At the end of February, Dyesol secured A$4 million in funding with potential for a further A$16 million draw-down. The executive chairman speaks to pv magazine about what the investment means for the dye-sensitized photovoltaics...
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.
Solar LP has submitted over 40 applications to the Ontario Power Authority for solar feed-in tariff (FIT) contracts worth 12 megawatts.
Taking it a step closer to its goal, Meyer Burger Technology Ltd has received antitrust clearance for its takeover of Roth & Rau AG and the associated merging of the two companies.
The UK Committee on Climate Change's (CCC's) new renewable energy report has met with dissatisfaction by photovoltaic industry stakeholders. A key criticism is related to pricing discrepancies. However, there is big potential in...
The Solar Trust of America has entered the photovoltaics market, having formed a joint venture (JV) with SolarHybrid AG. The new company, SolarHybrid of America, LLC, will develop utility-scale solar projects in North America.
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is enjoying a newly installed 1.56 megawatt photovoltaics system. It is said to be the largest publicly accessible solar array in an urban setting.
GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd. has ordered wire saws representing over 2.5 gigawatts of wafering capacity from Applied Materials. The order value was not disclosed.
According to news sources, Meyer Burger is not looking to completely take over Roth & Rau. CEO, Peter Pauli states that just 50 percent of its shares would be satisfactory.
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