According to various media, US$275 million is expected to be invested in the development of a solar power plant in Minbu, Myanmar. If construction is completed, it will be one of the largest plants of its kind in the world, with...
Centrosolar Group AG announced yesterday that it has sold its subsidiary Centrosolar Glas GmbH to Belgian solar glass manufacturer Ducatt NV for a symbolic price, as part of its restructuring program, according to a company...
German PV group Phoenix Solar saw its net loss grow from €1.2 million to €5.8 million in the first quarter of the year as revenue declined 19.4% to €30.6 million from January to March.
Australia’s Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is prosecuting companies trading under the names Euro Solar and Australian Solar Panel. The firms are accused of claiming that their solar modules were Australian-made, when...
ClearSky Advisors forecasts that cumulative photovoltaic capacity in Jordan will reach 300 MW by the end of 2017.
U.S.-based Citizens Energy Corporation has inaugurated two PV plants totaling 3.6 MW in Agawam, Massachusetts.
Chile's Ministry of Energy has received US$50 million of international funding for photovoltaic projects. The government hopes it will help boost the number of grid-connected installations in the South American country.
Nanowin Technology Co. Ltd is reportedly planning to build a CIGS manufacturing plant in the Zhambyl region, located in southern Kazakhstan. A 5 MW photovoltaic plant is also expected to be built this year.
The sun was shining for First Solar during the first quarter of this year. Yesterday it announced their financial results for Q1 2013. The Arizona-based firm has posted a net income of US$ 59.1 million, compared to a loss of US$...
Massachusetts governor has announced that his state has surpassed its goal to install a total of 250 MW of photovoltaics by 2017 four years early. It now aims to reach 1.6 GW by 2020. This growth rate is said to be one of the...
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...
Yet another German photovoltaic manufacturer is experiencing financial difficulties. Alfasolar GmbH filed for insolvency on April 24 at the District Court of Hanover, according to a company statement. However, for the moment,...
China-based manufacturer Lightway Solar has recently received approval from China's Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) to develop 50 MW of photovoltaic plants in Prundu, Romania.
The EU trade chief is expected to propose anti-dumping (AD) duties on Chinese photovoltaic imports to the EU Commission on Wednesday. The levies are likely to be set at 30% or higher.
With the help of veteran investor Warren Buffett's decision to buy the 579 MW Antelope Valley Solar Projects, California-based SunPower has announced that rarest of things in the solar industry – a positive quarterly update.
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