Chile’s market for photovoltaic power plants is off to a hot start in 2015, with new 70 MW and 55 MW projects coming on line and Chile’s energy regulator, Sistema Interconectado Central (SIC), estimating the addition of as much...
Chinese backsheet supplier Jolywood will acquire the backsheet business of Italian supplier Filmcutter. In doing so, Jolywood will expand its ability to supply non-fluoro-polymer PET backsheets.
The resilient Australian solar market “may well” exceed 2014 results, on the back of the build out of the existing PV power plant pipeline. This is conclusion of Australian analysts SunWiz, which notes that rooftop system sizes...
Volatility due to sinking oil prices and PV development in the Middle East, Barack Obama's praise of solar, the ITC's confirmation of import tariffs and Q Cells moving production out of Germany were just some of the week's...
An IEEE solar array and smart grid project located in a village 11,000 feet above sea level in the Himalayas has been completed, to demonstrate the reliability and sustainability of the solution for offgrid communities in the...
Gathering of leading solar researchers and industry representatives at the Sophia research infrastructure symposium stokes passionate debate about future of European PV.
The Virginia-based solar developer will build the utility-scale projects at three military sites as part of a collaboration with the U.S. Air Force and Navy.
In 2014, Turkey saved $850 million in energy imports due to the increase in the share of renewable energy.
U.S. CIGS manufacturing aspirant Siva Power has picked up a cooperative award from SunShot to continue to develop its technology. Siva has set the bold goal of manufacturing its thin film modules in the U.S. with a cost of...
The global PV market reached between 40 GW and 42 GW in 2014, demonstrating moderate growth on 37 GW in 2013. This is according to figures released today by the PV Market Alliance.
The MENA region has long been he center of great expectations for the PV industry. From Monday to Thursday this week much of the global solar industry descended on Abu Dhabi for the 8th World Future Energy Summit. The big names...
Industry press releases
23/01/15: Levitech BV sells two Levitrack ALD systems to a major Japanese multinational for the manufacturing of high-performance solar cells
Levitech BV, a leading supplier of advanced process equipment for the manufacturing of solar cells, announced today that it has sold two Levitrack Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) systems to Japan, the first multiple system order...
FuturaSun to develop a volume of at least 50 MW in the UK over the next two years
One of the world's largest operating merchant solar power plants
Andalay Solar, a leading supplier of integrated solar power systems, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hyundai Heavy Industries whereby Hyundai intends to license and manufacture solar modules using...
New program helps families save for college through rooftop solar
The company's operating division opens 2015 with significant revenue generation following a strong 2014
Solectria Renewables, LLC, a leading U.S. PV inverter manufacturer, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Upsolar America whereby Solectria will supply its PVI 3800-7600TL, single-phase, transformerless,...
Despite the US International Trade Commission’s final tariff decision for modules using Taiwanese components, WINAICO remains hopeful that Taiwan solar industry can find a Win-Win solution by bringing technically differentiated...
22/01/15: Progress in the construction of the integrated 71 MW photovoltaic production facility in San Juan, Argentina
The warehouse and office buildings have opened, delivery of SCHMID Group's first systems started on January 12 and production of the first modules will begin on October 15, 2015.
Exhibitions spaces already almost fully booked
22/01/15: NRG eVgo network provides more choices to electric vehicle drivers in Washington, DC, Northern Virginia, Maryland
The company has installed 24 fast chargers in the region, bringing convenience and providing range confidence, and expects to bring the 25th online next week.
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