Confidence in solar stocks faltered late this month, as evidenced by positions at the opening bell on February 27, with First Solar free-falling more than 14% during one night of after-hours trading; and Trina Solar tumbling by...
The Czech President Vaclav Klaus has approved a retroactive solar tax for solar power plants in the Czech Republic in spite of fears of possible arbitrages and protests by several members of European Photovoltaics Association...
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research have released a comprehensive study that shows that the U.S. are major net exporters of solar energy products.
First Solar will enter 2011 with a forecasted 46 percent sales growth according to the thin film manufacturer. This is despite possibilities of decreased demand in some markets.
Taiwan may be lowering its feed-in tariffs (FITs) for solar power next year due to the falling costs of installation equipment in the domestic solar market.
The Indian government's solar mission moves forth with 37 companies selected to build solar power projects to hit its 20 gigawatt (GW) goal by 2020.
CEE (Conetwork Erneuerbare Energien Holding) an equity investment company and PV project planner, Gehrlicher Solar, have signed a framework agreement for the joint execution of solar projects in Europe.
A study by the Berlin University of Applied Sciences (HTW) has shown that the solar market is being dominated by Asian manufacturers. Further cuts to feed-in tariffs may not help the case for German companies.
The Port of Los Angeles has concluded its one megawatt World Cruise Center solar rooftop project which will generate 1.2 million kilowatt-hours of electricity annually for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)...
In what will be seen as a major blow to the industry, the Czech Senate has approved a retroactive solar tax for photovoltaics (PV) systems.
Germany-based Wacker Chemie AG has said it will build a new, fully integrated polysilicon production site near the city of Cleveland in Tennessee, the U.S. The news comes as the company says it expects to see double digit annual...
SunPower Corp. and Iberdrola Renewables have entered into a contract to design and build a 20-megawatt (MW) photovoltaics (PV) power plant in Arizona, the U.S.
Gehrlicher Solar AG has secured a three-year €180 million credit facility, which will be used to expand its international presence and for refinancing a previous loan. The company has also deployed its unique assembly and...
Commercial operations have begun on Recurrent Energy’s five megawatt (MW) solar power system in San Francisco, the U.S. The company has also announced the opening of its first international office in Toronto, Canada.
The French Government has announced that no new photovoltaics (PV) projects larger than three kilowatts will be approved for the next three months.
The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has expressed its disappointment over the UK Committee on Climate Change's (CCC) failure to include solar power in its newly released fourth budget advice to government on climate change...
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