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Energy storage market analysts have begun offering their reactions to Tesla’s launch of Tesla Energy, a range of lithium-ion battery-based energy storage systems.
French PV developer Solairedirect has postponed its planned IPO.
Germany’s residential storage system maker Sonnenbatterie will continue its push into the US, partnering with Sungevity, the residential PV installer founded by environmental activist and cleantech entrepreneur Danny Kennedy.
Solar Frontier Europe, a subsidiary of CIS solutions provider Solar Frontier, has signed off on a 23MW module supply agreement with Konar Energy, a generator of solar energy in Turkey.
Germany’s first ever PV tender process for ground mounted installations saw “intense competition” from a large number of bidders, according to the country’s federal regulator.
The Intersolar Europe exhibition will be tailored this year to mirror the changing landscape of the continent’s solar market.
German PV trade industry association BSW Solar has cast fresh doubts over the country’s new tender process for awarding ground-mount solar energy projects, saying that many would-be developers are likely to miss out.
Germany-based PV materials manufacturer Heraeus is to open new R&D centres in mainland China and Taiwan.
The tariffs levied on Chinese solar products in the EU could be in place more than a year after their expiry in December this year.
Hi-tech equipment manufacturer Manz has set a new efficiency record for a CIGS thin-film module of 16%.
European PV trade association EPIA has said it would support free trade and the end of current trade barriers on imported Chinese solar modules, the first time the trade association has set a strategy position on the ongoing trade conflict that has impacted the PV industry.
PV equipment maker Singulus Technologies will undergo a financial restructuring as it looks to reduce it debt.
Renewable energy giant SunEdison is “exploring all options” in the UK following the expiry of the Renewable Obligation Certificate deadline earlier this month, the company’s general manager for Europe Alessandro Ceschiat has said.
Following recent news that Holland’s Orange Solar will open a module factory aimed at “reviving” European PV manufacturing, BIPV specialist Onyx Solar will begin work on a factory in Spain.
Germany has received more than 170 submissions for its first competitive large-scale solar PV tender, leaving the round significantly oversubscribed.