The Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) and Showa Shell Sekiyu have signed an agreement on the operation of a solar power plant on Farasan Island in the Red Sea off Saudi Arabia. The project sets the stage for future development of...
Conergy Greece has completed a 630 kilowatt peak rooftop solar installation in Israel. It is said to be one of the country’s largest.
Q-Cells SE has achieved a polycrystalline solar cell efficiency of 19.5 percent. The results have been confirmed by the Fraunhofer ISE Institute for Solar Energy Systems, based in Freiburg, Germany.
Leading photovoltaic managers met at the 2nd German Solarforum, held in Berlin on Monday May 31, to discuss the future of Germany’s solar industry.
Hundreds of schools will get a makeover ‘up top’ as solar panels pay for roof repairs in an agreement between the Toronto schools and AMP Solar Limited Partnership.
Siemens Energy, Inc. is to provide engineering, procurement and construction services on a three megawatt ground-mounted photovoltaic power plant in New Jersey, the U.S.
An 8.3 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic power generation installation, which was connected to the grid in October 2010, was opened in a ceremony on Friday May 27.
Canadian Solar Inc and GCL-Poly subsidiary Suzhou GCL Photovoltaic Technology Co., Ltd. are to build a 600 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic wafer manufacturing plant in China. The ability to expand capacity to 1.2 gigawatts (GW) will...
A new report has found that the Fukushima nuclear disaster will help to push solar energy into the mainstream, but that demand is currently not growing as fast as production. Furthermore, regulatory stability is needed in order...
In a positive move, The German cabinet has today announced it will close all of Germany’s nuclear power plants. But, casting a shadow over the news, for some at least, it has been said that some governmental factions are looking...
Solar Power Partners (SPP) and JCM Capital (JCM) have signed an agreement with Rumble Energy to provide six megawatts (MW) of commercial-scale photovoltaic installations in the state of Ontario, Canada.
Morgan Solar Inc. has secured USD$16.5 million in the first tranche of its Series B funding round. It aims to use the funds to make its Sun Simba concentrated photovoltaic modules commercially viable.
Representing Singapore’s first solar leasing scheme, the country’s Housing and Development Board (HDB) has said it is undertaking a two megawatt photovoltaic project, which aims to test solar energy in 30 housing precincts.
Chinese solar panel manufacturer Suntech has announced a deal to supply German photovoltaic power plant project developer solarhybrid AG for the majority of its projects in 2011.
SEMI PV Group and the German Engineering Federation's (VDMA) research into the global photovoltaic manufacturing industry has found that the industry’s book-to-bill ratio stands at 1:13, indicating it is still in expansion mode.
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