German PV equipment, machinery and component manufacturers had to make do with a decline of 50% in turnover in 2012 compared to the previous year. The German Engineering Foundation, VDMA, reported this downturn.
New research from NanoMarkets forecasts that building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) product revenues will exceed USD$11 billion in 2016. Meanwhile, installed BIPV capacity is set to increase to 3.6 gigawatts (GW).
There are currently 17 gigawatts (GW) worth of photovoltaic projects in the U.S. pipeline, according to new research.
Investor concern among Italian and foreign photovoltaic operators is said to be running high after rumors emerged that the government would further cut incentives. Despite assurances to the contrary, GIFI says the industry is...
Phase II of Gesolar's workshop has gone into production. The potential for over 200 new jobs has been created and an extra 180 megawatts (MW) of annual production capacity added.
GT Solar International, Inc. has received new orders worth USD$81.7 million for its polysilicon production equipment.
Scheuten Solar has realized nearly 20 megawatts worth of photovoltaic projects in the first half of the year, in Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands.
The Vario green energy group has announced it constructed six solar parks in Slovakia worth a total of 6.2 megawatts (MW) between May and June.
AEP Ohio and Turning Point Solar LLC have entered into a participation agreement to develop a 49.9 megawatt (MW) solar generation facility.
Q-Cells’ North American subsidiary is gearing up to start work on the last ten megawatt (MW) AC phase of Starwood Energy Group Global’s 60 MW photovoltaic project in Ontario.
Feed-in tariffs for six new large-scale photovoltaic projects totaling 27.5 megawatts (MW) have been secured in Ontario this week.
Due to oversupply in the photovoltaic market in 2010, the global inverter market is expected to decline by over 10 percent, to below $6 billion this year. The long-term outlook is, however, positive.
Norwegian company Scatec Solar has started construction on a 2.5 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic plant in Utscheid, Germany.
One of Germany’s biggest photovoltaic parks using crystalline silicon modules is nearing completion. It is expected to be grid connected this month.
Blackstone Solar Inc. has received a CAD$15 million financing facility to develop rooftop solar projects in Ontario, Canada.
Kyocera has increased the size of a photovoltaic plant at one of its Fukushima manufacturing facilities, after the Japanese Government introduced electricity restrictions on July 1. This is the first time in 41 years such...
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