2011-02-25

SOLON to Construct 15 MW Solar Power Plant for California Energy Supplier

SOLON Corporation, a provider of turnkey solar power plants and manufacturer of crystalline silicon solar modules in the U.S., has been awarded a contract for the construction of a 15 MW (AC) solar power plant in California for Pacific Gas & Electric Compa.. more
2011-02-25

Sonic Drive-In in Oregon Installs Solar Panel System on Car Canopy

The Sonic restaurant chain is known for its tasty hamburgers, delicious drinks and old-fashioned service. One Sonic Drive-In in Oregon is known in its community for something else: The canopy at the Wilsonville Sonic is embedded with solar panels.  Sonic&#.. more
2011-02-24

ZenithSolar to Build Two 10 MW CHP solar stations in Gansu, China

ZenithSolar Ltd., provider of the world’s most efficient combined heat and power solar system, announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Energy Bureau of Gansu Provincial Development and Reform Commission of the People&.. more
2011-02-24

First Solar Hosts Roof-Topping Ceremony in Frankfurt

First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR), a manufacturer of advanced, thin-film solar modules, on Wednesday took a step closer to doubling its production in Germany by celebrating the completion of the roof on its new manufacturing plant in Frankfurt (Oder). After a construc.. more
2011-02-23

GT Solar Introduces New Ingot Growth Furnace DSS650 at SNEC

GT Solar, a global provider of poly silicon production technology, and sapphire and silicon crystalline growth systems and materials for the solar, LED and other specialty markets held a press briefing at SNEC, one of the most influential international PV shows held i.. more
2011-02-23

Alstom Wins Order to Build an 800 MW Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Cogeneration Plant for Sembcorp in Singapore

Alstom has been selected by Sembcorp to build a new 800 MW gas-fired combined cycle cogeneration plant on Singapore’s Jurong Island. The plant’s construction will be carried out in two phases of 400 MW each. The EPC (Engineering, Procurement and.. more
2011-02-23

Canadian Solar and S.A.G. Solarstrom Announce 60 MW Supply Contract

Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ) announced it has entered into a sales contract with S.A.G. Solarstrom AG, based in Freiburg, Germany. Under terms of the contract, shipments will start in March, with Canadian Solar expected to supply 60 MW of PV module.. more
2011-02-23

Canadian Solar Modules Power Baraclit's 2.5 MW SolarLAB2

Canadian Solar (Nasdaq: CSIQ), in partnership with Energy Resources, has provided modules used in the creation of SolarLAB2, an open-air solar laboratory intended to study the integration of photovoltaic technology for prefabricated roofing. Built by Baraclit, a.. more
2011-02-23

JinkoSolar Announces Strategic Financing Agreement with Bank of China

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a vertically integrated solar product manufacturer with low-cost operations based in China, announced that Jinko Solar Co., Ltd. ("Jiangxi Jinko"), one.. more
2011-02-22

SNEC 2011: Applied Materials Unveils Selective Emitter, Wire Saw Innovations

Applied Materials reports on a new selective emitter solution and unveils its upgraded wire-saw technology at the SNEC PV Power Expo, taking place this week in Shanghai. The company (located at Hall W1, Booth 560) also announced that its Precision Wafering Di.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

TrendForce Reports Prices of Lithium-Ion Battery Cells Enters a Slow Climb; Supply of Polymer Cells Remains Tight

The latest lithium-ion battery market report from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, finds that the price upswing for battery cells.. more

RESEARCH

Merger of Gintech, NSP and Solartech Will Contribute to Taiwan’s Solar Industry by Speeding Up Vertical Integration and Stimulating Investments

Taiwan’s three solar companies Gintech, Neo Solar Power (NSP) and Solartech signed an MOU on October 16 announcing their .. more

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