Panasonic eyes storage boost as Japan's solar incentives wane

Feb 27, 2017

Panasonic eyes storage boost as Japan's solar incentives wane

The government’s scaling back of a program encouraging residential solar power has Panasonic Corp. hopeful the market for home energy storage systems is about to receive a boost. In 2019, a program designed to buy back solar power flowing from rooftop panels at above-market ...

Japanese power utilities join investors in India's energy sector

Feb 21, 2017

Japanese power utilities join investors in India's energy sector

A joint venture between two major Japanese electric power companies is looking to explore more business opportunities in India’s energy market with a particular focus on renewable energy, joining a growing list of investors betting big on the country’s clean energy sector. “We have ...

U.S. wind power enjoys a rebirth as solar's obstacles mount

Dec 18, 2016

U.S. wind power enjoys a rebirth as solar's obstacles mount

A year after Congress extended generous tax credits for renewable energy projects, the U.S. wind industry is thriving. Solar power companies, meanwhile, are hunkering down for a rough 2017. The tax credit renewal has boosted the long-term outlooks for both industries. But in the ...