Chinese premier Li Keqiang's three-day visit to Athens coincided with trade agreements that could be worth up to $8.8bn for Greece's beleaguered economy. Investments in Piraeus port and the Greek railway network could be followed...
Since the introduction of its small power program in 2006, Thailand has signed contracts to develop 4,300 megawatts (MWs) of renewable generation. Nearly half of the contracts - 1,800 MWs - are for solar energy.
The increase in photovoltaics (PV) installations in Germany turned out to be greater than expected by both analysts and the industry this year. If growth continues at the present level, then the German Solar Industry Association...
SunPower Corp. has signed loan agreements worth €195.2 million in order to finance the final two phases - totalling 44 megawatts (MWs) - of its Montalto di Castro solar park, thus bringing final project capacity to 72 MWs.
Sanyo Component Europe GmbH has achieved what it says is the world’s highest cell conversion efficiency at 21.6 percent.
Yingli subsidiary, Baoding Tinawei Yingli New Energy Resources Co. is to supply S.A.G. Solarstrom AG with an initial capacity of 220 megawatts peak (MWp) of photovoltaics (PV) modules up to 2013. The financial sum was not...
GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited has signed a long-term supplementary wafer and polysilicon product supply contract with JA Solar Holdings Co., Limited.
Upsolar has signed a six megawatt (MW) distribution agreement with Focused Energy for next year.
Sempra Generation has completed construction on a 48 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Nevada, the U.S.
SunPower Corp. has partnered with E.ON Climate and Renewables Italia Solar Srl to develop and build a 3.4-megawatt (MW) ground-mounted solar power plant in Italy's Lazio region.
Swiss company Meyer Burger Technology Ltd has completed the acquisition of U.S.-based SGS Slicing Solutions, Inc. and SGS Machine Tool, LLC. for an undisclosed financial sum.
Sharp Corporation has announced it will begin mass production of its new single crystalline solar cell.
China Sunergy Co., Ltd. and Pythagoras Solar have signed an agreement with the aim of capitalizing on the growing building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) market through the use of Pythagoras' transparent photovoltaic glass units...
According to the photovoltaics (PV) analysts, market diversity will be one of the key trends next year, with a number of emerging countries making up the expected shortfall of installed capacity in Germany.
Manz Automation AG has secured new orders worth a total of more than €50 million, much of which has come from automation and process equipment for the manufacture of crystalline solar cells.
Signet Solar GmbH has announced that from next week it will no longer be manufacturing thin film photovoltaic (PV) modules. In another blow to the Saxony-based company, no new orders have been placed, and potential investors...
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