A further 52 Chinese firms have been selected to feature on a list of government-approved manufacturers.
Industry association, the Silver Institute, said that industrial consumption of silver had “advanced at a healthy pace in 2014”, resulting in a 5% price increase since the beginning of the year.
Work continues apace on the new factory that will serve as a “blueprint” for the future plans of Japanese thin-film module manufacturer Solar Frontier, with the company confirming to PV Tech that it will target a cell efficiency of 15% on its production lines.
Small wind sector leader WindStream Technologies has developed and installed one of the world’s largest hybrid renewable energy projects on the rooftop of the law firm of Myers, Fletcher & Gordon in Kingston, Jamaica.
A former Pakistani technology minister has attacked a new tax that has left containers full of imported solar equipment reportedly stranded at ports in the Asian country.
US-based PV inverter manufacturer Solectria Renewables has been acquired by Yaskawa America, a subsidiary of Yaskawa Electric Corporation.
An antenna tower in Australia serving a broadcaster will be the site of a solar-plus-storage project funded by the German government and designed to deliver power 24 hours a day.
Chinese manufacturer, BYD, has chosen Sao Paulo in Brazil for a new manufacturing campus, including a solar panel factory.
US PV energy provider SunEdison’s yield co subsidiary, TerraForm, will begin trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange today.
PV module manufacturing leader Yingli Green Energy Holding Company will provide 3MW of PV modules to a demonstration project for distributed generation (DG) in Wuhan, China.