The U.S. state of New Jersey looks set to invest $447 million on PV projects, including a plan to transform unused landfills and abandoned industrial sites into 42 MW of solar farms.
Chinese photovoltaic manufacturer Suntech claims to be the first manufacturer to have produced five giawatts (GW) of solar modules that have been installed by customers and partners.
German solar machinery supplier, Singulus has entered the growing thin-film market with a new Copper-Indium-Selenium and Gallium and Sulphur (CIGS) thin-film solar cell processing system.
Thin-film module manufacturer First Solar will sign an agreement with developers in Chile today, in which it will agree to provide modules and engineering and procurement services for future projects in the country.
In what may be a sign of things to come, photovoltaic system integrator Phoenix Solar has dramatically revised down its revenue and earnings outlook for 2011.
In the latest report from clean energy consultants Mercom Capital Group, it has been revealed that solar continues to attract venture capital funding, while merger and acquisitions activity heats up.
According to new data released, China’s non-residential photovoltaic pipeline currently stands at 14 gigawatts (GW). It is expected that the market will exceed 1.6 GW this year.
A new industry survey of the photovoltaic industry in the sunny state of Western Australia has shown that rapid growth has stalled, after the state government's feed-in tariff scheme was wound up earlier this year.
Chinese photovoltaic manufacturer JinkoSolar announced today that it has completed the first phase of its environmental safety upgrade to its Haining City facility.
Greece’s Energy Minister has been reported by Bloomberg as saying that he expects agreement on the massive ten-gigawatt (GW) photovoltaic “Project Helios” by the end of the year. The project would require an investment of some...
In a victory that can be interpreted as a positive sign for photovoltaics in north-America, Dalton McGuinty’s Liberal party has claimed victory in yesterday’s Ontario elections.
Silicon valley based manufacturer SunPower has released its Sustainability Report for 2010. The report is part of the company’s plan to be good environmental stewards.
For the first time a database of photovoltaic installations at U.S. universities and higher education institutions has revealed that the cumulative installed capacity has increased by 450 percent in three years.
While this year's PV Taiwan has attracted a predominantly Asian audience, the issues addressed have been very much global in nature.
Continual rain only “whetted” the competitive appetite of the 4,000 students from 19 colleges across four continents who participated in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 in Washington, D.C., from September 23...
Speaking after PV Taiwan's pre-show press conference, Sam Hong, Taiwan Photovoltaic Industry Association chairman and Neo Solar's president and COO told pv magazine that a photovoltaic technology war is starting. And, while the...
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