The increase of cheaper photovoltaics on the German wholesale power market is reducing the profits and sales of large central power generators. They are hitting back by "heavily" lobbying against decentralization, according to...
SunEdison’s 70 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Northeast Italy has been interconnected. Reportedly the largest single-operating PV power plant in Europe, it was completed and connected within nine months.
Photovoltaics (PV) profitability has “significantly” decreased in the last few years, while rapid expansion has put pressure on feed-in tariffs (FITs). On a more positive note, however, the industry has displayed “incredible”...
Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) has begun the first phase of construction on its 4.4-megawatt (MW) Yardville Solar Farm in New Jersey, the U.S.
Taiwanese solar cell manufacturer, Neo Solar Power, has concluded agreements with Korean photovoltaics companies for the supply of silicon and wafers.
Southern California Edison (SCE) has signed 20 contracts for photovoltaics (PV) projects worth around nearly 240 megawatts (MWs) under its Renewable Standard Contract program.
After months of discussion and negotiation with the industry, the Spanish government has finally approved the new photovoltaics feed-in tariffs (FITs).
Rumors in the photovoltaics industry abound after Reuters reported that First Solar is looking to take over SolarWorld. While the German company strongly denies this, U.S.-based First Solar does not.
S.A.G Solarstrom is to build a 2.13 MWp photovoltaics installation on the site of a former excavated soil landfill in Spaichingen, Germany. The company also announced that, following approval, it is planning to issue debenture...
The Italian photovoltaics association, ANIE/GIFI has elected a new president. The news comes as the industry announces it is optimistic about the coming year.
juwi has announced its entry into the UK market by establishing the subsidiary juwi Renewable Energies Ltd, and stating that it will realize 60 megawatts worth of solar power plants in the country in 2011 and 2012.
Etrion Corporation and SunPower Corp. have announced an agreement to build two solar power plants, totaling 10 megawatts (MWs), in the Puglia region of Italy.
Advances in crystalline silicon technology, combined with the falling cost of the polysilicon raw material, have served to pile pressure on manufacturers of emerging thin film technologies, according to a new research report.
Germany-based Centrosolar Group AG has opened a Canadian subsidiary. In addition to providing photovoltaics (PV) systems, Centrosolar Canada will also be offering training through its Centroschool.
German-Chinese company Sinosol AG has announced it is planning and supplying a 20 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Ukraine for an unnamed, “renowned” local investor.
North Star Solar has signed a 60 megawatt (MW) solar power purchase agreement with Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) Company. North Star Solar is a wholly owned affiliate of NorthLight Power, a joint-venture between REC and...
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