• China
    13 Nov 2012

    JA Solar to Commence Mass Production of 6-Inch Full-Square Monocrystalline Modules

    JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. today announced that it has launched its new 6-inch full-square monocrystalline module series. The modules have been certified by TUV Rheinland, as having a maximum conversion efficiency of 16.82% and a maximum power output of 275W. JA Solar will commence mass production of the new product offering this month.
  • Ireland Germany
    12 Nov 2012

    Kentz Awarded US$45M EPC Solar Power Project in South Africa

    Kentz Corporation Limited, the holding company of the Kentz engineering and construction group, through its operating unit Kentz Pty (Ltd), is pleased to announce the award of a US$45 million, Engineering, Procurement and Construction ("EPC") contract for the 75MWp Kalkbult Solar Photovoltaic ("PV") Project in the Northern Cape area of South Africa.
  • United States
    12 Nov 2012

    Spire Corporation Reports Results for Third-Quarter 2012

    Spire Corporation ("Spire") today reported revenues from continuing operations for the third-quarter ended September 30, 2012 of $4.2 million. This represents a 48% reduction from $8.2 million for the same quarter of 2011. The decline is predominately a result of the reduced number of units shipped in the module equipment business.
  • Korea
    12 Nov 2012

    Hyundai Heavy Completes Solar R&D Center

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced on November 7 the completion of Solar R&D Center in Eumseong, Korea.
  • China
    12 Nov 2012

    ReneSola Modules Not Subject to ITC Ruling on Anti-Dumping Measures

    ReneSola Ltd today announced that its solar PV modules sold in the United States are not subject to tariffs on PV modules made with Chinese-manufactured solar cells, as the Company sources its cells from countries other than China. This week, the U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") upheld higher tariffs that had been imposed last month by the U.S. Department of Commerce and ruled that U.S. manufacturers had been negatively impacted as a result of state subsidies for PV modules exported from China.
  • Italy China
    12 Nov 2012

    LDK Solar Announces Development of 12MW PV Project in Italy

    LDK Solar Co., Ltd. today announced that its subsidiary company, Solar Green Technology ("SGT") of Italy, has completed design and construction of a 12 megawatt (MW) PV project known as "Century."
  • Germany
    12 Nov 2012

    PVA TePla Publishes Business Figures for Q3 2012

    PVA TePla AG generated sales revenues of EUR 83.7 million in the first nine months of 2012 (previous year: EUR 77.3 million). Operating earnings (EBIT) totaled EUR 6.2 million (previous year: EUR 7.6 million) with a margin of 7.5% (previous year: 9.8%). Incoming orders developed weakly, dropping to EUR 42.2 million as against EUR 130.6 million in the same period of the previous year.
  • Germany
    9 Nov 2012

    Conergy Wins Major Contract for Two Solar Power Plants in Thailand

    Conergy's success in Thailand continues and in the process underscores its outstanding market position in Southeast Asia's growth markets. The solution and service provider has secured a major contract for two solar power plants in Thailand through a tendering procedure, representing a total capacity of 21 megawatts. The awarding authority is Thai Solar Energy Company Limited (TSE), which is a local investor with a registered office in Bangkok. Conergy will be the main contractor for those two projects, responsible both for planning, engineering and design as well as for component supply and installation of the two power plants. The solar parks are located in Suphanburi Province and in Kanchanaburi Province and cover almost 500,000 square meters. For the onsite construction, Conergy will work with its long-term local partners, Annex Power and the Ensys Group.
  • Germany
    9 Nov 2012

    SMA to Power 110MW AC Solar Energy Project in California

    In continued collaboration with EDF Renewable Energy, formerly enXco, SMA will supply Medium-Voltage Power Platforms for a 110MW AC solar plant in Kern County, Calif. The project, which will be EDF Renewable Energy's largest utility-scale solar project in the U.S. to date, is scheduled for Phase I commissioning in December 2012. SMA was selected for the project because of its expertise in utility-scale PV plants.
  • China
    9 Nov 2012

    Clenergy's Jiayuguan 40MW Supply Contract Is Increased to 52MW

    A Chinese solar energy company that signed a contract with Clenergy in early this summer recently increased to 52MW its project in Jiayuguan, China. To live up to the client's expectation in terms of product delivery, Clenergy deployed significant resources to ensure that productivity for the contract topped 1MW per day. Thanks to Clenergy's quick fulfillment, the project entered early production in October, with the newly-added capacity currently under construction.