"No one is making money in the solar industry at the moment," admits Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) CEO and president Ole Enger in the foreword to the Norwegian solar company's annual report for 2012.
GT Solar has notably increased its fiscal year 2011 revenues over the last 12 months, leading the company to raise its 2012 fiscal guidance. As with the majority of industry players, however, it did suffer sequential declines.
A state-wide inspection campaign of solar panel installations has been launched in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) while a political row continues over the state government’s slashing of its feed-in tariff (FIT)...
German photovoltaic integrator Phoenix Solar has inaugurated two solar parks on a former military airbase, which are expected to supply energy to more the 4,300 households.
Roth & Rau has acquired a China-based production facility. The aim is to expand the company’s photovoltaic presence in Asia. The financial terms were not disclosed.
Main Street Power Company Inc. will begin construction on a five megawatt solar project tomorrow, May 24 at the Arizona Western College (AWC).
Despite an industry slowdown in the shipment of photovoltaic modules, China Sunergy has met its first quarter shipment guidance. And, while sequential declines were experienced, the company posted year-on-year profits. Inventory...
Tioga Energy has begun development on 44 solar projects in New Jersey, worth 3.4 megawatts (MW). The systems are being installed at facilities owned by local government agencies in the state’s Union County.
The ministerial draft bill on the Renewable Energy Act (EEG) amendment is currently awaiting departmental approval at the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, as well as the German Federal Ministry of Finance. The...
SolarWorld AG has opened Germany’s largest photovoltaic module manufacturing facility. The capacity expansion takes the company’s annual production from 170 megawatts (MW) to 600. Over 250 extra jobs are also expected to be...
Despite posting sequential declines in both its photovoltaic module shipments and financial results, Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited remains confident that it can meet its full year shipment guidance. It adds that...
The Goldbeck Group has announced the completion of a 515 kilowatt peak (kWp) photovoltaics rooftop system in Bradford, the UK. It is said to be the largest installation of its kind in the country.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded SolarReserve a $737 million conditional commitment loan guarantee for its 110 megawatt (MW) Crescent Dunes solar energy project to be built in Tonopah, Nevada.
Sulfurcell has announced a name change. Ten years after its establishment, the CIS solar thin film company will henceforth be known as Soltecture.
The results of PV Legal’s two year project have found that, overall, "real progress" has been made in removing both legal and administrative photovoltaic barriers. There are still a number of hurdles in place though.
Scheuten Solar has announced it will provide over 3,000 solar panels to Rotterdam’s central train station in the Netherlands. The integrated glass-glass panels will reportedly constitute the country’s largest building-integrated...
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