Sponsored by the U.S. Energy Department, the Orange Button initiative is expected to reduce the cost of capital as a result of improved access to solar data, which would lower risks and result in savings of nearly $9 billion over...
For the sixth year running the Intersolar Awards were presented to the best innovations in the field of photovoltaics and solar thermal technology as well as in the new category of solar projects in Europe.
The first day of the Intersolar Europe trade show in Munich wound down on Wednesday with a clear shift towards more downstream services and away from material suppliers. The booming Japanese market is generating plenty of...
EU team meets Chinese specialists to try and find an amicable solution to the solar stand-off. But EU confirms the imposition of anti-dumping duties on Chinese modules will not be on the annual trade meeting agenda on Friday.
Suntech's European subsidiary has been granted a six-month extension to its debt moratorium. New definitive moratorium will allow time to negotiate with creditors and restructure debt and could be further extended.
Solar developers in Lithuania are up in arms after the government slashed country's photovoltaic feed-in tariffs and are taking legal action in the hopes that the once generous rates are restored.
Hanwha Q Cells is supplying modules for Marubeni to construct a large scale solar power plant located in southern Japan.
The 2013 Intersolar Europe trade show opened its doors in Munich on Wednesday with fewer exhibitors and visitors expected for the three-day event.
Engineering group ABB has appointed Ulrich Spiesshofer as new chief executive officer, succeeding the outgoing Joe Hogan. As current head of ABB's Discrete Automation and Motion (DM) division, Spiesshofer has overseen the planned...
Kyuko Lease Inc., a subsidiary of Japanese financial service provider Orix, has partnered with Kyudenko Corporation and JFE Engineering Corporation to develop approximately 50 MW of green power plants across Japan.
Germany's Belectric has managed to increase its credit facility by 30%, which will allow it to better respond to new growth markets.
Taiwanese manufacturer TSMC Solar has recorded a champion module efficiency of 15.7%. The result shows TSMC's rapid efficiency progress, using CIGS technology that it licensed from Silicon Valley firm Stion.
Korean module provider Hanwha SolarOne has provided more than 20,000 modules to equip construction of a PV park project in southeastern India.
Goetz Fischbeck, executive director of Equity Research at Bankhaus Lampe, discusses First Solar's capital increase, the company's strategy and potential growth possibilites, particularly in China.
Lark Energy has secured planning permission for 100 MW of solar parks in the U.K. The company, which will take the lead role in the engineering, procurement and construction of most of the sites, recently completed the...
Siemens will shut down its solar division after failing to find a buyer for the unit, which has been on the block since October.
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