In its efforts to boost solar power in the country, the Japanese government is set to offer low-interest loans to companies that install rooftop solar power systems.
Norwegian company Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) has supplied close to 41,000 solar panels to a 9.5 MW power plant in Chiang Rai, in northern Thailand. The company has also opened its own Bangkok office.
Two subsidiaries of Bouygues Construction are planning to develop three photovoltaic plants worth 30 MW in Thailand for Soleq Solar Thailand.
Kyocera Corporation has announced its consolidated financial results for the fiscal year that was concluded end of March, 2013. While sales in the previous year increased by 7.5%, net profit fell by 16.2%.
BMW has said it wants to offer its customers, in cooperation with Solarwatt, complete photovoltaic systems in the future. The concept, "360° Electric" aims to provide solutions for all customer requirements on the topic of...
PV Cycle and Czech collective scheme Retela are collaborating on module take-back and recycling in the Czech Republic. PV Cycle hopes to serve the value chain better with Retela's expertise for PV waste execution in the country.
A one MW photovoltaic park has been planned for the Argentinian province of San Luis. It is expected to be completed within one year.
In its 2013 to 2017 business plan, Enel Green Power states its aim to install 55 MW of photovoltaic capacity in Romania, and 21 MW in Italy by 2017.
Gauss Energía, a business development firm specialized in Mexico’s energy sector, has announced it will launch into operation its US$100 million 30 MW Aura Solar I photovoltaic plant this August. It is expected to be the largest...
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has initiated investigations this week into silicon metal exported from China. The investigations follow a complaint filed by Québec Silicon Limited Partnership of Bécancour, Québec,...
Avancis GmBH is currently in negotiations with the workers council to temporarily stop production at its Fab 2 CIGS production facility in Torgau, Germany. Up to 220 workers will be affected by the decision, which is expected to...
MEMC Singapore has signed a manufacturing services agreement with Fox Energy, the PV production wing of Foxconn Technology, to manufacture up to 350 MW of solar modules for MEMC Electronic Materials subsidiary, SunEdison.
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited has signed two loan agreements with the China development Bank (CDB) worth US$165 million.
SEMI has released the "4Q’12 Worldwide Photovoltaic Equipment Market Statistics Report" with global PV equipment billings and bookings data. The report shows that billings and bookings remain low. Asia dominated sales with China...
Cincinnati-based project developer Melink Corporation and Solectria Renewables from Massachusetts commissioned a 2.15 MW solar array at the Cedarville University in Ohio. Recently Solectria's CEO was also named as "2013 Women to...
NPD Solarbuzz's latest report shows that a module market downturn and further consolidation are to be expected until 2014. Recovery is forecasted to begin in 2015. Surviving the downturn phase will be a key objective for...
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