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A new chief operating officer has been chosen and approved at German high-tech equipment manufacturer Manz AG.
Leading CdTe thin-film producer First Solar has made several internal management changes, including a new US regional president and chief operating officer (COO).
Daqo New Energy has begun pilot production from its newly added 6,000MT of capacity, the Chinese polysilicon manufacturer said today.
The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) has purchased the remaining shares in developer BluEarth Renewables.
Chinese manufacturer LDK Solar, newly emerged from a period of financial upheaval, has appointed a new chairman and two new board directors.
Fraunhofer ISE chief Eicke Weber will run for Germany’s Free Democratic Party (FDP) in regional elections.
Following the recent launch of its new Solar Intelligence division, Solar Media has acted swiftly to expand its in-house resources, by hiring Finlay Colville as the new Head of Solar Intelligence.
US module manufacturer SunPower is suing SunEdison over claims that it poached staff who then took trade secrets with them to their new employer.
The Fraunhofer Institute has opened a new research centre in Chile to help further the development of solar thermal and PV technologies.
The largest US installer SolarCity has hired J. Radford Small as senior vice president, business development and investor relations.
The president of the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA), Vahid Fotuhi, who was also the organisation’s founder, will step down after more than five years in the job.
RET Capital has appointed Michael Young as the company’s vice president, legal and administration.
Solar energy services provider SunEdison has named Jose Perez as president of SunEdison Europe, Africa and Latin America — replacing Pancho Perez, who will join SunEdison Capital in a new position.
SunEdison’s rural electrification business, which aims to give 20 million people access to electricity, will be headed up by Cathy Zoi.
Solar cell and module manufacturer Suniva announced that it is powering a PV project with battery storage from Vermont-based utility Green Mountain Power (GMP.)