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SolarCity has claimed the highest module efficiencies with 22.04% conversion efficiencies.
The Taiwanese government is preparing to plead its case to the European Commission as it looks to avoid the imposition of trade duties on its solar products.
Following the retirement of David B. Miller, DuPont has appointed Jon D. Kemp as president of its Electronics & Communications business effective November 1, 2015.
US firm First Solar has secured a US$33 million loan facility from Japan’s Mizuho Bank in order to fund the construction of utility-scale solar plants in Japan.
Updated: Struggling Silicon Module Super League (SMSL) member Yingli Green has said it will have to restructure a repayment plan for US$157 million, due in October.
Chinese manufacturer JinkoSolar Holding has agreed a US$5.05 million settlement of a previously disclosed class action lawsuit brought in 2011 on behalf of all purchasers of JinkoSolar’s American Depositary Shares between 13 May 2010 and 20 September 2011.
PV tracker manufacturer NEXTracker has shipped its self-powered tracker product for SunEdison’s 110MW Quilapilun solar farm near Chile’s capital of Santiago.
Monocrystalline PV manufacture Longi Silicon Materials has signed an agreement with the authorities of Kaiping District of Tangshan City, Hebei Province, China to build a 100MW agricultural PV power plant in 2016.
Struggling PV module manufacturer China Sunergy (CSUN) has reported a first quarter 2015 net loss of US$12.2 million as revenue fell 27.8% and shipments declined 37.2% from the prior quarter.
Major PV module manufacturer JinkoSolar said it was supplying modules to the largest PV power plant in Mexico, built by TSK Electrónica y Electricidad in several phases.
The largest solar plant to date in the tsunami-affected Tohoku region of Japan, a 52.5MW PV project, will be built with 15.8 billion in loans from four banks, including the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.
UK solar developer Hive Energy is to make its first break into the international solar market by opening a new office in Dubai.
Indian industrial firm Adani Group and China’s largest independent polysilicon to power plants group, GCL have signed an agreement to develop both upstream and downstream PV operations in India as well as collaborating on a range of energy projects such as wind and LNG terminals.
The Standardization Administration of China (SAC) has approved a new testing regime supported by Trina Solar regarding the test method for determining vinyl acetate (VA) content of ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer applied in modules using Thermal Gravimetric analysis (TGA).
Tier-one PV manufacturer ReneSola has announced a share repurchase programme as its stock falls below the US$1.0 NYSE minimum price floor.