Third-quarter sales of $143.1 million were slightly down on 2013 as the company continues its shift from central inverters to three-phase string inverters.
JA Solar will boost its internal wafer capacity following the acquisition of Silver Age Holdings Limited for USD$180 million.
Boralex Inc. has inaugurated a 4.5 megawatt (MW) photovoltaics park in France. It is said to be both the company’s first solar project, and France’s first mixed renewable energy site.
GP Joule has begun construction on a 70 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic park in Germany. When complete, it is expected to be the country’s largest.
Suntech has terminated a solar wafer supply agreement with MEMC. It will also discontinue investment in thin film subsidiary CSG Solar AG. Overall, the company will incur expenses of around USD$236 million.
The U.S. department of Energy (DOE) has awarded three more conditional loan guarantees to photovoltaic projects, worth a total of USD$4.5 billion. Around 1,400 jobs and 1.3 gigawatts of photovoltaics are expected to be created.
In a move away from the Asian regions, SolarWorld has sold its stake in a South Korean solar panel production facility, stating that it prefers to focus on Western photovoltaic markets.
Under a new agreement, Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited will supply 110 megawatts (MW) worth of photovoltaic modules to Huanghe Hydropower Development Co., Ltd.
Trina Solar (Spain) S.L.U. will deliver 55 megawatts (MW) worth of photovoltaic modules to Renault’s solar project, under a new sales agreement with developer, Gestamp Solar.
A call to arms by the UK solar industry in the face of the government’s decision to cut feed-in-tariff (FIT) rates for installations larger than 50 kilowatts (kW) gathered momentum yesterday as politicians, solar businesses, and...
California’s Butte College has announced it is the first college in the U.S. to go "grid positive". Generating over 100 percent of its electricity from solar power, the educational institution says it will feed power back to the...
Belectric Solarkraftwerke GmbH has connected a 551 kilowatt CIS (copper, indium, selenium) power plant to the German grid.
A year after its entry into the market, Q-Cells has launched its thin film photovoltaic modules in the U.S., according to media sources.
Brazil’s first commercial-scale photovoltaic plant has been completed and connected to the national grid.
Work on Deutsche Bank’s 7.56 megawatt (MW) Italian photovoltaic park is complete. It is said to be one of Europe’s largest tracking solar power plants and the biggest project to use Sanyo’s HIT solar modules to date.
GCL-Poly subsidiary, GCL Silicon Material Technology Development Co., Ltd. has ordered CHF160 million (around USD$192.3 million; €133.6 million) worth of new photovoltaic equipment from Meyer Burger Technology Ltd.
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