The American energy company has announced carbon goals and an intensified focus on renewable energy and distributed generation at the ground-breaking of its new headquarters in New Jersey.
During 2012, many PV manufacturers endured a long, uphill battle, staggering under steep price cuts, excess inventory, shrinking margins and political headwinds; and all the while, jostling for position with other technologies....
Yingli Green Energy has partnered with Longyuan (Tibet) New Energy Company Limited to supply 22,209 off-grid PV systems to families in Tibet.
LDK Solar has to pay JYT Corporation of Beijing (JYT) RMB294 million (approx. US$47 million) plus additional RMB3.4 million (approx. US$550,000) to cover arbitral fees.
Only the lowest cost and most commercially viable PV technologies will end up surviving through the brutal PV shakeout phase of 2012, writes Finlay Colville, vice president of NPD Solarbuzz.
By the end of the year, First Solar Inc. will stop photovoltaic production in Germany's Frankfurt Oder. However, plant management has announced that there is now investor interest and hopes for a solution in Q1 2013.
With the approval of the parliament, from 2013 onwards, PV power producers in Spain will have to pay a new tax of 7% on top of their FITs. Meanwhile, Energy Minister Soria intends to finalize Spain’s energy reform within the next...
SMA Solar Technology AG has acquired a 72.5% stake in Chinese photovoltaic inverter company, Jiangsu Zeversolar New Energy Co., Ltd. The move, if approved, will help SMA access China's burgeoning solar market.
GTM Research’s Andrew Krulewitz details the factors that contributed to price declines in each U.S. photovoltaic market segments in Q4 2012.
SiC Processing GmbH's request to file for self-administrative insolvency has been accepted by the district court in Germany's Amberg. Management now has three months to design a restructuring plan.
A second commercial scale community solar project has been launched in Australia. The 400 kW rooftop installation will be installed in Sydney and is being organized by Embark.
According to the latest figures from Wiki-Solar, utility-scale photovoltaic installations have reached 8.5 GW this year, thus more than doubling the 2.3 GW recorded in 2011.
New data has revealed that solar installers in the U.S. are being slowed down by red tape, which is pushing up the installed price. The survey data was collected by solar financers Clean Power Finance, which gathered responses...
The two Taiwanese companies have today approved the second stage of their merger which, when complete, will see the country’s largest solar company formed. A shareholders meeting will be held in February to finalize the...
Over 70 solar companies and associations have written an open letter to European Energy Commissioner, Günther Oettinger, calling for action to be taken against those member states which introduce retroactive changes to renewable...
Photovoltaic module and balance of system component suppliers are expected to see increased revenues in Q1 2013, ahead of changes to the U.K.’s renewable obligation certificate (ROC) scheme.
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