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...
Having feared a VAT increase from 5% to 20% for solar panels, today’s budget announcement made no mention of such a rise, prompting cautious optimism from the STA. Clean energy policy uncertainty remains damaging, others argue.
The U.S. clean energy developer misses March 15 due date for its 2015 financial report, citing material weaknesses in its internal controls for financial reporting, namely "deficient IT controls" associated with the firm's new...
Joint year-in-review report conducted by SEIA and GTM Research finds residential system prices fell to $3.50 per watt last year, but largest price declines recorded in utility fixed-tilt sector, where costs hit a low of $1.33/W.
The Solar Show Africa 2016 opened with much interest in Johannesburg yesterday, with exhibitors and visitors engaging in a wide range of discussions on available solutions and measures to drive South Africa and other African...
The GCL Group plans to buy a 51% stake in Australian solar power system supplier One Stop Warehouse; company sets up $95 million fund with Bank of Suzhou Co. to invest in the solar industry.
German cell inspection equipment provided ISRA Vision has completed the processing of over 2.5 GW of PERC cells with its specialized CRHOME+ tool that provides backside quality assurance. ISRA, which also trades under the GP...
ET Solar continues to grow into the U.S. PV market. The company has been chosen to supply solar modules for 14 ground-mounted solar projects in North Carolina, which range in size from 2.6 MW to 7 MW.
Study by Marathon Capital reveals more than $235 million of asset-backed deals recorded in the solar industry so far in 2016, besting last year's levels and poised to exceed the record set in 2014.
Despite increasing fourth quarter MW bookings by 56% and installations by 23%, total loss from operations for the year rose to $231.1 million, with Q4 losses also spiking to $55.7 million.
SolarCity’s high-efficiency PV module subsidiary has petitioned for exemption from U.S. duties on products from China. A preliminary ruling is expected on April 4.
Clean energy EPC Swinerton Renewable Energy has delivered 1 GW of solar projects. The EPC now expects to hit 2 GW in service by the end of the year.
The battery storage system will make up part of a PV project in Kenya, which, with $2.5 million invested, is the largest solar investment in Kenya to date.
The XSX microinverter is manufactured in Slovakia and is being launched to serve the European solar market; product adds to the Dutch company Autarco's single-branded solar energy systems.
Solar Impulse 2, the solar-powered aircraft, will continue its round-the-world journey in mid April, after being grounded at Kalaeloa airport in Hawaii for eight months.
Vivint Solar closes the door on SunEdison, India charts a course towards 4 GW of additional PV this year, while the U.K. solar market gathers at Ecobuild to ask: where do we go from here?
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