In their ongoing battle against government plans to end the RO support scheme for large-scale PV, solar companies are now banking on the courts to overturn the proposal.
A new research report has found that solar is the leading industry in the U.S. However, there are still hurdles such as red tape and financing to overcome if it wants to continue on its strong growth path.
LDK Solar Co., Ltd. has expanded its annual photovoltaic cell capacity to 570 megawatts, having added a new manufacturing site in Hefei City, China.
Despite the country’s current feed-in tariff furor, Gehrlicher Solar AG has opened a UK subsidiary. It expects start work on photovoltaic installations soon.
Alderville First Nation and Silfab Ontario Inc. have signed a contract, under which Silfab will deliver modules for a five megawatt (MW) photovoltaic farm, to be installed in the Southeastern Ontario community.
ITS Power has announced it will install 4.3 megawatts worth of photovoltaics on greenhouses near Granada, Spain.
The Spanish Ministry for Industry has announced the approvals for new PV installations which have the right to obtain the feed-in tariff. Meanwhile, in the second quarter, the new, reduced tariffs will come into effect.
Competition in the PV sector is getting tougher, and companies are getting nervous. Suntech has reacted calmly to reported attacks from German competitor SolarWorld.
Sunways AG achieved its best financial results to date in fiscal year 2010. Looking ahead, the company expects sales and EBIT growth to continue, however, they are predicted to be lower than last year.
LDK Solar Co., Ltd. has acquired a 70 percent stake in Solar Power, Inc. for approximately $33 million.
Following successful international expansion, S.A.G. Solarstrom AG is looking forward to a positive 2011, with modest sales, and earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) increases.
According to new research, the global PV market demand has got off to a weak start, with price reductions failing to boost the market. Furthermore, the second quarter of the year is predicted to be "exceptionally challenging".
New Energy Technologies, Inc. and the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA).
SMA Solar Technology AG has concluded a successful 2010 fiscal year, having doubled its sales and set a new earnings record. The focus for 2011, it says, is on further internationalization.
In an exclusive interview, the meeco AG outlines its international PV expansion plans to pv magazine. In addition to South America, India and Africa are key markets.
Spain’s national energy commission, CNE has suspended solar subsidies for 350 installations, after finding that that they were not generating electricity when they claimed to be.
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