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Sustainable energy company SunPower has unveiled a remote operations control center (ROCC) for monitoring and operating large-scale PV power plants that SunPower holds in the US, including installations that are sold to 8point3 Energy Partners LP, a YieldCo joint venture established by First Solar and SunPower.
Major merchant solar cell producer Gintech Energy Corp has reported a 3% consecutive monthly slip in sales.
Virgin Islands-based Skylar Resources has acquired 100% interest in the option rights from Nevada-based firm KOWEPO Americas to develop a 180MW solar PV project in Boulder City, south-east of Las Vegas.
Taiwan-based solar wafer producer Green Energy Technology (GET) has raised concerns that wafer capacity constraints in the sector could hamper downstream PV market growth in 2016.
Panasonic claims to have toppled a world record for module efficiency announced only days ago by SolarCity and will be demonstrating the new module at next week’s Solar Energy UK exhibition organised by PV Tech’s publisher, Solar Media.
JinkoSolar has frozen plans to build a 200-300MW module assembly line in Brazil, due to uncertainties in the Brazilian marketplace and currency risks, a senior figure from Jinko Solar has confirmed to PV Tech.
The three-busbar solar cell patent infringement case brought by Kyocera against Hanwha Q CELLS has been settled out of court.
MEPs representing all of the major groups in the European Parliament have called on the European Commission to end trade restrictions on Chinese solar products.
The cost of solar and wind power in comparison to fossil fuels has fallen this year according to detailed analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) highlights the potential impact that renewable energy could have on the African continent in 15 years.
PV power company Canadian Solar announced that it has completed the purchase of three operating PV projects totaling 59.8MW from investment firm KKR.
Major renewable energy firm, SunEdison is to officially cut its global workforce by 15%, according to an SEC filing.
Germany plans to offer around EUR1 billion (US$1.12 billion) in concessional loans for Indian solar projects over the next five years as part of an Indo-German Solar Energy Partnership, signed in a memorandum of understanding.
Major renewable energy firm SunEdison is expected to reduce guidance on project completions for 2016, according to an investor note from Deutsche Bank analyst, Vishal Shah.
Major renewable energy firm, SunEdison is undertaking a round of redundancies as a result of its numerous acquisitions to reduce duplication and simplify its business structure.
Leading microinverter manufacturer Enphase Energy has appointed veteran Philips Electronics executive Peter van Berkel as its general manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
The viability of PV projects coming out of the three latest state solar auctions in India is “quite low”, according to an initial examination from consultancy firm Bridge to India, but industry opinions differ over the quality of project returns.
Germany will not cut its feed-in tariffs for solar in Q4 2015, the first time that deployment was insufficient to trigger a reduction, the country’s federal grid operator has confirmed.
Leading CIS thin-film producer Solar Frontier is expecting to supply a total of 10MW of modules to Netherlands-based distributor, Home-NRG in 2015, due to strong demand.
Updated: Major renewable energy firm SunEdison experienced a silane leak that caused an explosion and fire at its granular polysilicon plant in Pasadena, Texas on Friday, October 2 injuring four workers carrying out maintenance work, according to reports.
SolarCity has claimed the highest module efficiencies with 22.04% conversion efficiencies.
China-based monocrystalline module producer Shanghai Aerospace Automobile Electromechanical Co (HT-SAAE) plans to construct two 50MW PV projects for agricultural greenhouses in China.
PV manufacturer Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) said it was upgrading and migrating 200MW of solar cell capacity to PERL (Passivated Emitter, Rear Locally diffused) technology.
As many as 27,000 jobs could be lost if the UK government presses ahead with plans to cut the solar feed-in tariff by 87%, according to research carried out by one of the country’s trade bodies.
Chile has adopted a greatly increased renewable and clean energy target of 70% for its energy mix by 2050, with the Latin American country’s Ministry of Energy publishing a roadmap document.