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.
Munich-based Dhybrid Power Systems has installed one of its HyGRID Fuel Reduction Systems on the Maldivan island of Thinadhoo.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has raised duty rates on Chinese PV makers in its final ruling, but lowered rates for Taiwanese companies. Tariffs must still be confirmed in another ruling in January.
Worldwide PV equipment billings have fallen in Q3 2014, decreasing to $264 million, a fall over 17% quarter-on-quarter. Bookings also fell to $157 million, 33% below Q2, with the book-to-bill ratio remaining below parity.
Robert Goss, Conergy UK’s managing director, tells pv magazine that the company is ready for the forthcoming shift in the U.K.'s solar support scheme, and will explore rooftop and sub-5 MW ground mount installations next year.
The fund will provide financing for a portfolio of distributed generation projects in 12 U.S. states and Puerto Rico. The second fund this year brings the company's total fund-raised capital to $290 million with Barclays and Citi.
After securing new loan agreements with banks and financing partners, the German renewable energy project developer has fulfilled the necessary requirements for a partnership with MVV Energie, which will take a 50.1% stake in the...
Indian manufacturers Saint Gobain Glass India, Gold Plus Glass Industry and HNG Float Glass filed the petition seeking import tariffs on clear float glass imports from the three countries.
Including the new City2 installation, GreenGo Energy has now completed PV systems for nine Danica Pension shopping centers -- a total of more than 6 MW.
As part of the deal, the solar developer will sell $70 million of common stock and convertible promissory notes to investors, who will also receive options to buy a further $70 million in company shares.
Injection of growth capital into Tendril's energy services management platform set to enhance consumers' personalized energy services.
A Canberra-based company is to introduce new technology that it says could help turn electricity markets on their head -- by allowing households to buy and sell electricity on the market.
The 6 MW Smarter Network Storage project near London is the result of a collaboration between S&C Electric, Samsung SDI, Younicos and U.K. Power Networks.
The solar company has collaborated with the OPEC Fund for International Development and two other financial institutions in a deal worth around $146 million.
The German investment group has achieved in 12 months its technical and geographical diversification goals through the acquisition of solar and wind assets in four different European countries.
A year-end rush in China is driving the Asia-Pacific solar PV market to record levels in the final quarter of 2014, according to Solarbuzz, which predicts that PV demand in the region will continue strong growth in coming years...
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