Emirates Insolaire LLC has completed what it says is the world’s first installation of colored solar panels – a 12 kWp building façade in Switzerland. To date, it has executed three projects, all in Europe. With commercial-scale...
Lux Research has developed a Disruptive PV Technology Grid, which allows quantitative evaluation of new photovoltaic technologies for their cost reduction potential and time to market.
China Sunergy has seen some financial improvement in the first quarter (Q1) of 2012. The company is still suffering losses, however. Looking ahead, it will shift its market focus and invest more in downstream segments.
Taiwan looks likely to see a substantial boost to its solar cell industry following the latest U.S.-China trade case announcement, but will it be enough to offset declining margins and the industry’s core issue – overcapacity in...
Ukraine is said to be targeting a cumulative installed photovoltaic capacity of one gigawatt (GW) by 2013. Overall, investment in new facilities is expected to reach €2 billion.
Arava Power Company (APC) has reached financial close on eight photovoltaic plants in Israel worth 58.5 megawatts (MW).
Berlin-based Inventux Technologies AG is the next German photovoltaic company to announce insolvency.
South Africa’s Department of Energy has approved nine new photovoltaic projects, which are expected to see an additional 417 megawatts (MW) added to the national grid by 2016.
Nine Japanese companies have launched a smart grid demonstration project in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd has said it will supply 50 megawatts (MW) worth of its modules to a state-owned photovoltaic project. It is expected to come online this year.
BMW heir, Stefan Quandt has expressed his interest in Dresden-based Solarwatt. Germany’s Federal Cartel Authority is currently examining the takeover proposal.
In what can only be described as a "Bizarro World" scenario, even as Canada continued to take the heat last week for the domestic content requirement in Ontario’s feed-in tariff (FIT.2) scheme, legislators in Washington, DC,...
MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. subsidiary, SunEdison has signed a loan agreement worth US$65 million with the North American Development Bank (NADB). The funds will be used towards the construction of a 20 megawatt (MW)...
Germany-based Belectric says it has installed one gigawatt (GW) of photovoltaics worldwide. The "milestone" was achieved following the commissioning of a series of multi-megawatt projects at the start of this week.
GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited and Isofoton S.A. have signed a memorandum of understanding, under which they plan to develop one gigawatt (GW) worth of solar plants across the globe.
Two U.S. Senators have unveiled their plans to introduce a domestic content requirement, in order to prevent Chinese photovoltaic manufacturers from taking advantage of the country’s 30 percent tax credit.
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