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A city in Bolivia which is currently powered entirely by diesel generators will be the home of a 5MW solar-diesel hybrid power plant fitted with battery storage, which inverter supplier SMA claims is the largest of its kind in the world.
Inverter manufacturer, Solectria Renewables is to supply inverters to 45MW of solar projects in North Carolina.
German inverter manufacturer SMA Solar has cited weak demand in Europe for losses sustained in the first half of 2014, but said it anticipates a rebound as international demand picks up.
German inverter manufacturer, SMA, has begun operations at a new Cape Town manufacturing facility set up to serve South Africa’s burgeoning PV market.
Struggling inverter manufacturer SMA has purchased Phoenix Solar’s European operations and maintenance business.
Leading PV inverter manufacturer, SMA Solar Technology has announced a further round of restructuring with heavy job losses after drastically lowering its revenue forecast for the year.
China-based PV inverter manufacturer, Ginlong Technologies said its second generation transformerless Solis PV Inverter had recently achieved UL 1741 certification, enabling the product to be sold in the US.
Internet giant and increasingly active clean-tech player, Google, is offering a US$1 million prize for a proposal to shrink the “humble” solar inverter to the size of a laptop.
Industrial firm ABB continues to be impacted by losses in its Power Systems division, which includes its renewable energy EPC business and PV inverter business.
The UK subsidiary of insolvent German distributor Wagner & Co has bought out its German-held stake and re-launched as an independent entity.
Microinverter firm Enphase Energy and Energy France Installation (EFI) have signed a 1,500 rooftop deal that could be an indicator of things to come in France as new regulations come into force.
3W Power the holding company of PV inverter supplier, AEG Power Solutions Group is issuing new shares to raise around €4 million to improve its financial position.
A Pakistan PV wholesaler has told PV Tech the country’s nascent solar industry could face “total collapse” unless a tax on imported solar equipment is lifted.
Struggling 3W Power, holding company of PV inverter supplier, AEG Power Solutions Group has undertaken a reverse stock split at 10:1 ratio to boost its share price.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and inverter maker SMA have both recently inaugurated megawatt-scale testing facilities that pair PV with batteries.