The telecommunications giant is investing $40 million to expand its green energy capacity and increase its total solar capacity to 25 MW this year.
Queen of the Netherlands, Beatrix, is today visiting Solarwatt AG in Dresden, Germany. She is accompanied by her son Prince William-Alexander and his wife, Princess Maxima.
First Solar, Inc. President of Operations, Bruce Sohn, will be leaving the company, effective April 30, 2011. According to Rob Gillette, CEO, it is a "natural time for him" to pursue other opportunities. He will not be replaced.
SPG Solar has completed construction on a 1.18 megawatt photovoltaic installation for U.S. Foodservice-San Francisco. It is said to be the largest rooftop and carport solar power system in Northern California.
Phoenix Solar AG has signed an agreement to construct a 12 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic system in France. When completed, it will be the company’s biggest project to date outside of its home country, Germany.
First Solar, Inc. has announced its thin film photovoltaic modules are now available for commercial solar systems between 10 and 30 kilowatts (kW) in size. Until now, they had only been available for systems above 30 kW.
Portuguese bank BPI has presented a new study, which it believes defends the need for investment cuts in renewable energy projects. Industry figures have hit back.
EDP Renováveis has announced the creation of a new joint venture (JV) with Generg to develop new photovoltaic plants in Portugal.
The 250 megawatt (MW) California Valley Solar Ranch power plant has been offered a conditional commitment loan guarantee of up to $1.187 billion from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
One of California’s largest solar power installations has been dedicated. The three megawatt (MW) system is located at Depot Park, a three million square-foot commercial and industrial complex in South Sacramento.
China-based Suntech has been named in IMS Research’s rankings as the largest photovoltaic module supplier in 2010. Thin film manufacturer First Solar was consequently knocked back to second place. Meanwhile, JA Solar hit the top...
Conergy has completed a 2.2 megawatt (MW) solar park near Berlin, Germany.
The new Flextronics/SunPower solar panel manufacturing plant will be dedicated in California today. During the event, the state’s expanded Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) will be signed into law.
The first quarter of this year has seen strong venture capital (VC) funding in the solar sector, having increased almost three fold from the fourth quarter of 2010. Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is also strong.
IMS Research has accused the UK Government of turning its back on solar. The company says reducing tariffs and limiting support to small-scale installations will create nothing more than a niche industry. It adds that the country...
Meyer Burger Technology AG has acquired an 11.3 percent stake in Roth & Rau AG, and has announced a voluntary public takeover offer of €22 for each remaining share held by public shareholders.
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