The insolvent inverter supplier has announced that an investor has purchased the company and that it will begin trading in June, complete with new service and product offerings.
Solar played its part in U.S. energy company NextEra's profits from April to June but wind is still the company's favored renewable and the year on year six-month figures were less encouraging.
EU member states voted to accept the EU-China trade deal announced by commissioner Karel de Gucht last weekend. An EU press spokesman said no member state had voted against the agreement.
Bernhard Beck said the policies of the current government in Berlin mean it is impossible to consider developing another 128 MW solar park like the one he was inaugurating at Templin, in Brandenburg state.
Global installations of residential PV storage systems will grow to 2.5 GW by 2017, according to a new report by research group IHS, which finds that Germany's energy storage subsidy has kickstarted the surge.
The companies say they are collaborating in China "to improve the power output, quality and reliability of solar energy systems to meet the world's growing energy needs."
Clean energy supporters are assailing a plan by utility group Xcel Energy to better define the value of net metering in Colorado, which the company says would make the incentive "clear and transparent."
The U.S.' second biggest solar manufacturer returned to profitability in the second quarter. Operating at full capacity, the company is weighing a fab expansion to meet growing global demand, particularly from Japan.
Allegations from AFASE and affiliated anti-tariff solar companies that the European Commission used biased information in mounting their anti-dumping case against China have not led to an inquiry, say EC officials.
Australia's AGL has tapped Arizona-based thin film photovoltaic module manufacturer First Solar to oversee two major projects in New South Wales budgeted at $450 million.
Germany added some 300 MW of new photovoltaic capacity in June, according to the German Federal Network Agency. Hence, monthly FIT reductions of 1.8% will apply for the months of August, September and October.
Greece's Environmnet Ministry will make net metering possible for households and businesses, but the local PV industry has taken issue with its controversial provisions.
Storage and energy production developers S&C Electric, Samsung SDI, UK Power Networks and Younicos have joined forces on a storage project that will see the deployment of a 10 MWh battery to help stabilize the U.K. grid
Researchers in Germany have made a breakthrough with the development of a cost-effective and efficient solar fuel device that can store nearly 5% of solar energy in the form of hydrogen.
Solarpack has obtained funding for its large-scale PV projects in Chile from international finanical institutions IDB, the Canadian Climate Fund and Proparco.
The global inverter market will shrink 5% in 2013 as price pressures counter rising shipping volumes, but there will be a strong rebound next year, according to IMS Research.
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