Delegates at the 2nd International Conference on PV Module Recycling, held yesterday in Madrid, Spain were hoping to hear that photovoltaic (PV) recycling efforts had increased since last year’s conference.
Meyer Burger Technology Ltd has signed a supply contract worth CHF 160 million (around USD$169 million; €123 million) with an unnamed, existing customer in Asia.
Sulfurcell is hoping to achieve 14 percent efficiency for its thin film photovoltaics modules after securing €18.8 million in equity funding.
Two towns in Germany have joined forces to encourage photovoltaics (PV) recycling firms to set up shop in their area, after identifying a gap in the market.
U.S. thin film manufacturer, Abound Solar, has received MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) certification for its AB1-series of photovoltaic modules.
A new report states that the photovoltaics (PV) industry is at a crossroads, with a growing realization that PV panels are becoming commoditized. But, it believes building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) could provide a strategic...
Germany-based Singulus Technologies AG has secured an over €30 million contract for five selenization systems for CIS thin film solar cells.
Petra Solar has opened a research and development office in Amman, Jordan.
Evergreen Solar, Inc. has announced it will close its Devens manufacturing facility in Massachusetts, the U.S. Around 800 employees are expected to be affected.
China-based Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. has announced it shipped a "record-breaking" one gigawatt of photovoltaic (PV) panels to European customers in 2010.
A solar powered car, designed by students at the University of New South Wales, has officially become the world’s fastest solar vehicle after reaching speeds of more than 88 km/h.
Tonsan has opened what it says is the world’s largest dedicated photovoltaics (PV) factory in Suzhou County, China. Over USD$125 million was invested in the project.
LDK Solar Co., Ltd. has reached three gigawatts (GWs) of annualized production capacity at its wafer plants in China.
Oerlikon Solar has received the first orders for its new ThinFab thin film silicon module production line.
Last Friday, Sanyo announced that it had achieved the world’s highest cell conversion efficiency at 21.6 percent. However, responding to questions from pv magazine, the efficiency has not been independently verified and there are...
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