Latest PV market updates
Ed Heacox, principal and co-founder of Envect Inc. talks to pv magazine about the U.S. solar market – the challenges, bankability, funding and how solar can play a role in developing smarter, more efficient grid.
By 2015, seven out of nine of the world’s leading solar module manufacturers will be China-based; and two will be U.S. firms, following a round of flameouts and takeovers in the industry, according to a report just released by...
As part of its reorganization plan, SunPower Corporation has said it will idle six solar cell manufacturing lines in the Philippines and cut around 900 employees, most of which are based on the archipelago.
Italy has a cumulative photovoltaic capacity of 15.9 GW, according to Italian network agency, GSE. However, just €241 million is left in the country’s solar subsidy coffers.
According to reports, Wacker Chemie AG has introduced shorter working hours, due to a lack of demand for polysilicon from the photovoltaics industry. 650 workers are said to have been affected.
The U.S. Department of Interior has finally given the green light to the development of solar on 285,000 acres of public lands in the southwest.
Solyndra’s anti-trust lawsuit, filed last week, has been branded as a "misguided effort … to find scapegoats". The three named Chinese photovoltaic manufacturers have strongly denied the allegations.