The Luz Del Norte, expected to be the largest PV plant in South America when completed, will make significant contribution to Chile's national energy agenda. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and leading government officials...
SolarWorld is to close photovoltaic module manufacturing plants down in the U.S. and Germany. The company said the move will strengthen its competitiveness.
From July 1 until August 31, TerniEnergia connected 28 photovoltaic plants worth 57.3 megawatts peak (MWp) to the Italian grid. As such, all the projects will receive direct access to the fourth Conto Energia tariffs.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has made over USD$145 million available to 69 solar projects across the country. The goal is to position the U.S. as an industry leader.
Although the photovoltaic module market has suffered setbacks this year, Asian manufacturers are keeping the competition on its toes. According to new research, the top three suppliers in the second quarter of the year (Q2) are...
S.A.G. Solarstrom AG has connected its 48 megawatt peak (MWp) North Italian photovoltaic project to the grid yesterday, thus meeting Italy’s August 31 feed-in tariff (FIT) deadline.
NRG Solar’s 20 megawatt (MW) New Mexico photovoltaic project has commenced operations.
Australia’s Victorian State Government today announced a new 'transitional feed-in tariff' (TFiT) for rooftop solar panels, joining most of the other Australian states in drastically reducing the amount paid to customers.
Siemens Energy has received orders, from multiple customers, for the turnkey construction of 15 photovoltaic plants worth 25 megawatts (MW) in Italy and the overseas department of France, Martinique and Guadeloupe.
Solyndra LLC has announced its intention to file for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code following the immediate suspension of its manufacturing operations and lay off of around 1,100 employees.
Under the second renewable energy tender (RER) of Peru, Spanish photovoltaic company Solarpack says it has been awarded the "entirety of the solar energy segment".
Expansion work has begun on the 24.3 megawatt (MW) FinnowTower I photovoltaic power plant in Schorfheide, northeast of Berlin. When complete, the project will be 84.5 MW and, thus, the largest of its kind in Europe.
Germany-based Payom Solar AG has completed its acquisition of U.S. Amsolar Corporation, thus marking its entry into the North American market.
Another casualty of the weak market conditions seen in the first half of the year, Germany-based Colexon has announced it will "hone" its business model. Specifically, it will "considerably" downsize its operations and make...
Work on a ten megawatt (MW) photovoltaic project in Western Australia is underway. When complete, it is set to be the first utility-scale project of its kind in the country.
Centrotec Sustainable AG’s Dutch subsidiary, Ubbink B.V. has opened a photovoltaic module manufacturing factory in Nairobi, Kenya. It is said to be the first such facility in East Africa.
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