Meyer Burger has received an order for its MAiA 2.1 system platform from an existing, unidentified Asian customer. Total annual output of the solar cell production equipment will be around 2.5 GW.
Many of the batch II solar projects under Phase I of India’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) have been deemed a risky proposition in a new research report by India-based CRISIL Research.
The second day of the Intersolar Conference closed yesterday with the CEO panel displaying remarkable optimism in the face of extremely challenging conditions for manufacturers. The CEOs of Canadian Solar and JA Solar were upbeat...
Calyxo GmbH will ramp up capacity of its cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin film photovoltaic modules in Germany’s in Saxony-Anhalt.
IFC InfraVentures, a member of the World Bank Group, and Norway’s Scatec Solar have signed an agreement, under which they intend to develop photovoltaic projects in parts of West and Central Africa.
China’s Trina Solar Limited and Germany-based E3/DC have said they will collaborate on next generation energy storage solutions.
China-based Chint Group subsidiary, Astronergy has completed a 50 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic plant in Bulgaria.
First Solar Inc. has announced it will keep its manufacturing facilities in Germany’s Frankfurt (Oder) up and running until the end of the year, due to the short-term increase in demand. After this, the facilities will be...
Japan’s Kaneka Corporation and Belgium-based imec have achieved an efficiency of 22.68 percent on a six inch semi-square heterojunction silicon solar cell using an electroplated copper contact grid. The results have been...
The insolvent Soltecture, a Berlin-based CIGSe photovoltaic module manufacturer, has announced that the search is on to find an investor. It is believed a buyer will be found soon. In related news, the company has achieved a new...
Germany-based Sovello GmbH has launched an international M&A process in a bid to find suitable investors.
The insolvent Netherlands-based Scheuten Solar has been saved from closure by Chinese solar cell manufacturer, Aikosolar. No financial details were disclosed.
Flexible CIGS manufacturer, Global Solar Energy has announced it is looking for new investors to come on board, in order for business to progress to the next phase.
First Solar has announced it will work on two photovoltaic projects worth 159 megawatts (MW) under Australia’s Solar Flagships Program.
Germany’s aleo solar AG has today announced it will close its photovoltaic module factory in Santa Maria de Palautordera, Spain, by the end of the year at the latest. Ninety-two jobs will go.
Talks with an investor, which should, in the short term, eliminate the debt of Solarwatt AG, have failed. As such, the photovoltaic company will probably have to register for insolvency with the District Court. Update: In-house...
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