The South Korean reached the milestone as it expands its global operations. In the past year, Japan and South Africa have become two of its biggest markets.
According to the latest Indian Solar Compass, India's solar industry has got off to a successful start this year, with a large number of power purchase agreements (PPAs) having been signed. However, bankability continues to be an...
Phoenix Solar announces its most successful financial year to date, with revenues, EBIT and photovoltaic module sales all notably increasing. Despite this positive news, the German company doesn’t expect to see growth in 2011.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced it will provide up to $150 million in credit guarantees to support the development of the Indian solar industry. It is also making $1.25 million available for solar training.
New Jersey-based Pro-Tech Energy Solutions is currently installing its first photovoltaics system on a storm water detention basin. In an interview with pv magazine, principal John Drexinger talks about the potential of this...
Swissolar is demanding immediate removal of the ceiling on feed-in tariffs. It adds that subsidies should be designed based on the German model, in order to achieve a similarly dynamic market and to increase photovoltaic share to...
The New York Solar Energy Industries Association (NYSEIA) has applauded the Assembly Energy Committee for passing the New York Solar Industry Development and Jobs Act of 2011. It is now lobbying for its legislative approval.
The first day of the side event of the 3rd Thin Film Week, Solarpraxis’s Thin-Film Industry Forum started off rainy in Adlershof, but full of buzz. The packed hall at the Wista Management convention center in the Southeast of...
Portuguese bank BPI has presented a new study, which it believes defends the need for investment cuts in renewable energy projects. Industry figures have hit back.
China-based Suntech has been named in IMS Research’s rankings as the largest photovoltaic module supplier in 2010. Thin film manufacturer First Solar was consequently knocked back to second place. Meanwhile, JA Solar hit the top...
The CIPV Expo 2011 took place last week in Beijing, China. With big ambitions for the future, thin film and building-integrated photovoltaics were a key focus. Switzerland and the U.S. were also prominently featured.
The first quarter of this year has seen strong venture capital (VC) funding in the solar sector, having increased almost three fold from the fourth quarter of 2010. Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is also strong.
A new report has found that 2011 and 2012 will "remain challenging" for the photovoltaic industry. It also expects the market to flatten out during the period. Shifting demand and falling financial incentives are key issues.
IMS Research has accused the UK Government of turning its back on solar. The company says reducing tariffs and limiting support to small-scale installations will create nothing more than a niche industry. It adds that the country...
Meyer Burger Technology AG has acquired an 11.3 percent stake in Roth & Rau AG, and has announced a voluntary public takeover offer of €22 for each remaining share held by public shareholders.
Roth & Rau AG has suffered the first ever earnings loss in its 20-year history, despite increasing sales during the 2010 financial year by 44.2 percent. Looking ahead, the company predicts modest sales increases. Meanwhile, it...
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