• China
    10 Sep 2012

    Suntech Announces Departure of CCO

    Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. today announced that Andrew Beebe, Suntech's Chief Commercial Officer, has resigned for personal reasons. Mr. Beebe will remain with the Company for a couple of months to facilitate the transition of global sales and marketing to the CEO's office going forward.
  • United States
    7 Sep 2012

    First Solar, Green Infra Partner on 25MW PV Project in Rajasthan

    First Solar Inc. and Green Infra Limited announced they have concluded an agreement for the supply of First Solar's thin-film solar modules for a 25 megawatt project in India's Rajasthan state.
  • China Germany
    7 Sep 2012

    Canadian Solar Supplies Modules for Turkey's First Governmental PV Project

    Canadian Solar Inc. today announced it will supply solar modules for Turkey's first and largest governmental solar PV project which will be installed by Gehrlicher Merk Solar. The two companies have won the public tendering for the Gursu municipality of Bursa in Turkey. The milestone PV project has a total capacity of 96kW and is supported directly by the Turkish Prime Minister's office. Canadian Solar was selected out of 13 different module manufacturers for this project.
  • United States
    7 Sep 2012

    Silevo Ramps High Volume Manufacturing with 21% Solar Cell Efficiency

    Silevo, Inc. today announced that it has achieved greater than 21 percent conversion efficiency of its Triex™ solar technology at its high volume manufacturing facility. 
  • United States
    6 Sep 2012

    Solar3D Unveils First Working Prototype of 3D Solar Cell

    Solar3D, Inc. today announced the successful fabrication and operation of a working 3-dimensional silicon solar cell that produces at least 250% of the power of a basic silicon solar cell.
  • China
    6 Sep 2012

    Yingli Green Energy Calls on the European Commission to Halt Protectionism

    Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited states that the anti-dumping complaint filed at the European Commission in July this year is unfounded. Today, the European Commission has announced the opening of an anti-dumping investigation into Chinese solar products.
  • Korea United States
    6 Sep 2012

    Chevron Energy Installs 2.7MW PV Project for Jurupa Unified School District

    Jurupa Unified School District and Chevron Energy Solutions today announced the completion of a 2.7 megawatt solar and energy efficiency program expected to reduce energy costs at 27 school sites and save the District more than $34 million. The project added solar photovoltaic panels mounted on parking and shade structures at nine campuses; replaced 400 air conditioning units, most of them more than 20 years old; and upgraded more than 21,000 lighting fixtures. Coupled with comprehensive energy education curriculum content, the transformative program is designed to inspire students to learn about – and experience – clean energy technologies and concepts.
  • Germany China
    6 Sep 2012

    Suntech and Solarstrom AG Sign 26MW Contract

    Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. have signed a contract for Suntech to supply approximately 26 megawatts (MW) of monocrystalline and polycrystalline solar panels, which will be used for new power plants in Germany.
  • China United States
    6 Sep 2012

    Canadian Solar US Projects Team Breaks Ground on 2.5MW Solar Plant in North Carolina

    Canadian Solar Inc. and Mortenson Construction broke ground on a 2.5MW PV solar installation in Laurinburg, NC. The solar project is set to be completed in December 2012.
  • United States
    5 Sep 2012

    Ascent Solar to Provide CIGS Module to Silent Falcon System

    Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. announced today it is collaborating with Silent Falcon UAS Technologies and Bye Aerospace to provide its lightweight, flexible copper-indium-gallium-diselenide (CIGS) photovoltaics to power the Silent Falcon™ unmanned aerial system (UAS). Silent Falcon™ is a small tactical UAS drone designed to be easily carried and used for longer-duration intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions. Recently unveiled at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) conference in Las Vegas, Silent Falcon™ represents the synergy of several new technologies, including ASTI's flexible photovoltaic modules, to provide a near silent, rapidly deployed platform that has multiple military and civilian applications. With three wing configurations available for different mission profiles, each Silent Falcon™ system could represent up to 30 modules.