PV tandem cell.

27/03/15: MIT, Stanford team achieve 1.65 V perovskite tandem cell

Researchers have achieved an open voltage perovskite-cSi tandem cell with an open circuit (Voc) voltage of 1.65 V and a conversion efficiency of 13.7%. The team from MIT and Stanford report its work has identified key challenges...

27/03/15: Off-grid weekly digest

The weekly round-up the global off-grid sector, put together by specialist editor Pete Carvill.

SolarWorld CEO

26/03/15: SolarWorld returns to profit, expects shipments to exceed 1 GW in 2015

German-based solar manufacturer SolarWorld has recorded a 26% increase in revenues in 2014, up to €573 million (US$625 million). In 2015 the company expects to record revenues of €700 million ($763 million).

Today's unveiling of SolarEdge's IPO at the NASDAQ in New York.

26/03/15: SolarEdge goes public, begins trading as SEDG

The Israeli power optimizer specialist has today gone public on the NASDAQ, announces pricing of its initial public offering.

Innotech Solar cell fab in Halle, Germany

26/03/15: Innotech Solar files for insolvency

Innotech CEO: "We are convinced that leading cell companies will have huge interest in our optimization process."

Italian PV array.

26/03/15: Europe's solar market declined 36% in 2014, says EPIA

Global growth took the solar market to 40 GW overall, but Europe supplied just 7 GW of that final figure, with the U.K. the only bright spot.

Nile, Aswan, Egypt

26/03/15: Egypt-SIA examines solar goals, market conditions

In a new report, the Egypt Solar Industry Association looks at the current state of the country's ambitious solar development plans, including an overview of government policy, the country's feed-in tariff program and...

GCL New Energy solar project

26/03/15: GCL New Energy posts net loss of $14.5 million

The company attributed its loss to increased expenses resulting from its expansion in the solar sector.

Centrotherm production.

26/03/15: Asian market lifts Centrotherm 2014 revenue to $208m

The German PV equipment manufacturer achieved its guidance for 2014 following a strong first half of the year and solid performance in Asian solar markets.

Meyer Burger head quarters, Thun, Switzerland

26/03/15: Meyer Burger narrows loss, increases revenue, orders in 2014

The bankruptcy of U.S. company GT Advanced Technologies left a serious dent in Meyer Burger's bottom line after the Swiss group was left sitting on a number of machine and diamond wire materials orders that it ultimately wrote...

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A coal-fired power station.

27/03/15: Beijing will close final coal plant next year

City authorities closed two plant last week and will bring down the curtain on coal in 2016. Capital is replacing coal with natural gas-fired plants.

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Industry press releases

26/03/15: Sunrun, Associa partner to offer solar to homeowners' associations nationwide

World's largest HOA management firm enters into first nationwide partnership with leading home solar company

By: Sunrun

26/03/15: RENAC: MBA Renewables improves employability

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) Renewables is officially accredited by the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA). FIBAA highlighted that "the content of the programme and the...

By: Renewables Academy AG (RENAC)

26/03/15: Sri Lanka: The new renewable energy hotspot

Important notice regarding Energy Sri Lanka 2015: Event rescheduled

By: Energy Sri Lanka

26/03/15: Edmundson Electrical Greentech to become exclusive Sharp Solar distributor in UK

Edmundson Electrical Greentech has been appointed the sole distributor in the UK for Sharp Solar's award winning PV modules.

By: Edmundson Electrical Greentech

26/03/15: Upsolar and Photon Energy team up on municipal project in UK

Companies bring 309 kWp PV array to Essex Waste partnership

By: Upsolar

25/03/15: Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada, PNC collaborate on solar PV project

The collaboration will benefit Canadian developers with a unique solar financing platform that offers small to mid-sized developers a bankable end-to-end solution, including the ability to finance and complete solar projects.

By: Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada Inc.

25/03/15: LiiON unveils industry-first UL-listed lithium MEGAWATT UPS system

LiiON, LLC, a leader in safe, alternative stored energy solutions, is proud to introduce the industry's first UL-listed lithium powered-on-demand Stored Energy System (S.E.S.) for uninterruptible power systems: the...

By: LiiON

25/03/15: Everybody Solar scores homerun for Wildlife Associates with JinkoSolar and All Points North Foundation gift

Module supplier sponsorship and APNF grant take project fundraising across finish line

By: Everybody Solar

24/03/15: Goal Zero launches Solar Ready program

The company unveils its first collaboration with Gregory Products. Solar Ready partners can now seamlessly integrate Goal Zero solar technology with popular consumer products and outdoor gear. The Gregory Stout and Amber outdoor...

By: Goal Zero

24/03/15: Eaton inverters help power 72.9 MW Redwood Solar Farm in California

The project is helping to advance sustainability and bring clean energy to 9,200 homes.

By: Eaton

24/03/15: IMEON ENERGY solves the electricity crisis in South Africa

IMEON ENERGY, leading French designer and manufacturer of solar self-consumption inverters, provides South Africa with solar and battery management systems as durable back-up alternatives during the frequently recent load...


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