After two quarters of declining shipments, photovoltaic module manufacturers are set to see strongly recovering demand through the second half of 2011.
juwi solar Inc. is gearing up to construct the U.S.’s first utility scale ground-mount CIS (copper, indium and selenium) solar plant. It is scheduled for completion at the end of 2011.
An expert group has delivered today a Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) report to the European Commission in an attempt to keep high-tech industries, such a photovoltaics, internationally competitive.
As of July 1, three new board members will join the Hanwha SolarOne management team in an attempt to, “bolster management systems and brand positioning,” the company has said in a statement.
Industry analysts at Jefferies believe consolidation is about to hit the solar industry. They add that the second quarter of this year has "negative surprises" in store.
A photovoltaic plant at the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Denver Federal Center campus is near completion. The project is worth seven megawatts (MW) and coupled with an existing 1.2 MW solar park will provide more...
Following the announcement of its takeover bid back at the start of April, Meyer Burger Technology Ltd has acquired 81.9 percent of the share capital of German photovoltaic company Roth & Rau AG.
U.S. utility-scale solar developer SolarReserve and Spanish renewable company Preneal have been selected to build a solar thermal plant in Spain. The 50 megawatt (MW) project joint venture is called Termosolar Alcazar.
New research suggests that photovoltaic market shares in Asia Pacific and the U.S. are set to significantly increase by 2015. Meanwhile, a "huge" 25 gigawatts (GW) of projects are in the pipeline in the U.S., China and India.
China Sunergy Co. has announced that it will expand its manufacturing facility in the Jiangsu Province by one gigawatt (GW). The expansion will focus on the production of its Quasar cells.
California’s Antelope Valley enjoys plenty of sunshine and is seeing multilateral engagement between the solar industry and educational institutions.
Californian not-for-profit solar installer has racked up its 1,000th photovoltaic installation and is ready to expand to other states with established solar economies.
GE’s "Ecomagination: Powering Your Home" Challenge has resulted in $63 million of investment into home energy technology companies from GE and venture capital partners.
Government plans for new nuclear power plants have been revealed in the UK, with eight sites named in its energy policy statements. The government has also released its Microgeneration Strategy, which focuses on non-financial...
Photovoltaic installation orders dry up in the Sydney area as solar companies shed staff and scale back their operations as the effects of the freeze of the feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme begins to bite and no electricity buy-back...
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