German gas provider Gasag to deploy 40 MW of PV in eastern Germany

The PV plants will be located in the region of Brandenburg, and will require an investment of €32 million.

SolarWorld resumes activities with 700 MW and 515 employees

The German manufacturer will focus on the production of PERC solar cells and bifacial glass-glass modules in the future.

Phoenix Solar reports 20% revenue drop for first half of 2017

In the first half of this year, the company also saw its operating loss widen. Phoenix Solar, however, has released an optimistic guidance for full fiscal 2017.

Manz’s Ebit swings to profit thanks to sale of CIGS technology company

Turnover for the first half of this year was slightly down from the previous year. Large order intakes from China, however, will lead to a substantial improvement of the company’s result for full fiscal year.

Centrotherm achieves slightly better results

The German PV equipment supplier reports a stronger order intake for the first half of this year. Turnover, however, was lower than last year.

SMA’s results impacted by price fall

The German inverter manufacturer reports that shipments remained stable in the first half of this year, while revenues were down compared to a year earlier. The company, however, has raised its outlook for 2017.

Solarworld’s insolvency administrator reaches agreement with investor

Solarworld Industries GmbH, for which the former CEO Frank Asbeck has been registered as managing director, wants to continue most of the cell and module production at its German facilities. The meeting of creditors must approve the agreement on Friday. The investors also take over the shares in foreign companies, but not in the US subsidiary of the German photovoltaic manufacturer.

Centrotherm lowers outlook for 2017

The German PV equipment supplier expects to post a loss for this year, due to a €11 million compensation paid to Algerian company CEEG.

EU excludes Topray Solar and BLD Solar from minimum price undertaking

The EC said the two PV module makers have violated the undertaking for the minimum price of solar products imported from China.

Netherlands’ Prisma Systems offers to acquire SolarWorld

The Ducth solar company has confirmed to pv magazine that it has sent a takeover proposal to SolarWorld’s insolvency administrator last week.