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US headquartered PV module encapsulant producer STR Holdings has secured a major new exclusive supply contract worth potentially 500MW per annum in volume sales through its majority shareholder, China-based PV project developer Zhenfa Energy Group. Financial details were not disclosed.
PV module supplier Innotech Solar has filed for insolvency blaming uncertainty in the European market for its troubles.
Solar power systems serving an oilfield in Qatar will be fitted with utility-scale energy storage batteries, helping to ensure the continuity of operations at 775 oil wells.
Bankrupt PV and sapphire equipment specialist GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) has been able to secure US$95 million of debtor-in-possession financing to provide working capital needs during its Chapter 11 restructuring efforts.
Tier-1 PV manufacturer and clean energy developer Shunfeng International Clean Energy (SFCE) reported a major turnaround in its business operations in 2014, after integrating Wuxi Suntech.
A new report from Environment America, titled “Shining Cities: Harnessing the Benefits of Solar Energy in America,” sheds light on the impact that cities have in terms of expanding the PV sector within the United States.
New PV installations were down 36% in 2014, the 10th annual Market Workshop of the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) heard Thursday.
Leading polysilicon and solar wafer producer GCL-Poly Energy Holdings reported group sales of US$4.8 billion and returned to a profit of US$277.9 million in 2014, operating its polysilicon and solar wafer operations at full capacity.
New figures released by UK governmental body the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) today revealed that solar PV generation in the country almost doubled in 2014.
Israeli micro-inverter manufacturer SolarEdge began trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange in New York today in an initial public offering of 7,000,000 shares.
Off-grid renewables specialist Sunlabob Renewable Energy has secured a US$2.1 million investment from UK-based Truestone Global Impact Fund to fund its international expansion.
PV and polysilicon equipment specialist centrotherm Group returned reported a return to profitability in 2014 on the back of recovering sales of €189.2 million, driven by an upturn in revenue from PV equipment sales and progress on building a polysilicon plant in Qatar.
US residential PV installer and leasing company Sunrun has formed a nationwide partnership to market its solar services to the clients of Associa, a company which provides property services to communities.
Major PV equipment specialist Meyer Burger reported a 56% increase in 2014 sales and new order intake 13% above 2013 levels.
Beleaguered German inverter manufacturer, SMA Solar, has ended the fiscal year with sales slightly higher than expected but still down 13.6% on 2013 and with an operating loss almost twice as large as last year’s.