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Major equipment supplier to the PV industry, Meyer Burger has reported a better than expected order intake in the last six-weeks, citing it as a “turning point in customer behaviour.”
Three directors have resigned from Chinese PV manufacturer Hareon three days after it announced a 19% drop in revenue for the first half of 2013 compared to last year.
Taiwanese module manufacturer Winaico has claimed its panels achieved the highest efficiency by cost during trials at the Desert Knowledge Australia Solar Centre (DKASC).
The cost of installing PV in the USA fell during 2012 and the first half of this year, according to Tracking the Sun VI: An Historical Summary of the Installed Price of Photovoltaics in the United States from 1998 to 2012.
Tier 1 Chinese PV module manufacturer, JinkoSolar reported increased shipments, sales and margins for the second-quarter of 2013, while revising upwards shipment guidance for the full-year.
PV equipment specialist, Spire Corporation reported second-quarter 2013 sales of US$3.6 million, up slightly from US$2.6 million in the prior quarter.
Solar cell and module manufacturer China Sunergy has signed two contracts to supply 9.9MW of solar modules in Romania with EPC firm Bester Generacion.
As expected, Sunways said that preliminary insolvency proceedings against the assets of the company by its banks have been stopped and the local court in Konstanz has closed the case.
The 345MW Copper Mountain Solar 3 PV power plant project being built by AMEC in Boulder City, Nevada is to use 1.1 million PV modules supplied by Trina Solar.
The deadline for evidence for the anti-dumping investigation between India and Asia, the US and EU is today. A verdict could be announced next week.
Chinese manufacturers are awaiting the imminent award of quotas for shipments of PV modules to the EU.
Aleo solar announced its half-year financial results on Tuesday, revealing that the company’s revenue to the end of June had decreased 58.9% compared to the equivalent period of 2012.
Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) has announced its new US$110 million convertible bond offer was oversubscribed and is now closed.
Although the downstream market shift from East to West is resulting in higher growth rates for PV engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firms in Asia, leading PV energy provider (PVEP), First Solar continues to top the EPC rankings with more single projects primarily in the US, compared to its rivals, according to IHS.
Sol Systems has expanded its Washington DC base with five new recruits, and intends to continue with future recruitment growth in coming months.