The ambitious $813 million, five-year project in the city of Lishui will include both distributed and ground-mounted installations. The company aims to build up to 100 MW of capacity a year.
Solar Millennium AG’s insolvency administrator has sold the company’s 74.9 percent stake in Flagsol GmbH to Ferrostaal GmbH.
Cumulative, grid-connected photovoltaic capacity is forecast to reach 230 GW in 2017, in comparison to just 11 GW of CSP capacity. Deployment is expected to be led by China. However, while the competitiveness of photovoltaics is...
First Solar Inc. will have to pay over €5 million back to Germany’s Brandenburg, following the announcement that it will stop manufacturing operations in Frankfurt (Oder) at the end of the year.
Germany’s Sovello AG is urgently searching for a new investor, in order to save at least part of its workforce. Company management is said to be optimistic.
As the global solar industry develops, increased corporate transparency becomes a necessity on the back of growing consumer understanding and local market regulations. Subsequently, the services required by test laboratories and...
Scheuten Solar has announced its photovoltaic module production in Germany’s Gelsenkirchen will continue, following the takeover of the company by Aiko Solar Group. However, 160 jobs have been lost.
The final report submitted by the parliamentary panel on the Fukushima nuclear disaster last year has declared the catastrophe a "man-made disaster". It states that the meltdown "could and should have been forseen and prevented".
The share of solar generated energy significantly increased in the first six months of 2012 in Germany. Around 14.7 billion kWh of electricity were said to have been produced from 1.2 million photovoltaic systems.
Sharp has confirmed it will move its European solar business from Germany’s Hamburg to the U.K.’s Wrexham. By the end of the fiscal year, the next phase of the company’s restructuring should be complete. Furthermore, it is...
GE Energy has made the decision to put construction on hold at its Colorado thin-film fab for "at least" 18 months. The fab was to have an annual production of capacity of 400 MW when fully ramped, employing CdTe semiconductor...
According to Bridge to India, the second phase of India’s National Solar Mission (NSM) will include a Domestic Content Requirement (DCR). Meanwhile, it says that the depreciating rupee is creating difficulty for India solar...
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has said that over one GW of customer-generated solar energy has been installed in the U.S. state to date. The milestone was said to have been reached in 2011.
The Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) has walked away from a restructuring deal with bondholders after failing to gain approval from them for the measures. The company has, however, pushed ahead with plans to raise capital...
Germany’s Schott Solar AG has announced it will close its crystalline photovoltaic operations in the Czech Republic down. The news follows the company’s decision to exit the crystalline business.
According to the CEO of Spain-based solar development company, Solarpack, finding demand for photovoltaic projects is one of the biggest challenges today. Regarding the U.S.-Sino trade case, he further believes that "everybody...
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