Latest headlines

Quality, reliability and a track record: New video report from the SolarWorld 2016 Installer Summit

As part of our pv magazine LIVE series, we bring you a new video report from SolarWorld’s 2016 Installer Summit in Portland Oregon, including commentary from SolarWorld Americas President Mukesh Dulani.

Russian Far East bolsters RES capacity

The Russian Far East, where adverse climate conditions have resulted in high prices for fossil fuels, is increasingly embracing renewable energy. The offers opportunity, but also challenges for local developers.

Sharp to market solar windows

Solar glass.

The Japanese giant will showcase solar window and balcony railings at PV Japan 2013. The windows will cost around $2,000 per square meter.

Global demand grows for Taiwan's PV cells

Gintech Taiwan

The Chinese-European trade dispute and growing demand in Asia and North America has created a booming global market for Taiwanese PV cells, which saw international shipments jump 6.7% in the first half of the year.

PPA for Rwanda's first grid scale solar park


The government in Kigali has signed a PPA for an 8.5 MW project in Rwamagana district. The park will be developed by the founders of Israeli solar company Arava Power.

ReneSola lands 63 MW Thai supply deal

The flag of Thailand.

The Chinese manufacturer continues its contract wins in south east Asia with a Thai module supply deal. Its panels will be used in a project in Nakornsawan.

Hermes launches trial run for solar module production facility in Sofia

Hermes Solar plant in Sofia

Hermes Solar on Friday officially launched the trial run of its new highly automated crystalline module production with an annual capacity of 60 MW in Bulgaria. The first modules, scheduled to ship in September, are mainly for...

Solar self-consumption on the rise in Germany

Germany SolarWorld

Lower feed-in tariffs, high electricity rates and the growing availability of storage systems are making self-consumption a much more attractive option for German solar producers.

Indian manufacturers allege EU module dumping

A photovoltaic park in Karnataka.

Three manufacturers have complained about dumping of cells and modules from the EU and Japan. Same three companies have an ongoing complaint about cells from the U.S., China, Taiwan and Malaysia.

Westinghouse-CBD merger is off

A Westinghouse Solar module.

Californian solar installer calls off deal after 'continued delays and uncertainty.' Westinghouse Solar also faces a name change after falling behind on brand licensing payments.

Suntech creditor claims total almost $1 billion

Wuxi Suntech headquarters.

The Chinese manufacturer's European unit has revealed a mountain of debt, including $454.3 million for its insolvent Wuxi Suntech unit.

German-Chinese module price gap narrowing

Karel de Gucht.

Module and inverter trader says trade war and consequent lack of Chinese imports is closing the price gap between German and Chinese products. But spot market availability of fire-sale modules can skew figures, warns analyst.

Solar market worth $134 billion by 2020

CIGS panels in China.

Annual revenue from PV installations will top $134 billion in seven years' time and solar will stand alone without subsidies from 2017, claims Navigant Research report.

Approval for 30 MW project in the Philippines

Ilocos Norte.

US$55 million scheme in Ilocos Norte is the third PV project to win a certificate of commerciality in the country. South Korean developers expect to be fully operational in late 2014.

Solarworld first-half figures disappoint

A Solarworld installer.

Company pins hopes on acceptance of restructuring proposal by shareholders as client uncertainty weighs on figures for first six months of 2013. Company did, however, rein in losses.

Conergy brand and salesforce acquired by US private equity group


Conergy's global sales units acquired by U.S. private equity group. Kawa Capital deal excludes mounting system and module production units but administrator is hopeful of sales as module production resumes in Frankfurt (Oder).

Page 310 of 550

Daily newsletter

Keep your finger firmly on the photovoltaic pulse: sign up for our daily newsletter

Magazine subscription

Choose between a digital and print subscription from pv magazine's online shop. A non-subscriber? Check out our sample articles.

Most read

Press releases

Want to publish your press releases for free? Simply log in or register, enter the information you want to appear and we'll publish it for you!