Swiss power and automation technologies giant ABB announced on April 22 the acquisition of inverter manufacturer U.S. Power-One. But shareholders of the American company are claiming that the US$1 billion sale price is too low....
17 MW Yuma project the pick of nine new and expanded solar installations as U.S. reaches a cumulative 5.14 GW of generation capacity.
Power generation solutions provider Siemens has released a study analyzing electrical power producing systems, especially renewable power plants, in Europe, and has identified the potential for optimization. Project siting has...
Henning Wicht, principal PV analyst at IHS Solar, talks to pv magazine about the possible effects average AD duties of 47% on Chinese PV imports will have on prices, investors' business models, Chinese manufacturers, EPC players;...
Power company Constellation expects to complete a 2.6 MW solar installation at fiberglass manufacturer Owens Corning’s Delmar, New York factory, by the end of the year.
SunPower has issued guidance for the FY and Q2 2013. Overall, it expects a slight increase in revenue and gross margin compared to 2012, and increased photovoltaic production. It additionally issued details of its global power...
A total of 1,000 jobs are reportedly at risk at the German inverter manufacturer. SMA has not confirmed concrete figures, but it confessed that the board is evaluating such urgently needed measures.
The Swiss company which today announced the development of colored solar panels says its products suffer only a 'negligible' loss of efficiency compared to traditional photovoltaics.
In the first three months of this year the Bosch subsidiary suffered an almost 60% decline in sales compared with 2012. EBIT loss even nearly doubled and increased to more than €16 million.
Symbior Energy aims to install 190 MW of photovoltaics in rural Thailand by 2014. A spokesperson for Armstrong additionally reveals more details of Symbior’s 30 MW partnership with Armstrong Asset Management.
The photovoltaic inverter manufacturer is currently searching for new business models. The firm's chief executive, Pierre Pascal Urbon, aims to reposition SMA as an energy management company.
The Greek Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change (YPEKA) announced on Friday the new feed-in tariffs (FITs) for photovoltaic systems. An over 40% tariff reduction has been signed off on, both for ground-mounted and...
Armstrong Asset Management and Symbior Energy subsidiary Symbior Solar Siam have announced their intentions to develop 30 MW worth of photovoltaic projects in Thailand.
The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has recently given four countries from the MENA region the green light to develop 1.1 GW of concentrated solar power (CSP) via an updated solar plan. US$660 million will be provided by CIF’s...
U.S. building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) developer New Energy Technologies Ltd has announced significant advances in its patented SolarWindow, spray-on solar power coating system.
South Africa's public utility Eskom has signed power purchase agreements (PPA) for nine photovoltaic projects worth 417.1 MW, under the country’s renewable energy expansion program. Meanwhile, the government has expressed concern...
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