The German research center raises the conversion efficiency of thin-film CIGS solar cells to 22% in optimized laboratory conditions; Japan's Solar Frontier remains frontrunner worldwide with 22.3% efficiency.
CEO of Chinese manufacturer says Japan will become company's third biggest market after U.S. and Europe as he announces deal to supply up to 32 MW of modules to Japanese client.
The second day of the Intersolar North America trade show in San Francisco wound down on Wednesday with upbeat assessments from exhibitors as the event continued its focus on new technologies, products and funding opportunities.
PV equipment manufacturer Schmid Group has delivered the first TinPad systems for mass production and has also successfully attained module certification for cells with tin rear contacts. The system has been delivered to central...
Rajasthan project receives A rating by CRISIL, a division of S&P's McGraw Hill Corp.
The solar photovoltaic capacity in the U.S. has now reached the 10 GW milestone. More than 1.8 GW of new solar PV capacity was installed in the first half of this year.
Canadian Solar and Strata have finished four projects totaling 24.4 MW that are part of a 15-project, 85 MW portfolio in the state. The latest installations will use more than 60,000 Canadian Solar panels.
Dii comms chief claims Desertec Foundation's complaint about poor communications is ironic. Spokesman claims his organization read of the foundation's decision to part company with the consortium via Frankfurter Allgemeine...
The Solar Impulse has completed its "Across America" mission and landed in New York's JFK airport on Saturday, July, 6 at 11:09 EDT. Despite a tear in the fabric of the left wing the pilots managed to land the plane.
Module manufacturer Aleo Solar AG has reported that it expects a plunge in revenue. The profound decline in demand in Europe and the price erosion have been quoted as reasons.
Indonesia has decided to embark on using the auction system to award solar power projects. 172.5 MW of capacity are in the pipelines to be auctioned.
The tendency is mounting towards a possible short-term agreement in the ongoing trade dispute between the EU and China. According to the EU trade commissioner Karel de Gucht's spokesperson, the EU is doing everything in its power...
Romania reaches 203.5 MW of installed PV capacity of which 175.5 MW has been electrified in the first half of 2013. Country's PV pipeline amounts to 2.7 GW in coming years.
Solar park in the northern Chilean region of Arica y Parinacota will provide energy to mining company Quiborax. New PV plant inaugurated yesterday by government ministers is the country's largest to date.
Juwi installs 10.5 MW plant in southern France. Company claims the development was nothing to do with the government call-for-tender system, launched in 2011.
German solutions provider Conergy filed for insolvency on Friday at the Hamburg District Court. Subsidiaries Mountain Systems and Conergy SolarModule also opened insolvency proceedings. Conergy's management board expects German...
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