2010-11-15

Texas Town's Waste Goes Green

Lometa, Texasis a tiny town in a massive state. With 842 residents and one stoplight, it is not the first place one would expect to find investment in green technology. It is, however, on the forefront of it. A national leader in wind power, Texas recently asserted .. more
2010-11-12

Solarfun Announces US$67,843,658 Follow-on Public Offering of American Depositary Shares

Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules in China, announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, up to an aggregate sale price of US$67,843,.. more
2010-11-12

Global Business Leaders Jointly Push Green Growth Agenda

The G20 Business Summit issued a strong and unified message to the global political leadership, urging them to put a robust price on carbon, allow free trade in green goods and services, ratchet up research and development, and end fossil fuel subsidies within five years. .. more
2010-11-11

Madera Officials Celebrate Activation of 1.1MW Solar Deployment at Waste Water Treatment Facility

Madera Mayor Gary Svanda and city council members, along with REC Solar, a solar electric system provider in the United States, and SunEdison, a solar energy services provider and subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc., celebrated the activation of a .. more
2010-11-11

Wells Fargo to Fund Over $100 Million in U.S. Solar Projects Developed by GCL Solar

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited and Wells Fargo announced a joint program through which Wells Fargo will provide over $100 million by the end of 2011 to fund solar photovoltaic power projects throughout the U.S. developed by GCL-Poly subsidiary GCL Solar .. more
2010-11-11

Alstom Wins Contracts to Retrofit Europe’s Largest Fossil Power Plant in Poland

Alstom will retrofit six units (7 to 12) of the 4,460 MW Belchatow power plant, Europe’s largest and the world’s second largest fossil power plant. The two contracts signed with PGE Gornictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A., which owns and operates B.. more
2010-11-10

GE Engages in Chinese Joint Ventures to Advance the Development of Smarter Energy and the Electrification in Local Infrastructure Projects

GE and State Grid Corporation of China announced plans for several joint ventures to address China’s growing energy needs and to electrify its vast transportation infrastructure. These joint ventures, part of GE’s plans to invest US$2B in China throug.. more
2010-11-10

Platina Acquires 10MW Operational Solar Photovoltaic Projects in Italy

Platina Partners LLP, a private equity fund manager specialising in renewable energy infrastructure investments and special situation buyouts, has acquired 10MW of solar photovoltaic (“PV”) projects from the Degennaro Group, an Italian construction firm.. more
2010-11-09

Statement by Solar Millennium AG Regarding the Offer for Exchange of Shares by iEnergy AG

According to a publication in the electronic federal gazette, the shareholders of Solar Millennium AG have been currently offered a voluntary public offer to exchange Solar Millennium shares against 3.5 shares of Smart Grids AG in Berlin, Germany at an acquisition.. more
2010-11-09

Suntech Selected for Phase Two of 44mw Solar Power Plant in Thailand

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd., a producer of solar panels, will supply 9.43MW of solar panels and technical support for the second phase of a 44MW solar power plant (38MW AC output) in Thailand. Owned by Bangchak Petroleum Public Co., Ltd., and integrate.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

Si-Wafer Price Decreases Again; Market Condition will Improve after Chinese New Year: Price Trend

PolysiliconThe decrease of prices for PV cell and si-wafer in January was quite large. Many medium and small manufacturers needed poly.. more

RESEARCH

N-Type Solar Cell Technologies Are Expected to Enter Mass Production in 2018, Driven by China’s Top Runner Program

EnergyTrend, a division TrendForce, has recently published a new report Market of Advanced PV Technology. According to the report,.. more

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