The European Commission says Germany has agreed some key changes to the legislation outlined in its energy transformation plans.
The Coalition for Affordable Solar Energy (CASE) has today called on the U.S. and Chinese governments to work together to avoid a "destructive" global trade war. Meanwhile, an analyst reports that tariffs are too late to protect...
According to industry analysts at Jefferies, the anti-dumping and countervailing duty trade case will move to Europe this month.
Part of First Solar Inc.'s German workforce has said it wants to continue producing the manufacturer’s photovoltaic thin film modules, according to media reports. However, in the future they will only make modules for small...
The insolvency process has begun for Germany’s Solarhybrid AG.
While it reported an operating loss in Q1 2012 of US$35.1 million last week, Hanwha SolarOne believes it is heading in the right direction. The company reduced U.S. shipments to avoid the hefty tariffs imposed by the Department...
Crystalline-silicon (c-Si) researcher Martin Green has participated in a forum today where the future for German-Australian photovoltaics was said to be in equipment supply and innovation respectively. Australian Ambassador to...
Chinese photovoltaic module manufacturer, JA Solar has posted comparatively positive first quarter (Q1) 2012 financial results compared to many of its industry counterparts. In particular, its shipments were strong.
Following media speculation over the past couple of days, Q.Cells SE has today announced that Hanergy Holding Group Limited will acquire the German manufacturer’s thin film subsidiary, Solibro. The financial details have not been...
Panasonic Corporation will begin mass production of its lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery system, which has been developed for European residential homes kitted out with solar.
Nanosolar Inc. has secured US$70 million in new capital, which it will use to boost the company’s business activities going forward.
Organic solar film manufacturer, Konarka Technologies, Inc. is the latest solar company to file for bankruptcy protection under chapter 7 of the U.S. Federal bankruptcy laws.
SolarWorld AG is expected to shed around ten percent of its 3,300 strong workforce, according to reports. Chinese "dumping" prices have been cited as a key reason.
In spite of the sharp decrease in feed-in-tariffs (FIT) in the last 12 months in France, photovoltaic systems are still in high demand from French consumers.
Germany’s Charlottenburg district court opened insolvency proceedings for Odersun AG on June 1, following the company's failure to find an investor.
In response to the "persistently challenging economic environment", Komax Holding AG has announced that Komax Solar will lay off around 70 workers.
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