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24 MW solar project under construction in Honduras

With the Pavana Solar Park, Honduras has reached 74 MW of solar PV under construction, giving it a leading position in Central America. GTM Research says that this is only the beginning for the region.


Norfund to invest up to US$33 million in South African PV

A Norwegian investment fund for developing countries has announced it will raise its NOK 80 million (US$13.9 million) commitment to solar projects in South Africa to up to NOK 190 million ($33 million).


US: SEIA chief says Georgia Power deal is not enough

The head of U.S. trade association for solar energy SEIA says today's announcement by utility Georgia Power of its intent to expand solar capacity by 210 MW, has to be just the tip of the iceberg.


EU Pro-Sun: No influence on module prices

After the anti-dumping accusations, EU ProSun has now filed a complaint against alleged unfair subsidies given to Chinese solar manufacturers by the Chinese government. Different opinions arise on the impact this will have on...


EU PVSEC: Slow trade greets new offerings

EU PVSEC 2012

The EU PVSEC in Frankfurt continued today, with trade remaining slow on the showroom floor. While the number of new products and equipment on display is reduced from previous years, some new business models are emerging.


Hanergy officially acquires Q.Cells' Solibro

Solibro CIGS thin film photovoltaics

Q.Cells SE has today officially handed its thin film photovoltaic subsidiary, Solibro GmbH, to China-based Hanergy Holding Group Limited. The 400-strong workforce will be kept on.


Solar Millennium: Investigation into illegal insider trading

The insolvent solar manufacturer can find no peace. Now the public prosecution believes that there has been illegal insider trading.


EU PVSEC: 300 GW/a PV initiative launched

The 300 GW/a photovoltaic initiative was launched today at the EU PVSEC.

On the second day of the EU PVSEC tradeshow, Solarpraxis AG and pv magazine launched their 300 GW per year initiative. The goal is to provide a forum for debate and to set an ambitious goal for the photovoltaic industry, as a...


Sharp to sell off Recurrent Energy?

Ontario Recurrent Energy solar photovoltaic park

Media reports have indicated that Japan-based Sharp is intending to cut around 18% of its global workforce and sell off Recurrent Energy LLC. While the U.S. company could not confirm the news, it did provide pv magazine its...


Conergy cancels long-term wafer contract; transfers PV plants to MEMC

Conergy corporate logo

Conergy AG has cancelled its long-term photovoltaic wafer contract with MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. As a result, the German company no longer expects to reap a positive EBIDTA in 2012. It has also agreed to transfer...


Bernreuter Research sees rebound for leaner polysilicon

Germany-based Bernreuter Research says that according to its analyses, the polysilicon sector will slowly recover from its current oversupply situation by 2014. The findings were presented at the 27th EU PVSEC in Frankfurt am...


EU ProSun files second solar complaint

European Union flags

EU ProSun, headed by SolarWorld AG, has filed a second official complaint to the European Commission, this time accusing Chinese photovoltaic manufacturers of receiving illegal subsidies.


EU PVSEC: Grid connection challenges can be overcome

Winifred Hoffman EPIA

Grid connection and stability issues can be overcome to encompass a more electricity-intensive energy mix in Europe, with photovoltaics supplying up to 25% of that demand by 2030. The findings have been released in a report by...


PV interest in Uzbekistan increases

Uzbekistan flag

Several large photovoltaic power plants are expected to be built in Uzbekistan soon, with the participation of both local and foreign investors.


Malaysia: Applications for 8 MW of rooftop PV open

Malaysia solar photovoltaic installation

Malaysia's Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) has announced that applications for 2 MW of rooftop photovoltaic projects in H2 2012 and 6 MW for H1 2013, have opened.


German PV equipment sales continue to decline; stronger cooperation urged

Solar photovoltaic equipment

On the back of weakened demand from Asian customers, sales of German photovoltaic equipment have fallen by half in Q2 2012, compared to the same period last year. To maintain competitiveness, cooperation with local industry is...


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