The telecommunications giant is investing $40 million to expand its green energy capacity and increase its total solar capacity to 25 MW this year.
Xcel Energy and SunPower Corp. have completed a 19 megawatt (MW) PV power plant in Colorado, the U.S. In other news, SunPower is working on a 30 MW project.
A two megawatt (MW) solar project, which is distributed across 15 Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) sites in the U.S., has been completed.
CSOLAR Development, LLC, a renewable energy company managed by U.S.-based Tenaska Solar Ventures, has signed a 25-year contract with San Diego Gas and Electric (SGD&E) to produce 150 megawatts (MW) of solar power in southern...
Canadian Solar Inc. and SkyPower Limited will build a 10.5 megawatt (MW) solar park in Ontario. It is the third engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) agreement between the two companies
Inventux Technologies AG has been awarded a RoHS Certificate for its PV modules by TÜV Rheinland.
Centrosolar Group AG has exceeded its 2010 financial targets. In addition to seeing further increases in 2011, it expects new opportunities in markets outside of Germany to arise. But, it believes competition is becoming...
A conference in Paris highlighted the fact that opinion over the French Government’s decision to cut the country’s feed-in tariffs (FITs) is divided.
Following the explosions at several of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plants, and the uncertainty surrounding their safe shutdown, global calls for renewable energy to replace nuclear have been made. Solar stocks have also...
The world's so-called 'biggest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment', Ecobuild, closed its doors on another successful event. This year, PV was well represented, with a noticeable increase in...
Sanyo’s Hungarian subsidiary has officially opened its new 150 megawatt (MW) solar module production facility in Hungary. Around 300 jobs have been created.
Under a new agreement, JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. is to set up a three gigawatt (GW) production facility in China. BHF Bank expects Roth & Rau to benefit, while Q-Cells will find it hard to compete.
Having outshone both its revenue and shipment targets in 2010, Suntech is looking forward to a positive 2011. The company announced it expects to ship at least 2.2 gigawatts (GW) of solar products, in addition to generating...
Portuguese company CME Construção e Manutenção Electromecânica SA is to install a 3.5 megawatt (MW) solar park in Spain.
As was reported on Tuesday, the French Government has issued new feed-in tariff guidelines. The tariff levels have now been published, and the 500 megawatt (MW) annual cap confirmed.
How does a company survive when its home market collapses? Michal Gärtner, CEO of Photon Energy speaks to pv magazine about the company’s survival strategy following the introduction of Czech’s retroactive solar tax and its...
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