Calling it the “world's most efficient rooftop solar panel”, the company says it will produce PV modules with greater than 22% efficiency at a pilot facility.
The Taiwanese PV cell maker has expanded its downstream activities by buying a stake in Emirati/Swiss project developer Phanes Group.
The PV heavyweights are back in the headlines this week with the news that China and the U.S. have agreed a climate deal, SolarCity has tightened its grip on residential solar, and Hanergy's woes continue.
Tobias Zwirner, MD of Phaesun GmbH, talks to pv magazine about last month's Off-Grid Experts Workshop, held in Memmingen, Germany, between September 25-26.
Canadian developer continues its international expansion with agreement to develop large solar project in the east African nation; plants will be built in four phases over next four years.
Taiwan Solar Energy Corp. will boost its cell and module capacity from 800 MW to between 1.5-1.6 GW by 2017 as the company looks to meet rising demand.
Analysis by the Solar Trade Association of employment data released by TBR Economic Research reveals that the vast majority of the 35,000 jobs the solar sector support could be at risk if FITs are cut.
Today the Austin City Council meets to consider two sets of contracts, but the decision appears to be a done deal. More than 600 MW of bids came in at under five US cents per kWh.
The World Bank has approved a $250 million loan facility to support Jordan's transition to renewable energy and the more efficient use of water resources. The loan is specifically expected boost residential solar PV installations...
Analysis by the Solar Trade Association finds that the U.K. government's proposed cuts will see the rate of solar support fall from 70 million pounds a year to just two million.
Scottish government confirms small-scale solar farms smaller than 5 MW will continue to be eligible for the ROC; Edinburgh launches ambitious community solar scheme.
The German inverter manufacturer becomes the first non-Japanese supplier to reach this milestone. Local presence in market since 2011 has delivered constant growth drivers.
In its first quarterly results since becoming a public company, 8point3 reported strong results, in contrast to the poor stock performance for yieldcos across the board.
GTM Research's U.S. PV Leaderboard finds SolarCity installed 34% of all residential array in the first half of the year, followed by Vivint at 12%; SolarCity also cornered 34% of the market in 2014.
Chinese solar manufacturer enters into settlement relating to 2011 lawsuit brought over environmental regulation dispute to "eliminate uncertainty" and burden of further protracted litigation, says company.
Report by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory finds that utility-scale solar project developers negotiate average PPAs of just five cents per kWh, an all-time low figure; 30% ITC helps lower costs.
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