The fund supports small to medium-scale renewable energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa and provides both financial assistance and technical experience essential for smaller renewable schemes being implemented for the first time.
Reasons to be cheerful and more opportunities to take advantage of. That's the consensus of PV Taiwan 2012, which closed its doors this afternoon in Taipei.
SMA Solar Technology will supply a 70 MW solar project operated by Kagoshima Mega Solar Power Corp. in Kagoshima City, in southern Japan.
With release of its report "Connecting the sun: solar photovoltaics on the road to large scale grid integration", the European PV Industry Association (EPIA) predicts that solar PV can provide up to 25% of the continent's...
Thuringia's Minister for Trade and Industry, Matthias Machnig has inaugurated a 20 MW solar park installed by juwi on a former uranium ore mine in Ronneburg. This is said to be the largest photovoltaic installation in the state.
Sunways AG has released its second quarter figures and, like the rest of the industry, the headline numbers make for grim reading.
State-owned Japan Railway Group has picked Siliken as its photovoltaic module supplier for its first installation in Kyushu, Japan.
Bridge to India has released its October edition of the India Solar Compass. The report finds that between July and September there has been a drastic drop in PV capacity addition compared to prior quarters. The key question is...
Spanish company Gestamp Solar has partnered with Kankyo-Keiei for the development of solar projects in Japan, with a focus on rooftop installations. The projects are to be undertaken over a three year period.
Venture capital firm Aster Capital, sponsored by Alstom, Solvay Rhodia and Schneider Electric, has announced a €4 million investment in SolarFuel GmbH. This is part of a €7.5 million financing round that Aster Capital is leading....
First Solar will stop its operations in Frankfurt Oder by the end of 2012. According to a media report, it is not going to be easy to find alternative jobs for its employees by the end of the year.
Centrotec Sustainable AG has disposed of its 26.14% holding in Centrosolar Group AG. Centrotec hereby winds up its focus on photovoltaic. Centrosolar is now a fully independent company and thereby enjoys increased strategic scope...
It is one of the biggest photovoltaic projects in Germany. The 145 MW solar park in Neuhardenberg has been completed in record time and before the transitional period expiry date to attain subsidies.
Slower traffic and no solar boomtown atmosphere, but still engaged interest and good business talks. This is so far the impression from this year's PV Taiwan, which opened its doors yesterday.
Vertical integration or horizontal 'dis-integration'? Consolidation or specialization? And when will manufacturing capacity ever come in line with demand? These are some of the formidable questions executives of several of...
Sumitomo Corporation of America (SCOA) and parent Sumitomo Corporation have invested in the Desert Sunlight solar farm in the Californian desert. This is Sumitomo's first U.S. solar investment.
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