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Natcore Technology has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Fraunhofer Institute of Solar Energy (Fraunhofer ISE) that see the two organizations collaborate on the development of certain programs.
Chinese tier-one solar modules now cost more per watt than in any other major solar end market worldwide, a report from GTM Research reveals.
Major tier-one PV module manufacturer JinkoSolar met the lower-end of record shipment guidance for 2014, which is expected to result in the company becoming the third largest module producer in the world, up from being ranked fifth in 2013.
India and the UK are respectively the highest profile winners and losers in the latest ranking of countries’ appeal to renewable energy investors published by consultancy Ernst & Young Global.
Brazilian project developer and distributor, Ener Brazil is planning to build a 50MW semi-automated c-Si PV module assembly plant with Meyer Burger equipment and technology.
The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft successfully completed a test flight in Abu Dhabi yesterday ahead of its attempt at circumnavigating the globe.
Tier-1 PV module manufacturer, REC Solar is planning to spend around US$50 million on production upgrades and expansions in 2015 with an extra 300MW of module assembly capacity via two new lines.
Renewable energy development company SunEdison has unveiled a plan to provide electricity to 20 million people in impoverished communities around the world by 2020.
Leading thin-film PVEP First Solar is keeping tight control of capital expenditure (CapEx) in 2015, after a tough year, leading to flat sales and missed shipment guidance.
Microinverter technology provider Enphase Energy has agreed to a strategic partnership with smart energy management solutions company MyLight Systems.
PV equipment specialist SCHMID Group has sold eight APCVD systems to three undisclosed Asia-based solar manufacturers. Financial and shipment details were not disclosed.
Integrated PV module manufacturer REC Solar has secured supply agreements to US installers in 2015 that account for over 50% of its expanded manufacturing capacity.
Leading thin-film PV energy provider First Solar reported 2014 full-years sales of US$3.39 billion, missing previously lowered guidance of US$3.6 billion to US$3.9 billion.
Major PV energy provider SunPower is set to significantly increase capital spending (CapEx) in 2015.
Solar power is becoming the most inexpensive source of power in many parts of the world, according to a study by the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems and commissioned by Agora Energiewende, an independent German think tank.