Gross margin of sales expected to be between 6-7% for the second quarter, a fall of 50% on Q1's 14.1% margin; scant preliminary data points to increased module shipments at discounted prices in China.
The U.S. and U.K. continue to go their separate ways on renewables, encouraging data from Germany warms the solar cockles, and a new solar mapping tool raises the roof across the U.S.
The Solar-Fabrik operations in Wismar are nearing the end. The module manufacturer’s facility will cease operation end of November.
Interview: The energy utility E.ON plans to expand its PV business in Germany. From September, E.ON will offer a PV plant check service for operators of the more than 1.5 million PV plants. Moreover, the development of new PV...
LG Electronics has decided to expand its production capacity at its production site in Gumi, South Korea. The reason has been stated as the strong global demand for its Cello-technology integrated modules.
German auto parts giant Bosch has acquired Silicon Valley battery startup Seeo. Seeo has been attempting to move from lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cathodes towards nickel cobalt aluminium (NCA) to keep ahead of competition.
Second quarter financials for the Korean solar firm reveal a steady performance, with module shipments up 12.2% and revenues reaching $338 million.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has approved the 485 MW Blythe Mesa Solar project in California, the U.S. pv magazine mistakenly wrote on September 25, that the project originally belonged to NextEra Energy.
Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) also proposing enforcement of default FIT degressions each quarter; STA labels review 'alarming'.
Sonnquest's 2 MW PV solar park in Guntramsdorf, Austria has gone online. The development took 8 months and was contracted by power utility Wien Energie.
The Dutch solar manufacturer Solland Solar has been delcared bankrupt according to local Dutch media reports. Only in July did the company announce a PV cell deal with Trina Solar.
$700 million project will culminate in completion of three solar plants in the nation by 2020, according to information released by state electricity firm Uzbekenergo.
The Chinese PV sector imported 12 GW of solar modules in the first half of 2015. Of this, over 6 GW were to Japan, India and the U.S. according to EnergyTrend's latest report. More consolidation is also in the horizon.
Acquisition of the solar plant in English county of Wiltshire boosts company's net portfolio of British solar assets to 322 MW.
World Trade Organization rules against India in U.S.-led dispute over the country's local content requirements for its solar industry; government likely to appeal decision.
Chinese manufacturer BYD has completed a 1MW solar PV plant in partnership with EPC Fenecon in Altenau, Germany. BYD says the use of its glass-glass modules increases lifetime to 40 years.
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