Developed in collaboration with Boeing and San Diego State University, the Community Solar 1 Generating Facility will power 2,200 local households.
California-based Solar Mosaic have moved a step towards rolling out its "crowdfunded" photovoltaic model, picking up a grant from the Department of Energy (DOE), as a part of its SunShot program.
International semiconductor developer Soitec reported at the Intersolar Europe trade show today that it has completed what it claims is Italy’s largest concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) power plant in Sicily. The company says that...
A report from Australia’s leading national science and the technology research organization has found that the challenges posed by the intermitted supply of electricity produced by solar installations can be overcome.
In the category "Photovoltaic", MBJ Service, Solon and SolarEdge have been presented with the 2012 Intersolar Award.
With mixed feelings and under darkened skies, Intersolar Europe started today in Munich. For the first time the number of exhibitors fell by 16 percent, compared to the previous year. In terms of visitor numbers, Solar...
Three photovoltaic industry executives have been chosen to lead a new U.S. CIGS PV Roadmap. The aim is to create a national plan for the CIGS industry in order to boost its competitiveness.
According to SEIA and GTM Research 506 MW of photovoltaics were installed in Q1 2012. This, they say, represents "more than any other first quarter on record." Overall, it is predicted that 3.2 GW will be installed throughout the...
Trina Solar ranked first in the U.S.-based Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition’s (SVTC’s) latest solar scorecard. The Chinese photovoltaic module manufacturer ironically knocked SolarWorld off the top spot.
According to the Coalition for American Solar Manufacturing (CASM), Chinese solar imports to the U.S. fell "sharply" in April, following the issuance of preliminary dumping tariffs from the Department of Commerce (DOC).
Bosch Solar Energy AG has announced it will open a new sales office in Turkey. The company said it will focus on planning and installing turnkey photovoltaic parks in the country.
Calyxo GmbH will ramp up capacity of its cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin film photovoltaic modules in Germany’s in Saxony-Anhalt.
China’s Trina Solar Limited and Germany-based E3/DC have said they will collaborate on next generation energy storage solutions.
Markets in which photovoltaics can be a true competitor with traditional energy sources was one of the themes emerging from the first day of the Intersolar Europe Convention, which began in Munich yesterday. German market...
First Solar Inc. has announced it will keep its manufacturing facilities in Germany’s Frankfurt (Oder) up and running until the end of the year, due to the short-term increase in demand. After this, the facilities will be...
The insolvent Soltecture, a Berlin-based CIGSe photovoltaic module manufacturer, has announced that the search is on to find an investor. It is believed a buyer will be found soon. In related news, the company has achieved a new...
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