In its efforts to boost solar power in the country, the Japanese government is set to offer low-interest loans to companies that install rooftop solar power systems.
Hanergy has acquired U.K. solar installation firm Engensa for an undisclosed sum. The China-based thin film photovoltaic cell and module manufacturer is looking to expand its presence in the country’s residential solar market.
The second day of the SNEC tradeshow drew to a close today in Shanghai with challenges of the Chinese photovoltaic market and its changing nature becoming clear. A foggy day greeted attendees and the opaque nature of the Chinese...
Symbior Energy aims to install 190 MW of photovoltaics in rural Thailand by 2014. A spokesperson for Armstrong additionally reveals more details of Symbior’s 30 MW partnership with Armstrong Asset Management.
Germany’s SMA Solar Technology reported a 47.6% drop in sales to €212.3 million in the first three months of the year as the company struggled with subsidy cuts in major markets, the still unresolved debt crisis and the...
The German photovoltaic company improved its net loss sequentially and increased shipments, despite sustained overcapacity and price declines.
When solar manufacturers update their financials at the moment it is rarely to bring good news and Trina Solar was no exception as it updated its Q1 performance today.
As a side event to the SNEC trade show that will begin tomorrow in Shanghai, metal paste supplier Heraeus has opened an expanded photovoltaics lab at its Chinese branch, the Heraeus Materials Technology Shanghai (HTMS). Despite a...
Armstrong Asset Management and Symbior Energy subsidiary Symbior Solar Siam have announced their intentions to develop 30 MW worth of photovoltaic projects in Thailand.
The smart meter market is burgeoning in China, according to market research company IHS iSuppli, but manufacturers are being hit by a price erosion similar to that which devastated solar panel makers last year.
The Korean conglomerate Hyundai Heavy Industries has withdrawn its shares from the joint venture Korean Advanced Materials, which manufactures polysilicon, according to a local media report. The sustained downturn in the...
Reflecting the manufacturing slowdown in the global PV market, U.S. solar group Spire Corporation has posted a 57% drop in its first quarter revenue to $3.2 million.
In further positive news for solar manufacturing, U.S. photovoltaic company Suniva has announced it will be expanding its module production capability.
In an ironic twist to the usual direction of the global solar module market, U.S. photovoltaic panel manufacturer Solaria has broken into the Chinese market – with the help of a low-cost product.
A loophole in the commissioning of solar projects under India's Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (NSM) which allowed developers to bypass domestic content requirements is set to be closed.
Solar module manufacturer Yingli Green Energy has cemented its relationship with the state-owned China Power Investment Corporation by signing a deal to supply 220 MW of its modules to the Chinese government-owned power company.
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