Veteran American investor Warren Buffett has never had an interest in buying Suntech, according to an interview the 'Sage of Omaha' gave to China Business News, and which was carried by news agency Bloomberg. On Friday, the...
Full-service photovoltaic provider SolarCity has made strong moves into the Hawaiian market launching a residential installation program and beginning construction on rooftop installations to power 2000 homes.
While recent figures show that the vast majority of photovoltaic installations in the U.S. remain in states with existing solar economies and feed in tariff schemes, a new online campaign hopes to raise awareness amongst...
The Italian utility network authority has published a list of the photovoltaic installations that qualify for governmental solar subsidies this year. However, the prerequisite is that they are connected to the grid in time.
While in many parts of the world the photovoltaic and wider solar industry has had a rocky ride in 2011, in the U.S. it remains one of the strongest growing industries. As the market matures, declining module prices and...
Despite record unemployment and empty public coffers the signs still point toward growth for photovoltaics – even in the U.S. This was the conclusion of Intersolar North America, which closed its doors with record participation...
Chinese manufactures of photovoltaic crystalline silicon cells and modules, China Sunergy, has opened its U.S. headquarters in San Francisco.
While estimates of how many jobs are being created in “green industries” are never easy, a report by nonprofit research institution Brookings has found that 2.7 million workers are now employed in industries that also benefit the...
Several Brazilian solar industry sources indicated today that the government will promulgate market-enabling legislation that will finally permit broad grid connections for solar installations by the end of this year.
The three-day photovoltaic industry event Intersolar North America has opened its doors to visitors from 62 countries. 2011 marks the 20th anniversary of the event.
The funding deadline for the first batch of solar projects under the Indian solar mission has now passed. pv magazine has now learned that the projects which didn’t achieve financial closure will be cancelled.
A recent survey by PV Legal has found that Germany’s photovoltaic installation and administrative system is delivering small-scale installations many times faster and more cost effectively than elsewhere in Europe.
While it took the Alpine republic a long time to negotiate new regulations for its solar subsidies, there is now a compromise that will give the green light to photovoltaic technology in Austria.
German photovoltaic manufacturer Q-Cells has set an efficiency world record for its polycrystalline solar modules, having achieved a module efficiency of over 18 percent for the first time.
The south-western state of India, Karnataka, has released its new solar policy. Announced on July 1, it is targeting the installation of 350 megawatts (MW) of solar projects by 2016.
A gathering of solar industry heavyweights held in Canberra today has prompted the early release of details about a new body to oversee the future of renewable energy projects in Australia.
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