IHS forecasts that global photovoltaic module production will grow 18% this year, to over 37 GW; and that OEM manufacturers will increase in significance. Meanwhile, it has identified the top 10 module suppliers by production of...
German industrial group Bosch has continued its solar expansion by opening a new photovoltaic center in Arnstadt, Germany.
On April 19 of this year, Rajasthan finalized its Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy 2011. It targets a minimum of 550 megawatts (MW) of grid connected solar power in Phase 1 (up to 2013).
A 33 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic power plant, in Curbans, France is one step closer to completion with Spanish mounting system manufacturer Grupo Clavijo finishing its stage of the installation.
A new report from Pike Research predicts that, over the next decade, photovoltaic and wind energy production will be the main driver for $122 billion in investment energy storage projects.
Phoenix Solar has been selected to build two photovoltaic power plants in France, with a combined capacity of 24 megawatts (MW). Construction on the plants is scheduled to begin in a matter of weeks.
As the July feed-in tariff (FIT) deadline for U.K. photovoltaic installations looms, the cathedral city of Peterborough, in Cambridgeshire 120 kilometers north of London, has gone ahead with a scheme to install 1.5 megawatts of...
The latest quarterly report into the photovoltaic industry, by IMS Research, shows falling module prices and big reductions in gross margins for module suppliers.
As energy reduction and renewable electricity initiatives continue to capture the public’s imagination in Post-Fukushima Japan, Sekisui Jushi Corporation (SJC) and Kyocera Solar Corporation have announced the co-development of...
The European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) will, for the first time, bring together industry leaders and the financial community for a Photovoltaic Investors Day on September 6.
The Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) of the United States has announced two new loans for Indian photovoltaic projects totaling $25 million. This is in addition to $75 million in solar transactions in the financial year 2011...
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...
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