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Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (REC) said it plans to split polysilicon and module production operations into two separate companies, ending its fully-integrated business model.
Canadian Solar subsidiary Canadian Solar Manufacturing Ontario has been awarded certifications of conformance to health and safety management system OHSAS 18001:2007 and environmental management system ISO 14001: 2004 by TÜV Rheinland.
Dealing with the chronic lack of capital expenditure in the PV industry, Japan-based PV equipment supplier, NPC Group has turned to the contract module assembly business in order to stem two years of losses.
Luvata’s solar ribbon manufacturing plant has been certified as Lean, the production philosophy made famous by Toyota.
Thin-film manufacturer SoloPower has announced it is looking for new investors as its restructuring process continues.
Assurant insurers and Aleo Solar have teamed up to make warranty claims for residential solar system owners easier.
Energy company E.ON’s solar subsidiary, E.ON Climate and Renewables (EC&R), has completed its US first projects, in Arizona.
Schneider Electric is to expand its production capacity in South Africa to include inverters, array boxes and monitoring and control systems.
An unidentified Swiss investor, involved in the downstream PV power plant business, has acquired the German manufacturing operations of US-based CIGS thin-film producer Nanosolar.
Colorado-based thin-film PV manufacturer Ascent Solar is to build a new factory in China after agreeing a joint venture with the municipal authority of Suqian, a city in Jiangsu Province.
PV system integrator, Phoenix Solar, has signed a contract with solar developer Silicon Ranch for a 38.6MW solar plant near Atlanta, Georgia.
Localised manufacturing of silicon cells and modules should return to the US because of demand in the North American market and more profitable use of capital investment, a senior energy analyst said yesterday.
Insolvent PV manufacturer and developer firm Conergy has said its module manufacturing plant will be operational again soon.
SolarWorld has confirmed it will lay off 100 people from its plant in Hillsboro, Oregon.
Japanese PV manufacturer Panasonic is to close its module factory in Hungary at the expense of 550 jobs.