The three-day Shanghai conference and exhibition showcased a booming domestic PV market and a recovering manufacturing industry while focusing on the country's increasingly significant downstream sector.
The 24 MW solar plant in the Californian Desert is the largest to date to be brought online under the state's Renewable Auction Mechanism (RAM) program.
An influx of orders in the latter part of 2013 came too late to boost sales for the Swiss engineering company, which saw annual losses increase 47%.
While the U.S. company's solar system sales remained unchanged, revenue from its leasing program nearly doubled last year. The company saw a 78 percent increase in megawatt deployed to 280 MW in 2013.
The German subsidiary of South Korea's Hanwha Group is again partnering with Spanish companies Cobra and Gransolar as it seeks to expand its Latin American footprint.
The German solar industry service provider is expanding its services in its domestic market by joining forces with BEC Engineering.
While CPV remains at a nascent stage, it is poised to expand dramatically in the coming years despite a number of recent company closures and industry consolidation, according to research group GlobalData.
The U.S. solar company will provide advanced thin-film modules and EPC services for what is expected to be Jordan's largest PV plant.
The Japanese government is expected to approve recommendations to slightly reduce PV FIT levels while introducing a new subsidy program for battery storage systems.
Financial results released today reveal the solar company increased its shipments by 40.8% last year, cementing its place as the world's leading module supplier.
After a three-year R&D program, the German solar company has finalized its new fab, which promises to reduce CIGS manufacturing costs by 10%.
The amicable solution reached with the Chinese Ministry of Commerce ensures Wacker's minimum import prices are based on market levels. MOFCOM will refrain from applying punitive tariffs.
The PV group is working with German coating specialist DAW to develop organic PV construction elements that form part of buildings, which they describe as "the next step" in solar technology.
The Singapore arm of Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. has also had its equity interest in a core subsidiary frozen by Shanghai's People's Court as liquidators move in.
The German solar supplier will try again to persuade creditors to back a partial debt-for-equity swap, on April 14. The Munich company plans to continue with just its American subsidiary in future.
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