The Tohoku Plant has been agreed with both the Miyagi prefectural government and the Ohiramura local government of Japan.
In what is believed to be the country’s largest publicly funded photovoltaic installation for affordable housing, the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara (HACSB) has installed residential solar systems for 863...
In reporting its second quarter (Q2), JA Solar has mainly recorded year-on-year gains, but sequential losses. As such, the company has lowered its full year guidance.
As part of a project to predict output levels from large solar parks, the vast Copper Mountain solar complex will be equipped with cloud imaging devices called Total Sky Imagers (TSIs). The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is...
According to new research, the U.S. will see a total of 2.4 gigawatts (GW) of photovoltaic projects installed this year, marking an increase of 166 percent. Newly added capacity is expected to increase to 3.1 GW in 2012 and 5.5...
The Indian state of Karnataka is inviting bids for solar projects worth 80 megawatts (MW). A draft of the power purchase agreements (PPAs) offered under the policy has also been released. Criticism is aimed at both the lack of...
Hitherto focused on Europe, which accounted for 66 percent of its revenue in 2010, Suntech Power is diversifying its strategy, betting big on the U.S., Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. In an exclusive interview,...
The Italian network authority, GSE, has published an updated list of the photovoltaic systems that will receive subsidies this year. Currently more than 2,700 projects are on the waiting list.
While many photovoltaic module manufacturers are paying the price for 2011’s weak demand, Canadian Solar has been relatively unaffected by the dismal market conditions.
Deutsche Bank has labeled Germany’s feed-in tariffs (FIT) as 'Best-in-Class' while offering comment on balancing policy longevity and supporting investor security.
Evergreen Solar has filed for voluntary bankruptcy and has announced plant closures. Analysts warn more companies, like SolarWorld and Schott Solar, are at risk.
Flying in the face of the shaky market conditions seen in the first half of 2011, Chinese photovoltaic product manufacturer JinkoSolar has bucked the trend to post positive second quarter (Q2) results.
Germany-based Solon SE has announced the closure of its Tucson module and photovoltaic system manufacturing facility, as part of a new U.S. operations strategy. Sixty jobs will be lost.
Both the shaky market conditions and start up difficulties of the company’s antireflective coating equipment (SiNA 2) were attributed to Roth & Rau’s weak start to the year. Looking ahead, the company is unable to provide full...
Citigroup Inc. announced today that it will create a US$50 million fund with photovoltaic lease provider Sungevity, for installations in eight states. The funds will facilitate residential solar installations in Arizona,...
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