Speaking at the recent IRENA conference, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said the accelerated deployment of renewable energy sources could play a pivotal role in overcoming the country's current economic troubles.
Taiwan looks likely to see a substantial boost to its solar cell industry following the latest U.S.-China trade case announcement, but will it be enough to offset declining margins and the industry’s core issue – overcapacity in...
Ukraine is said to be targeting a cumulative installed photovoltaic capacity of one gigawatt (GW) by 2013. Overall, investment in new facilities is expected to reach €2 billion.
Hamburg-based Conergy AG is negotiating with Chinese manufacturers about a possible partnership. According to the company's CEO, it will go beyond a pure supply relationship.
Berlin-based Inventux Technologies AG is the next German photovoltaic company to announce insolvency.
South Africa’s Department of Energy has approved nine new photovoltaic projects, which are expected to see an additional 417 megawatts (MW) added to the national grid by 2016.
U.S.-based Petra Solar has entered into an agreement with the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA), the Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) and Caspian Energy Holdings to undertake a five megawatt (MW) smart solar energy project.
BMW heir, Stefan Quandt has expressed his interest in Dresden-based Solarwatt. Germany’s Federal Cartel Authority is currently examining the takeover proposal.
In what can only be described as a "Bizarro World" scenario, even as Canada continued to take the heat last week for the domestic content requirement in Ontario’s feed-in tariff (FIT.2) scheme, legislators in Washington, DC,...
On the final day of the SNEC trade show in Shanghai, the unintended consequences of the 30-plus percent tariffs that are set to imposed on photovoltaic exports from China to the U.S. have begun to emerge. Taiwanese manufacturers...
Germany-based Belectric says it has installed one gigawatt (GW) of photovoltaics worldwide. The "milestone" was achieved following the commissioning of a series of multi-megawatt projects at the start of this week.
GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited and Isofoton S.A. have signed a memorandum of understanding, under which they plan to develop one gigawatt (GW) worth of solar plants across the globe.
Two U.S. Senators have unveiled their plans to introduce a domestic content requirement, in order to prevent Chinese photovoltaic manufacturers from taking advantage of the country’s 30 percent tax credit.
The verdict is in and China has been found guilty as charged – or more accurately, liable for undercharging on sales of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells and panels in the U.S. market.
An accurate and cost-effective technology for analyzing solar irradiance could help utilities increase photovoltaic generation into the grid. A new technology launched by Clean Power Research aims to address this issue.
Speakers at the International Photovoltaic Equipment Association’s (IPVEA) organised press conference, which took place during the first day of SNEC 2012, used the opportunity to pitch various approaches aimed at reducing...
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