Maxine Ghavi, ABB’s head of solar business, says the company is open for growth opportunities in the solar sector if it makes strategic sense, adding that the global market is expected to grow more than 10% in the coming years.
First Solar has earned some $427.7 million following a capital increase in which it offered 9,747,000 shares of its common stock. It will use the fresh capital for acquisitions and expansion into new territories.
Norwegian manufacturer showcases its bifacial, desert-proof Peak Energy panels at Munich trade show. REC, which produces its panels in Singapore, has opened a Dubai office to target the MENA market.
For the sixth year running the Intersolar Awards were presented to the best innovations in the field of phototoltaics and solar thermal technology as well as in the new category of solar projects in Europe.
The first day of the Intersolar Europe trade show in Munich wound down on Wednesday with a clear shift towards more downstream services and away from material suppliers. The booming Japanese market is generating plenty of...
EU team meets Chinese specialists to try and find an amicable solution to the solar stand-off. But EU confirms the imposition of anti-dumping duties on Chinese modules will not be on the annual trade meeting agenda on Friday.
Suntech's European subsidiary has been granted a six-month extension to its debt moratorium. New definitive moratorium will allow time to negotiate with creditors and restructure debt and could be further extended.
Solar developers in Lithuania are up in arms after the government slashed country's photovoltaic feed-in tariffs and are taking legal action in the hopes that the once generous rates are restored.
Hanwha Q Cells is supplying modules for Marubeni to construct a large scale solar power plant located in southern Japan.
The 2013 Intersolar Europe trade show opened its doors in Munich on Wednesday with fewer exhibitors and visitors expected for the three-day event.
Engineering group ABB has appointed Ulrich Spiesshofer as new chief executive officer, succeeding the outgoing Joe Hogan. As current head of ABB's Discrete Automation and Motion (DM) division, Spiesshofer has overseen the planned...
Kyuko Lease Inc., a subsidiary of Japanese financial service provider Orix, has partnered with Kyudenko Corporation and JFE Engineering Corporation to develop approximately 50 MW of green power plants across Japan.
Germany's Belectric has managed to increase its credit facility by 30%, which will allow it to better respond to new growth markets.
Taiwanese manufacturer TSMC Solar has recorded a champion module efficiency of 15.7%. The result shows TSMC's rapid efficiency progress, using CIGS technology that it licensed from Silicon Valley firm Stion.
Korean module provider Hanwha SolarOne has provided more than 20,000 modules to equip construction of a PV park project in southeastern India.
Goetz Fischbeck, executive director of Equity Research at Bankhaus Lampe, discusses First Solar's capital increase, the company's strategy and potential growth possibilites, particularly in China.
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