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PV module supplier Innotech Solar has filed for insolvency blaming uncertainty in the European market for its troubles.
New PV installations were down 36% in 2014, the 10th annual Market Workshop of the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) heard Thursday.
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.
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.
Polysilicon producer, Silicor Materials, has signed German conglomerate, SMS Siemag, to equip and fit out a planned new low-cost plant in Iceland.
A new report from the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), titled “Delivering UK Energy Investment: Low Carbon Energy,” sheds some interesting light on the amount of assets allocated to solar power within the country.
Primrose Solar and EDF Energy have entered into a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for their solar farms, which total 104MWp of capacity.
Solarwatt, a German-based module manufacturer, has officially acquired the French subsidiary of German Centrosolar.
EU heads of state approved the European Commission’s energy union plans at a sitting of the European Council on Thursday, promising an enahnced role for renewables in the continent’s energy mix.
Belgium installed only 65MW of solar in 2014, according to figures issued by Belgian renewable energy association, Apere.
France has launched a procurement round for 120MW of solar power.
PV wet chemical equipment and materials supplier, RENA GmbH has changed its name to RENA technologies GmbH and appointed a new CEO as the company prepares to exit insolvency proceedings that will result in Jürgen Gutekunst, founder and former CEO of RENA GmbH leaving the company.
Sweden-based nano-material development firm, Sol Voltaics has claimed a 1-sun record conversion efficiency of 15.3% for a solar cell coated with its gallium-arsenide (GaAs) nanowire array (NWA).
Solar project investor TerraForm is to appeal a UK High Court ruling which quashed planning permission granted to its Norrington solar farm in the county of Wiltshire.
Developer Wirsol Energy has connected a 29MW solar farm in the UK.