2010-08-11

KYOCERA to Start Production at New Solar Cell Plant

Kyocera Corporation announced that it will begin full-scale production at its new Yasu solar cell manufacturing facility in Yasu City, Shiga Prefecture, Japan. The new plant, which was completed in March of this year and has already finished production line testing, is .. more
2010-08-11

Solarfun Announces Expansion to Support Business Growth in the United States

Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. ("Solarfun" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: SOLF), a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic ("PV") cells and modules in China, announced an expansion of its marketing .. more
2010-08-06

Yingli Green Energy's In-house Polysilicon Plant Successfully Started Commercial Operation

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) , a solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") manufacturers, which holds the brand "Yingli Solar," announced its in-house polysilicon m.. more
2010-08-05

Suntech to Energize Southeast Asia's Largest Solar Power Plant

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the producer of crystalline silicon solar panels, has been selected to supply 34.5MW of solar panels for the first phase of the largest solar power plant in Thailand and Southeast Asia. Owned and operated by Bangcha.. more
2010-08-04

Azure Power and Suntech Drive Solar Industry in India

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the producer of crystalline silicon solar panels, has signed agreements to supply Azure Power, India's leading independent solar power producer, with several megawatts of solar panels to develop utility-scale solar proj.. more
2010-08-03

Astronergy Enters Into Exclusive Agreement With Solco Ltd.

Chinese solar company, Astronergy (also known as Chint Solar), announced an exclusive agreement with Solco Ltd., headquartered in Perth, Western Australia. Solco will be the exclusive distributor of Astronergy solar modules for Australia, New Zealand, Papua New G.. more
2010-08-03

GE Acquires SNC-Lavalin’s Smart Grid Business

GE (NYSE: GE) made a major step forward with its worldwide commitment to improve the ways we make, move and consume electricity with the acquisition of SNC-Lavalin's Energy Control Systems (ECS) business and its network management and control software. ECS so.. more
2010-08-02

Southern Nevada’s First Non-Solar Renewable Energy Project Underway

Construction is underway by NV Energy (NYSE:NVE) on Southern Nevada’s first non-solar renewable energy project, which will be located 35 miles south of Las Vegas near Goodsprings, Nevada. The Goodsprings Waste Heat Recovery Plant is being built in pa.. more
2010-07-23

California Team to Receive up to $122 Million for Energy Innovation Hub to Develop Method to Produce Fuels from Sunlight

California Institute of Technology to lead team in partnership with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and other California institutions As part of a broad effort to achieve breakthrough innovations in energy production, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel P.. more
2010-06-23

Solar Firm Brings World Cup to Africa's Largest Slum

Residents of Kibera, sub-Saharan Africa's largest slum settlement will have an opportunity to watch the FIFA 2010 World Cup live from South Africa, thanks to solar power technology developed by youths in the slums, with technical assistance from Solafrica.ch, a S.. 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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