- Industry Roundup
- Fab & Facilities
- Cell Processing
- Thin Film
- PV Modules
- Power Generation
The solar industry’s drive to reduce soft costs continues to gather pace with the announcement this week of the acquisition of one of California’s largest distributed energy companies by Solar Universe, a franchise that leases and sells rooftop systems.
JinkoSolar has secured a 23MW module order for the Westland Solar Farm in Fresno County, California.
Solon Energy has said it is to supply around 8,800 PV modules for a 2.2MW roof-mounted PV project in Bucharest, Romania.
PV manufacturer SolarWorld is taking the United States government to court for allegedly failing to enforce trade policies against Chinese PV imports into the country.
Said to be needed to improve the chances of gaining project finance and sell projects, CPV specialist Soitec has used Munich Re for its modules performance-warranty insurance.
In an effort to be able to support the manufacture of better PV products and certification for outsourcing customers, third-party manufacturer, Celestica has opened a PV testing lab in Toronto, Canada.
Production scale rather than low labour costs has driven China’s boom in manufacturing PV modules, according to a joint report released today by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
SolarWorld Americas has begun work on solar carports at four public parks in Thousand Oaks, California.
Renewable energy developer Juwi has signed contracts with investors Hisun PV to build two power plants in Romania.
Spanish solar manufacturer Isofotón has claimed to have filled its order book for the remainder of 2013 as a result of the EU and China’s anti-dumping measures.
India’s ministry of new and renewable energy announced the approval of a new solar research and technology institute.
Grid connected wind and solar statistics reveal France has added 207MW of PV capacity in the first half of 2013.
The merger of DelSolar and continued strong demand for solar cells pushed Neo Solar Power’s (NSP) monthly sales pass NT$2 billion (US$67.2 million) in August, 2013 the second time sales reached that level since March, 2011.
China Sunergy’s monocrystalline solar cell reached 20.26%, setting a new record for conversion efficiency
PV Cycle Deutschland will be responsible for all PV Cycle operations in Germany; including aiding German PV manufacturers to fulfill waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) regulations.