Gross margin of sales expected to be between 6-7% for the second quarter, a fall of 50% on Q1's 14.1% margin; scant preliminary data points to increased module shipments at discounted prices in China.
The Solar-Fabrik operations in Wismar are nearing the end. The module manufacturer’s facility will cease operation end of November.
Interview: The energy utility E.ON plans to expand its PV business in Germany. From September, E.ON will offer a PV plant check service for operators of the more than 1.5 million PV plants. Moreover, the development of new PV...
Proposals to slash U.K.'s feed-in tariff by up to 87% draw scorn from the industry, which argues that ideology, rather than sound economic reasoning, is the driving force behind the cuts.
LG Electronics has decided to expand its production capacity at its production site in Gumi, South Korea. The reason has been stated as the strong global demand for its Cello-technology integrated modules.
A team of researchers at the University of South Australia have won the 2015 ANSTO Eureka prize for their molten salt energy storage system. Though the idea of molten salt storage is not new, the team has come up with a different...
Index compiler MSCI to remove troubled Hong Kong-based solar firm Hanergy from its index as of September 1 following 50 business days of trading inactivity.
German auto parts giant Bosch has acquired Silicon Valley battery startup Seeo. Seeo has been attempting to move from lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cathodes towards nickel cobalt aluminium (NCA) to keep ahead of competition.
Solar mapping provider Mapdwell has expanded to San Francisco, estimating that the city can host up to 3 GW of rooftop PV. This is a higher capacity per square mile than other cities.
Principal Solar has partnered with Entropy Investments to build the project, which is larger than any operational solar plant east of the Rocky Mountains.
Industry press releases
On Thursday, the creditors of Global PVQ SE, formerly Q-Cells SE, held their final meeting in the insolvency proceedings. An estimated €160 million(US$179.91 million) is now available for final distribution.
Sol Systems adds 153MW in new commercial-scale solar energy projects and 15 new jobs in first eight months of 2015.
Sale represents ReneSola's second project sale to Foresight Group, a leading, independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, following the sale of its 6.4 MW Field House project in July 2015.
Clenergy, the innovative solar solution provider, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Japan Kogakuin University’s solar racing team in the 2015 World Solar Challenge, a biennial world solar vehicle race.
Solar plant, installed over 40 acres of high desert land, will be equipped with 44 Exotrack HZ horizontal single-axis solar trackers.
The new Eulektra ALVA racking system is easy to install, cost effective and does not require any roof penetration.
Sharp Electronics Corporation’s Energy Systems and Services Group (Sharp) announces today the integration of Energy Toolbase as its software platform of choice for accurately calculating peak demand savings for SmartStorage...
Largest SunPower rooftop installation completed in East Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
3.3 MWp rooftop solar power plant by KRAFTWERK Renewable Power Solutions to commence construction in Brandenburg, Germany.
Erebus Motorsport has welcomed international renewable energy company Phono Solar as primary sponsor for Will Davison's #9 car at V8 Supercars showcase in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia recently.
The California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA) the state’s leading solar trade association, is utilizing the Energy Toolbase software platform to analyze solar project economics in the landmark Net Energy Metering...
NAPEC Inc. today announced that its subsidiaries have been awarded several contracts for a total combined value of US $33.7 million.
Booth 4905 will be home to the world’s most advanced solar tracking technology
DTE Energy plans to expand its solar power portfolio by installing an array in the city of Ypsilanti near Clark Road and River Street. The company has signed an easement agreement with the property owner and will move forward...
Conergy recently signed a new contract with RASLAG Corp., the renewable energy generation arm of Angeles Power, Inc. (API), to expand their existing 10 megawatt (MWp) power plant in the Philippines, Pampanga by adding 13 MWp,...
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