Solar manufacturer Jiangsu Shunfeng has announced details of its planned acquisition of Wuxi Suntech. If successful, the move would consolidate Cheng Kin Ming's position in Chinese solar.
The Sharp Corporation, in partnership with the Indonesia Government, will develop 100 megawatts (MW) worth of photovoltaic projects in Indonesia. It will also work on a 2.4 MW solar system in Japan.
Capitalism prevailed over party politics this week, as the U.S. Congress moved swiftly to pass legislation that would enable the Department of Commerce to continue applying countervailing duty (CVD) law to non-market economies...
CIGS thin film photovoltaic module developer, MiaSole has secured US$ 55 million in funding. The company says it will "aggressively" build the commercial part of its business.
Indian and Iranian energy ministers met in Tehran this week and have agreed to strengthen cooperation on renewable energy projects, with a special focus on solar power.
Premier Power Renewable Energy Inc. has announced work on its 16.2 megawatt peak (MWp) photovoltaic park in Bulgaria’s Dimitrovgrad has begun.
Canadian Solar may have weathered the 2011 solar storm better than many of its peers, but it still recorded significant fourth quarter (Q4) and full year (FY) losses.
Having suffered significant losses in 2011, despite a successful start to the year, centrotherm photovoltaics AG has unveiled a new program designed to cut costs and refocus its business. The aim is to place more emphasis on...
Less than a week after it was disclosed that UAE-based solar cell manufacturer, Microsol, had taken over the insolvent Solon, it has been announced that Solon Energy GmbH has been established.
The new German feed-in tariff (FIT) rates will be applied later than originally planned. Meanwhile, EPIA has sent an open letter to Merkel, asking for the new plans to be revised. In related news, two large-scale photovoltaic...
U.S.-based financial services firm, Guggenheim Partners has been officially appointed strategic and financial advisor to Greece’s planned 10 gigawatt (GW) Project Helios.
Having suffered at the hands of the weak solar market conditions, Germany’s Q-Cells has reported very weak 2011 preliminary financials. The company’s EBIT has been particularly hard hit, due to a number of impairments...
Jan Withag, Solar Millennium’s chairman of the management board, has announced his resignation from the struggling solar company, effective March 8, 2012.
Shari'ah compliant investment securities, sukuks, are to be made available for renewable energy projects such as photovoltaics. A Green Sukuk Working Group has been established to identify such investment opportunities.
Panasonic Energy Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. has begun construction on its 300 megawatt (MW) Malaysian photovoltaic production facility.
Under a beating sun, around 12,000 people from across Germany gathered together today in Berlin at 13.00 to protest against the new photovoltaic feed-in tariff (FIT) changes.
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