SolarWorld has confirmed to pv magazine that an anti-dumping complaint has been filed by a consortium of European manufacturers with the European Commission. More information is expected to be released by the Bonn-based company this afternoon.
REC looks to be in a good position following its new credit and issuance of new shares. Despite this, impairment charges related to the company’s fixed assets at its manufacturing facility in Singapore have significantly impacted its second quarter (Q2) financial results.
The share of solar generated energy significantly increased in the first six months of 2012 in Germany. Around 14.7 billion kWh of electricity were said to have been produced from 1.2 million photovoltaic systems.
Sharp has confirmed it will move its European solar business from Germanys Hamburg to the U.K.s Wrexham. By the end of the fiscal year, the next phase of the companys restructuring should be complete. Furthermore, it is looking to enter new business areas.
Germanys federal and state governments have agreed to a phasing out of funding and cuts in the countrys photovoltaic feed-in tariffs. It is expected that the Bundestag and Bundesrat will discuss and make a decision on the compromise this week.
According to newspaper reports, Schott Solar AG will stop producing its crystalline silicon photovoltaic products in Germany this October. After this, just the company’s product development and headquarters will remain in Mainz.
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