Syanne started with Photovoltaics International and PV-Tech.org as an intern in the Fall of 2008 during her study abroad semester in London. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2009 with an English and Comparative Literature degree and got back to writing daily news stories with PV-Tech.org that same year. Syanne currently resides in North Carolina, splitting her time between graduate school, work with the UNC Cystic Fibrosis Research Centre, and still cheering for her Tar Heels.
On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), KfW Entwicklungsbank, has signed a €10 million (US$13 million) loan guarantee with Brazil’s Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais (CEMIG) for the Solar World Cup 2014 project.
Solar module manufacturer Silevo appointed Aaron Thurlow as its Vice-President of sales and marketing, a position that will see him manage the market expansion for the company’s Triex technology.
PV module manufacturer Kyocera Solar’s North American facilities have exceeded the two million mark in the production of photovoltaic modules.
Photovoltaic solutions company Scheuten Solar has completed a solar power system for supermarket Lidl in Weert, the Netherlands.
Thin-film manufacturer First Solar has released its new Series 3 FS-392 thin-film module, which has a 92.5W rating.
Renewable developer Sempra US Gas & Power has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with the California cities of Los Angeles and Burbank.
Trina Solar’s PV modules have passed testing and been certified for salt mist, sand blast and for reaching PID requirements by TUV Nord, PVEL and SGS.
Microinverter producer Enphase Energy has completed its 12th solar array with GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit that brings solar technology to communities that would not otherwise have access, on a home in Petaluma, California.
The solar industry is stuck in a cycle of overcapacity and low demand and needs to cut costs in order to conquer lower subsidies and regain profits, according to research.
LDK Solar, a wafer manufacturer, has issued a statement regarding the liquidity and working capital concerns revealed in its annual report, filed in May 2012.
Emerson Process Management has supplied its Ovation control and optimisation technology for the 110MW Catalina Solar and the 140MW Pacific Wind project in Kern County, California.
Solar engineering, procurement and construction firm Martifer Solar, has been awarded its third contract from Westfield Group for a 765kW array at Westfield’s flagship Century City mall in Los Angeles.
Paul Winnowski will now oversee all operations at Mainstream Energy and its subsidiaries REC Solar, AEE Solar and SnapNRack in his new position as President and Chief Executive.
SiC Processing AS, a Norwegian subsidiary of SiC Processing GmbH, will petition for insolvency at the Norwegian Porsgrunn district court.
Power-One, a renewable energy and energy-efficient power conversion and power management solutions provider, has released a 450W and 700W high efficiency power supply/battery back-up unit for next generation, high efficiency servers and data centres.