Centrotherm has sold subsidiary GP Solar to German software company Isra Vision AG. Meanwhile, the company's insolvency proceedings at the Ulm District Court are expected to be completed by the end of this month.
A new downstream report by Solarbuzz indicates that as the European markets represent a smaller proportion of the worldwide photovoltaic market, U.S. and Asian markets will continue to grow. This growth will be so vigorous, the...
Japanese thin-film manufacturer Solar Frontier has announced today that its new 900 megawatt (MW) CIS thin-film factory has reached full commercial operation, with all production lines open. At full capacity and in combination...
First Solar Inc. has announced that it has set a new world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) thin-film photovoltaic solar cell efficiency, using commercial-scale equipment and materials. The U.S. Department of Energy’s National...
As the August 1st cutoff for Britain’s original feed-in tariff (FIT) rates looms, two five megawatt (MW) power plants have been completed in England’s "sunny" south west.
Suntech's partnership with Calisolar in Ontario has resulted in two of the company's panels qualifying for the Canadian state's generous feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme.
Gesolar, Sanity International Group is scheduled to complete a ten megawatt (MW) rooftop installation in Jiangsu, China by the end of 2011. This will make it the largest rooftop photovoltaic installation in China.
The German states of Brandenburg and Saxony will be home to 11 Parabel photovoltaic installations, which together will be worth six megawatts (MW).
News agency Reuters have reported that BP Solar will close its Maryland facility as the company moves away from module sales and production.
German industrial group Bosch has continued its solar expansion by opening a new photovoltaic center in Arnstadt, Germany.
On April 19 of this year, Rajasthan finalized its Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy 2011. It targets a minimum of 550 megawatts (MW) of grid connected solar power in Phase 1 (up to 2013).
A 33 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic power plant, in Curbans, France is one step closer to completion with Spanish mounting system manufacturer Grupo Clavijo finishing its stage of the installation.
A new report from Pike Research predicts that, over the next decade, photovoltaic and wind energy production will be the main driver for $122 billion in investment energy storage projects.
Phoenix Solar has been selected to build two photovoltaic power plants in France, with a combined capacity of 24 megawatts (MW). Construction on the plants is scheduled to begin in a matter of weeks.
As the July feed-in tariff (FIT) deadline for U.K. photovoltaic installations looms, the cathedral city of Peterborough, in Cambridgeshire 120 kilometers north of London, has gone ahead with a scheme to install 1.5 megawatts of...
The latest quarterly report into the photovoltaic industry, by IMS Research, shows falling module prices and big reductions in gross margins for module suppliers.
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