The German deposition equipment provider is latest beneficiary of China National Building Materials' ambitious solar PV expansion, and will deliver several coating systems for installation at two 300 MW CIGS plants and one 100 MW...
The U.S. government agency says a greater prevalence and diversity of loan products could enable higher rates of solar adoption in regions where third-party finance is currently lacking.
The German company raised its group-wide shipments by 41% to 154 MW compared to 109 MW a year ago.
The new company took over all the invested capital and intangible assets, including patents, trademarks and brands, of the insolvent Gehrlicher Solar AG.
The State Department of Revenue has reinterpreted its tax policy, reassessing leased solar panels as "merchant power plants" that must be taxed.
"It would be difficult and expensive, but the payoff would be immense, and not just in economic terms," says Susumu Sasaki, professor emeritus at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.
Jordan continues to attract major PV developers as the country seeks to increase its use of solar energy.
The historic agreement with the Federal Republic of Nigeria Government will bring masses of utility-scale solar capacity to the West African nation.
The Arizona-based thin film module maker reported 404 MW in new bookings in the first three months of 2014, including the 53 MW Shams Ma'an project in Jordan. It will next build 42.76 MW in California.
With the construction of eight new solar power plants, SunEdison has established a major foothold in the growing U.K. solar market with a total of 117 MW already in operation.
Anti-dumping duties of 42% will apply to German, Italian and Spanish companies, including Schmid, Joint Solar Silicon, MEMC Electronic Materials and Siliken Spain.
A one-off windfall from a restructured solar sector deal resulted in stratospheric profits for the polysilicon giant.
With an eye on the burgeoning PV market in the MENA region, the testing and certification organizations are bolstering test offerings for PV systems in desert conditions with simulated sandstorms.
It is the highest efficiency ever achieved on an industrial screen-printed PERC silicon solar cell, according to the German company.
The move is part of the power and technology group's full integration of the U.S. inverter manufacturer ahead of this year's major trade fairs.
The Stuttgart-based ZSW will work with the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. The five-year collaboration will drive research into the performance of thin film cells under desert conditions.
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