By switching from silver to copper, the cost of producing a solar cell would fall by a fraction of a cent. Yet in building a 100 MW facility, developers could save more than $100,000.
Solar farm investments and a rebound in rooftop residential demand have led to the U.K. becoming the most important solar PV market in Europe, according to exhibitors at this year's Ecobuild show, London.
India's largest solar cell manufacturer blames low cell prices for continued idling of one of its manufacturing plants.
The exhibition will be the first PVSEC event on African soil, reflecting the industry's growing presence on the continent.
Construction work at the largest solar park in the Philippines is making good progress, with a nationwide ripple effect expected.
Manufacturer’s Life Insurance Company provides funding for solar company's Val Caron PV project in Ontario.
Module shipments were down as business in Germany suffered, but increases in U.S., Japan and South Africa lift gloom.
The solar company's high-efficiency modules have been chosen for Italy's Ferrara Aranova PV project.
The Shanghai-based solar cell maker has said it may not meet a $14.6 million interest payment in what would be the first onshore default for China's PV industry.
Research from GlobalData predicts steady growth for the APAC PV module market of around 7.9% over the coming 12 months.
Positive figures reveal refocus onto downstream business slipped back for Chinese solar company. But Canadian Solar releases a positive outlook for 2014, including for its 'total solutions' business.
GTM Research and the SEIA predict a further 6 GW of installations in 2014. But GlobalData sounds warning note over importance of support mechanisms as Obama prepares to withdraw ITC.
The U.S. solar industry fears plans to end the ITC could decimate the industry. Rhone Resch has called upon president Obama to rethink his solar tax credit plans.
As METI reveals the country installed record levels of PV capacity last year, speculation grows of an impending cut in Japan's FIT.
With solar PV costs and prices falling dramatically, a more balanced supply-demand picture awaits the PV market this year, predict the solar analysts.
Decreases in revenue, margin and shipments between Q3 and Q4 fail to deflate a strong 12 months for the solar giant.
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