• China
    1 Feb 2013

    Golden Glass Enlightens Biggest Ex-michelin BIPV Project in Italy

    Guangdong Golden Glass Technologies Limited officially announced that it has been awarded to supply more than 300KW specially-designed BIPV modules to the Ex-michelin project in Trento, Italy, one of the largest BIPV projects in 2012 in the world.
  • China Germany
    1 Feb 2013

    Suntech Powers Largest Solar PV System in Saudi Arabia

    Jan. 31, 2013 - Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. announced the completion of the largest ground mounted PV system in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The 3.5 megawatt (MW) system is owned by Saudi Aramco and installed on the grounds of the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • 1 Feb 2013

    TSMC Solar Commercial-size Modules Set 15.1% Efficiency Record

    Jan. 31, 2013 - TSMC Solar Ltd. today announced confirmation by both TUV SUD and UL that its commercial-sized (1.09 square meters) champion CIGS module has achieved 15.1% module total area efficiency. The champion module sets a new world record for monolithic thin-film module efficiency, and was produced using the current manufacturing equipment and materials at the company's manufacturing facility in Taichung, Taiwan.
  • Switzerland
    1 Feb 2013

    Etrion to Provide 8.8MW Solar Electricity to a Mining Company in Chile

    January 30, 2013 – Etrion Corporation announces it has entered into a letter of intent (the "Letter of Intent") with Atacama Minerals Chile S.C.M. ("Atacama Minerals") to provide electricity to its Aguas Blancas iodine mine in Chile (the "Aguas Blancas Mine"). The Letter of Intent marks the first project supporting the Company's new strategy to move beyond government subsidies.
  • China
    1 Feb 2013

    Yingli Green Energy Establishes Strategic Partnership with SAP

    Jan. 31, 2013 - Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited today announced that it has entered a strategic partnership agreement (the "Agreement") with SAP AG.
  • China
    1 Feb 2013

    Canadian Solar to Receive US$40 Million Loan

    Jan. 31, 2013 - Canadian Solar Inc. today announced that Credit Suisse will provide the Company with an up to US$40 million, 1 year tenor loan. The loan will be used to finance Canadian Solar's previously announced acquisition of 4 solar projects in Ontario, Canada.
  • Germany
    31 Jan 2013

    asola Solarpower Uses Insolvency Plan Proceedings in Self-Administration for Restructure

    30.01.2013 - asola Solarpower GmbH, Erfurt, applied to Erfurt Local Court for the institution of insolvency plan proceedings in self-administration under the ESUG (law for further facilitation of the restructuring of businesses) in order to prepare and implement the restructuring of the company on 23.1.2013. The court has already ruled the stay of execution for the company. This gives the manufacturer 5 of crystalline PV modules time to draw up a restructuring plan that will orientate the company optimally to the more intense future challenges in the market as regards competition and remuneration policy. An administrator to be appointed by the court will monitor the restructuring of the company. The present business management remains fully capable of acting furthermore. The significant and biggest creditors financing the company help carry the reorganization in the insolvency procedure as well as the new strategic focus and will accompany this about the board of creditors actively. Business operations continue unchanged, allowing clients to continue to obtain asola premium modules in the usual quality. All receivables from accounts receivable trade newly commissioned by asola Solarpower will be paid regularly. Staff monthly salaries are assured through the insolvency substitute benefits of the Bundesagentur für Arbeit (Federal Labour Agency). The other two companies in the asola group, asola Quantum Solarpower AG and asola Automotive Solar Deutschland GmbH, are not affected by the insolvency proceedings.
  • Italy
    31 Jan 2013

    Enel Green Power: New PV Plants Enter Service in Greece

    January 30th, 2013 – Enel Green Power (EGP) is strengthening its position in the Greek solar power sector through the entry into service of 19 new photovoltaic plants, the last of those envisaged for the country within the framework of EGP's 2012-2016 business plan.
  • Germany
    31 Jan 2013

    AEG Announces a New Contract for 240MW Solar Power Plants in Eastern Europe

    30 January 2013 - AEG Power Solutions opens the year by announcing a major contract with a large Western European EPC. This deal is the third large solar contract in Eastern Europe that the group is awarded. It covers photovoltaic utility scale equipment and services for 240MW. AEG Power Solutions will provide complete electrical systems for nine photovoltaic power plants in Eastern Europe.
  • China Spain
    30 Jan 2013

    Trina Solar to Supply 30MW Solar Modules to Gestamp Solar for Two Projects in South Africa

    Jan. 29, 2013 - Trina Solar Limited (TSL) announced today that it will supply 30MW of photovoltaic modules to Gestamp Solar for two projects in South Africa.