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A German solar power company is planning to set up a modules manufacturing unit in Egypt using local raw material. PSE AG recently announced plans to set up a solar modules manufacturing facility with a capacity of 1 gigawatts at Read more…


In an attempt to ensure longevity of solar power projects and, perhaps, take greater control of the equipment used, India has issued draft rules for quality standards of solar modules and inverters. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy recently Read more…


Chinese solar modules manufacturer JA Solar has achieved an important milestone in one of the fastest growing solar power markets in the world. JA Solar recently announced that it has achieved 1,000 megawatts of cumulative solar modules shipments in India. Read more…


BHEL expanded a 26 megawatts solar module manufacturing facility to a capacity of 200 megawatts. The company also commissioned a solar cell manufacturing assembly line with capacity of 105 megawatts.


Vikram Solar, India-based solar module manufacturer has announced plans to expand its manufacturing capacity to 2 GW by 2019. The current manufacturing capacity of the company stands at 500 MW. The company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Read more…


Japanese Thin-film module manufacturer, Solar Frontier has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with oil company Saudi Aramco and the Saudi Arabian National Industrial Cluster Development Programme to undertake a joint study into the possibility of CIS solar panel production Read more…


Kristen Ardani of the National Renewable Energy Labs studies soft costs in US PV markets, and she recently joined us for a webinar to present her findings, in advance of a full report (to come in a few weeks). A Read more…


General Electric has halted construction of what would have been the largest solar factory in the U.S. due to the falling price of photovoltaic modules globally and says it will focus instead on developing the next generation of cadmium-telluride thin-film Read more…


The scope of solar power application is enormous and a new portable solution has caught our attention. The product of the imagination and ingenuity of an engineer called Mark Turczynski from Western Illinois, Powershed is a portable shed with solar Read more…


A new record has been set by the high concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar module industry. A module made by Semprius, a company in which Siemens invested as a strategic partner in June 2011, reached 33.9 percent, breaking the previous record Read more…


Gehrlicher Solar, a German solar energy company that entered the U.S. market in late 2010, has already completed two systems and has six more under construction. The company is headquartered in Springfield, NJ. “The expansion into the U.S. market has Read more…


International fuel designer and manufacturer, Quantum Technologies, recently signed a memorandum of understanding with German solar company, Asola, to establish a manufacturing plant in Ontario.  The joint venture have the two companies team up with Canadian partner, Evergreen Power Ltd, Read more…


Since 2007, the French photovoltaic market has been booming, with close to 500 megawatts of installed capacity expected this year, up from a mere 40 megawatts three years ago. Most of this growth first stemmed from residential installations that benefited Read more…

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