Tokyo Electric Power Co. is building a 100-kilometer-long electricity transmission line in central Japan as part of the country's efforts to upgrade its grid infrastructure in view of surging renewable power.
Cited as “one of the most attractive” photovoltaics (PV) markets, the Czech Republic has flourished under its feed-in tariffs (FITs). However, since the government's announcement that a 26 percent retroactive solar tax may be...
Martifer Solar has announced the completion of a five-megawatt peak (MWp) photovoltaics (PV) plant in Santiago Island, Cape Verde.
First Reserve Corporation has entered into a €276 million project financing facilities agreement for the Rovigo photovoltaics (PV) plant in Northeast Italy.
Colorado Springs Utilities and SunPower Corp. have announced an agreement to design and build a six-megawatt (MW) photovoltaics (PV) power system at the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
A planned four-megawatt (MW) solar facility in Halifax County, the U.S. has received a boost, after the Virginia Tobacco Commission awarded the project a USD$5 million grant.
U.S.-based Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) board has approved a COEE (Centers of Energy Excellence) designation and USD$6 million in funding to establish the Solar Valley Research Enterprise (SVRE).
Amonix, Inc., has broken ground on a 214,000 square foot solar equipment manufacturing facility in North Las Vegas, Nevada, the U.S.
SunPower Corp. has signed an agreement with Iberdrola Renewables to design and build a 30-megawatt photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Colorado, the U.S.
American Capital Energy has begun installation of a three-megawatt (MW) rooftop solar array for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare.
Germany-based Solarion AG and Taiwanese company Walsin Lihwa have signed a €60 million investment cooperation agreement to produce Copper-Indium-Gallium-Diselenide (CIGS) thin film solar cells.
alwitra GmbH, a has completed a 1.02 megawatt peak (MWp) rooftop solar system in Konz, Germany.
Greenfield Holdings (GHL) has completed what it says is one of the largest commercial rooftop solar installations in the UK.
Solar Frontier K.K., is to supply Saudi Aramco with 10 megawatts (MW) of thin film CIS (copper, indium, and selenium) solar modules for a car park installation in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
A new report released by industry analyst firm NanoMarkets states that new materials for thin films will grow in importance.
Centrosolar has received its certificate under the British Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS); a requirement for sale of photovoltaics in the United Kingdom.
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