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...
Yingli was the top module supplier in 2012, as previous leader Suntech slipped to fifth place in the rankings, according to an analysis published by research company IHS. Meanwhile, photovoltaic companies are said to be...
MIT Professor Dr. Ernest Moniz made his pledge at the full committee hearing held this Tuesday, which will eventually decide if he is the man to take over as U.S. Secretary of Energy. The fact the U.S. is not spending enough on...
According to a new report issued by the International Energy Agency (IEA), already installed photovoltaic systems will produce "at least" 110 TWh, or 110 billion kWh in 2013, thus representing 0.5% of global electricity demand....
JinkoSolar recorded a number of hefty losses, both sequentially and annually. CEO, Kangping Chen blames continued photovoltaic module oversupply and lingering global economic certainties. He is, however, confident of the...
Following the signing of a contract by both parties, German photovoltaic inverter company Refusol is now a part of U.S.-based Advanced Energy Industries.
Germany-based Centrosolar Group AG has unveiled a number of approved measures aimed at cutting its around €90 million debt burden. Included in these are a capital reduction of 25:1 and the issuance of new shares.
Portugal-based Martifer Solar has commissioned a 28.1 MWp photovoltaic project in the U.K. Spread across a number of systems, construction was completed in 15 weeks.
The smart grid market in central and eastern Europe (CEE) will be worth a cumulative $10.3 billion by 2023, according to a report by market research group Northeast Group LLC.
Representatives of more than 1,000 representatives from European companies have written to the EU to criticize any plan to apply anti-dumping duties to Chinese-made solar modules.
With shares in insolvency-hit solar manufacturer Suntech leaping yesterday to close at US$0.48 on rumors Warren Buffett is interested in a purchase, all eyes will be on the stock when the market reopens at 3.30 pm today.
Downstream solar companies dominated the global venture capital (VC) fundraising arena in the first quarter of 2013, finally benefiting from historically cheap panel prices, according to consultants Mercom Capital Group.
A tough domestic market prompted solar inverter company SMA to raise 70% of its revenues from outside Germany in 2012.
EnStorage Inc. has developed the first ever grid-connected hydrogen-bromine (HBr) flow battery with its 50 kW battery connection at the company's test site in southern Israel. The battery is said to provide up to 100 kWh of...
California solar installer and leasing company SolarCity will make its first foray into the utility market by building a 12 MW photovoltaic project for the Kaua’I Island Utility Co-operative (KIUC) in Hawaii.
Laos-based Sunlabob has secured its biggest Pacific contract to date with a deal to supply off grid solar systems to the outer islands of Kiribati.
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