The R&D laboratory says once the residential rooftop PV system is commercially available, homeowners will be able to purchase and install the system as easily as installing a washer and dryer.
The German developer has signed a 20-year strategic financing deal with the Gothaer Group. Purchase of solar parks could double Capital's 313 MW portfolio.
Chinese manufacturer will develop projects of up to 100 MW in Turkey with financing from DenizBank. The Chinese company last month started shipments of its Turkish-made modules to the US.
US developer's Springbok project will supply households in LA. Construction of the project is set to start in the first three months of the new year.
Australian renewables developer CBD Energy has entered voluntary administration along with its Australian solar business. The company hopes to announce a restructuring plan next month.
Applied Materials has reported another slow quarter in its Energy & Environmental Services division, a sign that recovery in the PV equipment industry is still far off.
U.S. thin film producer and project developer First Solar is looking to hire 120 employees at its Perrysburg Ohio fab. The additional workers are required as First Solar increases its Ohio facility’s output by 100 MW.
German PV, battery and display production equipment supplier Manz has continued to post strong revenue growth, despite its figures being weighed down by a weak PV equipment market. The tool supplier posted revenues of €87.3...
Humanity yesterday celebrated an historic step towards unlocking the mysteries of the oldest building blocks of our Solar System: Comets. Solar cells carried the European Space Agency's Rosetta probe, Philae, onto the first-ever...
The combination of solar power systems and Imergy's vanadium flow batteries are a cost effective solution for areas with high electricity prices or limited grid capabilities, says Herve Mazzocco, Imergy's director of Business...
The new funding will allow communities to play their part in generating renewable power at a local level, according to Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey.
PV module producer Hanwha Q Cells has announced the completion of a 500 kW PV carport array, at its headquarters in Thalheim, Germany. The installation was completed in only 11 days, with all of the installation's output to be...
"The news is good for the solar industry, as solar is an obvious solution to fight climate change and stimulate local economies while bringing green, sustainable and affordable energy to the world," says James Watson, CEO of the...
Interview: Greensmith, a leading provider of energy storage management software, has seen dramatic growth in the grid-scale energy storage market, putting the company ahead of its 2014 targets. CEO John Jung spoke with pv...
Major Russian solar developers are establishing solar plants in the Far East region, but they may soon see increased competition from Chinese giant Amur Sirius, which is expected to channel nearly $1 billion into the Russian...
Among the South African project's investors are Google and SolarReserve, which also developed the 96 MW plant as part of an international consortium. The plant will generate enough power to supply 80,000 homes.
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