The head of Sharp Corp.'s energy business on Monday told reporters in Japan the company would not "quit or sell" its solar business, but would instead return to profit.
$265 million sale to Canadian Solar follows tough few years for the Japanese manufacturing giant.
The kerfless wafer maker has announced both efficiency improvements and operational milestones in advance of the launch of its first mass production facility.
The company has launched an integrated energy management system and an AC storage solution at the Solar Power International trade show. These products will be available for residential and commercial PV systems in the second half...
Despite a booming market in Japan, the world's fourth-largest inverter maker has expanded to the United States, and IHS says that it expects more inverter companies to follow suit.
Meyer Burger will ship the systems in late 2014 and the first half of 2015 to Hanwha Q-Cells facilities in Germany and Malaysia, to enable increased cell efficiencies.
The Japanese company says its wavelength conversion particles for solar encapsulant sheets improves power generation efficiency up to 2.2% over conventional products.
The U.S. equipment maker has secured three certifications which will enable modules produced using its Merlin copper mesh interconnection technology to be used in PV systems. GT plans to commercially roll out Merlin in 2015.
The American PV maker will supply its high-efficiency E20/327 modules to a Japanese conglomerate for a project in Southern Japan. SunPower has supplied around 400 MW of PV modules to the nation to date.
Solar irradiance modelling tool is the first in the company's new PVIQ suite of analytics tools.
Panasonic's HIT module has broken the conversion efficiency record and is the first module to surpass the 25% barrier.
Trina Solar is in pilot production of the Honey Ultra module, which has set new records for efficiency. Testing on the module was done by TUV Rheinland.
German industry giants DB Schenker and TUV Rheinland have joined forces to offer a new logistics for the transportation of modules. The system comes into existence after a year of extensive testing between China and Germany.
For the sixth year running the Intersolar Awards were presented to the best innovations in the field of photovoltaics and solar thermal technology as well as in the new category of solar projects in Europe.
SolarEdge introduces its line of power optimizers which now includes two new models.
Huber+Suhner present not one but two new solar boxes: the RADOX SolarBox HM-Blue-Safety with an integrated safety switch and the RADOX SolarBox HM-Blue-AC with inverter module.
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