25/11/14: TASC to appeal solar fees in Wisconsin

Several other organizations may join TASC in launching appeals to the ruling, which will heavily penalize rooftop PV in the U.S. state. Evidence has also surfaced that a regulator improperly advised utility We Energies in...

Yingli PV module production

25/11/14: Yingli posts drop in third-quarter revenue, narrows net loss

The Chinese PV group continued to see strong demand for modules from China and Japan as well as from emerging markets, which increased by some 17% quarter over quarter.

Trina Chairman and CEO Jifan Gao

25/11/14: Trina boosts sales, proift in third quarter

Trina Chairman and CEO Jifan Gao says the company continued to meet or exceed financial and performance targets despite foreign exchange fluctuations and weaker demand in Europe.


25/11/14: Global PV installed capacity to treble to over 400 GW by 2020

A new report from GlobalData forecasts global installed PV capacity to reach 413.98 GW by 2020 – representing a trebling in size from 2013.

Lancaster, California

25/11/14: Dominion buys Canadian Solar plant in California

With the addition of the West Antelope Solar Park in northern Los Angeles County, Dominion now has 344 MW of solar generating capacity in development, under construction or in operation across six U.S. states.

Fraunhofer CSE residential rooftop Plug and Play PV System

25/11/14: Fraunhofer CSE installs first 'Plug and Play' PV system

The R&D laboratory says once the residential rooftop PV system is commercially available, homeowners will be able to purchase and install the system as easily as installing a washer and dryer.

8minutenergy Renewables' 66.5 MW-dc Chocolate Mountains Solar Farm in Imperial County, California.

25/11/14: 8minutenergy Renewables, Gestamp Solar to build 30 MW solar farm in California

The latest addition to the companies' Midway Solar Farm project in Imperial County will supply more than 10,600 Southern California households.

Salvador da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

25/11/14: SunEdison, Renova Energia to develop 1 GW of utility-scale solar in Brazil

As part of the joint venture agreement, SunEdison will supply solar modules and trackers for four initial projects totaling 106.9 MW in Bahia. The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) will finance construction.

Swiss flag

24/11/14: Swiss PV grows but FIT cuts push market towards self-consumption

The Alpine country's unusual solar PV remuneration system obliges households and other small power producers to trade energy on the market while allowing bigger investors piece of mind through the FIT scheme. The usual practice...

REC Solar's production facilities in Singapore.

24/11/14: Chinese-owned Elkem to buy REC Solar

Bluestar Elkem, a division of the state-owned China National Chemical Corporation, has made an offer to buy the Norwegian PV module manufacturer for $640 million in a move that could secure a European beachhead for a major...

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REC Solar in Singapore.

24/11/14: Analysis: Bluestar Elkem's REC Solar Group play

Monday's news that China's Bluestar Elkem looks set to purchase Norway's REC Solar ASA came as somewhat of a surprise to the PV industry, but the moves makes sense. Analysts say that it allows REC Solar ASA the capital to grow...

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Industry press releases

25/11/14: Dassault Systèmes and Solar Impulse define new chapter in future of solar-powered aviation

Technology, vision and innovation show the possibilities of clean flight. Dassault Systèmes the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock-up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions,...

By: Dassault Systèmes

25/11/14: Yingli Green Energy supplies 72 MW of solar panels to Solarcentury in the UK

Yingli Green Energy today announced that the Company will supply 72 MW of multi- and monocrystalline solar panels to Solarcentury, a leading solar company in the United Kingdom.

By: Yingli Green Energy

25/11/14: aleo solar supplies PV modules with 5.8 MW capacity in Turkey

German module manufacturer enters Turkish market

By: aleo solar

25/11/14: Sunrun unveils the Sunrun BrightPath Station for consumers to receive an instant home solar quote

Interactive kiosk enables consumers to learn about home solar at select retail locations

By: Sunrun

25/11/14: JinkoSolar to supply 7 MW solar PV modules to Almacen Sustentable in Mexico

JinkoSolar has signed an agreement to supply 7 MW to Almacen Sustentable (AS Solar) in Mexico.

By: JinkoSolar

25/11/14: Equal Earth completes acquisition of three solar projects, adds education and government to portfolio

New solar projects augment company's portfolio of renewable energy assets

By: Equal Earth

24/11/14: LDK Solar announces confirmation of U.S. Chapter 11 plan, recognition of Cayman Islands proceeding and U.S. enforcement of Cayman Islands scheme of arrangement

LDK Solar CO., Ltd. in provisional liquidation and its Joint Provisional Liquidators, Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, announced today that, on November 21, 2014, Judge Peter J. Walsh of the...

By: LDK Solar

24/11/14: PROINSO attends Solar Energy South East Asia

As part of the ongoing program to strengthen the presence in South East Asia, PROINSO will be attending Solar Energy South East Asia.


24/11/14: Eilat-Eilot Green Energy Conference to outline strategies for continued sustainable energy growth

Agenda to include the inauguration of the EE Off Grid Hub, discussions on the Timna Solar Park bidding process and onsite tours of renewable energy projects

By: Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative

24/11/14: Trina Solar receives Carbon Footprint Verification for solar PV modules from BSI

Trina Solar has obtained Carbon Footprint Verification for the Company's solar PV modules from the British Standards Institution (BSI), a leading international standards and certification body.

By: Trina Solar

21/11/14: Hong Kong court approves LDK restructure

Approval in Hong Kong follows assent to restructuring plan of Cayman Islands authorities. The next hurdle lies with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court today (Friday).

By: LDK Solar

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