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Utility-scale mounting supplier, Clenergy, has received the TUV Rheinland certification for its ‘PV-ezRack SolarTerrace V’ mounting system.
Virgin tycoon Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room and sustainability expert Amory Lovins’ Rocky Mountain Institute are set to merge, in an effort to scale up their respective operations in the fight against climate change.
The latest figures from global microelectronics industry body SEMI suggest a stumbling recovery for PV equipment suppliers worldwide.
Production systems supplier Amtech Systems has generated over US$28 million in orders — including US$21 million in purchases for its solar materials — since 1 October 2014.
The US department of commerce makes final ruling in China solar trade case giving some firms rates of 165%.
Taiwanese PV analyst EnergyTrend has estimated 2014 PV demand will reach 44GW with Japan and the US making up for a lower than expected figure in China.
JA Solar, the fastest growing PV manufacturer in 2014, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with PV materials and technology specialist DuPont.
Spanish renewable energy developer Abengoa SA will increase the rate at which it will sell off shares in of its yield co subsidiary in an effort to raise at least US$200 million.
The joint provisional liquidators (JPL’s) of Cayman Islands registered LDK Solar are to hand back management of the bankrupt firm to its management.
The TA Acacia Project, a 28.4MWdc plant in Lancaster, California developed by Canadian Solar was supplied with SG800MX PV inverters from Sungrow USA Corp, the US subsidiary of China’s largest PV inverter company, Sungrow Power Supply Co.
The Silver Institute, a trade association for leading silver producers expects overall industrial demand to increase by 27% through 2018, with demand from the PV industry increasing around 24% in that time frame.
In the latest ‘PV Inverter Market Tracker’ report from market research firm, IHS the global PV inverter market continues to remain highly dynamic and regional players in booming markets making the most gains.
World leaders negotiating global climate change policies are “10 to 15 years out of date” when discussing renewable energy technology.
Semiconductor and solar equipment supplier, Orbotech has received a repeat order for its ‘Aurora’ PECVD tools worth around US$15 million.
PV manufacturing equipment specialist, SCHMID Group has secured orders for three ‘Multi Busbar Connector’ (MBC) lines for the production of novel highly efficient PV modules from an unidentified customer in Asia that was said to be a ‘premium’ producer of both solar cells and modules.