• United States
    16 Jul 2012

    Siemens Breaks Ground on 1.1MW Solar Energy System

    Today the city of Atwater, CA broke ground on a 1.1 megawatt solar power system adjacent to the city’s new wastewater treatment plant. To be owned and operated by Siemens Industry, Inc., the new solar array will enable the city of Atwater to purchase electricity under a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) at a fixed and discounted rate without any capital investment.
  • China
    16 Jul 2012

    Grace Solar Won the Newcastle 633KW Rooftop PV Project

    Recently, rooftop solar photovoltaic power plant in Newcastle is formally complete the installation work, and ready to connect the grid. The roof mounting system for this project which has 633KW installed capacity is supplied by Grace Solar. It is another significant construction project Grace Solar achieved after entering into the filed of England roof solar photovoltaic power station.
  • Germany
    13 Jul 2012

    centrotherm Files for Chapter 11-Type Proceedings

    centrotherm photovoltaics AG has today submitted an application to the relevant District Court of Ulm for the launching of insolvency protection proceedings (pursuant to the German Act Relating to the Further Simplification of the Reorganization of Companies [ESUG], and Section 270b of the German Insolvency Directive [InsO]), and for the opening of insolvency proceedings under its own administration in connection with this application. With the help of these proceedings, the company aims to consistently pursue the reorganization path that it has already adopted. The application includes the subsidiaries centrotherm thermal solutions GmbH & Co. KG and centrotherm SiTec GmbH. The activities of the companies centrotherm management services GmbH & Co. KG and centrotherm cell & module GmbH are to be prospectively bundled within the parent company as part of the reorganization. All other subsidiaries both in Germany and abroad will continue to operate as previously, and will not participate in the insolvency protection proceedings.
  • Germany
    13 Jul 2012

    Parabel's Krempendorf Solar Park Begins to Take Shape

    At the end of June 2012, the 40.5MW Jännersdorf solar park in Brandenburg (Prignitz, in the municipality of Marienfliess) was completed and commenced operation in accordance with the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG). The "sister" project in Krempendorf, which is roughly 10km away, is designed to achieve an output of 50MW and is Parabel AG's next major construction project.
  • Germany
    12 Jul 2012

    Q.CELLS Develops 60-Cells Module with Record Performance of 301W

    Q.CELLS is the first photovoltaics company in the world to break the 300 wattpeak (Wp) barrier for 60-cells modules. The record performance of 301Wp was confirmed by the independent testing institute SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance) Institut Fresenius in Dresden.
  • 12 Jul 2012

    EDF EN Announces Divestiture of Ontario Solar Project

    EDF EN Canada Inc. today announced it has completed the divestiture transaction of four Ontario solar projects with Fiera Axium Infrastructure Canada L.P.
  • Germany
    12 Jul 2012

    aleo solar Registers Interest in Innovative Solar Modules

    aleo solar today announced that the new modules and mounting systems unveiled at Intersolar are experiencing strong demand. Trade professionals attending the Munich show were treated to a complete range of innovative products: The module even uses the back to produce electricity from solar energy, which boosts yield considerably. Also on show was a solar hybrid module, which combines the benefits of solar thermal and photovoltaic systems and can be used both for hot water production and as a generator. The antiglare module also enables installation near airports and on facades. And with its new frameless BIPV module, aleo solar is offering new design options for visually appealing building integration. Many fitters are also interested in the new highefficiency module, the storage solutions and the SOL-50 universal mounting system. This subframe system made by SEN is designed to fit a wide range of roof types. Once fitted, it ensures the rapid installation of aleo modules.
  • Netherlands
    11 Jul 2012

    Photon Energy Donates PV Technology to Uganda

    Photon Energy has participated in a charitable program facilitating electrification and water supply in a village in Uganda, thus delivering on its motto that "Clean energy must be for everyone."
  • United States
    11 Jul 2012

    SoloPower 2d Generation Modules Certified to UL and IEC Standards

    SoloPower has received certification of its next-generation SF1, SP1, and SP3L SoloPanels® to both Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards, the company announced today.
  • China
    11 Jul 2012

    Powerway Establishes Logistics Base in the Netherlands

    Following the implementation of a 35MW free field project, Powerway has established a logistics base in The Netherlands. This will support the smooth implementation of the project, and, more importantly, support Powerway's ability to grow with the development trends of the PV markets in Western European countries, including The UK, Germany, France, and Denmark. It will provide Powerway with the flexibility to quickly supply the fast-growing demand for its products in these important markets.