While localization requirements continue to dog the construction of new PV plants in Russia, two companies have set up PV module fabs in the country.
At 20.8 megawatts (MW), GP Joule has completed construction on what has been described as the world’s largest CIGS photovoltaic project. Today marks the opening ceremony.
Californian copper, indium, gallium, (di)selenide (CIGS) start-up manufacturer MiaSolé announced earlier this week that it has simultaneously increased its module efficiency and reduced production cost per watt by 25 percent this...
T-Solar has announced it will install 61 megawatts (MW) worth of photovoltaics in India and Peru over the next year.
There are fears that the €6 billion set aside for Italy’s solar market until 2016 could run out next year. Data has also emerged, which indicates that over 200 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaic installations have been removed from...
U.S.-based chemical products company Solutia has reported its third quarter (Q3) financial results including a two percent increase in sales, from the same period in 2010, and a seven percent increase in earnings per share.
In another surprise announcement from First Solar, the thin film manufacturer has released its third quarter (Q3) 2011 financial results today, as opposed to November 3. Going with the current trend, it has significantly reduced...
German module manufacturer and downstream developer Solar-Fabrik AG has announced today the closure of its Solar Energy Power (SEP) cell fab in Singapore. Solar-Fabrik had owned a 90 percent share in SEP since 2006.
Russian oil giant, Lukoil is planning a 100 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Uzbekistan, a former Soviet state located in Central Asia. Plans to establish a National Institute for Solar Energy in the country are also underway.
The fallout from JinkoSolar’s admitted environmental contamination continues as a class-action lawsuit is filed. Lawyers Howard G. Smith have launched the legal action on behalf of investors who have purchased JinkoSolar stock on...
The Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) has officially announced the permanent closure of three of its photovoltaic production plants in Norway. The company has also reported negative third quarter (Q3) financial results.
First Solar chairman and company founder, Mike Aheran, has been appointed interim CEO in the wake of last night's shock announcement that Rob Gillette has left the company.
Another victim of the "highly volatile" solar market conditions, Meyer Burger has said it will stop production of its wire saws at MB Wafertec due to declining demand.
GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited has formally launched its solar system integration business. The company is also planning to build an 83 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic project in California.
Wirsol Solar AG has secured a Japanese investor for its 24.1 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic park, located near Berlin, Germany.
Hanas New Energy Group has begun construction on a concentrated solar power (CSP) project in China’s Gaoshawo town, in Yanchi county, Ningxia. It is said to be the first project of its kind in Asia.
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