End-market demand could approach 50 GW this year if the leading suppliers achieve forecasted growth rates. Yingli is expected to top annual PV supplier shipment rankings for the third year in a row.
Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) has begun the first phase of construction on its 4.4-megawatt (MW) Yardville Solar Farm in New Jersey, the U.S.
Taiwanese solar cell manufacturer, Neo Solar Power, has concluded agreements with Korean photovoltaics companies for the supply of silicon and wafers.
Sharp has announced that its solar business developed strongly in the first half of its financial year (April to September).
Australia-based Energy Matters has entered into an agreement to purchase 20 megawatts (MWs) of REC Peak Energy solar panels.
Southern California Edison (SCE) has signed 20 contracts for photovoltaics (PV) projects worth around nearly 240 megawatts (MWs) under its Renewable Standard Contract program.
After months of discussion and negotiation with the industry, the Spanish government has finally approved the new photovoltaics feed-in tariffs (FITs).
Germany-based Solar-Fabrik AG has opened an office in France, in an attempt to increase its presence in the country.
Yingli Green Energy has entered into sales contracts under which a total of 721 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaics (PV) modules are expected to be delivered in 2011.
Rumors in the photovoltaics industry abound after Reuters reported that First Solar is looking to take over SolarWorld. While the German company strongly denies this, U.S.-based First Solar does not.
S.A.G Solarstrom is to build a 2.13 MWp photovoltaics installation on the site of a former excavated soil landfill in Spaichingen, Germany. The company also announced that, following approval, it is planning to issue debenture...
The Italian photovoltaics association, ANIE/GIFI has elected a new president. The news comes as the industry announces it is optimistic about the coming year.
juwi has announced its entry into the UK market by establishing the subsidiary juwi Renewable Energies Ltd, and stating that it will realize 60 megawatts worth of solar power plants in the country in 2011 and 2012.
Canadian Solar Inc. has said it expects to increase its ingot, wafer and cell capacities by mid next year.
Etrion Corporation and SunPower Corp. have announced an agreement to build two solar power plants, totaling 10 megawatts (MWs), in the Puglia region of Italy.
Having issued its fourth quarter financial results for the period ending October 31, Applied Materials’ performance has exceeded expectations, with increases being seen across the board.
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