Former solar giant China Solar has been forced to delay its six-month figures as an investigation into two of its Chinese subsidiaries continues. Three directors were arrested over the alleged false reporting on registered...
Photovoltaic integrated systems and components manufacturer Centrosolar released its reviewed half-year interim report for 2013. Despite the company still being in the red, it believes that its restructuring will be successful,...
Investors IFC Catalyst Fund, FMO and SIFEM have raised $130 million for investment in small-scale renewable energy projects in Southeast Asia ranging between $5 million and $12 million.
The Chinese solar giant is increasing its EPC operations in the face of growing solar demand at home. The company is planning to build three 100 MW projects in Hebei Province.
Senior bondholders in the vertically integrated solar manufacturer REC have approved the splitting of the company today. The approval will see its polysilicon operations split off from REC’s solar operations.
The European Investment Bank has unveiled a funding program to support investment in renewable energy in six Central American countries. Costa Rica's ICE has already begun commercial and off-grid PV programs.
The Swiss Solar Energy Professional Association (Swissolar) calls the government's plans for PV "catastrophic". Feed-in tariffs, payment duration and the separate category for integrated PV systems are on the chopping block....
The Komax Group will pull out of the PV equipment business and thus sell its solar arm, Komax Solar. The decision is said to be a strategic move and the group has begun searching for viable buyers.
The acquisition of Gehrlicher Solar America creates a "one-stop shop" for clients seeking project design, procurement, installation and operation, says M+W Americas CEO Rick Whitney.
A PV demand increase of 100% is expected from China and Japan in the second half of 2013. Japan remains the most active PV market this year with 150% growth, according to NPD Solarbuzz.
In figures released today, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has indicated that it approved almost 19 GW of commercial rooftop or ground mounted solar installations between July 2012 and April 2013.
While Japan is becoming increasingly important for REC's solar panel division, the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China is endangering the group's polysilicon business in Washington.
U.S. President Barack Obama finally followed through on his pledge to install solar panels atop the White House. While not the first president to do so, the move is seen as a major boost for clean energy.
As part of the Obama administration's clean energy goals, the U.S. Interior Department has established a new Renewable Energy Evaluation Area that could result in the development of more than 3.3 GW of solar capacity.
Of the leading 40 solar companies, environmental and consumer advocacy group Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition found that Trina Solar, Yingli and SunPower bested industry rivals in areas such as worker safety and module toxicity.
Chinese manufacturers Trina Solar and Yingli Green Energy are both reported to be considering a partial or complete acquisition of the debt-stricken Suntech. Analysts say the move is not to be unexpected.
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