The solar installation will be implemented with the assistance of local firm Multitech, and should begin commercial operation in mid-2014.
Notis Mitarakis, the Greek Deputy Minister of Development, Competitiveness, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks has revealed a list of five photovoltaic projects that have been granted "fast track" status by the state. Once...
While most photovoltaic manufacturers continue to record losses and some market outlooks remain bleak, new Deutsche Bank analysis has predicted that the solar market is set to grow by 22 percent to 33.4 GW in 2013.
A report published by the Portuguese energy regulator, the DGGE (Direcção Geral de Energia e Geologia), on Thursday January 10, says cumulative solar power capacity in Portugal at the end of October 2012 reached 193.3 MW.
In what has been claimed to be the largest offgrid electrification program in the world, Grameen Shakti has announced its millionth installation in Bangladesh. The company says the program demonstrates that the falling cost of...
According to media reports, the photovoltaics company will put 350 of its 1,330 staff at its Freiberg, Germany location on short-time work. The reason is the poor orders situation.
Market research consultant IHS iSuppli has offered a characteristically brutal prediction of the consolidation it expects in the global upstream solar market this year.
With news of the global polysilicon market full of doom and gloom for the past couple of years, the turn of 2013 has seen stock market investors starting to take a shine to Chinese solar firms.
The polysilicon pricing woes that have beset Norwegian manufacturer Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) for the past few years have prompted the company to reduce production at one if its two U.S. facilities.
In its Q3 2012 worldwide photovoltaic equipment supply report; SEMI has observed bookings remaining flat, while the book-to-bill ratio improved slightly due to a decline in billings.
TERNA, the Italian grid operator for electricity transmission, announced today that photovoltaic power production in 2012 provided 5.6% of the total electricity demand.
A new report from Frost & Sullivan has found that the utility scale solar power market in the U.S. will attract US$20.44 billion of investment by 2016. The report concludes that solar power is, "emerging from the shadow of...
Reuters are reporting that China has set a goal to install 10 GW of new solar capacity in 2013. This would more than double its current cumulative capacity of 7 GW.
China’s Hanergy has completed its acquisition of Silicon Valley thin film manufacturer MiaSolé. The acquisition indicates that Hanergy intends for MiaSolé to supply the flexible module market and its other CIGS acquisition,...
Crowdfunding solar site Solar Mosaic has funded the first four projects it offered within 24 hours of launching on Monday. The four projects are worth over 150 kW combined and are on affordable housing sites in California.
The French Eco-Ministry has unveiled more details by which conditions the new "national" PV-bonus of up to 10% on FITs will be paid. It additionally provided further information on the forthcoming auctions and FIT-reform.
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