The leading Japanese CIS solar energy company has established a new U.S. division headed by COO Charles Pimentel to facilitate its expansion in North America.
The German-U.S. PV manufacturer continued making net losses for the fourth quarter in a row but managed to increase shipments by 44% to 202 MW as sales rose 50% due in large part to the dynamic U.S. market.
The new facility outside of Nairobi, which opened on Friday, will boost the East African country's burgeoning solar sector, say execs.
Eric Luo has applauded EPIA's position on the EU minimum price, saying that renewable energy rollout should not be blocked anywhere in the world by protectionism. The Shungfeng CEO told pv magazine that the company is seeking to...
German PV and battery manufacturing equipment supplier Manz has claimed a module efficiency world record for CIGS technology on its innovation line. The 16% conversion efficiency record was unveiled on Monday at the SNEC...
The U.K. company has refinanced and extended its revolving acquisition facility from £100 million to £120 million in order to back future project acquisitions. All of the 10 solar installations in its 233 MW portfolio are fully...
Germany's Singulus is one of the European and North American PV equipment suppliers that has had a difficult time in recent years. The company on Friday announced a restructuring of its debt and an acceleration of its move into...
The latest achievement marks the first time that a multi-crystalline Silicon PV module has reached an efficiency higher than 19%. Trina's multi-crystalline Honey Plus solar cells, the brand name for the company's PERC solar...
The Irish group has expanded to the U.S. market, launching solar energy solutions provider Kingspan Energy, which will focus on 150 kW to 5 MW PV installations for the commercial and public sectors.
The German company says its single line tracker design with no connections between rows are the perfect solution for the non-rectangular and hilly fields common in Mexico.
Industry press releases
27/04/15: Nines Photovoltaics dry texturing process demonstrates > 18% MC-SI solar cell and enables diamond wire cut MC-SI wafers
Nines Photovoltaics announced today that they have demonstrated solar cell efficiencies over 18% by applying their unique Atmospheric Dry Etching (ADE) texturing process in a standard industrial ALBSF multi-crystalline solar cell...
The world leading PV inverter manufacturer Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd. is attending SNEC in Booth 510, Pavillion E7.
Saturn Power Inc, an independent solar power producer, has announced that it has completed construction of the 10 MW David Brown Solar Park Project near Ingleside, Ontario, Canada. The David Brown Solar Park declared commercial...
27/04/15: ViZn Energy Systems' zinc-iron flow battery commissioned at Randolph-Macon College as part of Dominion Solar Project
Project demonstrating grid-scale energy storage with solar generation
27/04/15: Shunfeng International Clean Energy to showcase innovative energy saving solutions at SNEC PV Power Expo
Shunfeng International Clean Energy (SFCE), along with its subsidiary companies, Shunfeng Photovoltaic (SF-PV), Suntech, Sunways, SAG Solar, Taiwan Carbon Nanotube (TCNT), Powin Energy, and meteocontrol, will be exhibiting at the...
24/04/15: Allianz Climate Solutions, Fraunhofer ISE and VDE Institute to offer integrated financial and technical services for PV plants
Solar PV projects worldwide must demonstrate a high level of quality and performance that can be relied on by investors, commercial banks and insurance companies. To meet this demand, Allianz Climate Solutions, the Fraunhofer...
Sunny Boy TL-US and Sunny Tripower TL-US inverters meet new grid requirements
Krannich Solar has constructed another solar park in the rural town of Neukalen, on the outskirts of the Mecklenburg lake district in Germany. With an output of almost 1.4 MWp, a total of around 1.390 MWh of solar electricity...
Solectria - A Yaskawa Company, a leading U.S. PV inverter manufacturer, announced the introduction of the PVI 36TL, adding to its three-phase, 1000 VDC, transformerless string inverter line. The PVI 36TL sets the standard for the...
24/04/15: meteocontrol is the first PV service company to exceed the 10 GWp mark for monitored solar power
With more than 10 GWp of monitored power, meteocontrol GmbH is the front-runner among the inverter-independent providers of PV monitoring systems.
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