ReneSola has signed a deal with EPC Enerparc AG to deliver 43.6 MW of modules between April and June this year. 35 MW will be delivered via ReneSola's OEMs in Poland and India.
European photovoltaic inverter manufacturers see their profits shrink as low-cost Asian players gain ground, according to a new report released by GTM Research. Increased competition is also coming from diversified giants.
SolarWorld CEO Frank Asbeck has told Germany's Handelsblatt that the company is interested in a part of Bosch's solar cell production unit.
Malaysian state Sarawak will develop a new US$1.6 billion polysilicon manufacturing plant which is slated to start operations in 2016.
The Solar Foundation has released an online tool to chart job creation in the U.S. solar industry by state. The State Solar Jobs Map will allow people lobbying for the wider adoption of solar photovoltaics to illustrate how many...
Spanish photovoltaic module manufacturer T-Solar has started proceedings to lay off 170 employees, according to local media. The company has been involved in voluntary insolvency proceedings for over a month.
The Japanese Ministry for Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has announced that the total combined renewable energy capacity between April 2012 and January 2013 has reached 1,394 MW. Photovoltaic capacity alone accounted for...
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has signed three solar PPAs for a total of 47 MW.
When Suntech defaulted on $541 million of convertible U.S. bonds in March, solar players across the world were watching. The very public, and long-expected, failure of the former poster boy of solar, Zhengrong Shi, has left the...
A coalition of solar companies and physicians has been formed in California, to push back against utility company attempts to wind back net metering for solar customers.
Debt-ridden LDK Solar has recorded an enormous Q4 2012 net loss totaling over US$0.5 billion, significantly up from the $95.9 million loss seen in the previous quarter. Although the beleaguered Chinese photovoltaic manufacturer...
According to Bridge to India, close to 1.5 GW of PV projects are currently under development in India. It forecasts that over 1 GW of new capacity will be installed this year. Meanwhile, 2014 is expected to see new installations ...
Japanese thin film producer Solar Frontier has announced a milestone module efficiency during Thin Film Week in Berlin. Speaking at the Thin Film Forum, head of product management, Ichiro Sugiyama, said that a champion module...
Global inverter sales generated 5% growth, as Asia drove the global market in 2012, IMS Research reports. But European and U.S. suppliers still dominate this market segment.
Net-metered projects continue to grow in the U.S., as annual capacity surpassed 2 GW for first time in 2012, according to a report on new trends and solar power connections by U.S. electric utilities released by the Solar...
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