The yieldco's "poison pill" was created to prevent sale of more than 15% of the company's class A stock and to keep bidders from blocking the sale of the company.
The suspension of the feed-in tariff in yet another state of Australia has been met with anger and dismay by much of the solar community in the country.
The United Kingdom’s (U.K.) largest water and sewerage company, Thames Water, has signed a deal to become the biggest on-site photovoltaic producer and industrial user, in a deal with Ennoviga Solar. The deal will see...
The latest IMS Research photovoltaic 2011 forecast predicts installed capacity to increase by one gigawatt (GW) over previous estimates. Growing demand in Asia, the Americas and the German market driving demand.
China has continued its march into the renewable energy and photovoltaic sector with a new feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme, to compliment its already rapidly expanding module and equipment businesses. The Chinese National Development...
Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute has developed an off-grid photovoltaic solution to maximize utility of power supply while minimizing the need for storage solutions.
A new downstream report by Solarbuzz indicates that as the European markets represent a smaller proportion of the worldwide photovoltaic market, U.S. and Asian markets will continue to grow. This growth will be so vigorous, the...
As the August 1st cutoff for Britain’s original feed-in tariff (FIT) rates looms, two five megawatt (MW) power plants have been completed in England’s "sunny" south west.
A new report by IMS Research states that smart PV inverter shipments are predicted to grow to 27 GW in 2015, accounting for almost 60 percent of the market, asserting a positive outlook. This is compared to the 20% in 2010.
German company Q-Cells has announced the launch of its independant production of the Q.PEAK modules at its company headquarters in Thalheim, Germany. The new production line has a capacity of 130 megawatts-peak.
Named the 'CIS Cluster Tool' project, work has started on the development of new manufacturing procedures for copper indium selenide (CIS) based thin films. The project aims to make a significant contribution towards securing the...
First Solar Inc. has announced the sale of its 9.9 megawatt solar plant near Zamora, Spain to European Solar Power Fund, a renewable energy-focused fund for institutional investors managed by KGAL.
German industrial group Bosch has continued its solar expansion by opening a new photovoltaic center in Arnstadt, Germany.
A dedication ceremony was held at Amherstburg, Ontario by Capstone Infrastructure Corporation and SunPower to celebrate the completion of the 20MW solar park.
On April 19 of this year, Rajasthan finalized its Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy 2011. It targets a minimum of 550 megawatts (MW) of grid connected solar power in Phase 1 (up to 2013).
A 33 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic power plant, in Curbans, France is one step closer to completion with Spanish mounting system manufacturer Grupo Clavijo finishing its stage of the installation.
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