Bernard Chabot's latest analysis finds that solar PV and CSP are meeting an increasingly large share of California's electricity demand, even when rooftop PV is not counted.
A proposal for the brought forward cuts of the photovoltaic feed-in tariffs in Germany is to be presented by the end of the week. The plans will be officially presented by the Minister of Environment tomorrow before noon. That...
Mercom Capital in Texas, U.S. has released a report stating 2010 as the best year smart grid has had.
3S Modultec is selling an integrated solar panel production line to West Africa. Senegalese solar company SPEC is developing the first solar panel factory in West Africa with support from 3S Modultec.
Western Massachusetts Electric Company (WMECo) is to develop a 4.2 megawatt (MW) solar energy facility in Springfield, Massachusetts, the U.S.
Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. (formerly Solarfun Power Holdings) is to expand its production capacity by two gigawatts (GWs) through the addition of a cell and module production facility in Nantong, China.
First Solar’s 230 megawatt (MW) AV Solar Ranch One project has received final and non-appealable environmental permitting. Construction is scheduled to begin this year, with project completion expected by the end of 2013.
According to a new report, the U.S. greentech mergers and acquisitions (M&A) landscape posted a record year in 2010, with the solar sector displaying increased activity.
SMA Solar Technology AG has announced it expects record sales of between €1.7 to €1.9 billion for 2010. Looking forward, the German inverter company says it hopes to achieve sales of €1.5 to €1.9 billion this year.
A new report states that the photovoltaics (PV) industry is at a crossroads, with a growing realization that PV panels are becoming commoditized. But, it believes building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) could provide a strategic...
German companies Masdar PV and Beck Energy GmbH have completed construction on a six megawatt solar park, located in Luckenwalde, 50 km south of Berlin.
The French Government is looking to motivate its national photovoltaics (PV) industry through the introduction of a new R&D program, which is aimed at reducing China’s grip on the global PV market.
Silfab’s president and CEO tells pv magazine about the Italian company’s plans to hit 22 percent efficiency for its monocrystalline solar cells. He also outlines its competitive strategy for the coming year.
French BP Solar subsidiary, Apex-BP Solar, is to transfer to Phaesun GmbH under a new agreement reached between BP Solar and the German company.
IBC Solar has connected a 13.8 megawatt peak (MWp) solar park to the grid in Germany.
SoloPower, Inc. is to establish a 300 (MW) thin film solar panel manufacturing facility in Wilsonville, Oregon, the U.S. Around 500 new jobs are expected to be created.
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