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Mounting Systems: Back on track with new investor

Mounting Systems Managing Director Stefan Spork

Interview: pv magazine speaks with Mounting Systems Managing Director Stefan Spork about the company's new ownership structure and its continuing internationalization strategy.

Ontario FIT policy reaping more jobs than US

PV panel up close

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ISLR), an independent think tank promoting local economic development, says Ontario is getting more jobs for its renewable energy investments than comparable Midwestern states.

Louroux to install 25 MW PV plant in India

Underpass in Rajkot in Gujarat state, India

Louroux Bio Energies Ltd has said it will build a 25 megawatt (MW) PV power generation project in Gujarat, India, under the Gujarat State Solar Policy 2009.

UK adventure park to run on solar power

Ride at Crealy Great Adventure Park

An adventure park in Devon, the UK has unveiled plans to run its rides on solar power.

GCL-Poly completes 6 Californian PV projects

University of San Diego

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited has completed PV projects worth six megawatts (MW) in California, the U.S.

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Inverter start-up to quadruple 2011 sales

Following a successful first year in business, U.S. solar inverter company Nextronex Energy Systems has posted sales forecasts of USD$4 million for 2011.

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Parity Solar gains UK MCS accreditation

Parity Solar GmbH has achieved MCS certification for its thin film solar modules. The company adds that it is gearing up for rapid growth in the UK.

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ACORE founding president to step down

Michael Eckhart

The American Council On Renewable Energy’s (ACORE) founding president, Michael Eckhart will step down at the end of February. He will go on to join Citigroup as MD and head of environmental markets and sustainability.

Martifer Solar completes 2.88 MW PV rooftop in Prague

Martifer Solar's 2.88 MW PV rooftop system in Prague

Martifer Solar has installed a 2.88 megawatt (MW) photovoltaics (PV) rooftop system in Prague, the Czech Republic.

UK: Early FIT reviews, rapid growth and brownfield development

UK Pv rooftop installation

pv magazine has learned the UK Government is likely to announce a feed-in tariff (FIT) review this April, with a view to implementing any changes in 2012. Up to 500 megawatts (MW) of new photovoltaic (PV) projects are also...

REC and ABB building 24 MW Italian solar plant

REC solar modules

REC Systems and ABB have started construction on a 24.2 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in the Lazio region of Italy.

Suntech and Zachry selected for first phase of 700 MW solar project

Map of Sempra Generation's Mesquite Solar energy complex

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. and Zachry Holdings, Inc., have been selected by Sempra Generation to design and construct the 150 megawatt (MW) Mesquite Solar 1 project in Arizona, the U.S.

US: Princeton to install 5 MW solar collector field

Picture of Princeton's houses in the summer

Princeton University has announced it will install a 5.3 megawatt solar collector field on 27 acres of its land in West Windsor Township, New Jersey.

Lithuania to open first solar panel production site

Meyer Burger knowledge pic with 2 men talking

Lithuania is to see its first solar panel production site opened this spring. Initial capacity will be 38 megawatts (MW), however, there will room to ramp up to 65 MW.

PV on "brink of economic breakthrough"

Solar cells up close

A new study has found that global investments in photovoltaic (PV) technology could double from €35 billion to €40 billion today, to over €70 billion in 2015.

German Federal Government lacks PV plan

General PV panel picture

Following a query from Germany’s green politician Hans-Josef Fell, it has become clear the Federal Government is not following an industrial policy strategy for the strengthening of the photovoltaics (PV) industry.

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