PV equipment manufacturer Applied Materials has posted its second quarter results for the fiscal year 2013. The Energy and Environmental Solutions (EES) segment recorded a GAAP operating loss of US$322 million, inclusive of...
The PV sector did not cause Spain's power tariff deficit to increase to its record level in 2012, according to the country’s National Energy Commission (CNE).
An alliance has been established to support and facilitate collaboration between solar, electrical energy storage and smart grid technologies companies.
U.S. Senators have decided to level the playing field for renewable energy sources by providing investors in renewable energy projects access to private capital that has, for decades, only been available to fossil-fuel project...
In a second share purchase agreement, LDK Solar has announced it will sell 25 million newly issued ordinary shares to Fulai Investments Limited for US$25.7 million.
Solar Bankers could take over Bosch’s photovoltaic manufacturing facility in Germany. A progress report on the negotiations concerning Bosch’s solar shares is expected this May. By the end of the year, the Stuttgart-based company...
Germany’s Federal Economics Minister and Free Democratic Party (FDP) leader has said he wants to reduce the country’s photovoltaic FIT to just €0.10/kWh. In his view, investment could thus be encouraged in storage 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,...
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