In a legal win for Canadian Solar Inc., a Chinese court has dismissed a request by LDK Solar to enforce an arbitration award decision by a state trade arbitration commission amounting to CNY 248.9 million ($40.1 million, €31.5...
8minutenergy Renewables, LLC and Saferay, Inc. have signed a 20 year PPA with Southern California Edison (SCE) to sell the energy generated from their proposed Redcrest Solar Farm project.
Germany added 211 MW of new photovoltaic capacity in February across more than 8,300 systems. The largest solar park, with a capacity of 8.2 MW, is located in Brandenburg, near the capital, Berlin.
GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) and Powertec Energy Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding under which Powertec will purchase polysilicon technology and equipment. The Taiwan-based company aims to reach a capacity...
The first photovoltaic projects under the Philippines’ long-awaited FIT program are set to be completed in 2014. The AFP are reporting that a government official has confirmed that the first photovoltaic installations will be...
A new campaign to introduce the solar leasing model to Australian households was kicked off today. The campaign is called "Every Rooftop" and is the result of a collaboration between solar developer Ingenero and the NGO Green...
Without announcement, Uganda has dropped its PV FIT program. Although other forms of renewable energy are still eligible for support, prices for PV power are said to have fallen enough worldwide to merit the removal of tariffs in...
In its 2012 EPC rankings, IMS Research has found that First Solar became the world’s biggest, in terms of MW completed. First Solar completed more than 500 MW of projects last year, the report has found. IMS Research is now a...
In another sign that the booming Japanese market is delivering considerable demand to photovoltaic manufacturers, thin film producer Solar Frontier has announced today that it is restarting its 60 MW Miyazaki No. 2 fab. The...
According to media reports, the Polish Government has implemented further solar subsidy changes to its renewable energy draft law. Under them, support will only be given to photovoltaic plants up to two MW in size.
India-based KSK Energy Ventures and U.S. company MiaSolé have commissioned an 11.6 MW CIGS thin film photovoltaic project in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
Going against the current grain, Innotech Solar is planning to increase its photovoltaic module production capacity. New jobs are expected to be created.
Photovoltaic laminator producers see little sign of any upturn in the months ahead, on the back of a tumultuous 2012. Weak demand and factory closures are characterizing the industry, as are overcapacity and U.S. sanctions on...
Hanwha SolarOne has supplied modules to 16 MW of ib vogt GmbH’s photovoltaic parks in the U.K. Overall, the two companies have worked together on 26 MWp of projects in the country.
A one MW CIGS photovoltaic reference project has been completed in China’s south western province, Yunnan using Manz AG modules.
New solar energy developer Vensolbras has unveiled its photovoltaic plans to pv magazine. While it is targeting just one MW in 2013, the Brazilian company aims to install over 200 MWp by 2016.
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