Hot on the heels of its World Cup success, Germany claims another accolade as it is crowned most energy efficient major economy. U.S. lags behind in 13th place.
Under a new amendment, the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) will no longer issue microFIT or FIT capacity allocation exempt (CAE) contracts for smaller PV projects, until it has been confirmed that there is available grid space.
Siliken is on track to open a 50 megawatt (MW) PV module production plant in Ontario, Canada. The company is expecting delivery of the first production line at the end of this month.
Power and automation technology group ABB is to supply three PV power plants to Italy, following orders worth $33 million from Emmeesseenne.
China Sunergy Co., Ltd. has entered into a 4,400 megawatt (MW) long-term wafer supply agreement with GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited.
Phoenix Solar has been commissioned to build a 3.5 megawatt (MW) PV park for the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco). When complete, it will reportedly be Saudi Arabia's largest PV installation.
Following the UK's announcement that it will bring its FIT review forward by one year, representatives from EPIA gathered in London to urge the Government to "act very carefully".
The moratorium for PV plants in France will remain in force until March 8, after which a new regulation will be published. Charpin and Trink, political advisors charged with the task, are due to provide their report to the French...
Schott AG has raised its sales revenues by 26 percent to €2.85 billion in fiscal 2009/2010. Having performed particularly well, the company’s solar subsidiary is looking to strengthen its global activities.
AUO Crystal Corp. (ACC) is to establish a solar wafer plant in Taiwan. Initial capacity is expected to hit 300 megawatts (MW). Up to 1,000 jobs could also be created over the next three years.
California-based PVNavigator (PVN) has entered into an agreement with the County of San Bernardino, under which the company aims to build a photovoltaics (PV) plant atop a closed landfill.
Following an increase in Ontario’s domestic content rule, there are many new opportunities for photovoltaic (PV) equipment manufacturers. However, installers are dissatisfied with module brands.
Hawaiian Electric Company and IC Sunshine LLC have signed a five megawatt (MW), 20 year power purchase agreement (PPA).
Bisol has completed a one megawatt (MW) photovoltaics (PV) rooftop system in Slovenia. It is reportedly one of the country’s largest.
First Solar and Southern California Edison (SCE) have signed a 250 megawatt (MW) AC power purchase agreement for the Silver State South photovoltaics (PV) project, which is expected to be operational by 2017.
Solon Corporation has completed a 1.6 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Tucson, the U.S. along with Tucson Electric Power Company (TEP).
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