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Innotech Solar files for insolvency

Innotech Solar cell fab in Halle, Germany

Innotech CEO: "We are convinced that leading cell companies will have huge interest in our optimization process."

Smit Ovens files for insolvency

Dutch thin film equipment supplier Smit Ovens has filed for insolvency. A notice on the Smit Ovens site advises that the bankruptcy filing is for restructuring purposes.

Environmentalists voice fears over Indian budget

Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley.

Green groups say raising of renewable energy target is absurd as ministerial budget is slashed. Analysts say 10 GW market will be impossible without grid investment.

CEO Interview: Enphase goes big Down Under

Paul Nahi, President and CEO of Enphase Energy.

Enphase CEO and president Paul Nahi tells pv magazine that the company's recent activity in Australia's commercial rooftop sector is just the beginning of sustained expansion into the wider APAC region.

Innotech subsidiary files for bankruptcy

A Tripod Energy solar project in Italy.

Swedish subsidiary is insolvent. Innotech, which made two acquisitions in the last six months, refused to say what effect the insolvency would have on its business.

Russian developers call for state aid

The flag of Russia.

Projects are under threat because of plunging value of rouble against the dollar, say developers. Call for state to renegotiate terms of tenders.

Solar and storage top US utilities' wish-list, says BNEF

Duke Energy.

Organizations and utilities keen on developing a renewable energy footprint overwhelmingly opt for solar PV and smart storage facilities, finds Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

Lark Energy given belated go-ahead for 24 MW UK solar farm

Eric Pickles.

Two years after the application was first submitted, planning permission now granted for solar farm following minister's change of heart.

JA Solar shipped 2.4 GW of modules in 2014

Module inspection, JA Solar.

Financial guidance reveals industry-leading 105% year-on-year increase in module shipments, driving net revenues to $1.8 billion for the year.

Canadian Solar to work with EC over potential MIP breaches

A Canadian Solar solar array in Germany.

Chinese PV manufacturer Canadian Solar has indicated that it will work with the European Commission to demonstrate that it has acted in accordance with the minimum import price (MIP) for modules sent to the EU. Canadian...

From the Mag: A selection of stories from the March issue

Solar boardroom.

pv magazine explores the growing trend of solar manufacturing in the U.S., examines what the U.K.'s electricity market reform means for solar, and assesses the impact of leasing-to-own models.

GT Advanced Technologies raises US$100 million in financing

GT's Merlin tech

U.S. based solar equipment supplier GT Advanced Technologies looks to have raised $100 million in financing. The deal was revealed in revised bankruptcy documents filed in local courts.

Insolvent SolarMax finds possible buyer

SolarMax inverters

Swiss PV association Swissolar has reported that a company from a German-speaking country is planning an asset deal for the core businesses of insolvent Sputnik Engineering AG, also known a Solarmax. Swiss insolvency authorities...

India shows its PV prowess as solar plane lands in Ahmadabad

Solar Impulse.

Solar Impulse pilots call on India to continue clean energy pledge as National Solar Mission issues bidding guidelines for 3 GW of solar.

SolarCity partners with DirecTV on marketing deal

SolarCity van, rooftop installation

The satellite pay-TV giant, which is currently in the crosshairs of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for alleged deceptive advertising, will help sell solar leasing deals to its subscribers.

Meyer Burger picks up diamond wire saw order from SunEdison

Solar PV wafer.

Swiss solar technology provider Meyer Burger will supply its DW288 diamond wire saws for PV wafer production to SunEdison. The deal is in the upper single-digit Swiss Franc range (1 Swiss Franc = US$1).

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