Latest headlines

Shunfeng shareholders help impressive annual figures

Cheng Kin Ming.

The acquisition of Wuxi Suntech's manufacturing facilities transformed Shunfeng into a tier 1 player overnight but the ambitious company was staring down the barrel three months ago.


EU to raise minimum import price for Chinese solar modules

European Commission

A year after lowering the minimum import price, the European Commission is set to increase it back to its original level. The weak euro is one major reason for the move.


ET Solar to work with EC on MIP compliance

ET Solar flag and building

ET Solar is "very confident" it can address the concerns raised by the European Commission late last week in its finding that the company had breached the terms of the MIP agreement. ET says it will "address the EC's concerns...


ReneSola to exit European minimum price

ReneSola HQ

Chinese module manufacturer ReneSola has indicated that it will exit from the European Union's minimum import price (MIP) agreement. The reason for ReneSola's move is the European Commission ruling that Chinese companies cannot...


Dutch authorities investigating possible PV module import violations

Port of Rotterdam

An importer in the Netherlands is suspected of shipping re-labled solar modules from China to Europe via Malaysia and Taiwan. According to Dutch press reports, modules from 22 different manufacturers are being held in several...


Three Chinese manufacturers to be removed from minimum price agreement

The European Commission.

The European Commission (EC) has proposed removing Canadian Solar, ET Solar and Renesola from its minimum price agreement framework. The EC sites various breaches of the agreement and arrangements that make its enforcement...


Canada imposes provisional import duties on Chinese PV products

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) in action.

The Canada Border Services Agency has slapped provisional duties of between 9.1% to 286.1% on Chinese exporters of certain PV modules and laminates.


SPI Solar's $1.6bn credit line

Money.

China-focused developer secures three new lines of credit. Cries of unfair state subsidy support are likely to ring loud again.


Interview: Indian manufacturers request upstream commitment

Floating PV plant.

India's solar manufacturers are pushing the government to incorporate domestic production across the PV supply chain as a part of its 100 GW plans. pv magazine speaks to Vikram Solar President and CTO Ivan Saha speaks to pv...


The pv magazine weekly news digest

A solar rooftop in Athens.

Big predictions, the U.S. public embraces solar, which is likely to come more and more from China, the Indian government punishes lack of punctuality and there's some positive news from Egypt.


US Commerce decision welcomed in China, American downstream market to benefit

Yingli U.S. PV installatino

Update: "In short, this is a setback for SolarWorld and a big win for the Chinese manufacturers," says GTM Research Senior Vice President Shayle Kann.


Chinese exporters receive boost from US Commerce Department

US-China flags

More than 20 Chinese PV manufacturers could benefit from dramatically lowered dumping margins following the Commerce Department's administrative review of AD duties covering 2012-2013.


Interview: Nautilus Solar president applauds US-China climate protection deal

Barak Obama, Xi Jinping

Laura E. Stern, president of New Jersey-based Nautilus Solar Energy, speaks with pv magazine about one of the most momentous international climate protection achievements in history: The recent agreement between the United States...


The pv magazine weekly news digest

Shipping containers.

The U.S. Department of Commerce decision came as no surprise, there was good news in battery storage and equipment manufacture and SunEdison Chile wins the pv mag prize for best-named CEO.


GCL calls off Chinese wafer business sale

GCL-Poly manufacturing facility in China.

Polysilicon giant calls off sale in wake of ITC ruling that will see Chinese companies repatriate operations from Taiwan. Sale would have eased debt burden on GCL.


US-China trade dispute: 'Asian manufacturers won't give up this market'

Kaiser Permanente

In its continuing look at this week's ruling by the U.S. Commerce Department on Chinese and Taiwanese PV imports, pv magazine spoke to Stefan De Haan, principal photovoltaic analyst at IHS, on the possible repercussions of the...


Page 1 of 17

Subscribe today!

Choose between a digital and print subscription from pv magazine publisher Solarpraxis AG’s online shop!

Photovoltaic jobs

Explore thousands of photovoltaic jobs to find your next job in the industry.

Newsletter

Keep your finger firmly on the photovoltaic pulse: sign up for our daily newsletter!

Press releases

Want to publish your press releases for free? Simply log in or register, enter the information you want to appear and we'll publish it for you!