Reports are coming in that German CIGS producer Solibro, a Hanergy acquisition, has massively decreased production. The 270 employees at Solibro’s manufacturing plant in eastern Germany are now working shortened hours and reports...
The Taiwanese PV cell maker has expanded its downstream activities by buying a stake in Emirati/Swiss project developer Phanes Group.
The PV heavyweights are back in the headlines this week with the news that China and the U.S. have agreed a climate deal, SolarCity has tightened its grip on residential solar, and Hanergy's woes continue.
German researchers have applied the approach used by invisibility cloak research to direct sunlight around busbars and metallization fingers to potentially increase PV cell and module efficiency. The research was carried out by a...
Tobias Zwirner, MD of Phaesun GmbH, talks to pv magazine about last month's Off-Grid Experts Workshop, held in Memmingen, Germany, between September 25-26.
Canadian developer continues its international expansion with agreement to develop large solar project in the east African nation; plants will be built in four phases over next four years.
Taiwan Solar Energy Corp. will boost its cell and module capacity from 800 MW to between 1.5-1.6 GW by 2017 as the company looks to meet rising demand.
Analysis by the Solar Trade Association of employment data released by TBR Economic Research reveals that the vast majority of the 35,000 jobs the solar sector support could be at risk if FITs are cut.
The law includes an 8% target by 2017, a price cap for contracts, and an obligation for large energy users.
U.S. thin film producer and developer First Solar has secured a loan facility from Mizuho Bank to develop utility scale PV projects in Japan. The loan is for US$33 million and First Solar has indicated that it will work with...
Calling it the “world's most efficient rooftop solar panel”, the company says it will produce PV modules with greater than 22% efficiency at a pilot facility.
Industry press releases
Company files for approval for three large-scale solar projects. Construction would create 960 jobs and $74 million economic benefit. Renewable energy facilities would be ready to serve customers by December 2016.
The "Shams" inverters from 20 kW to 1 MW conform to Saudi Arabian local content regulations.
Second RFO issued for preferred resources to support Orange County reliability pilot project.
New Platform as a Service model allows customers to quickly realize the financial and operational benefits of Bigbelly's innovative approach to waste management.
Testing the market on behalf of interested commercial and industrial customer.
Tracker commissioning approaches at the 20 MW California installation.
First phase of statewide public charging infrastructure completed.
Acquisition has been financed with Tranche B of the revolving credit facility amounting to $290 million and cash on hand
An Australian manufacturing innovator has taken the first steps towards commercializing a potentially cheaper and highly efficient solar cell, thanks to $449,000 support from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).
Tier-1 PV products manufacturer Risen Energy has successfully met the requirements of ASC's 'Positive Quality' due diligence program.
Climate Reality Project’s founder and former Vice President of the United States, Al Gore, spoke strongly in support of the ballot initiative and solar energy at the conference.
30/09/15: Phelan Pinon Hills Community Services District celebrates new 1.16-MW SunPower solar system
District expects savings of nearly $13 million over next 30 years.
12 MW solar project will save $200 Million.
The soft launch was officiated by Y.B. Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili, Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) in conjunction with the 6th IGEM 2015 which was held at Kuala Lumpur Convention...
Mibet New Energy (Mibet) is granted the 2015 China Solar Industry Award in the PV Rack category for its products and service. Mibet aims to strengthen the safety of solar matrix, lower the costs in solar energy systems.
The Solar Superheroes pit their wits and skills against the dirty might of coal in Act 1 of our special two-parter that reaches its dramatic denouement in October.
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