Belief in the transformative power of solar energy growing among most sections of U.S. society, finds Harris Poll.
Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd has appointed Weiping Zhou, former chairman of Guolian Futures Co., Ltd and finance department manager of government-owned investment company Wuxi Guolian Development (Group) Co., Ltd, executive...
Figures from a SEIA/GTM Research study released last week have confirmed that the state of New Jersey has hit the 1 GW installed photovoltaic capacity milestone. The state added 415 MW of capacity in 2012, an increase of...
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has placed emphasis on the securitization of solar PV assets and associated cash flows in the marketplace. Securitization is expected to draw in more investors to the solar asset class. DOE's...
According to the latest data from Wiki-Solar, U.S.-based thin film manufacturer, First Solar Inc. is the top photovoltaic project installer globally, having added 759 MW across 11 sites.
The impact of module prices are always discussed in connection with import tariffs on Chinese photovoltaic products. In the U.S. prices continue to fall, despite the tariffs imposed last year. However, the comparison is lopsided...
Germany's Federal Environment Minister is still advocating PV storage incentives from May onwards. However the funding issue remains unresolved. Peter Altmaier also mentioned at the Energy Storage conference in Düsseldorf that he...
The Energy Storage conference in Düsseldorf, Germany, began with more than 500 visitors. Project examples show the conditions under which storage systems pay off and make sense.
Japan's decision to turn its back on nuclear and offer the world's most generous PV FIT scheme is set to see the country overtake Italy, Germany and the U.S. this year to become the world's second biggest solar market in 2013.
Today Chinese photovoltaic module manufacturer Suntech finally admitted it had received notice of default over the US$541 million worth of 3% convertible bonds, which went unpaid on Friday.
A significant part of the business is to be taken over by BayWa and a second investor. Between 50 and 230 jobs are at stake. The German Cartel Office still has to agree to the sale.
The president of Applied Materials' solar division has rubbished rumors the parent company is preparing to pull out of solar.
With the Chinese authorities having approved the transaction, Germany’s SMA Solar Technology AG now officially owns 72.5% of China-based Jiangsu Zeversolar New Energy Co., Ltd.
The European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) has called for an EU industrial policy to drive innovation and research into solar.
New financial models are expected to help propel solar from being an "alternative energy" to a mainstream industry, states U.S.-based Clean Edge. It adds that PV revenues are forecast to grow to $123.6 billion by 2022. Meanwhile,...
As speculation mounts over whether Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd will default on its bond repayments and be forced to file for involuntary bankruptcy today, it seems the Wuxi Government in China is almost certain to bail Suntech...
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