Following the explosions at several of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plants, and the uncertainty surrounding their safe shutdown, global calls for renewable energy to replace nuclear have been made. Solar stocks have also...
The world's so-called 'biggest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment', Ecobuild, closed its doors on another successful event. This year, PV was well represented, with a noticeable increase in...
Sanyo’s Hungarian subsidiary has officially opened its new 150 megawatt (MW) solar module production facility in Hungary. Around 300 jobs have been created.
Under a new agreement, JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. is to set up a three gigawatt (GW) production facility in China. BHF Bank expects Roth & Rau to benefit, while Q-Cells will find it hard to compete.
Having outshone both its revenue and shipment targets in 2010, Suntech is looking forward to a positive 2011. The company announced it expects to ship at least 2.2 gigawatts (GW) of solar products, in addition to generating...
Portuguese company CME Construção e Manutenção Electromecânica SA is to install a 3.5 megawatt (MW) solar park in Spain.
As was reported on Tuesday, the French Government has issued new feed-in tariff guidelines. The tariff levels have now been published, and the 500 megawatt (MW) annual cap confirmed.
How does a company survive when its home market collapses? Michal Gärtner, CEO of Photon Energy speaks to pv magazine about the company’s survival strategy following the introduction of Czech’s retroactive solar tax and its...
Roth & Rau reports that it has received its first order, based on its new turnkey model, from an unnamed Indian telecommunications company.
Under a new agreement, Toshiba Corporation has ordered 48 megawatts (MW) worth of solar panels from SunPower Corporation.
According to new information released, Italy will reach a decision on the rate of its new PV feed-in tariffs (FIT) within two weeks.
The Ontario PV market is expected to reach 2.6 gigawatts (GW) of total installed capacity by 2015. However, political concerns and market instability remain.
Q-Cells North America has signed an 83 megawatt solar cell supply agreement with SunPower Corp.
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. and MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. have joined forces to open an up to one gigawatt (GW) Chinese PV cell production facility.
Despite the country’s recent problems, ABB has received a $50 million order from Phoenix Renewables to deliver a 24 megawatt (MW) PV power plant in Lazio, Italy.
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