• Germany
    15 Nov 2012

    aleo solar Announces Decline in Revenue and Earnings in the First Nine Months of 2012

    aleo solar AG today announced that it generated revenue of EUR 222.4 million in the first nine months of 2012. This means that aleo solar's revenue decreased by 35.4 percent compared with the first nine months of 2011 (EUR 344.6 million). Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) came in at EUR -51.5 million (EUR 7.4 million), and the EBIT margin was -23.2 percent (2.2 percent). Earnings per share amounted to EUR -4.88 (EUR 0.37); production output rose to 258.2 megawatts (246.2MW). aleo solar AG generated 58.7 percent of its revenue outside of Germany (53.3 percent).
  • Germany
    14 Nov 2012

    Gehrlicher Solar to Build First 8.75MWp Solar Park in Romania

    The photovoltaic company is completing the initial phase of constructing a ground-mounted system for Ra Ra Parc SRL in Isaccea, eastern Romania.
  • United States
    14 Nov 2012

    EDF EN Commissions 115MWp Solar Plant in Lorraine, France

    Continuing its drive to commission its major solar projects in France, EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning of Toul-Rosières solar power plant in the Lorraine region of eastern France, with an installed capacity of 115MWp. The project involved decontamination and conversion of a former military base.
  • Germany
    14 Nov 2012

    SMA Sunny Island Inverters Power Electric Motorcycle

    A new land speed record for electric motorcycles was set over the weekend with a vehicle from Lightning Motorcycles. The Lightning SuperBike was powered by a DC Solar Solutions Solar Eclipse mobile power unit featuring Sunny Island inverters. It reached a speed of 189 mph to break the previous record set at El Mirage Lake bed in the Mojave Desert in San Bernardino, Calif. 
  • China
    14 Nov 2012

    LDK Solar Reaches Agreement to Terminate Wafer Contract

    LDK Solar Co., Ltd. today announced that it has reached an agreement with a Europe-based PV customer to terminate their long-term solar wafer supply agreement.
  • Germany
    14 Nov 2012

    aleo solar Agrees Capital Measure with Robert Bosch

    aleo solar AG and its majority shareholder, Robert Bosch GmbH, today agreed a waiver of claims in the amount of EUR 25 million and a declaration to subordinate liability in the amount of EUR 50 million. Robert Bosch GmbH had extended short-term shareholder loans under a Group credit facility to aleo solar AG between 19 December 2011 and 19 September 2012, which at 30 September 2012 amounted to EUR 91 million (plus interest not yet paid in the amount of EUR 816 thousand).
  • China Germany
    13 Nov 2012

    ET Solar PV Modules Installed in a Commercial Rooftop Project in Austria

    ET Solar Group Corp. ("ET Solar") today announces the grid connection of a 1.45MW commercial rooftop project in Austria where ET Solar modules were used.
  • United States
    13 Nov 2012

    Cupertino Electric Completes 1.2MW Solar System in California

    The Energy Alternatives Division of Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) today announced the completion of a ground-mount and parking lot canopy-based 1.2 Megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) system for the Golden Valley Unified School District in Madera, California. The district's solar system was designed and built by CEI and was installed on canopies and nearby land owned by the district between February and June of 2012.
  • Spain
    13 Nov 2012

    Conduit Capital and CAF Invest in 40 Megawatt Peruvian Solar Project

    Conduit Capital Partners LLC today announced that they have invested in the Tacna and Panamericana solar projects in southern Peru, and that the Tacna project has entered into operation. Construction continues on the Panamericana project. Together the projects total 40MW. Solarpack and Gestamp Solar, who will develop the plant, remain as partners.
  • China
    13 Nov 2012

    Trina Solar Announces Updates to Third Quarter 2012 Guidance

    Trina Solar Limited announced today the following updates to its previous guidance for the quarter ended September 30, 2012.