Six publicly-owned bodies in India have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop the world's biggest solar project. The first phase of the 4 GW Sambhur scheme will be complete within three years.
Intertek, a testing, inspection and certification company, has doubled its photovoltaics (PV) testing capacity at its Lake Forest, CA laboratory in the U.S.
Germany's Bundesrat upper house of parliament is unlikely to pass cuts to solar incentives, so a mediation committee would be needed to resolve the matter, government sources have told Reuters.
Prime Sun Power Inc. (PSP) has entered into a Strategic Investment Agreement with Bangkok Solar Power Co., Ltd. (BSP) to acquire up to 6,639,063 shares - worth €40 million (USD$49.5 million) - of PSP Common Stock at a price of...
The news that 50 new solar jobs are to be created comes after Siemens Canada’s announcement that it is entering the Canadian the solar market as a local manufacturer of inverters for photovoltaic (PV) power generation.
Kyocera has begun manufacturing solar modules in San Diego, in the U.S. The company’s initial production target is 30 megawatts per year; to begin with the line will include solar modules ranging from 210 watts to the company's...
Global photovoltaic (PV) cell production grew last year by 51% from 7.1 gigawatts (GW) in 2008 to 10.7 GW in 2009, according to a research note published by GTM Research.
The cadmium ban will not apply to the photovoltaics (PV) industry, the environmental committee of the European parliament has said.
The Swinburne University of Technology and Suntech have announced the opening of a new solar cell facility in Melbourne Australia.
Over a billion euros must “urgently” be invested into research and development (R&D) for the photovoltaics (PV) industry, says the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA), so that it can compete with traditional power...
The development of an all-back contact high-efficiency silicon wafer solar cell is about to get underway, following an agreement between Trina Solar Limited and the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS).
CNPV Solar Power SA, has announced its entrance into a long term general supply agreement with Enel Green Power SpA, Italy's largest power company, listed on the Milan Stock Exchange.
The Panasonic Group has announced its plans to launch its HIT(R) 215 Series household solar power generation systems on July 1, thus highlighting the company’s aim for a "full-scale entry" into the solar cell business.
The photovoltaics (PV) market is expected to rapidly expand in the Asian Pacific region within the next few years, prompting the formation of a new Asian Pacific PV Industry Council (APPIC).
Astronergy, also known as Chint Solar, has announced that reinsurance company Munich Re will be covering its crystalline silicon and thin film photovoltaic (PV) modules.
A U.S. industry consortium is investigating the viability of concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) technology for terrestrial power generation in Hawaii, the U.S.
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