In an interesting move, Yingli Green Energy has announced the issuance of project bonds to the Chinese public. The China-based solar manufacturer intends to widen its portfolio of new online financing products going forward.
At the annual general meeting of Switzerland’s solar trade association, Swissolar, the president called for more photovoltaic growth. The development of the technology, he said, could meet 20 percent of the country’s energy needs...
In an attempt to persuade Iran to drop its atomic ambitions and instead develop its abundant renewable energy resources, two politicians from Germany’s Green Party have formulated a new strategy to be included in the ongoing...
MiaSole has reached a new copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin film photovoltaic module efficiency. The results have been confirmed by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
Inverter manufacturer and project developer, Samil Power Co. Ltd has signed an agreement worth US$4.8 billion, under which it will install a total of 2.6 gigawatts (GW) of photovoltaic plants.
Hopes that Germany-based Odersun AG will be saved are fading fast. Unless an investor is found by the end of the month, the company will be forced to shut down and its employees let go.
Germany’s Federal Network Agency has once again quietly released the new photovoltaic installation capacities. Overall 1.8 gigawatts (GW) were installed in the country in the first quarter (Q1) of 2012.
In a sign of continued consolidation, Australian photovoltaic module manufacturer SilexSolar announced today that it will permanently close its manufacturing operations. The move will cost around AUD10 million (US$9.77 million).
CEOs from China’s four largest photovoltaic manufacturers were gathered today, May 24, at a press conference in Shanghai, China, to launch the Solar Energy Promotion Alliance and comment on the latest U.S. Department of Commerce...
For a second time this year, the U.K. government has revealed a new photovoltaic feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme, aimed at establishing a more "predictable, certain and sustainable" industry. Under the changes, a new 16 pence (p) FIT...
Oil giant Total, and its affiliate, U.S.-based SunPower have commissioned a new photovoltaic module factory in eastern France.
Germany-based Q.Cells SE and Greek Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) have realized a 368 kilowatt peak (kWp) off-grid rooftop photovoltaic system in the desert in Abu Dhabi. It is said to be the first project of its kind in...
Price is crucial and will remain the most important driver, according to a new study. Raising prices for photovoltaic modules by one or two percent would see a return to profitability for some of the major solar players, and is...
A new report into the CIS/CIGS photovoltaic manufacturing market, by market and technology analysts Yole Développement, has concluded that while a number of small copper indium gallium (di)selenide (CIGS) manufacturers are likely...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stated that she seeks to reach an agreement with the state governments on further reductions in solar subsidies before the summer break in Germany.
Malaysia’s Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) has told the Malaysian Reserve that it is considering adjusting the country’s renewable energy feed-in tariff (FIT), due to an "imbalance in the RE resource mix".
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