8minutenergy Renewables, LLC and Saferay, Inc. have signed a 20 year PPA with Southern California Edison (SCE) to sell the energy generated from their proposed Redcrest Solar Farm project.
Despite posting sequential declines in both its photovoltaic module shipments and financial results, Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited remains confident that it can meet its full year shipment guidance. It adds that...
The Goldbeck Group has announced the completion of a 515 kilowatt peak (kWp) photovoltaics rooftop system in Bradford, the UK. It is said to be the largest installation of its kind in the country.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded SolarReserve a $737 million conditional commitment loan guarantee for its 110 megawatt (MW) Crescent Dunes solar energy project to be built in Tonopah, Nevada.
Sulfurcell has announced a name change. Ten years after its establishment, the CIS solar thin film company will henceforth be known as Soltecture.
The results of PV Legal’s two year project have found that, overall, "real progress" has been made in removing both legal and administrative photovoltaic barriers. There are still a number of hurdles in place though.
Scheuten Solar has announced it will provide over 3,000 solar panels to Rotterdam’s central train station in the Netherlands. The integrated glass-glass panels will reportedly constitute the country’s largest building-integrated...
As part of the largest planned Zero Net Energy development in the U.S., SunPower is designing and building a four megawatt photovoltaic installation. The project will comprise both rooftop systems and parking canopies.
Solar thermal company Solar Millennium AG has announced it is expanding its business strategy to include photovoltaics and other solar technologies.
GT Solar International, Inc. has received a $228 million order from OCI Company, Ltd. for its polysilicon production equipment and technology. It is said to be the company’s largest to date.
Solon has started construction on a 408 kilowatt photovoltaic park in the UK. It is expected to be one of the few large-scale solar parks built before the proposed feed-in tariff changes come into play in August.
IBC Solar has officially begun construction on an over 11 megawatt peak (MWp) photovoltaics park in the German state of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. Scheduled for completion in August, it is expected to be one of the largest...
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and subsidiaries of Soitec Solar Development, LLC have signed two 25-year solar contracts worth a total of 125 megawatts (MW) to be generated in the utility’s service territory.
The Portuguese photovoltaics industry could be at risk, following the final report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the European Union (EU) on Portugal’s bailout, which recommended a...
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. has introduced a third production shift at its photovoltaic panel manufacturing facility in Goodyear, Arizona. The expansion has created an additional 30 jobs.
Trina Solar Limited has seen its solar business decline in the first quarter of 2011. Year on year figures are, however, up. Looking ahead, the company will expand its in-house production capacity. It has also announced a 130...
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