2010-09-02

LDK Solar Files Suit against Canadian Solar for Contract Dispute

LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (“LDK Solar”; NYSE: LDK), a manufacturer of solar wafers and PV products, announced the filing of an objection for an Arbitration before the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) in S.. more
2010-09-02

GCL-Poly’s Wafer Facilities in Suzhou Began Commercial Production

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited (“GCL-Poly” or the “Company”, stock code: 3800.HK, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) announced that the Suzhou wafer facilities with annual production capacity of 2x300 MW began comm.. more
2010-09-01

GE Intelligent Platforms Collaborates with US Environmental Protection Agency on Predictive Real-Time Energy and Quality Monitoring and Control Platform

GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE:GE) announced the signing of a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the US Environmental Protection Agency’s National Risk Management Research Laboratory (NRMRL) focusing on connecting dissi.. more
2010-08-31

Yingli Green Energy Announces a Five-Year Polysilicon Supply Agreement with OCI

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE), a Chinese solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar," announced that it has sign.. more
2010-08-31

KYOCERA to Install Solar Power Generating Systems at all Domestic Manufacturing Sites

Kyocera Corporation (President: Tetsuo Kuba) announced that it will install solar power generating systems using the company’s own solar modules at six domestic plants by March 2011, generating a total of 593kW, as part of its activities to promote environmental prot.. more
2010-08-30

DelSolar and GCL-Poly Sign Second Wafer Supply Contract

DelSolar Co., Ltd. announced that it has signed a second long-term wafer supply contract with GCL (Nanjing) Solar Energy Technology Company Limited, further strengthening the long-term strategic alliance between the two companies. GCL-Poly is one of the world&rsq.. more
2010-08-30

NSTAR Electric Expands Smart Grid Technology throughout Service Territory to Improve Power Reliability for All Customers

Massachusetts-based NSTAR Electric is expanding its GE-powered “self-healing” grid project throughout its service territory to improve power reliability for all its customers. GE’s smart grid technology automatically identifies the location of power o.. more
2010-08-27

Framework Cooperation Agreement for Renewable Energy with China Datang Corporation

Sumitomo Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation(China)Holding Ltd.  sighed the 'Framework Cooperation Agreement for Renewable Energy'with  China Datang Corporation Renewable Power Co.,Ltd.(Chairman: Jinhang Chen; Head Office: Beijing; hereafter &.. more
2010-08-27

Shell and Cosan Sign Joint Venture

A US$12-billion joint venture between Shell International Petroleum Company Limited (Shell) and Cosan S.A. (Cosan) moved closer to reality when the two companies signed binding agreements. The proposed joint venture, which still requires regulatory approval, will p.. more
2010-08-26

Cost of Solar Power Is Expected To Drop Greatly In Half By 2015

Solar power will be even more affordable in 2015 than it is now, a new report from Vice President Joe Biden's office predicts. The cost of energy from rooftop solar panels is about 21 cents per kilowatt-hour today. Within five years, Biden's office said, it will be jus.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

Mono-Si Prices Have Kept Dropping and the Competition with Multi-Si Has Become Severe: Price Trend

This week, the price movements are mostly concentrated in the mono-si supply chain. Because there were sufficient inventories for mono-si .. more

RESEARCH

The New Phase of Top Runner Program Favors Companies Already Dominant in Application Bases and N-Type Solutions in Technology Bases

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has recently released the official list of proposed projects under the Top Runne.. more

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