The Australian Federal Parliament voted to scrap the country's carbon price last week, causing concerns as to the future of PV in the country. However, the Australian Solar Council says that the move won't halt the growth of...
Swathes of commercial and industrial roofs could be transformed into solar energy generating plants under a new solar strategy unveiled by the U.K. government on Friday.
In responding to lower installation forecasts in Europe, Brussels has reduced the import volume for photovoltaic manufacturers from China from 7 to 5.8 GW this year.
The Nanjing-based company shipped a total of 235.8 MW in the fourth quarter, beating forecasts. CEO Stephen Cai attributes the company's improved performance on its operational flexibility, cost control efforts and entry into new...
The political crisis in Ukraine is threatening to hollow out the country's nascent PV industry as the world awaits the outcome of Russia's annexation of Crimea.
The country is also increasingly working with Turkey on a number of ambitious energy projects, including a plans to build 1 GW of capacity and a 450-kilometer-long submarine electricity line connecting the two countries.
Germany's PV equipment and plant manufacturers are cautiously optimistic and expecting a 25 percent increase in revenue this year despite lacking a plan to ensure their competitiveness in the medium term.
Monthly stock report shows impressive uptick for the Arizona company, while SunPower continues to create a buzz.
The rapid expansion of the solar market in China and Japan is off-setting the decline across Europe, according to analysts IHS.
The German plant manufacturer posts €266.2 million revenues for 2013, driven by growth in the display and semiconductor sectors. CEO calls for active industry PV policy in Germany.
Californian utility PG&E sourced 22.5% of its power from renewable sources in 2013, while the average U.K. share hit a record 13.8%.
Despite retaining its position as the world's leading inverter company with 5.4 GW sold, SMA suffered a sales horror-show last year in the wake of European PV contraction.
Figures from the China Chamber of Commerce confirm China-European business revenues down by $3.7bn last year.
The Chinese solar company enjoyed a net profit of $266.7 million last year, boosted by an increase in delivery of turnkey lines.
The global PV industry will add 100 GW of capacity a year by 2018 say the analysts, with c-Si technology set to dominate the landscape.
The analysts expect global expenditure on solar PV to increase by 45% on last year, with Latin America leading the way on manufacturing growth.
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