Belgian PV and battery research group imec called for PV researchers to renew their focus on optimizing PV systems as the first full day of the EU PVSEC conference and trade show drew to a close on Tuesday in Amsterdam.
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. will develop a 10 megawatt (MW) solar installation in Tibet. When completed, it will reportedly be one of the highest positioned systems in the world, at 4,000 meters above sea level.
The German Federal Government has approved an early reduction of its solar subsidies.
The UK Government has announced its plans to cut PV feed-in tariffs (FITs). Under the proposals, support for all new and standalone installations over 50 kilowatts (kW) will be reduced. The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has...
PV module quality, materials, production and market issues are set to be the themes of an upcoming workshop in Germany. A key discussion point will be the integration of quality measures into production lines.
Newly installed global PV capacity reached 18.2 gigawatts (GW) in 2010, according to a new report, thus representing annual growth of 139 percent.
First Solar, Inc. is to open an over 250 megawatt (MW) PV module manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona. Around $300 million is being invested into the project, while up to 600 jobs are expected to be created.
centrotherm photovoltaics AG has announced it will expand the production area of its Blaubeuren headquarters in Germany, due to high order volumes.
Construction has begun on a two megawatt (MW) PV project in Lodi, California. The systems will be spread across four different school sites.
Xcel Energy and SunPower Corp. have completed a 19 megawatt (MW) PV power plant in Colorado, the U.S. In other news, SunPower is working on a 30 MW project.
A two megawatt (MW) solar project, which is distributed across 15 Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) sites in the U.S., has been completed.
CSOLAR Development, LLC, a renewable energy company managed by U.S.-based Tenaska Solar Ventures, has signed a 25-year contract with San Diego Gas and Electric (SGD&E) to produce 150 megawatts (MW) of solar power in southern...
Canadian Solar Inc. and SkyPower Limited will build a 10.5 megawatt (MW) solar park in Ontario. It is the third engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) agreement between the two companies
Inventux Technologies AG has been awarded a RoHS Certificate for its PV modules by TÜV Rheinland.
Centrosolar Group AG has exceeded its 2010 financial targets. In addition to seeing further increases in 2011, it expects new opportunities in markets outside of Germany to arise. But, it believes competition is becoming...
A conference in Paris highlighted the fact that opinion over the French Government’s decision to cut the country’s feed-in tariffs (FITs) is divided.
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