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As the PV Asia Pacific expo and conference continues today in Singapore, attendees have heard how high electricity prices and the falling cost of photovoltaics have resulted in the city-state arriving at retail grid parity for...
Signs are emerging that photovoltaics is finally taking the right course to overcapacity recovery. For the first time since the mid-2000s, says NPD Solarbuzz, the industry’s book-to-bill ratio is negative, thus indicating the...
Conergy AG has announced it will hold an extraordinary general meeting, having lost half of its share capital. The management board is not said to be planning new capital measures, however.
China’s LDK Solar and Heng Rui Xin Energy Co. have entered into a share purchase agreement, under which Heng Rui Xin Energy will acquire 19.9% of LDK’s share capital.
Germany-based Belectric has taken the insolvent Konarka GmbH over. The announcement marks the company’s entrance into the organic photovoltaic market.
Siemens AG has announced it will no longer be active in the solar industry, and will instead focus on wind and hydro power in the field of renewables.
Tamil Nadu is the next Indian state to introduce a specific solar policy. With the aim of installing three GW by 2015, it is ambitious in its scope. It is also the first policy in India to introduce net metering guidelines.