Interview: Tom Heintzman, managing director of JCM Capital, discusses the company's private investment funds, finding the right projects and how best to mitigate risk.
Silicon valley based manufacturer SunPower has released its Sustainability Report for 2010. The report is part of the company’s plan to be good environmental stewards.
For the first time a database of photovoltaic installations at U.S. universities and higher education institutions has revealed that the cumulative installed capacity has increased by 450 percent in three years.
While this year's PV Taiwan has attracted a predominantly Asian audience, the issues addressed have been very much global in nature.
Continual rain only “whetted” the competitive appetite of the 4,000 students from 19 colleges across four continents who participated in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 in Washington, D.C., from September 23...
German solar power plant company, Solar Millennium AG is set to sell its pipeline worth 2.25 gigawatts (GW) to turnkey developer solarhybrid. The conditional agreement of the sale was announced today.
A one-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic project has been dedicated at the Hickory Ridge landfill site near the U.S. city of Atlanta. While small compared to many photovoltaic power plants, Republic Services, Inc. still claims it is one...
On the final closing of a Department of Energy (DOE) loan guarantee for the project, SunPower will sell to NRG Energy the California Solar Ranch. Construction on the project began last month and is expected to be completed in two...
Germany-based photovoltaic integrator Phoenix Solar has announced that it has the go ahead to begin construction of a 50 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic plant in Bulgaria.
Vertically integrated solar manufacturer Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) has had its restart plants held back by power outages. REC Silicon’s Moses Lake, Washington, was affected.
The off-grid market is also currently profiting from the declining module and system prices in the ongrid segment. Yet in many developing countries, particularly in southern Africa, both the industry and policy makers are...
Speaking after PV Taiwan's pre-show press conference, Sam Hong, Taiwan Photovoltaic Industry Association chairman and Neo Solar's president and COO told pv magazine that a photovoltaic technology war is starting. And, while the...
Thin film solar technology is confirming its place as a booming market, with new figures suggesting that it will grow to make $44 billion worldwide by 2017.
A packed room, interactive sessions and presentations that gave food for thought. The Solarpraxis workshop 'Quality for Photovoltaics: the key driver for sustainable growth' came to a successful conclusion yesterday. Bankability,...
Solar cell and module manufacturers will have to cooperate more closely with machinery and systems manufacturers. This was one of the central demands made at a meeting of Solarinput that brought all of the participants together...
It has been said that Russia has the potential to add between one and two gigawatts (GW) of newly installed photovoltaic capacity by 2020.
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