipated that the projects will provide as much as 80 million kWh (kilowatt-hours)…

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