Avancis GmBH is currently in negotiations with the workers council to temporarily stop production at its Fab 2 CIGS production facility in Torgau, Germany. Up to 220 workers will be affected by the decision, which is expected to...
Solar Millennium AG is the latest victim of the weak solar market conditions. Just this afternoon, it announced that it has filed for the opening of insolvency proceedings.
Bosch Group and Conergy AG have entered into negotiations under which Bosch will acquire Conergy’s inverter subsidiary, voltwerk electronics GmbH. The financial sum was not divulged.
The negotiations between Solar Millennium AG and solarhybrid AG had been expected to be concluded by the end of November. However, it looks likely that discussions will go on into the New Year.
In an interview with pv magazine Arturo Herrero, chief marketing officer at JinkoSolar talks about how the company has managed to, fairly successfully, weather the 2011 solar storm. He also talks frankly about the recent Haining...
The photovoltaic cell and module manufacturing industry in India has developed from less than 200 megawatts (MW) in 2007, to around two gigawatts (GW) in 2011. Bridge to India estimates that it will see "significant" growth over...
The PV Taskforce at the Roofting Center, located in Washington D.C., has released a draft report into photovoltaic roof racking. It attempts to bring the photovoltaic and roofing community together, in order to formulate criteria...
According to various media, India is considering following in the footsteps of the U.S. and launching its own investigation into Chinese solar imports.
A new report on India’s solar market forecasts that as much as 33.4 gigawatts of both off- and on-grid solar will be installed in the country by 2022. While the National Solar Mission (NSM) aims to install 20 GW, it is believed...
China-based ReneSola has grid connected a 20 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic power plant to the Chinese grid.
With the new regulations not even in place yet, arguments against supporting solar energy have already gained momentum. German Minister of Environment, Norbert Röttgen rejects the calls to cut renewable energy subsidies further.
Some in the industry can be surprised when public or academic reports predict photovoltaics playing a small role in the world’s future energy mix, on the basis of cost. It is often repeated that the technology is just too...
Würth Solar and Manz AG have signed the transfer agreement, which will see Manz taking over Würth’s CIGS operations at Germany’s Schwäbisch Hall.
The State of Berlin has confirmed that it is very interested in saving Germany-based Solon, which filed for insolvency on Tuesday.
Developments in thin-film module manufacturers and technology have provided a talking point as industry news winds down before Christmas.
When Intersolar India closes its doors today, both the exhibitors and visitors should be very satisfied. The great expectations in the Indian solar market seem to have mobilized a number of smaller Indian companies, in addition...
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