"The current solar projects are just the beginning," says aleo solar Managing Director Günter Schulze. "Together, we are aiming to provide many more people with environmentally friendly energy in the area."
Korea-based Hanwha Solar has opened a new R&D center in Santa Clara, California. The goal is to develop next generation photovoltaic concepts, with a focus on efficiency and low cost.
Global clean energy financing grew to record levels of US$263 billion (€200 billion) in 2011, with investment in solar accounting for just under half of the overall spend. The U.S., meanwhile, attracted the highest amount of...
Sharp Corporation and Enel Green Power (EGP) have completed six thin film photovoltaic projects in Italy worth 14.4 megawatts (MW).
In an interview with pv magazine Shinsung Solar Energy talks about its gigawatt capacity ramp up plans and photovoltaic project pipeline in Korea.
Gehrlicher Ecoluz Solar do Brasil S.A. has grid connected what it says is the first photovoltaic system on a South American football stadium. The 408 kilowatt peak (kWp) project is located on the Pituaçu stadium in Salvador de...
Italy: Fifth Conto Energia to come into effect when €6 billion ceiling reached; draft measures laid out
The Italian government has announced that the country’s new renewable energy law, Conto Energia V, will come into effect when the €6 billion photovoltaic feed-in tariff (FIT) ceiling is reached – expected to be between this July...
The electric energy power industry is fundamentally changing, according to Pike Research, and photovoltaics has the potential to play a big role in future business models. Overall, the company has identified seven emerging...
S.A.G Solarstrom recorded a better year than most in 2011, having achieved the lower end of its sales target. As with many though, the tough market conditions led to both a negative EBIT and consolidated annual result.
Solar cell and module manufacturer, Talesun has won a contract from China Merchants New Energy Group Ltd to supply up to one gigawatt worth of photovoltaic modules for solar farms in China and worldwide. The contract, worth...
Many photovoltaic module suppliers are putting a halt to their in-house wafer production in light of drastically decreasing prices. According to IMS Research, wafer prices fell by over 70 percent in the first quarter (Q1) of 2012.
How many jobs did the U.S. government create through its $9.7 billion investment in 24,711 renewable energy projects? At least 75,000 overall, based on a report just released by the Golden, Colorado-based National Renewable...
U.S. energy company, Tenaska, has closed commercial financing on its 130 megawatt (MW) Imperial Solar Energy Center South utility photovoltaic project.
According to new research, venture capital (VC) funding in the solar market has decreased in the first quarter (Q1) of 2012, despite the fact the number of deals has grown. The drop has been attributed to a fading appetite for...
Kyocera Corporation, IHI Corporation and the Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd have unveiled their plans to install a 70 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic plant in southern Japan.
Project developer Gehrlicher Solar wants to realise a 250 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic plant in Spain without any feed-in-tariffs or other kind of economic incentives. The generated electricity will be sold at market price.
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