The European Commission is set to present a new plan on Wednesday calling for an "energy union" that would strengthen its stance in the global energy market against Russia. The German government appears to have some qualms about...
France's Soitec has achieved 46% conversion efficiency with one of its multi-junction solar cells. Soitec claims the high efficiency cell tops its previous world record announced in September 2013.
SMA has significantly reduced its sales guidance for 2014. In its new guidance, the German inverter supplier expects sales between EUR 775 million and EUR 790 million, down from EUR 850 million and EUR 950 million. "Significantly...
Germany's largest utility will spin out of fossils fuels and towards renewables in response to changing dynamic of energy landscape.
Assault of batteries shapes the week, while the good vibes of the 15th Forum Solarpraxis are punctured by the news of SolarMax's insolvency.
SolarMax will become the latest inverter victim of Europe’s declining PV market when its parent company, Sputnik Engineering, files for insolvency this week.
Monday's news that China's Bluestar Elkem looks set to purchase Norway's REC Solar ASA came as somewhat of a surprise to the PV industry, but the moves makes sense. Analysts say that it allows REC Solar ASA the capital to grow...
Bluestar Elkem, a division of the state-owned China National Chemical Corporation, has made an offer to buy the Norwegian PV module manufacturer for $640 million in a move that could secure a European beachhead for a major...
The latest figures from the U.S. government show a particularly slow month for solar PV in October, as part of lagging utility-scale PV market in 2014.
Mercom Capital's strong 2015 outlook follows on a dismal 2014, with only 800 MW forecast by year's end. This optimistic forecast is influenced by a variety of factors, including moves by the Modi administration.
Ex-Im Bank Chairman Hochberg Signs $1 Billion Memorandum of Understanding to Support U.S. Clean Energy Exports to India Announces the MOU at the India-US Technology Summit in Noida
Interview: On Monday the Meyer Burger Group and the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM) inaugurated their Swiss-Inno pilot line for heterojunction technology (HJT) in Neuchatel, Switzerland. Christophe Ballif,...
The installation marks the start of the Spanish company's activities in Argentina's PV sector. The province of San Luis has plans to install 3 GW of PV power through 2030 and Ingeteam is aiming to increase its supply of equipment...
In its new India Solar Rooftop Map, consultancy group Bridge to India forecasts 1.5 GW of rooftop solar in the country by 2018. More than 285 MW of rooftop projects have been commissioned so far, with Tamil Nadu the leading state...
Bumpy landing has left comet lander on its side in shadow. Battery life could be exhausted by Friday night.
The latest edition of IREC and VoteSolar's Freeing the Grid finds no significant rollbacks to state net metering policies over the last twelve months, despite multiple attempts by utilities.
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