The PV group, which is majority owned by French oil and gas giant Total, says SolarBridge's high-performance microinverter technology offers system design flexibility and a lower cost of installation.
The move is part of the power and technology group's full integration of the U.S. inverter manufacturer ahead of this year's major trade fairs.
The Stuttgart-based ZSW will work with the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. The five-year collaboration will drive research into the performance of thin film cells under desert conditions.
The property assessed clean energy financing option being adopted across Southern California could see 90 MW of new solar added this year. Renovate America says the program could drive 400 MW of installations by the end of 2016.
Enel, which built the country's first PV plant, has already signed a grid agreement for a new 9 MW project. The Italian group is eager to develop Panama's solar sector.
The German solar manufacturer supplied more than 58,000 modules to the Ellough project. The Suffolk project was developed by Lark Energy in March.
The New York Times says the Koch Brothers and fossil fuel interests are joining forces with state utilities to combat net metering and renewables targets, adding that a state-by-state campaign is being rolled out.
After passing new regulations on self-consumption last month, Costa Rican authorities have now defined the rate at which PV users can sell excess electricity. The rates will also apply for independent power plants of up to 20 MW.
According to IG Metall (Industrial Union of Metalworkers), the majority of the remaining 150 Solon employees will lose their jobs.
The Chinese solar company has agreed to supply modules for two PV projects in Chile's Atacama Desert region.
Researchers at Bloomberg New Energy Finance expect global sales of polysilicon to top $6 billion this year, fuelled by demand from China and Japan.
News comes just one week after an offer to purchase the inverter business was lodged, and mere days after a German court opened insolvency proceedings.
The CIGS production line supplier tripled its revenue last year, returning to the black after a difficult 2012.
Two solar projects in San Bernadino, Lone Valley Solar Parks I and II, will receive the Chinese manufacturer's high efficiency panels.
The Chinese solar company has partnered with local firm Tekno Ray Solar to develop 30 MW of PV projects throughout the country.
World's leading makers of PV modules strengthened their position at the apex of the market last year, with Yingli Green Energy leading the way.
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