The successful completion of a pilot line phase would lead to the start of mass manufacturing in 2018, according to plans by Dyesol and Turkish partner Nesli DSC.
America’s Aloha State soon may help residents to welcome solar energy into their homes at a reasonable monthly rate. The model is of wider interest as it may prove to be one where residential photovoltaics can be installed more...
Mercom Capital has reported that global venture capital investments, in the cleantech sector, in 2012 plunged nearly 50% to US$992 million in 103 deals. US$1.9 billion was raised in 2011. The report also states that 35 solar...
Thin film producer First Solar has announced the acquisition of Santiago-based solar development company Solar Chile.
The Hellenic Association of Photovoltaic Energy Producers (SPEF) has filed a formal complaint at the European Commission with regards to the special levy the Greek Government has imposed on photovoltaic parks.
In another sign of its continuing and robust support for photovoltaics, the U.S. military has given the go-ahead for a 12.3 MW installation at the Joint Military Base McGuire-Dix Lakehurst in New Jersey.
NPD Solarbuzz has stated in its China Balance of Systems Market Report that revenues of CNY 19.5 billion (US$3.1 billion) will be made available to PV balance-of-system suppliers in the Chinese market this year.
Energy market analysts with GlobalData have sent a warning to U.K. and Italian consumers, saying that they should "invest in solar or pay the price". The analysts cite gas price instability as the key driver in making solar a...
Bernreuter Research sees rising demand with new PV installations of 36 GW. According to the latest Bernreuter Research analysis the global polysilicon industry will resume growth and increase production by 6.5% in 2013.
Japanese thin film manufacturer Solar Frontier has claimed a cadmium free CIGS efficiency record, on tiny “cells” measuring 0.5cm x 0.5cm. The efficiency of 19.7%was measured by Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial...
Thin film manufacturer and First Solar has announced that has signed a two-year collaboration and licensing agreement with Intermolecular Inc. The collaboration aims to increase efficiencies beyond First Solar’s announced...
In a sign that the photovoltaic industry may be set to receive more support under France’s socialist Hollande government, new measures have been unveiled today.
Inspira Martifer Solar, a subsidiary of Martifer Solar will install its first rooftop project in Mahabaleshwar, India.
Solar Mosaic, a crowdfunding solar startup from Oakland California, will launch its online marketplace today, offering microinvestors the chance to put their money towards a solar installation.
The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Limited (TANGEDCO) has received a total of 92 applications for 104 projects totaling 499 MW after bids opened last week. The target has been set at 1000MW of solar projects for this year.
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has sent a notice to LDK Solar stating that the company is in compliance with NYSE's continued listing requirement of a minimum average closing price of US$1 per share over a consecutive...
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