Germany-based SolarWorld AG will hold an extraordinary shareholders' meeting on July 11. Losses totaling half of the capital stock have been incurred, according to a recent company statement.
The German photovoltaic company improved its net loss sequentially and increased shipments, despite sustained overcapacity and price declines.
The 2013 SNEC trade show has opened today with talk of escalating photovoltaic trade wars ever present and the intense price competition in the Chinese module market evident. Attendance figures are not available, however first...
When solar manufacturers update their financials at the moment it is rarely to bring good news and Trina Solar was no exception as it updated its Q1 performance today.
SolarCity announced today a loss of US$31 million in Q1 2013, as it increased its year-to-year customer base by 106%.
The photovoltaic inverter manufacturer is currently searching for new business models. The firm's chief executive, Pierre Pascal Urbon, aims to reposition SMA as an energy management company.
Asian, American and European solar energy representatives met at the "Solar Leaders Dialogue", within the framework of SNEC 2013 tradeshow and conference in Shanghai, to discuss the industry's current challenges, trends and...
The Greek Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change (YPEKA) announced on Friday the new feed-in tariffs (FITs) for photovoltaic systems. An over 40% tariff reduction has been signed off on, both for ground-mounted and...
As a side event to the SNEC trade show that will begin tomorrow in Shanghai, metal paste supplier Heraeus has opened an expanded photovoltaics lab at its Chinese branch, the Heraeus Materials Technology Shanghai (HTMS). Despite a...
IG Metall, Germany’s biggest industrial union, is calling on Bosch to reconsider its withdrawal from the crystalline solar photovoltaic business in view of the European Commission’s plan to slap Chinese imports with anti-dumping...
In response to the EU Commission's plans to impose provisional anti-dumping duties of an average 47% on Chinese solar imports as of June 6, China has called for dialogue and consultations to solve EU trade disputes.
The smart meter market is burgeoning in China, according to market research company IHS iSuppli, but manufacturers are being hit by a price erosion similar to that which devastated solar panel makers last year.
The Korean conglomerate Hyundai Heavy Industries has withdrawn its shares from the joint venture Korean Advanced Materials, which manufactures polysilicon, according to a local media report. The sustained downturn in the...
Reflecting the manufacturing slowdown in the global PV market, U.S. solar group Spire Corporation has posted a 57% drop in its first quarter revenue to $3.2 million.
South Africa's public utility Eskom has signed power purchase agreements (PPA) for nine photovoltaic projects worth 417.1 MW, under the country’s renewable energy expansion program. Meanwhile, the government has expressed concern...
As global photovoltaic industry leaders assembled for the SNEC 2013 tradeshow and conference in Shanghai today, a declaration has been issued calling for a negotiation and conciliation approach to various solar trade disputes...
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