A drive for higher efficiency solar PV technologies is expected to spur increased production of n-type mono wafers. However, analysts remain cautious about the exact timing of market adoption.
Henan Hengxing Science & Technology Co. has reportedly announced plans to build a 100 megawatt (MW) photovoltaics (PV) plant in China.
Last Friday, Sanyo announced that it had achieved the world’s highest cell conversion efficiency at 21.6 percent. However, responding to questions from pv magazine, the efficiency has not been independently verified and there are...
TÜV Rheinland has announced it is carrying out a three-year research project to examine the risk of fire with photovoltaics (PV) systems.
Silfab Ontario has signed preliminary contracts for the delivery of 102 megawatts (MWs) of solar modules in Ontario, Canada for an undisclosed sum. They are all with unnamed “major” local players
In what will be seen as a major blow to the industry, the Czech Senate has approved a retroactive solar tax for photovoltaics (PV) systems.
Contracts to develop two photovoltaics (PV) plants worth 37 megawatts (MWs) in Arizona, the U.S. have been signed by the Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) and SunEdison.
Scheuten Solar has completed several turnkey photovoltaics (PV) systems for Italian furniture manufacturer Natuzzi SpA.
Meyer Burger has signed a contract worth over CHF 40 million (around USD$40.6 million; €30.7) with a new, unidentified Asian customer.
Germany-based Wacker Chemie AG has said it will build a new, fully integrated polysilicon production site near the city of Cleveland in Tennessee, the U.S. The news comes as the company says it expects to see double digit annual...
Slovenian module manufacturer Bisol has reported 100 percent sales growth, having achieved an estimated turnover of €55 million this year. The company has also opened a 235,8 kW rooftop photovoltaics (PV) system.
SunPower Corp. and Iberdrola Renewables have entered into a contract to design and build a 20-megawatt (MW) photovoltaics (PV) power plant in Arizona, the U.S.
Gehrlicher Solar AG has secured a three-year €180 million credit facility, which will be used to expand its international presence and for refinancing a previous loan. The company has also deployed its unique assembly and...
Due to the “tremendous” photovoltaics (PV) growth seen this year, Solutia Inc. has announced plans to add additional production lines at its Suzhou facility in China.
A recent survey has revealed that 80.6 percent of UK farmers are considering installing rooftop photovoltaics (PV) on their farm buildings by 2013. According to the findings, interest has been spurred by the country’s attractive...
Phoenix Solar’s Greek subsidiary, Phoenix Solar E.P.E. has signed a two megawatt (MW) contract with Douneika Energy EE for the construction of grid-connected photovoltaics (PV) park. It is said to be the subsidiary’s largest...
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