In an effort to boost renewabl energy self-generation and consumption, the EU initiative calls for the deployment of an advanced metering infrastructure that would make smart homes and networks a reality. In addition, SolarPower...
centrotherm books EUR7 million 2015 profit, reports EUR49 million in solar, semiconductor orders Q1 2016
German PV and polysilicon production equipment supplier centrotherm has returned to profit in 2015, and has reported strong solar orders in Q1 2016. The company expects to “at least” break even in 2016, despite delays to a...
Schmid has announced that three PV research institutes have deployed its APCVD solution for the development of PERL (passivated emitter and rear locally diffused) and IBC cells. The high efficiency cell concepts can employ the...
Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have achieved a world record conversion efficiency of 7.6% for a 1cm2 copper zinc tin sulfide (CZTS) solar cell. Japan's Solar Frontier, with IBM and Tokyo Ohka Kogyo, have...
EnergyTrend expects prices to continue rising through the first half of May, citing rising wafer demand and stricter enforcement of import duties.
U.S. tracker manufacturer NEXTracker has recently achieved a new milestone with cumulative shipments of over 3 GW of solar trackers around the world.
NEA data shows increasing differences in regional PV development, due in part to the country's power curtailment problem.
This week: The looming bankruptcy of SunEdison came to pass as France looks set to increase its solar target threefold by 2023 and India appealed a WTO ruling that could have far-reaching effects on its domestic solar business.
Cyprus' once dormant large-scale PV plant sector appears to be awakening, while even more positive is a growing energy storage trend, which under the current circumstances seems irreversible.
The plants will enable the local telco to fully cover its electricity needs from solar energy. With solar activity booming in Jordan, the country is well on the way to surpassing its 600 MW solar target by 2020.
The renewable energy giant managed to exclude its Indian operations from bankruptcy proceedings while selling its operations in the U.K. to Ecotricity, which has expended into the residential market.
Mercatus Energy Investment Management report finds that emerging solar markets offer investors and developers high risk, high reward, which helps drive larger project size in these regions.
Chinese solar module producer signs shipment agreement with Indian energy company Mytrah Energy for the delivery of 175 MW of solar panels over course of the year.
Energy minister Piyush Goyal challenges World Trade Organization's ruling that its domestic content requirements for solar violate international trade rules.
The French oil giant has pledged to be among the top three companies in solar power, and to expand in electricity trading and energy storage.
Kyung Hee University researcher Boucar Diouf plans to start solar-powered LED lamp pilot projects in Senegal and sub-Saharan African countries within the next year.
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