Indian Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu says his plan to purchase power by soliciting bids from generators and power exchanges will result in savings of $485 million.
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 incurred.
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.
France-based Enerplan demands a clear political strategy for France’s future, and expresses scepticism over electricity giant, Electricité de France’s (EdF’s) Photowatt takeover.
Suncore Photovoltaics has commenced production of its concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) modules in China following the completion of Phase-I construction at its facility in Huainan.
Switzerland-based Oerlikon Group will sell its thin film solar operations to Japanese company, Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL) for an undisclosed sum. In reporting its negative 2011 financial results, the group cited "extremely...
Italy’s government has backtracked on a retroactive measure it was looking to impose on photovoltaic installations located on agricultural land.
ESA Renewables LLC (ESA), a turnkey solar solutions provider, will install 22 200 kilowatt (kW) photovoltaic arrays in the U.S. states of Tennessee and North Carolina.
Alternative asset manager, Foresight Group has bought two ground-mounted photovoltaic projects worth six megawatts (MW) in the U.K.
Ralos New Energies AG, based in Germany, has also filed for insolvency. The photovoltaic system provider and project developer cites a weak financial situation as the primary reason.
The enrollment period for the fourth solar boat race closed with forty registrations. The race is scheduled to take place in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands on July 8.
SunEdison has sold its 30 megawatt (MW) Webberville photovoltaic project, located near Austin, Texas, to MetLife and Longsol Holdings US Inc., a private owner and operator of solar projects in the U.S. and Europe.
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