Hemlock Semiconductor majority owner Dow Corning has decided to abandon the never-opened polysilicon facility in Clarksville, citing price pressures and Chinese tariffs. 50 employees will be affected.
Revised full year forecasts from the world's leading solar module manufacturers prompt top 10 reshuffle, according to newly combined Solarbuzz and IHS.
Investment in renewable energy tops CAD$25 billion in the past five years, pushing employment in the sector up by 37%.
Eternal Sun, a spin-off from Delft University of Technology in Holland has announced that it has raised €2 million ($2.5 million) in A round financing to continue rolling out its solar simulator technology. Belgian's Vermec is...
Abengoa has declared commercial operation for the Mojave plant, the fourth in a series of very large concentrating solar power (CSP) projects which have come online in the last 14 months in the deserts of the Southwestern United...
Public support for the country's Energiewende runs across the political spectrum, but polls show the younger generation is more in favor of switching to a green electricity provider.
Chinese company's expansion in North and Central America follows similar successful strategy in U.S. as it seeks to capitalize on expected solar growth.
The Wiltshire Wildlife Community Energy scheme hopes to raise $4.25 million for the 5 MW Braydon Manor Farm PV installation in the southern England county of Wiltshire.
The Taiwanese solar cell maker expresses relief at the deal, having suffered Q3 losses as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute.
SMA has significantly reduced its sales guidance for 2014. In its new guidance, the German inverter supplier expects sales between EUR 775 million and EUR 790 million, down from EUR 850 million and EUR 950 million. "Significantly...
The battery storage system manufacturer completes a successful round of funding, capital will flow into expanding production, developing U.S. business and providing support for rapid growth.
Potential Energy Union requires greater emphasis on energy security throughout Europe, with renewable energy playing a greater role in that transition, says International Energy Agency.
Poor third-quarter financials across the board for Taiwan's leading solar cell companies as the U.S.-China spat rumbles on, spreading uncertainty throughout the industry.
Assault of batteries shapes the week, while the good vibes of the 15th Forum Solarpraxis are punctured by the news of SolarMax's insolvency.
The insolvency of Switzerland's SolarMax is yet another indictment of Europe's failure to nurture pro-solar political conditions, says solar consultant Winfried Hoffmann.
Solarpraxis Forum highlights how traditional energy utilities are struggling to cope with the expansion of the renewable energy sector, forcing a rethink of their relationship with renewables.
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