As Boris Johnson throws his hat into the ring for a seat following next year's general election, the outspoken mayor has criticized the U.K. chancellor's stance on environmental policies.
From the end of August, the insolvent Sovello will stop all production on its photovoltaic product assembly lines. Almost all of the employees will be terminated. Meanwhile, investor discussions are said to be difficult.
Automated demand response, or AutoDR could cost-effectively help combat intermittent renewable energy supply, particularly in light of the current high costs of grid-connected storage batteries.
Germany-based juwi has said it will not build any more photovoltaic rooftop systems in Germany. The decision will affect around 60 to 80 employees, who, it is hoped, can be incorporated in other areas of the project designer's...
India’s Centre for Science and Technology (CSE) has launched a scathing attack on U.S. photovoltaic manufacturers, claiming they are "ruining" India’s domestic photovoltaic manufacturing industry by taking advantage of the US$30...
Four Chinese polysilicon producers have urged the Chinese government to initiate an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation into European imports of solar grade polysilicon, according to reports.
New York Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo has signed a series of bills, which aim to boost the uptake of solar in the U.S. state. Overall, 3 measures have been introduced: tax credits; sales tax exemptions; and real property tax...
pv magazine caught up with Tobias Hoefer, the expert for reorganization on the board of Centrotherm AG and responsible for insolvency protection proceedings, and with CTO, Peter Fath to discover the current state of affairs,...
The Greek government has said it is seeking to restore liquidity to the electricity market through the introduction of new measures. A part of this change will see photovoltaic funding drastically cut and approvals for PV systems...
Photovoltaic module prices have fallen by more than 2% in July and 44% year-on-year, according to the latest figures from IMS Research. August is predicted to see a slight increase, however.
Sunways AG has recorded significant Q1 2012 financial losses on the back of material production shortages and selling price pressure. Sales revenues in Asia did see an upturn, however. Looking ahead, the company has declined to...
According to media reports, Hanwha is interested in keeping Q.Cells’ photovoltaic production in Germany. However, it is still unclear whether a final offer has been made.
Canadian Solar Inc. has missed its Q2 2012 photovoltaic module shipment guidance, thus ending the quarter with higher than planned inventory. Despite this, the company still expects to ship between 1.8 and 2 GW of product for the...
In a surprise announcement, Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd has said founder Zhengrong Shi – one of the most prominent solar industry figures – has stepped down from his CEO position. The company will now be led by David King.
Between 2011 and 2017, the building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) market is forecast to add 4.6 GW of new capacity, thus making it one of the fastest growing solar industry segments.
Hailed as "historic", the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and the University of Queensland have been awarded a AU$40.7 million grant to establish two photovoltaic research programs.
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