Germany’s Gehrlicher Solar AG has received €85 million in financing for another two years from an international group of banks led by BayernLB.
ReneSola has signed a deal with EPC Enerparc AG to deliver 43.6 MW of modules between April and June this year. 35 MW will be delivered via ReneSola's OEMs in Poland and India.
SolarWorld CEO Frank Asbeck has told Germany's Handelsblatt that the company is interested in a part of Bosch's solar cell production unit.
Malaysian state Sarawak will develop a new US$1.6 billion polysilicon manufacturing plant which is slated to start operations in 2016.
The Japanese Ministry for Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has announced that the total combined renewable energy capacity between April 2012 and January 2013 has reached 1,394 MW. Photovoltaic capacity alone accounted for...
When Suntech defaulted on $541 million of convertible U.S. bonds in March, solar players across the world were watching. The very public, and long-expected, failure of the former poster boy of solar, Zhengrong Shi, has left the...
SolarWorld AG has said it expects a loss of more than half a billion euros. The German company has also reported the loss of around half its share capital.
Japanese thin film producer Solar Frontier has announced a milestone module efficiency during Thin Film Week in Berlin. Speaking at the Thin Film Forum, head of product management, Ichiro Sugiyama, said that a champion module...
Germany will launch its support program for photovoltaic battery storage systems on May 1. Funding totaling €25 million will be available in the first year from German state bank KfW.
An autonomous community of western Spain, Extremadura has received an official proposal to build a 250 MW photovoltaic plant in the Royanejos municipal.
Clenergy has announced it will develop 300 MW worth of photovoltaic power plants in China’s Lijiang city by the end of 2015 together with CGN Solar Energy.
According to reports, Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd may sell its stake in the Global Solar Fund Sicar (GSF Sicar), in a bid to reduce its over US$2 billion debt mountain.
Solimpeks subsidiary, Seiso is currently working on a 500 kW photovoltaic rooftop plant in Turkey. It is expected to be one of the biggest projects of its kind in the country, when completed next month.
An affiliate of the Hefei City government in China has agreed to purchase LDK Solar subsidiary, LDK Solar High-Tech (Hefei) Co., Ltd for around RMB 120 million (US$19.4 million, €14.7 million). Originally the subsidiary was to be...
Joint Secretary of the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Alok Srivastava seeks German cooperation to bring grid integration technology to India.
Despite the declining market share of thin film technologies in global photovoltaics, as the market emerges from the current downturn, opportunities will present in various niches. This was one of the key messages delivered by...
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