Under a new agreement, Toshiba Corporation has ordered 48 megawatts (MW) worth of solar panels from SunPower Corporation.
Q-Cells North America has signed an 83 megawatt solar cell supply agreement with SunPower Corp.
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. and MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. have joined forces to open an up to one gigawatt (GW) Chinese PV cell production facility.
Changes to India’s 2011 to 2012 Union Budget have seen solar modules and lanterns reclassified as renewable energy items, rather than electrical items. This means they are now exempt from customs duty.
Helios USA, LLC has opened a new manufacturing facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Over 50 new jobs are expected to be created.
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According to attendees, this year's SNEC PV is even bigger than its predecessor, and has a much larger Chinese presence. Quality, meanwhile, is the buzzword on everyone's lips.
Canadian Solar has entered into a sales contract with S.A.G. Solarstrom AG. It has also supplied PV modules to SolarLAB2.
Oerlikon Solar has secured an order for its KAI equipment from Chinese photoelectric glass manufacturer Dong Xu Ltd. It is unknown how much the order is worth, or the amount of equipment sold.
GCL-Poly Energy Holdings is to invest approximately HK$17.7 billion (around USD$2.27 billion; €1.66 billion) in the expansion of its polysilicon and wafer production facilities in China.
SoloPower has received a conditional commitment from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Loan Programs Office for a USD$197 million loan guarantee.
Under a new agreement, Suntech Power Holdings will supply around USD$80 million worth of solar power systems to Peak International Trade (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. The United Nations will then deploy them.
HyperSolar, Inc. has completed a prototype design of its thin solar concentrator. The company’s aim is to reduce the number of solar cells in a panel by 75 percent.
Solar Junction has achieved 41.4 percent cell efficiency on a concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) multi-junction production cell. The results have been confirmed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
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