Audi and Hanergy start development of GaAs electric vehicle solar roof prototypes

Automotive giant Audi AG and thin-film solar manufacturer Hanergy, via its US-based subsidiary Alta Devices have signed an MOU in respect of a development agreement to provide its electric vehicles with gallium arsenide (GaAs) flexible thin film based solar system integrated into a range of planned electric vehicles.

SolarWorld Industries starts production

Newly formed German PV module manufacture SolarWorld Industries GmbH has officially started production, according to the insolvency administrator for SolarWorld AG.

Section 201 hearing testimony in review

A selection of testimonies from the hearing in Washington as the ITC gathered evidence to help it decide whether imports of solar cells and modules are the major contributing factor in any injury caused to domestic US manufacturers.