Kyuko Lease Inc., a subsidiary of Japanese financial service provider Orix, has partnered with Kyudenko Corporation and JFE Engineering Corporation to develop approximately 50 MW of green power plants across Japan.
German renewables company GP Joule announces intent to build more than 100 MW of new solar capacity in southern France.
PV demand in the U.S. is expected to grow significantly this year, reaching a record high of 4.3 GW. Strong contributions from utility-based projects and renewable portfolio standards are expected to drive U.S. PV demand to more...
Empower Energies, U.S-based renewable portfolio solution provider, has appointed Jigar Shah, the founder of SunEdison and the first CEO of the Carbon War Room, as one of its Board of Directors.
Frank Asbeck, CEO and founder of SolarWorld AG, has proposed to invest a double-digit-million euro amount to help his debt-ridden company survive its difficult financial situation, according to German newspaper Handelsblatt.
Google director Rick Needham has revealed the search engine giant has invested ZAR103 million (US$10 million) in the Jasper Power Project.
Following the failure of an appeal to the World Trade Organization (WTO) decision against the domestic content requirement of its renewable energy FIT scheme, the Ontario Energy Department has announced plans to remove the...
New Jersey's Board of Public Utilities (BPU) approved on Wednesday a US$446 million solar program.
Debt-stricken polysilicon, wafer and module manufacturer LDK Solar could be set for more tough talks with lenders after admitting to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it will breach the terms of a June 2011...
In May, the New York solar equities market took a page from the parable, "The Emperor’s New Clothes." While investors reacted swiftly to favorable company reports - propelling those stocks prices higher (as in the case of JA...
Due to converging supply and demand, the solar industry is all set for a quick rebound. According to the new findings released by Lux Research, the global module capacity will fall to about 58 GW in 2015 and module margins will...
Hanwha SolarOne Co. Ltd. narrowed its net loss in the first quarter as higher shipments boosted overall revenue.
While the politics surrounding the EU tariffs on Chinese photovoltaic modules continues to play out, possible effects of the tariffs are beginning to emerge. Manufacturers in Taiwan look set to benefit, but whether European cell...
Information and analytics provider IHS Inc. has released a new report that shows a total installed PV capacity of 1.5 GW in Japan in the first quarter of 2013. The strong growth is expected to carry on throughout 2013.
Yingli Green Energy’s net loss more than doubled in the first quarter of the year to CNY 611.8 million ($98.5 million, €75.6 million) as PV module shipments declined, resulting in a 15% drop in revenue to CNY 2.68 billion ($431.4...
Momentum for municipal/mid-size solar installations is growing in the United States, says NPD Solarbuzz. The research firm's analysts announced on Wednesday that solar projects in the range from 100 kW to 2 MW account for over...
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