The Chinese PV group continued to see strong demand for modules from China and Japan as well as from emerging markets, which increased by some 17% quarter over quarter.
Yesterday’s announcement that the solar subsidiary of Warren Buffet’s MidAmerican Solar has agreed to purchase SunPower’s Antelope Valley Solar Projects (AVSP) for a sum between US$2 billion and US$2.5 billion has made headlines...
Financing for the 143 MW Catalina photovoltaic power plant in, California’s Mojave Desert, has closed. EDF Renewable Energy has announced that a majority interest in the project has been acquired by a group of investors.
In an apparent confirmation of the results published by NPD Solarbuzz showing strong photovoltaic growth in Latin America, applications for environmental approval for projects in Chile continue to come in.
According to the latest NPD Solarbuzz report "Emerging PV markets report: Latin America & Caribbean", the demand for PV is set for high growth through 2017.
SunPower has announced a deal that will see it sell the co-located Antelope Valley Solar Projects (AVSP) to MidAmerican Renewables for an undisclosed amount. The AVSP will be worth some 579 MW when completed.
A council in the south-eastern Australian state of Victoria has given the go ahead for a photovoltaic power plant near the town of Kerang. The local company ECO for LIFE will construct it.
China Sunergy Co. (CSUN) has opened a solar facility in Istanbul, Turkey with Turkish partner Seul Energy Investment Corp. The first 150MW solar module line will begin production this month.
During 2012, many PV manufacturers endured a long, uphill battle, staggering under steep price cuts, excess inventory, shrinking margins and political headwinds; and all the while, jostling for position with other technologies....
Yingli Green Energy has partnered with Longyuan (Tibet) New Energy Company Limited to supply 22,209 off-grid PV systems to families in Tibet.
LDK Solar has to pay JYT Corporation of Beijing (JYT) RMB294 million (approx. US$47 million) plus additional RMB3.4 million (approx. US$550,000) to cover arbitral fees.
Only the lowest cost and most commercially viable PV technologies will end up surviving through the brutal PV shakeout phase of 2012, writes Finlay Colville, vice president of NPD Solarbuzz.
By the end of the year, First Solar Inc. will stop photovoltaic production in Germany's Frankfurt Oder. However, plant management has announced that there is now investor interest and hopes for a solution in Q1 2013.
With the approval of the parliament, from 2013 onwards, PV power producers in Spain will have to pay a new tax of 7% on top of their FITs. Meanwhile, Energy Minister Soria intends to finalize Spain’s energy reform within the next...
SMA Solar Technology AG has acquired a 72.5% stake in Chinese photovoltaic inverter company, Jiangsu Zeversolar New Energy Co., Ltd. The move, if approved, will help SMA access China's burgeoning solar market.
GTM Research’s Andrew Krulewitz details the factors that contributed to price declines in each U.S. photovoltaic market segments in Q4 2012.
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