The group is working on the $12 million R&D project at both its U.S. and German facilities "to propel the company's full-production module power density beyond a once-unimaginable milestone of 300 watts-peak."
"Instead of validating another subsidy to nuclear, European policymakers should be making all energy sources compete on a level playing field," says EPIA chief exec James Watson.
Time appears to be running out for the once ambitious consortium that envisioned supplying renewable energy to Europe from the Middle East and North Africa.
The Chinese company is partnering with Hebei Yuanchen on a 500 MW plant in Hebei province and building 161 MW of projects in Inner Mongolia following its acquisition of Xiangdao.
Two weeks ago the PV industry organization IPVEA became Solar United. The International PV Equipment Association (IPVEA) had represented the upstream solar business since 2008 and Managing Director Bryan Ekus says that the change...
Following Scotland's independence referendum last month and voters' decision to remain in the U.K., increasing the country's devolved powers has emerged as the center of a dynamic debate. Will energy policy also be devolved? And...
Tokyo Electric Power Co. is building a 100-kilometer-long electricity transmission line in central Japan as part of the country's efforts to upgrade its grid infrastructure in view of surging renewable power.
The thin film PV manufacturer has again been selected by Vanguard Space Technologies to provide modules for its space research program and unmanned aerial vehicles.
Coronal's total joint project development with Panasonic is now more than 100 MW. The nine installations mark the first commercial projects to be finished under Panasonic and Coronal's exclusive partnership.
Report by energy consultants Pöyry suggest that the end could soon be in sight for solar and wind subsidies in Europe as grid parity nears.
GT's surprise bankruptcy filing follows on news that Apple will not use its sapphire screens for the iPhone 6. Like all major PV equipment makers, GT has also suffered from the severe three-year downturn in equipment spending.
Conergy Americas on Monday announced the sale of its U.S. and Canadian distribution subsidiaries. pv magazine spoke with CEO Anthony Fotopoulos, who says that the move is part of an effort to focus on the company's downstream...
Kyushu Electric Power in Japan has said it is suspending grid connection approval for new solar projects pending evaluation of its respective grid capacity availability, which it expects to comlpete by the second quarter of 2015.
Report by NPD Solarbuzz forecasts 19.5 GW of new PV capacity in the final quarter of the year, exceeding entire deployment for 2010.
The solar farm is the Spanish company's first project in Kuwait and in the Middle East. It is scheduled to be completed by the middle of 2015.
The San Diego-based company will use much of the new financing for its new residential solar fund and as working capital.
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