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REC partners with PacificLight to deliver Singapore solar program

Singapore's Civic District.

Module manufacturer REC will partner with Singaporean utility PacificLight Energy (PLE) to deliver commercial PV systems. The program is called "PLEdge to RECharge Green Energy Program."

Schott Solar halts wafer manufacture

The SCHOTT Solar corporate image.

In what it says are efforts to realign its business away from upstream manufacturing, Schott Solar announced today that it will discontinue its wafer manufacturing processes. 290 jobs will be affected by the move.

First project for SunPower’s new CPV tech

CPV technology developed by SunPower.

The Arizona State University (ASU), Salt River Project (SRP) and SunPower Corp. announced today that a one-megawatt (MW) project will go ahead, the first to use SunPower’s C7, concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) technology. SunPower...

JinkoSolar moves into France

A screenshot of the JinkSolar website.

Chinese manufacturer JinkoSolar has announced that it will open a French subsidiary. The new office will be located in Montpellier, which the company describes as being in France’s "sun belt".

US: A new pact in California to be unveiled

Governer Edmund G. Brown and U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will meet at Elk Grove, California on Friday to unveil a new agreement that seeks to boost clean energy jobs in the state.

No sign of "Solyndra effect"

A MiaSole PV array.

While some sections of the photovoltaic industry continue to bend under the weight of weak demand and oversupply, the latest figures show venture capital investment at new highs.

UAE: 1 GW solar project launched

A view of Dubai from a tall building.

In a country where development projects are often bold, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched a solar park that, when completed, will be worth some 1,000 megawatts (MW).

Isofoton to commercialize “Ferrolinera” EV charging system

The Ferrolinera charging system.

Spanish photovoltaic provider Isofoton has reached an agreement to commercialize a photovoltaic electric vehicle (EV) charging system. The "Ferrolinera" EV charging stations will provide more than 1,000 EV charging points...

10. January 2012 | | Comment now

Conergy to power agricultural water pumps

Bear Creek Ranch in Wasco, California has chosen Conergy's Solar Large Projects Group as the project manager for its power generation site. The site will power water pumps and irrigation systems for the surrounding almond...

Mars Rover enjoys its day in the sun

After spending more than seven years constantly on the move in hazardous, previously uncharted territory, the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity—a geologic robot— is taking some time to kick back and bask in the sun.

Germany: High of 3,000 MW in December alone

The annexing of PV systems in 2011 has been concluded to have been even higher than in record year 2010, says the German Federal Network Agency. In 2011, approximately 7,500 MW of PV installations were installed.

Hamburg investment company CEE acquires two more solar parks

CEE (Conetwork Erneuerbare Energien Holding GmbH & Co. KGaA) will be acquiring two new PV ground-mounted systems to add to its expanding solar portfolio. The total capacity that CEE owns will then increase to more than 70 MW...

09. January 2012 | | Comment now

AU Optronics begins trial process

Taiwanese company AU Optronics Corporation begins its trial in the case brought against it, its subsidiary AUO America and five of its current and former executives by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

06. January 2012 | | Comment now

Centrosolar to take over part of insolvent Gecko Group

Munich-based Centrosolar AG will expand its field of activities with this takeover. The purchase is still subject to approval by the German Federal Cartel Office.

India: Solar developers in Gujarat get extension

Solar developers in Gujarat with projects under construction have been given a month's extension to complete their plants without losing their preferential payment rates. The deadline has been extended to January 28, 2012.

Small European markets on the rise

The European markets remain important for solar despite the financial uncertainty. Lux Research's Solar Demand Forecaster, a customizable platform for tracking IRR (internal rates of returns) and projecting future growth through...

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