Japan’s corporate giants are establishing major new solar projects in the country, with 636 MW planned by 2015. Japan Asia Group, Nippon Paper, Toyota and Mitsubishi are among the active players in the country’s booming solar...
Avancis GmBH is currently in negotiations with the workers council to temporarily stop production at its Fab 2 CIGS production facility in Torgau, Germany. Up to 220 workers will be affected by the decision, which is expected to...
MEMC Singapore has signed a manufacturing services agreement with Fox Energy, the PV production wing of Foxconn Technology, to manufacture up to 350 MW of solar modules for MEMC Electronic Materials subsidiary, SunEdison.
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited has signed two loan agreements with the China development Bank (CDB) worth US$165 million.
SEMI has released the "4Q’12 Worldwide Photovoltaic Equipment Market Statistics Report" with global PV equipment billings and bookings data. The report shows that billings and bookings remain low. Asia dominated sales with China...
Cincinnati-based project developer Melink Corporation and Solectria Renewables from Massachusetts commissioned a 2.15 MW solar array at the Cedarville University in Ohio. Recently Solectria's CEO was also named as "2013 Women to...
NPD Solarbuzz's latest report shows that a module market downturn and further consolidation are to be expected until 2014. Recovery is forecasted to begin in 2015. Surviving the downturn phase will be a key objective for...
Solar and wind power generation complement each other better than previously thought, according to a study released by the Reiner Lemoine Institut and Solarpraxis AG.
The pending merger between U.S. rooftop solar designer and manufacturer Westinghouse Solar and Australian renewable energy company CBD Energy will see Westinghouse products sold in the Australian market.
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released the draft guidelines for the second phase of batch 1 under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) to set up 750 MW of grid solar PV power projects....
The new owners of the 1 GW Blythe Solar Energy Project in Riverside County, California, want to downsize the scheme to 485 MW.
The need to incorporate solar and other renewables into the European electricity grid network has prompted the launch of the e-Highway2050 project.
Power and automation technologies giant ABB has announced the acquisition of Power-One. With this move ABB secures its new position as one of the leading global suppliers of solar inverters.
The German government has made it official: The proposed "strompreisbremse" or electricity price protection as it is loosely translated, will not materialize since both the states and federal government have failed to come to an...
The U.S. Energy Department has launched an anonymous open source database of the long-term performance of solar projects across the country.
Power-One, Inc. and Phono Solar have started an Exchange Testing Program. The two companies will exchange products for review and inspection in their own testing facilities.
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