renewable portfolio standards

Stimulus to Power Asia-Pacific Solar PV Demand to New Heights in Q4

A confluence of solar PV stimulus programs will power 80% growth in the Asia-Pacific region in Q4 2012, as demand shifts from Europe to emerging solar PV markets around the world, according to an NPD SolarBuzz forecast. Solar PV capacity is surging in major economic zones around the world, but government incentive programs in China, India, and Japan will make the APAC region the fastest growing. […]

US Solar PV to Double in 2011; Grow 47% a year to 2015

The US market for solar PV will double in 2011 despite the hard economic times, as plunging prices and policy incentives underpin growth. A strong project pipeline, and growing demand from utilities, driven by the need to meet Renewable Portfolio Standard targets, will result in constant annual growth rates of 47% out to 2015, according to research from Solarbuzz.