Suntech and Calisolar Extend Strategic Partnership

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd and Calisolar Inc announced that the companies have signed a Letter of Intent to construct a solar silicon manufacturing facility in Ontario Canada. Once completed, the manufacturing facility will add new operators and engineers .. more

SunPower Produces Initial Solar Cells Yielding 22.2 Percent Conversion Efficiency

SunPower Corp., a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, announced that AUO SunPower Sdn. Bhd., its joint venture (JV) solar cell fabrication facility (Fab 3) in Malaysia with AU Optronics Corp., ha.. more

Senior PWC Advisor Confident in China's Green Economy

China has laid a firm foundation for green development and will achieve its ambitious target on increasing the use of renewable resources, a senior advisor with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said. Referring to China's bid to produce 20 percent of its energy with .. more

Petrobras and Novozymes Partner on Cellulosic Ethanol

Petrobras and Novozymes have entered an agreement to develop a new route to produce second generation biofuel from sugarcane bagasse. The agreement covers the development of enzymes and production processes to produce second generation lignocellulosic ethanol from bagasse i.. more

SunPower Plans 3.5-Megawatt Solar System for Macy's Arizona Fulfillment Center

SunPower Corp. announced that construction is underway on a 3.5-megawatt SunPower solar power system at Macy's, Inc. online fulfillment center in Goodyear, Ariz. The system will deliver the equivalent of 70 percent of the 600,000-square-foot building's electr.. more

GESOLAR Sampling ‘Smart Panels’ Featuring National Semiconductor’s SolarMagic Chipset

National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:NSM) a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog semiconductors, and Green Energy Solar (GESOLAR), a leading provider of solar energy products and services, today announced that samples of GESOLA.. more

Alstom Wins a Contract Worth €160 Million to Build an Environmental Control System in a Coal-Fired Power Plant in South Africa

Alstom, the supplier of air quality control systems (AQCS) for power plants, has won a contract worth approximately €160 million to build South Africa’s first wet flue gas desulphurisation (FGD*) system at the Kusile power plant, further strengthening its.. more

JA Solar Announces Supply Agreements with BP Solar for More Than 185 MW

JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd., a manufacturers of high-performance solar cells and solar power products, announced that it had signed strategic supply agreements with BP Solar to provide a total of more than 185 MWs of mono-crystalline and multi-crystalline solar cells.. more

Yingli Green Energy Announces the Registration of RMB 2.4 Billion Five-Year Medium-Term Notes and Issuance of First Tranche RMB 1.0 Billion

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, a solar energy company and vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar," announced that one of its primary operating subsidiaries, Baoding Tianwei Y.. more

Solarfun Announces Completion of Capacity Expansion Plan and Further Expansion Plans

Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic ("PV") cells and modules in China, announced that it has already reached its 2010 year-end target of 360 MW in ingot manufacturing capacity, 4.. more