After passing new regulations on self-consumption last month, Costa Rican authorities have now defined the rate at which PV users can sell excess electricity. The rates will also apply for independent power plants of up to 20 MW.
According to IG Metall (Industrial Union of Metalworkers), the majority of the remaining 150 Solon employees will lose their jobs.
Researchers at Bloomberg New Energy Finance expect global sales of polysilicon to top $6 billion this year, fuelled by demand from China and Japan.
News comes just one week after an offer to purchase the inverter business was lodged, and mere days after a German court opened insolvency proceedings.
The CIGS production line supplier tripled its revenue last year, returning to the black after a difficult 2012.
Two solar projects in San Bernadino, Lone Valley Solar Parks I and II, will receive the Chinese manufacturer's high efficiency panels.
The Chinese solar company has partnered with local firm Tekno Ray Solar to develop 30 MW of PV projects throughout the country.
World's leading makers of PV modules strengthened their position at the apex of the market last year, with Yingli Green Energy leading the way.
The Solar Trade Association warns that a hasty push for cheap solar would come at the cost of achieving quality in the solar farm industry. The local industry is "on tenterhooks."
SunEdison has closed financing, underwritten by Deutsche Bank Securities, for the construction of the project, located in Kern County.
While the Swiss company posted an 18% drop in first-quarter net income, revenue remains steady, with four divisions on track.
Former Samsung exec Seong-woo Nam becomes the South Korean group's new chairman and CEO.
Designed and built by First Solar, the Agua Calienta installation uses the company's advanced thin-film modules. The plant will provide energy to customers of Pacific Gas & Electric.
Hanwha Q Cells adopts LED flasher from Wavelabs as a fully fledged replacement for the xenon flasher during cell testing and production.
LDK Solar's Constance-based company has tried but failed to remain afloat for the second time in seven months.
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