Despite frigid winter temperatures of around 60 degrees below zero, Sakha boasts impressive solar irradiation during the warm seasons -- approximately 810 kW per square meter a year.
Tempress Systems, Inc., solar subsidiary of Amtech Systems, Inc. based in the Netherlands, has announced it has received around USD$37 million in new solar orders for its diffusion processing systems, from several new and...
Conergy has concluded the largest framework agreement in Greek solar energy history with investment from a major Greek investor. The plans are set to take off from 2011 onwards.
Sanyo Component Europe has announced that it is the first manufacturer to sign a binding participation agreement with PV CYCLE, an organization aimed to establish a structure for recycling of PV modules.
The Saxonian company is already in talks with potential investors. For the time being, production at the Signet Solar facility keeps running. Dismissals are not in the plans at the moment.
IBC Solar has opened an official Czech Republic subsidiary, IBC Solar s.r.o., in Prague today. The subsidiary will be managed by Gerhard Travnicek, and will take over the activities of the company’s Prague branch office.
Germany-based Conergy has announced it is the “world’s first” solar company to offer Europe-wide output insurance, which is designed to provide customers with, among other things, ten-year protection against output decreases...
Canadian Solar and Blue-Tech Srl have announced the completion of four photovoltaics (PV) projects in Northern Italy.
Chinese solar wafer maker LDK Solar Co Ltd has said it has filed a lawsuit against solar module maker Canadian Solar Inc, demanding compensation in connection with the termination of a supply contract.
Sharp is expanding its European photovoltaics (PV) production after announcing that PV is one of the company’s “core” business fields. It added that turnover in the solar segment has increased by 65.7 percent to €533 million in...
Phoenix Solar AG is set to build a 2.2 megawatt (MW) Slovakian solar park following an agreement with green energy slovakia, s.r.o. This, says the company, will be its first project as general contractor in the country.
SunPower has announced that up to 1,000 local jobs are expected to be created after the company was selected to install a “minimum” of 20 megawatts (MW) worth of new solar projects at several U.S. government properties, including...
Greece’s Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change has signed two new Ministerial Decisions, which have helped to “satisfy some of the photovoltaics (PV) sector’s demands regarding the uplift of certain...
Germany-based juwi Solar has said it will create 500 new jobs until 2012. Almost half of them will be located in Germany, which is currently the company's "most important" market.
Phaesun has started a €300,000, two-year rural electrification project in Mozambique, in order to provide electricity to the people of Pessene, located around 50 kilometers from the country’s capital, Maputo.
Photovoltaics (PV) project developers must create their own formulas for tackling a fragmented market - and they have to do it while dealing with the fast-paced changes in technologies and polices. That was the sentiment...
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