Charlotte, North Carolina

23/04/14: SolarWorld backs US 'solarize' campaign

Communities within North Carolina and Utah work together to erect solar panels while one university launches first campus-sponsored scheme.

Ontario, Canada

23/04/14: SunEdison raises funds to build facilities in Ontario, Canada

The Canadian firm is to build 33 MW of facilities in the province as part of an ongoing relationship with Deutsche Bank.

Sunways AG HQ, Konstanz, Germany.

23/04/14: Sunways AG receives purchase offer for its inverter business

Insolvent and bedeviled by debt, administrators warn the Konstanz-based subsidiary of LDK Solar that the offer is not sufficient to satisfy shareholder demands.

Rooftop PV installation, U.S.

23/04/14: Google and SunPower pitch in for $250 million solar lease project

The tech giant pledges $100 million to SunPower's solar lease program, further augmenting its involvement in residential rooftop solar across the U.S.

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23/04/14: Celestica reports slight drop in revenues but boon in earnings per share

Despite a fall in revenues, the company's earnings per share has rocketed from $0.06 to $0.20, following advances in its solar business


23/04/14: Avancis sells off solar business to Chinese group CNBM

The manufacturer from China will restart production later this year of the troubled company's products. Acquisition is seen as part of plan of expansion.

Aleo Solar HQ in Germany.

23/04/14: Aleo Solar's poor 2013 financial report signals final death knell

Poor but unsurprising financial results published today reveal a 55% contraction in annual revenue, which fell to just EUR 124.9 million ($172.6 million).

Samoa Savaii beach.

23/04/14: Samoa sets sights on largest solar array in the Pacific

The tiny South Pacific country announces plans to build a 2.2 MW solar plant, with financial assistance from the Asia Development Bank and neighboring New Zealand.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk in Beijing delivers first car orders to China.

24/04/14: Tesla partners with Hanergy on first Chinese charging stations

Chief exec Elon Musk has said the electric carmaker would make significant investments in China, including the creation of seven Supercharger networks. The first batch of stations is slated for Beijing and Shanghai.

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Industry press releases

24/04/14: EPIA presents the Global Market Outlook for Photovoltaics 2014-2018 at Intersolar Europe

This year's Intersolar Europe Conference kicks off with the Global Market Outlook for Photovoltaics 2014-2018, presented by the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA).

By: Solar Promotion GmbH

24/04/14: CanSIA welcomes Minister Chiarelli as keynote opening speaker

Join CanSIA in welcoming the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Energy, as he provides the Keynote Opening Address during Solar Ontario 2014, in his hometown of Ottawa, Ontario on May 8.

By: CanSIA

24/04/14: Solar-Fabrik AG: BIPV Premium incell system achieves French Avis Technique certification

Solar-Fabrik's Premium incell system for roof integration (BIPV), in combination with Premium incell modules, has been certified according to the French Avis Technique by the institute Centre Scientifique et Technique du Batiment...

By: Solar-Fabrik AG

24/04/14: Renowned architect Frank Gehry contracts Adroit Solar for high-profile home design

This week, world-renowned architectural firm Gehry Technologies contracted Adroit Solar in San Diego to design, engineer and install a cutting edge system for a high-profile home in Santa Monica, California.

By: Adroit Solar

23/04/14: EthoSolar recognized among world-class companies in Massachusetts

As a newcomer to the New England market, EthoSolar was one of the featured honorees at MassEcon's Corporate Welcome Reception.

By: EthoSolar

23/04/14: SMA’s Sunny Portal Reaches 100 Terawatt Hours of Clean Solar Energy Monitoring on Earth Day

Web-based PV monitoring platform affirms position as world’s largest inverter portal.

By: SMA America and SMA Canada

23/04/14: More than 250MWp of transactions registered last year on the photovoltaic secondary market in Italy

Which perspective for Italian PV Secondary market in 2014?

By: Prothea

22/04/14: SunPower solar power systems planned for five Pajaro Valley Unified School District campuses in California

Today at Hall District Elementary School in Watsonville, California, Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD) and SunPower Corp. celebrated the planned installation of 1.2 MW of high efficiency SunPower solar power systems...

By: SunPower Corp.

22/04/14: SEIA members honored by White House as 'Champions of Change'

Applauding their efforts to "expand energy choices for Americans," the Obama Administration presented on April 17 its Champions of Change Award to 10 solar organizations.


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