Under a toll manufacturing agreement, Solairedirect SA will produce 120 MW of China-based ReneSola’s photovoltaic modules in South Africa over a period of three years.
Under an expanded agreement, Flextronics will produce photovoltaic panels for MEMC's SunEdison subsidiary at its Malaysian manufacturing site.
Going against the grain, SolarWorld has experienced a lucrative first quarter, having seen increases in its shipments, revenue and EBIT. The company attributes its success to its U.S. business activities.
Conergy has bucked the trend to post increased first quarter 2011 sales. However, its operating profits have taken a tumble.
Norwegian company Scatec Solar has completed and grid connected a four megawatt photovoltaic plant in Puglia near San Marzano, in Southern Italy.
Falling foul to stagnating quarter one photovoltaic module demand, Q-Cells has reported a "significant" year-on-year sales drop. In response, it has adjusted the production of its cells and modules, and abandoned its guidance....
Performing more positively than many of its peers, Canadian Solar has posted positive quarter one figures, with year-on-year shipments, revenue, gross profit, gross margin and operating profit all increasing. In line with...
Another casualty of the slowing photovoltaic module market, Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited has revised its first quarter shipping guidance downwards. The company has also lowered its gross margin expectations.
Phoenix Solar has suffered significant revenue losses in the first quarter of 2011, with year-on-year figures falling 60 percent from €80.4 million to €32.4 million. There is belief the company will now focus more on the...
Conergy has completed its first North American photovoltaics installation. The 320 kilowatt system, developed in partnership with 21st Century, is located at Fujifilm’s branch office in Hawaii.
In posting its 2010 financial results, Gehrlicher Solar AG has announced it achieved record sales figures, having driven profits from €325 million in 2009 to €343 million in 2010. The company is now looking to increase this to...
According to research, photovoltaic module shipments have declined for the first time since the start of 2009. Prices are also "rapidly" decreasing. While this situation is expected to continue into the second quarter,...
With the majority of solar companies recording negative first quarter results, Germany-based Centrotherm Photovoltaics AG proved to be a rare ray of sunshine in the industry, having posted growth of 64.2 percent.
Trina Solar has revised its first quarter guidance ahead of its first quarter results. Photovoltaic module shipments have been adjusted downwards, while both its in-house and overall gross margins have been increased.
Having increased its export business from last year, Centrosolar says 72 percent of its €71.1 million first quarter revenue was generated outside of Germany. But, as with many solar companies, the company’s year on year revenues...
First Solar, Inc. and China Power International New Energy Holding Limited have signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement, under which they will work on photovoltaic projects in China and the U.S.
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