With a strong performance in Japan and South Africa, China's Hanwha SolarOne increased shipments, improved its revenue and cut its losses from April to June. Company executives are upbeat about the rest of the year and beyond.
The U.S. thin film giant will supply the modules and Belectric the Balance of Systems for the proposed joint venture. PV Projects will aim to develop schemes in Europe and North America as well as smaller projects in the U.S.
The state's Libertarians have endorsed a proposal led by RENEW Wisconsin -- a local clean energy group -- to allow Wisconsin electricity customers to lease solar panels for their energy needs.
The breakthrough will allow solar cell manufacturers to create stacked solar cells that can handle high-intensity solar energies without losing voltage at the connecting junctions, potentially improving conversion efficiency.
State is aiming to encourage 40 MW of rooftop systems, split between residential and non residential systems. Any surplus energy generated by non residential systems would not be eligible for FIT payments.
The Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO) is passing on increasing costs to solar power users in the state as it grapples with a major surge in residential PV power generation.
Minister of Energy for the oil-rich southeast Asian state announces plans to introduce a feed-in tariff (FIT) policy over the next 18 months.
Former head of investor relations told selected investors and analysts about loss of loan guarantee in 2011. The formal announcement of the news the next morning caused a 6% share price fall.
The Foresight Solar Fund would finance eight U.K. ground mount plants with the profits from a planned London IPO. A partner for the fund says solar offers a more attractive investment in the UK than wind.
The Thompson Cole Consortium will reportedly develop eight farms in rural locations across Zimbabwe. The chairman of local developer Twalumba Holdings says he is eager to work with the relevant departments of Robert Mugabe's...
The first federal energy auction to feature solar in Brazil has prompted applications for 2.7 GW of projects. Some 1.75 GW of the applications are for projects in Bahia state.
Solar Universe positions itself at the forefront of the U.S. solar industry with acquisition of GEN110 as part of its ongoing expansion.
An Avelar Energy representative told pv magazine, plans for PV plants in three Russian regions are still at the planning stage. An Interfax report says the plants will total 120 MW of solar.
SolarWorld Industries America Inc. submits two appeals against U.S. Department of Commerce findings they claim weakened their position in countering Chinese "illegal trade aggression."
Ontario Power Authority (OPA) publishes FIT 3 draft of proposed update to FIT 2.1 Program Rules, intended to reflect the policy decisions of the Minister of Energy in time for the next FIT application period.
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