Chinese solar manufacturer JinkoSolar will add 500 MW of solar cell and 450 MW of module manufacturing capacity in Penang, Malaysia. Jinko has signed a lease for factory space and will invest US$100 million in new tooling.
The majority of on-going solar power projects in India will not meet policy deadlines, according to a new research undertaken by Bridge to India.
The U.S. Congress took an annual winter recess last week without extending the funding for the Section 1603 Treasury Program beyond its statutorily-mandated expiration date of December 31.
BYD and the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) have developed a battery energy storage station that they claim as the world's largest possibly.
NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN) is expecting to sign power purchase agreements (PPAs) with 22 companies by the end of this month to develop 350 MW of grid connected PV power.
The Brazilian archipelago Fernando de Noronha, with a population slightly over 3,000, will be powered by PV technology this year thanks to a new partnership between Grupo Neoenergia and utility company Companhia Energética de...
SunPower Corp. has announced the completion of four solar power systems, totaling 3.8 MW at public water agencies and water treatment facilities in California. The systems aim to reduce costs and relieve strained public budgets.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has entered a patent license agreement with Natcore Technology Inc. to develop a line of black silicon products that can help to increase solar PV cell efficiency.
German company Sunways AG has decided to increase its company's share capital and only LDK Solar Germany Holding GmbH has been entitled to subscribe for these new shares.
The next coat of paint on the exterior of our houses may just generate electricity from the sun. University of Notre Dame's researchers have taken a leap towards this vision by creating 'solar paint'.
JA Solar has entered into an agreement with Solarhybrid to supply 19 megawatts of solar modules for Solarhybrid's Allstedt I solar power plant in Halle, Germany.
Western Wind Energy Corp. announced today that it has signed a module supply agreement (MSA) with a leading PV panel supplier for its Yabucoa Project in Puerto Rico.
The German Solar Industry Association (BSW) has announced that German solar power producers have increased electricity output this year by 60 percent over 2010 to 18 billion kWh. This is more than three percent of total power...
The Sustainable Energy Development Authority Malaysia (SEDA) has re-evaluated its quotas and will re-open its e-FIT online system tomorrow after the system's review maintenance since 27 December 2011.
Only one month after the country's only photovoltaic module manufacturer suspended production, a new 60 megawatt (MW) module assembly plant has opened in the city of Adelaide, South Australia. The fab will produce around 300,000...
While the economic environment of falling prices and oversupply is pushing many photovoltaic manufacturers to the brink, a new major entrant to the market could present a whole new set of challenges to incumbent manufacturers.
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