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LDK sells 25 million shares to Fulai in second agreement

LDK Solar branding

In a second share purchase agreement, LDK Solar has announced it will sell 25 million newly issued ordinary shares to Fulai Investments Limited for US$25.7 million.


Solar Bankers interested in Bosch's German PV facility

Bosch solar photovoltaic panels

Solar Bankers could take over Bosch’s photovoltaic manufacturing facility in Germany. A progress report on the negotiations concerning Bosch’s solar shares is expected this May. By the end of the year, the Stuttgart-based company...


Germany's Economics Minister seeks to reduce PV FIT to €0.10/kWh

Philipp Rösler

Germany’s Federal Economics Minister and Free Democratic Party (FDP) leader has said he wants to reduce the country’s photovoltaic FIT to just €0.10/kWh. In his view, investment could thus be encouraged in storage systems.


REC's first PV venture in Thailand

Norwegian company Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) has supplied close to 41,000 solar panels to a 9.5 MW power plant in Chiang Rai, in northern Thailand. The company has also opened its own Bangkok office.


Bouygues Construction plans 30 MW PV project in Thailand

Thailand solar photovoltaic plant Conergy

Two subsidiaries of Bouygues Construction are planning to develop three photovoltaic plants worth 30 MW in Thailand for Soleq Solar Thailand.


Kyocera profits from PV boom in Japan

Kyocera Corporation has announced its consolidated financial results for the fiscal year that was concluded end of March, 2013. While sales in the previous year increased by 7.5%, net profit fell by 16.2%.


BMW and Solarwatt announce partnership

BMW under solar photovoltaic carport

BMW has said it wants to offer its customers, in cooperation with Solarwatt, complete photovoltaic systems in the future. The concept, "360° Electric" aims to provide solutions for all customer requirements on the topic of...


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