The tech giant announces sizeable increase in solar energy commitment, dwarfing previous $280 million investment in SolarCity.
Internet giant Google, investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR), and solar developer Recurrent Energy are to work on a portfolio of photovoltaics projects worth 88 megawatts (MW) for the Sacramento Municipal...
A new report on India’s solar market forecasts that as much as 33.4 gigawatts of both off- and on-grid solar will be installed in the country by 2022. While the National Solar Mission (NSM) aims to install 20 GW, it is believed...
China-based ReneSola has grid connected a 20 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic power plant to the Chinese grid.
With the new regulations not even in place yet, arguments against supporting solar energy have already gained momentum. German Minister of Environment, Norbert Röttgen rejects the calls to cut renewable energy subsidies further.
North American solar project developer, Recurrent Energy, has secured a four year construction revolver, worth US$250 million for the development of 20 photovoltaic projects.
MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company is to acquire a 49 percent stake in NRG Energy’s 290 megawatt (MW) Agua Caliente photovoltaic project.
Oerlikon has released a new production line which, it says, allows thin film silicon photovoltaic modules to be produced at around US$0.50 or €0.35 per Watt peak (/Wp) and reduces capital expenditure by 20 percent.
Shaanxi Tianhong Silicon Industrial Corporation (STSIC) is to begin producing polysilicon, after commissioning German equipment supplier, centrotherm SiTec GmbH. Two solar cell production lines are also being installed.
Würth Solar and Manz AG have signed the transfer agreement, which will see Manz taking over Würth’s CIGS operations at Germany’s Schwäbisch Hall.
A 25 year power purchase agreement (PPA)has been approved by the California Public Utilities Commission, meaning construction can begin on Sempra Generation’s 150 megawatt (MW) Copper Mountain Solar 2 project.
The State of Berlin has confirmed that it is very interested in saving Germany-based Solon, which filed for insolvency on Tuesday.
Having secured all the necessary approvals, solarhybrid AG has announced that work on its 123 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic project in Italy is underway.
Imec, Polyera and Solvay announce that they have achieved a world record efficiency of 8.3 percent on their organic solar cells, which use inverted architecture.
Soitec has acquired a new manufacturing facility in San Diego from Sony Electronics Inc. in order to manufacture its concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) modules. The move marks an investment of over US$150 million and is expected to...
The Financial Times Deutschland (FTD) has reported that two different parties stepped up to save Solon before it filed for insolvency. However, the plans fell through at the last minute.
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