Heterojunction silicon technology offers a higher level of efficiency than standard cells and a simpler production process. It also boasts remarkable temperature characteristics and low-cost mass production of PV modules.
The 2013 Intersolar Europe trade show opened its doors in Munich on Wednesday with fewer exhibitors and visitors expected for the three-day event.
Engineering group ABB has appointed Ulrich Spiesshofer as new chief executive officer, succeeding the outgoing Joe Hogan. As current head of ABB's Discrete Automation and Motion (DM) division, Spiesshofer has overseen the planned...
Kyuko Lease Inc., a subsidiary of Japanese financial service provider Orix, has partnered with Kyudenko Corporation and JFE Engineering Corporation to develop approximately 50 MW of green power plants across Japan.
Germany's Belectric has managed to increase its credit facility by 30%, which will allow it to better respond to new growth markets.
Taiwanese manufacturer TSMC Solar has recorded a champion module efficiency of 15.7%. The result shows TSMC's rapid efficiency progress, using CIGS technology that it licensed from Silicon Valley firm Stion.
Goetz Fischbeck, executive director of Equity Research at Bankhaus Lampe, discusses First Solar's capital increase, the company's strategy and potential growth possibilites, particularly in China.
Lark Energy has secured planning permission for 100 MW of solar parks in the U.K. The company, which will take the lead role in the engineering, procurement and construction of most of the sites, recently completed the...
Siemens will shut down its solar division after failing to find a buyer for the unit, which has been on the block since October.
Kyocera has signed a major contract to supply and construct 30 MW of solar installations throughout Japan.
Qatar Solar Technologies looks set to rescue SolarWorld with a €35 million investment, making it a 30% shareholder in the financially troubled German company.
More than five times the initial quota of larger photovoltaic projects to be developed under Turkey’s FIT program has been submitted to the relevant regulatory authority. No foreign developers have been listed as applicants to be...
Two high schools in the U.S. state of New Mexico will soon be running on solar power thanks to German PV group Conergy, which is installing PV plants with a combined output of 1.2 MW at the school campuses that will cover 80% of...
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