• United States
    17 Jul 2012

    First Solar: Agua Caliente Reaches 200-Megawatt Milestone

    Today, NRG Energy, Inc., MidAmerican Solar and First Solar, Inc. announced that the 290-megawatt Agua Caliente solar project, currently under construction in Yuma County, Ariz., is more than two-thirds complete and delivering more than 200 megawatts to the electric grid. The Agua Caliente project is the world's largest operating photovoltaic power plant.
  • China
    17 Jul 2012

    2012 Yingli Workshop Completed Successfully in Hainan, China

    Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited today announced that 2012 Yingli Workshop (the "Workshop") was completed successfully in Haikou, Hainan province of China on July 13th and 14th, 2012.
  • China
    16 Jul 2012

    Powerway's Ground Mounting Systems Reduce Installation Time by 35%

    Powerway has participated in the construction of many overseas PV plants. To save on installation costs for local customers, Powerway has successfully developed a system of full pre-assembly of its brackets. By pre-assembling all products before dispatch, on-site installation time is reduced by 35% when compared to conventional installation. 
  • China Greece
    16 Jul 2012

    ReneSola Signs 100MW Module Distribution Agreement with BIG SOLAR

    ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola" or the "Company") today announced it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement to provide 100 megawatts ("MW") of the Company's Virtus modules to BIG SOLAR S.A. ("BIG SOLAR").
  • 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.