Phoenix Solar AG expects to see "slight" growth in 2013, on the back of marginally improved 2012 financials. The U.S. and Asia are key growth regions for the German photovoltaic company, which recorded sales decreases of more...
French oil and gas group Total has announced it will launch a friendly tender offer for a majority share in California-based solar company, SunPower. The two parties have also entered into a research and collaboration agreement.
The photovoltaic inverter market grew by 140 percent in 2010: Germany, Italy, the Czech Republic and France were cited as key markets. Meanwhile, for the first time, the top ten inverter suppliers were European. However, this...
The Italian regional governments will attempt to enforce less severe cuts than planned to the solar power incentives according to the head of the regional governments' congress Vasco Errani. Meanwhile, it remains uncertain if the...
Joining several other Asian countries, Malaysia's parliament has approved a sophisticated system of feed-in tariffs to develop its renewable energy resources.
Scheuten Solar has signed a turnkey EPC contract for the installation of some 3,000 solar panels for Belgian trailer manufacturer Faymonville. The panels, with a combined output of 750 kWp, will be installed on three Faymonville...
Indian Tata Power has commissioned a three megawatts solar power plant in Maharashtra which the company states is going to be one of the largest solar plants in India.
The SEMI PV Group has announced the availability of "China's Solar Future - A Recommended China PV Policy Roadmap 2.0," a report containing specific recommendations for a Chinese photovoltaic policy roadmap.
LDK Solar cut its forecast for the first quarter of the year from between $800 and $850 million to $745 to $755 million.
centrotherm photovoltaics and Kinetics Germany signed an agreement with the Algerian state utility Société Nationale de l'Electricité et du Gaz (Sonelgaz) for the development of an almost fully integrated solar module factory in...
German company Q-Cells is entering the Japanese photovoltaic residential market with integrated PV solutions. To facilitate this move, the company has set up Q-Cells Meister Club or QMC.
The irregular power supply in the northern region has propelled the Northern Central Railway (NCR) to use solar energy on a wider scale for operation of railway crossings.
Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) has closed financing and begun construction on a 30 megawatt (MW) photovoltaics project in Texas, the U.S. Subsidiary FRV AE Solar, LLC has also signed a 35 megawatt sales agreement with Trina...
Trina Solar (U.S.) Inc., has signed a 35 megawatt sales agreement with U.S.-based FRV AE Solar, LLC, a subsidiary of Fotowatio Renewable Ventures, Inc.
GT Solar International, Inc. has received a $93.9 million order from Taiwan-based polysilicon producer Powertec Energy Corporation.
Solar Frontier is to install a 1.2 megawatt thin film CIS (copper indium selenide) solar system in California, the U.S.
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