This week Russia unveiled plans to sell troubled PV projects in Crimea, China National Chemical Corp. finalized its acquisition of REC Solar and utility giant E.ON announced its partnership with Sungevity in Germany.
U.S. solar expert, Alexander von Welczeck, takes time out of his busy schedule to talk to pv magazine about the American utility-scale solar market. Permitting, installation costs, site selection, and the announcement of new...
While there’s a bit of doom and gloom surrounding parts of the photovoltaic industry at present, some areas are generating considerable excitement. One of them is where Berlin-based startup Changers is aiming at: the intersection...
pv magazine has learned that the 360 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic project announced by Moncada Group earlier this week has received all necessary permits.
A new €5 million, three-year smart grid project has been unveiled in Austria. Designed to prepare for the expected "onslaught" of new solar capacity in the country, the pilot project will see 120 photovoltaic systems installed....
Germany’s Bundesnetzagentur reports that 1.6 gigawatts (GW) of newly installed photovoltaic capacity was added to the country’s grid in the third quarter (Q3) of 2011. Overall, 3.35 GW has been installed this year to date....
At 10 megawatts (MW), the thin film photovoltaic manufacturer has begun work on what it says is Australia’s largest solar farm.
Martifer Solar has announced it will build a 6.6 megawatt peak (MWp) photovoltaic installation in Murcia, Spain.
After a tumultuous first half, with huge price drops and uncertainty on just about everything, the solar market is beginning to see some positive signs in terms of demand pick up. Overall, a growth of 20 percent over 2010 is...
India-based Moser Baer Clean Energy Limited (MBCEL) has developed a 23.8 megawatt peak (MWp) photovoltaic park in Lauta, Germany.
According to new research released, China’s non-residential photovoltaic pipeline is standing at 16 gigawatts (GW). In 2011, the country’s newly installed capacity is expected to reach over 1.8 GW. The building mount sector is...
The Italy-based Moncada Group has formed a joint venture with South African investment and development company, Solar Capital to build a large-scale solar project.
The U.K. Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee and Energy and Climate Change Committee has launched an inquiry into the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s (DECCs) proposed photovoltaic feed-in tariff (FIT) cuts.
PsomasFMG has teamed up with the Palmdale School District (PSD) in California to install 5.87 megawatts (MW) worth of photovoltaics at 18 schools. The systems will take the form of carports.
Q-Cells has begun work on what it says is Europe’s largest photovoltaic park. Located near Berlin, Germany, the 91 megawatt (MW) project is expected to supply energy to around 22,500 households.
Thin-film module manufacturer First Solar has inaugurated today its second plant (FF02) at its Frankfurt (Oder) site in Germany’s east. The plant will have a capacity of 250 megawatts (MW) a year, bringing the company's capacity...
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