REC's silicon business saw an increase in polysilicon sales volume of 56% in the July-September quarter despite China's introduction of preliminary anti-dumping duties.
The Italian Government is expected to introduce an eight gigawatt (GW) cumulative cap on its PV market this week. If the new law is passed, it could mean an end to solar subsidies as early as this summer.
France will reportedly introduce an annual limit of 500 megawatts (MW) for new PV installations on March 10. However, the new restrictions will be less severe than initially feared.
Delegates from Germany’s Christian Democratic Union and the FDP have won. PV feed-in tariffs (FITs) will be slashed again at mid-year, depending on market growth.
The CIGS PV market is poised for a comeback according to a new report, which identifies three markets ripe for development, and discusses China’s potential to take the production lead. However, if it wants to make an impact, it...
One thing occupying the minds of First Solar executives these days is how to grab new markets before growth in Europe begins to slow. They spoke at length about this goal while providing a tempered market outlook on Thursday,...
Mounting equipment may not be the most high-profile PV component, but it is a critical piece where innovative designs can make a big difference to costs. In an interview, Unirac executives discuss their strategies for the North...
China is calling the shots in the PV industry – this became clear once again at the end of the 5th SNEC (2011) International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition in Shanghai, China.
In a new 61-page report, San Francisco Bay area activists are calling for the distributed generation of renewable energy in California, the U.S. through a system of feed-in tariffs (FITs).
According to the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA), PV represented the strongest capacity growth in Europe last year, out of all the renewable energy technologies.
According to attendees, this year's SNEC PV is even bigger than its predecessor, and has a much larger Chinese presence. Quality, meanwhile, is the buzzword on everyone's lips.
Ted Spooner, a visiting fellow at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) speaks to pv magazine about PV safety issues, following a recent spate of systems being disconnected from the Australian grid.
The 5th SNEC PV got off to a successful start in Shanghai, China yesterday. Following speculation earlier this year that the spot price for polysilicon is set to increase, attention at the trade show turned to the Chinese...
Eighty five percent of PV cells will be produced in Asia by the end of the year, according to IMS Research. Last year, it estimates that nearly 80 percent of PV modules were produced there.
Germany-based Solarwatt has announced its entry into the UK. Seemingly undeterred by the country’s recent feed-in tariff fallout, the company believes the market is set to grow "enormously".
According to SolarWorld head, Frank Asbeck, the German company intends to place a greater focus on foreign markets. He adds that it will continue to be able to compete with Asian PV companies.
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