Posts tagged: Feed-in tariff

Japan Solar Power Network to add 29 MW of rooftop solar

By: Ian Clover The Tokyo-based distributed power generation company has partnered with Beisia Corporation to fit 33 buildings with rooftop PV systems totaling 29 MW. The Solar Power Network (SPN) Japan has today announced a partnership with Beisia Corporation to install 29 MW of rooftop solar PV across 33 buildings in greater Tokyo and the […]

Nova Scotia set to Exceed Renewable Energy Targets: Minister

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s Minister of Energy says the province is on track to exceed its renewable energy goals. In 2010, the government passed a law requiring 25 per cent of the province’s power to come from renewables — like wind and hydro — by 2015. The law’s second target is set at 40 per […]

Kyocera starts operation of Japan’s largest solar power plant

Kyocera Corporation has launched a 70 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Kagoshima Prefecture, southern Japan, reportedly the country’s largest. The Kagoshima Nanatsujima mega solar power plant is being operated by a special purpose company established by Kyocera and six other companies to sell the electricity to a local utility under Japan’s feed-in-tariff (FIT) program. […]

Harnessing Solar Power at Brantford’s Airport

Photo by Michael Southam, for Brant News Sunny skies don’t just make for great flying weather – harnessing solar energy could help the Brantford Municipal Airport generate revenue. Greg Martin from the airport board told city council on Monday that installing rooftop solar panels on the airport’s two largest hangars – a total surface area […]

How Popular are Solar Panels in the UK?

Guest Post Solar power in the UK became popular during the 1970s, when savings were found to be made from this energy source over that of traditional fossil fuels. In 2006, high street electrical retailers were beginning to stock PV panels, making them readily accessible to customers. The Feed-in-Tariff was introduced in 2010, and saw […]