The latest EPIA figures paint a grim picture of the European solar market. But outside the volatile German and Italian markets, installations in Europe stabilized at 6 GW last year.
According to a list issued from the German antitrust authorities on January 18, Microsol Inc. registered the takeover of Solon. Appointed company liquidator, Rüdiger Wienberg, declined to comment on the news.
The discussion on the implementation of the FITs reductions on a staggered basis throughout the year carries on. BSW-Solar's Carsten Körnig still sees predictability of returns on investment for rooftop PV installations, but it...
GTM Research reports on the global polysilicon industry stating that a major shakeout over the next two years is likely to occur.
Jeffries organized another conference call with trade law expert Ed Lebow on January 18 and Lebow’s clear message to the PV industry in the U.S. was that "you just don’t want to be an importer of record" of Chinese crystalline...
Lux Research's latest Solar Supply Tracker analysis names the top ten cell manufacturers. It also reveals that demand in Europe is on the rise, but European manufacturers are having problems remaining cost competitive.
The suggestion has been put forth to reduce photovoltaic feed-in tariffs on a monthly basis instead of a half-yearly one. Via this solution, the Federal Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen hopes to prevent anymore occurrences of...
The British Government has introduced a plan to lower photovoltaic feed-in tariffs (FIT) with effect from March 3, 2012.
Instead of Christmas cheer, SolarWorld AG of Germany apparently sent out a Christmas sneer this season—a not-very-backhanded affront to its Chinese solar industry competitors.
In a price move that hasn’t been seen for some time, photovoltaic module prices increased in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to figures published today by IMS Research.
Zayed Future Energy Prize, today, announced its 2012 awards winners from the World Future Energy Summit, distributing USD3.5 million to winners and runners-up across three categories.
At today's meeting with the German Federal Environment Minister, the PV industry will probably submit its own proposal for the further development of solar energy.
GE has announced that it has entered into an agreement to supply 24 MW of photovoltaics to Invenergy. It will be installed at the Grand Ridge Solar project, which adjacent to the 210-MW Grand Ridge Wind project, which GE also...
German company Phoenix Solar is broadening its expertise into Turkey. Phoenix Solar will be cooperating with iRES Enerji, founded by Ates Ugurel, also the founder of the Turkish Solar Energy Industry Association (GENSED).
German foundation GÖDE reached an important milestone in its initiative "Solar Energy for Education". The first PV off-grid systems, solar modules and material for further stand-alone PV systems, have arrived in Vietnam after...
The Environment Minister is for stronger cuts in solar feed-in tariffs (FITs) in Germany. There will be a discussion with industry representatives tomorrow.
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