The U.S. precision power conversion company has taken the decision to shutter its solar inverter business after grappling with poor sales in the sector for the past few quarters.
Solar lease provider Sunrun is moving towards IPO. The San Francisco based company has filed a S-1 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday.
France’s Soitec has achieved 38.9% conversion efficiency with a four-junction cell, assembled into a CPV module. The cell set an efficiency world record in December last year, and has now been incorporated into a CPV application.
REC will enter solar markets in East and South Africa this year on the back of its expectations that 100 GW of solar PV will be installed there by 2030. As an initial step, three offices will be opened, most likely in Ghana,...
SMA Solar Technology AG has set up a test center at its German headquarters to optimize PV diesel hybrid energy systems. Such applications are growing in importance, says the company, which estimates an annual global growth in...
Embodied by devices like Nest, the Smart Home Energy market is set to exhibit impressive growth in the coming years. IHS Technology made the prediction today that the global market for Smart Home Energy devices and services will...
The AEG solar brand has been relaunched, in a licensing deal between Solar Solutions GmbH and Electolux. Under the deal, AEG modules will be reintroduced to the market for B2B sales.
China’s Yingli will supply developer Sybac Solar with 40 MW of solar modules for two PV power plant projects in Honduras. This latest supply deal is the latest of a number that Yingli is delivering in the region, totaling around...
U.S. microinverter supplier Enphase has teamed up with France’s Domos Industries to develop and release a PV system and energy management tool to the French market. The package is known as Freewatt and the company’s report it has...
Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) and Shell Energy North America have signed a memorandum of understanding under which up to 20 MW of battery storage will be installed across California, the U.S.
Landis+Gyr, a member of Japan's Toshiba Group, will supply Finland with a BESS to be integrated into the Kalasatama district's smart energy system. The goal is to test new opportunities presented by megawatt-scale storage...
Trina Solar has confirmed to pv magazine that it has signed a framework agreement with a partner in Indian to develop a 2 GW solar cell and module manufacturing facility in the country. Details for the plan are yet to be thrashed...
The Scottish Government has launched a consultation, which aims to remove planning permission for commercial solar rooftop projects. Unlike England, no cap is expected to be placed on installation size. The move could prompt the...
First Solar Inc. has been selected to supply 200 MW of its thin film solar PV panels to the second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai. Plant construction is scheduled for completion in 2017.
Sungrow has secured an order worth 75 MW for its inverters in Thailand. On the back of strong demand in the region, the manufacturer will open an office in the kingdom in July.
At this year's Intersolar Europe, BYD introduced a solar PV module without EVA, which promises an extended service life and improved efficiencies. Production is expected to reach up to 500 MW in 2016. It also unveiled a new...
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