Peak solar generation had come near 4.8 GW on at least three other occasions during the summer prior to the August 15th, record. This peak generation comes as solar PV is meeting less demand overall in late summer.
Federal authorities in the U.S. have approved the development of a 350 MW solar plant on an Indian reservation outside of Las Vegas. It will be the first commercial solar energy project on tribal land.
Solarwatt has said that by the end of July, it will submit a restructuring plan, with the expectation that the process will be completed by the end of September. Furthermore, its module warranty has been secured.
According to reports, almost half of Sovello’s workforce could be let go. Company management declined to comment, however.
Taiwanese semiconductor giant TSMC took the decision three years ago to enter the solar market. The company licensed CIGS technology, built a fab and started shipping modules last quarter. Despite extremely competitive module...
U.S.-based thin film manufacturer, Stion has achieved a CIGS photovoltaic module efficiency of 13.4 percent, and an aperture efficiency of 14.8 percent. The results have been verified by the U.S. Department of Energy's National...
In an exclusive interview, pioneering photovoltaic researcher, Martin Green has called for more efforts to be made in advocating photovoltaics in the wider community and within the power industry.
Slovenia-based Bisol Group has recorded a 130 percent increase in production of its photovoltaic modules over the last year. A spokesperson tells pv magazine it is planning further expansion, and will add new automation machinery...
Amid the still challenging solar market conditions, Chinese photovoltaic module manufacturer, JinkoSolar saw some first quarter (Q1) 2012 financial improvement. However, it is still suffering massive losses, compared to Q1 2011....
U.S. Governor, Andrew Cuomo has announced the introduction of a new photovoltaic initiative in New York, which aims to significantly increase the amount of customer-sited solar power in the state over the next two years.
According to a new study, adding photovoltaics to the Texan electricity grid would "significantly" reduce energy prices.
The power of governmental legislation in driving solar stocks was again brought to the fore this week, as prices rose sharply on the back of favorable information coming from Asia.
Thin film manufacturer, NovaSolar has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to news reports.
3.2 GW, or US$9.6 billion worth of new photovoltaic installations are expected to be added in Japan, following the country’s solar electricity price announcement on June 18.
Germany’s centrotherm photovoltaics AG has appointed a new chief restructuring officer (CRO) to help implement its ct focus restructuring program. Meanwhile, the company founder has stepped down.
German utility giant RWE is now considering investments in solar energy and wants to completely move away from nuclear power. The new chief executive seeks to restructure the energy giant.
Choose between a digital and print subscription from pv magazine publisher Solarpraxis AG’s online shop!
Explore thousands of photovoltaic jobs to find your next job in the industry.
Keep your finger firmly on the photovoltaic pulse: sign up for our daily newsletter!
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!