April's issue explores in-depth the solar manufacturing markets of Latin America, takes Turkey to task over its bureaucracy and red tape, and examines the organic PV opportunities being created by the Rotrot project.
The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has again pushed back the deadline by which it has to make a preliminary determination of the antidumping duty investigation.
Solar thermal plant equipment will be exempt from import duty in India. India’s finance minister made the announcement today. The belief is that project costs could be lowered as a result. Photovoltaics was not mentioned, however.
India-based telecommunications company, Bharti Airtel, has chosen to increase the use of solar, and other renewable energies, to replace its diesel-powered generators. The aim is to reduce its carbon footprint in Africa and cut...
Germany-based S.A.G Solarstrom and the Hanwha Group have announced that they will work together to install 20 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaics on rooftops across Italy.
Proponents of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) loan program took a tumble on the Hill this week – as Republicans ratcheted up election-year resistance to both solar grants and renewable energy subsidies.
Bosch Solar Energy has begun production on its new 150 megawatt (MW) crystalline photovoltaic module manufacturing line in Vénissieux, France.
German EPC Belectric and Japanese thin film manufacturer Solar Frontier have formed a new joint venture (JV) company, to develop ground- and roof-mounted power plants. Making reference Solar Frontier’s CIGS technology, which the...
Germany’s debate over its solar subsides is continuing – with a focus on the short transition period for the reduction of the photovoltaic feed-in tariffs (FITs). However, in a positive move, the country’s Federal Minister for...
As with many of its peers, Hanwha SolarOne experienced a tough 2011, with significant losses recorded across the board. Chairman and CEO, Ki-Joon Hong attributes this to a period of "adjustment and consolidation". Going ahead, he...
Photovoltaic projects in South Africa being undertaken by the country’s power utility Eskom and independent power producers (IPPs) will be among those to benefit from a financing deal announced early this week between South...
U.S. Bancorp and SolarCity have established a renewable energy tax equity fund in order to kick start the first phase of SolarStrong, an over 300 megawatt (MW) solar project aimed at military houses and bases across 33 U.S....
Thin film photovoltaics manufacturer, First Solar has announced a 100 percent stake in the 20 megawatt (MW) Maryland Solar project.
As part of Germany's new solar subsidy, feed-in tariffs (FIT) for photovoltaic systems larger than 10 megawatts (MW) are to be eliminated. According to a media report, several companies, including leading project planner...
In a statement released today, the newly-formed Solon Energy GmbH has said that while "nearly all" warranties will be continued, those plants with special module types will be excluded.
German electronics giant, Siemens has won an order from Shiram EPC Limited to supply 17,000 of its UVAC 2010 solar receivers to a 50 megawatt (MW) concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in India.
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