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Major PV equipment supplier, Meyer Burger, has finally stripped away its long-standing tool order backlog from its balance sheet as sales plummeted in 2013 and losses increased.
Egypt’s new prime minister, Ibrahim Melheb has stressed the need for solar energy development in the country, according to a report on Egypt’s state information service (SIS).
First Solar has revealed a new total area module efficiency record for its CdTe thin-film technology of 17%, a significant increase from 16.1%, set in April 2013.
German firm Belectric’s organic PV arm is teaming up with paint manufacturer, Deutsche Amphibolin-Werke (DAW), to develop new building-integrated PV (BIPV) technologies.
PV module manufacturer Hanwha SolarOne has supplied 6.2MW of its 72-cell solar modules (HSL72) to Spanish-based companies Cobra and Gransolar for a new solar park located in Rio Hondo, Las Cruces, Guatemala.
First Solar and local partner Shams Ma’an Power Generation have agreed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 52.5MW PV power plant in Jordan.
Yingli Green Energy has reported fourth quarter results in line with its recently revised guidance, while targeting shipments in 2014 of between 4-4.2GW.
A 150MW cell and module factory to be built in Sri Lanka will help an unnamed US manufacturer expand its reach in South East and South Asia, according to the consultancy behind the development.
The fifth edition of the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaic (ITRPV) released today, continues to emphasise the critical need to reduce material costs from wafers to modules, but also highlights the need for increased cell efficiencies and higher throughput fabrication equipment as material cost reductions get harder to implement.
Japanese solar module maker Kyocera has announced that it will begin supplying a monocrystalline panel to the Japanese residential rooftop solar market.
Insolvent German PV supplier Centrosolar has failed to secure sufficient creditor backing for a rescue plan for the stricken company.
Suntech Singapore has failed to pay the US$263.9 million awarded to Suntech Power Holdings subsidiary Power Solar System (PSS).
Engineering advisory firm DNV GL has signed an agreement to acquire PV Evolution Labs (PVEL).
UK industry group the Solar Trade Association (STA) has issued a briefing note to its members, warning them of the dangers of purchasing modules that appear to have evaded the imposition of EU solar duties.
US thin-film developer First Solar will host its analyst day on Wednesday, at which Deutsche Bank expects the company to offer “upbeat” targets for the coming years up to 2016.