2010-12-20

Arizona Public Service, SunEdison Announce Construction of 10-Megawatt Solar Power Plant in Ariz

SunEdison, a subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials Inc., and Arizona Public Service Co., announced the planned construction of a utility-scale photovoltaic solar power plant to be located two miles north of the Prescott Regional Airport. SunEdison will own .. more
2010-12-17

Solarfun Expands North American Presence

Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic ("PV") cells and modules in China, announced the opening of a new North American office in Cheshire, Connecticut, to strengthen its service .. more
2010-12-17

SunPower Closes the Industry's First Solar Project Bonds

SunPower Corp. announced that it has closed its euro 195.2 million solar bond issuance associated with the company's 44-megawatt (MW) Montalto di Castro solar park in Italy. The proceeds will be used to pay for the development and construction of the solar park, w.. more
2010-12-17

Completion of Solar Power Generation System Donated by MHI at DOWACEN

A ceremony to celebrate the completion of a solar power generation system donated by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) took place at the Dong Anh-Okinawa Economic and Cultural Exchange Center (DOWACEN) in Hanoi, a facility that also provides Japan.. more
2010-12-16

AUO SunPower Dedicates 1,400 Megawatt Solar Cell Fab

SunPower Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, announced the inauguration of AUO SunPower Sdn. Bhd., the company's joint venture solar cell fabrication facility (Fab 3) in Malaysia wit.. more
2010-12-16

JA Solar Contracts the Supply Agreement with Tenksolar, Inc.

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd., the manufacturer of high-performance solar cells and solar power products, announced a partnership and supply agreement with tenKsolar, Inc., a Minnesota-based solar technology company. Under the agreement, JA Solar will supply its hig.. more
2010-12-15

NRG to Acquire 290-Megawatt Agua Caliente Solar Project from First Solar

NRG Energy, Inc. and First Solar, Inc. announced that NRG, through its wholly owned subsidiary, NRG Solar, has agreed to acquire the 290-megawatt (MW) Agua Caliente solar project from First Solar. The project is scheduled to be completed by 2014 and h.. more
2010-12-15

Yingli Green Energy Signs a Three-Year Sales Contract with S.A.G. Solarstrom AG

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, the solar energy company and vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturer, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar," announced that it has entered into a three-year sales contract with S.A.G... more
2010-12-14

Canadian Solar and SkyPower Limited Announce 18.5MW Engineering, Procurement and Construction Agreement

Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., a subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc and SkyPower Limited, the developer of solar energy projects, announced they have signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) agreement. As part of the agreement, Canadian Solar So.. more
2010-12-14

City Of Tucson Water Department to Host 1-Megawatt Sunpower Solar Power System

The city of Tucson Water Department, Tucson, Ariz. and SunPower Corp. announced that, with assistance from the Trico Electric SunWatts renewable energy program, SunPower will design and construct a 1-megawatt, ground-mounted solar power system on city-owned, for.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

TrendForce Expects Polysilicon Prices to Remain High in Third Quarter Even Though Supply Might Start to Improve in Mid-September

The latest PV market analysis from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, finds that the average global spot price of polysilicon has.. more

RESEARCH

China’s Cumulative PV Installations Could Reach 250GW by 2020

China has targeted installing 86.5GW PV capacity during 2017-2020 under the 13th Five-Year National Development Plan, including 54.. more

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