Boston based analysts Lux Research has announced that the solar sector is on the recovery path, set to reach a worth of US$155 billion in 2018. The industry is expected to ramp up rapidly to 61.7 GW market size in 2018 after...
Chinese solar cell and module manufacturer Hanergy Solar has announced a concerted effort to break into downstream power generation with the launch of its Hanergy Global Solar Power and Applications Group.
Over 100 scientists are meeting in Germany’s capital today to discuss the interim results of their research and development projects, funded by the Photovoltaics Innovation Alliance. The goal is solar power cost reductions.
The European Commission (EC) has officially launched an anti-subsidy investigation into imports of solar glass from China to the EU. While a final determination could take up to 13 months, provisional duties may be applied within...
The Indonesian government is planning to develop 36 new solar plants across the country this year, according to local media. A higher budget has also been allocated for solar development.
SunPower Corp. and recent investor MidAmerican Solar have announced the start of major construction work at their 579 MW Antelope Valley Solar Projects in California, the U.S. Work should be complete by the end of 2015.
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...
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