LG Electronics plant, Gumi, South Korea

16/04/14: LG Electronics expands production capacity

The electronics giant is revamping production for a new PV module design and expanding capacity. LG Electronics' total capacity is expected to reach 600 MW by the end of 2015.

Yingli solar park, China.

16/04/14: Yingli forms $160 million downstream PV development fund

Cooperation agreement signed with Shanghai's Sailing Capital to jointly form a CNY 1 billion Renewable Energy Fund for the pursuance of downstream solar projects in China.

Solar PV plant from JinkoSolar.

16/04/14: JinkoSolar connects 39 MW to China grid

The Chinese solar company has completed two PV projects in the province of Jiangsu, China.

Tenaska 130 MW Southern California project

16/04/14: Tenaska switches to PV for 150 MW California project

Originally planned as a largely CPV-based solar farm, the Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center West project will now use PV technolgy. Soitec Solar, which was set to provide its CPV technology for the project, said the decision...

Kenyan children inspecting a solar module.

16/04/14: Green economy could add $45 billion to Kenya GDP, says UN

Greater food security, a cleaner environment and higher productivity of natural resources among the benefits of switch to greener economy, says report.

SolarWorld HQ, Oregon

16/04/14: SolarWorld signs supply agreement with US solar company PetersenDean

PetersenDean, one of the United States' largest privately held roofing and solar companies, will install SolarWorld solar panels as part of its Solar4America campaign.

Looking towards the sun

16/04/14: Differentiating thin film

Some industry representatives have raised more than a big question mark as to what the future holds for the production of thin film modules. A quick spot check shows, however, that things are developing and progressing swiftly...

Yingli 46 MW PV plant

15/04/14: Yingli signs deal for 300 MW of PV plants in China

The Chinese PV group says it is accelerating the development of its downstream business globally in order to further improve profitability and optimize the company's financial structure.

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Aleo Solar factory.

16/04/14: Aleo Solar to be sold, dissolved and renamed

The troubled German solar company announced today the results of yesterday's extraordinary AGM meeting, revealing it will trade as AS Abwicklung und Solar-Service AG from April 30.

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Industry press releases

16/04/14: NREL unlocking secrets of new solar material

A new solar material that has the same crystal structure as a mineral first found in the Ural Mountains in 1839 is shooting up the efficiency charts faster than almost anything researchers have seen before -- and it is generating...


16/04/14: Vivint Solar names Dwain Kinghorn chief strategy, innovations officer

The company's new CIO brings operational excellence from Symantec, Altiris, Computing Edge and Microsoft.

By: Vivint Solar

16/04/14: EUROSOL completes first PV powered E-Vehicle charging station in Greece

The station is intended for charging the smart electric drive vehicles and smart e-bikes.

By: Eurosol Hellas SA

16/04/14: AOI Egypt signs 10-year contract for production line with Disctech, UAE

Arab Renewable Energy Company (ARECO), a subsidiary of the Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI) of Egypt, has signed a contract with Disctech FZCO, an affiliate of Z-One Holding of the United Arab Emirates, to establish...

By: Z-One Holding

15/04/14: Over 50% of PV industry in South Africa believe future of market outside of REIPPP

In a recent survey by PV-Insider of those examined over 51.4% stated that they thought the most credible prospect for growth in the next 5-10 years was 1-5 MW industrial and commercial deployment.

By: PV-Insider

15/04/14: Sungrow delivers inverters to California's megawatt-scale PV plant

Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd, the third largest PV inverter manufacturer in the world, announced that its another utility project in the U.S. has connected to the grid.

By: Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd.

15/04/14: AS Solar Projekte builds solar array on rooftop of children's and youth hospital

The produced power will be used 100 percent by the hospital.

By: AS Solar GmbH

14/04/14: Meeting and exceeding the new photovoltaic DC safety requirements: ET Solar announces the radical new Smart Module

With the development and rapid improvement of photovoltaic technology, solar has become the dominant renewable energy resource. It is no longer unusual for homeowners or companies to consider installing solar panels on their...

By: ET Solar

14/04/14: PV60: History becoming the future -- Celebrating the 60th birthday of solar's big breakthrough

The California city of Palo Alto will co-sponsor the event commemorating the 60th anniversary of solar energy's greatest breakthrough.

By: Renewables 100 Policy Institute

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