The Taiwanese solar cell manufacturer may merge its operation or seek to relocate as the company aims to stay competitive in face of stinging US tariffs.
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has signed two solar contracts worth 257 megawatts (MW). The first, for 130 MWp, was signed with enXco, while the second, for 127 MWp, is with Arlington Valley Solar Energy II, LLC.
It’s been announced today that Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), BP Solar and Pacific Hydro will develop the second utility scale solar plant, funded in part by the Australian Government.
The consortium formed by AREVA Solar and CS Energy and Wind Prospect CWP will construct the biggest solar thermal gas hybrid of its kind, with part funding from the Australian Government and the Queensland State Government.
German company Solar-Konzept has began work on what has been described as one of Bavaria’s biggest photovoltaic parks. It is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.
The Australian Federal Government has announced an injection of over AUD$750 million (€558 million) to help build two of the world’s largest solar power stations after months of uncertainty surrounding the projects.
According to IHS iSuppli, crystalline silicon (c-Si) photovoltaic module costs are set to fall to USD$1 per watt by the first quarter of 2012.
Government officials have broken the ground at the site of the world’s largest solar power plant project in the Mojave Desert, California.
Yet more solar plans are being executed in Italy. Etrion and Phoenix Solar have said they will build a 2.6 megawatt (MW) photovoltaics plant in the country’s Lazio region.
Hamburg-based Conergy is forging on with installations in spite of the recent challenges and setbacks facing the company. Its latest deal is to install a photovoltaic plant in Greneva, located in the northern parts of Greece.
JinkoSolar has established a new research and development center, which will exclusively focus on increasing solar cell efficiency and next generation photovoltaic technology.
A recent report believes South Africa could be the next photovoltaics superstar, if the government implements a strategy supporting the technology. However, there are a number of barriers hindering growth, particularly in the...
In a fast turnaround, 9REN has delivered two three megawatt (MW) photovoltaic power plants to Helios Srl, installed on the Italian island of Sicily. The system was connected to the national grid just three months after the...
IBC Solar has broken ground on a 27.5 megawatt peak (MWp) photovoltaic project in Bavaria, Germany. Bavarian Prime Minister, Horst Seehofer was in attendance.
Internet giant Google have made $680 million in investments in renewable energy in the past months. It now moves into residential solar installations with a $280 million fund allowing homeowners to overcome the hurdle of up-front...
A new report reflecting the U.S. solar industry’s 2011 first quarter predicts that both "exciting" and "volatile" times lie ahead. The country has, to date, over 2.3 gigawatts (GW) of installed photovoltaic capacity. This is...
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