2010-10-15

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
2010-10-15

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
2010-10-14

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
2010-10-14

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
2010-10-14

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
2010-10-13

Solarfun Signs 8.1 MW EPC PV Contract in Southern China

Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic ("PV") cells and modules in China, announced that Jiangsu Linyang Solar Power Electronic Engineering Co., Ltd. ("Jiangsu Linyang&.. more
2010-10-13

GE Introduces 1-Megawatt Solar Inverter for Projects Worldwide

GE introduced a one-megawatt (MW) solar inverter at Solar Power International 2010. The new inverter, the largest in GE’s portfolio, is available in both 50- and 60-hertz versions, making it suitable for applications worldwide. “As the demand for cle.. more
2010-10-13

Alstom will Develop the Hydropower Project in Russia

Alstom Hydro has just signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with RusHydro, Russia’s largest power generation company, to participate in the development of the Russian hydropower industry. The MoU includes a decision by both parties to consider possi.. more
2010-10-12

Kyocera Modules Power Largest Solar Electric System in Orange County, Calif

Kyocera Solar, Inc. announced that 5,472 of its KD210 high-efficiency polycrystalline solar panels were recently installed atop existing shade structures on three parking deck roofs of an Irvine, California-based financial institution campus. The 1.15-megawatt installa.. more
2010-10-12

Solar Energy Initiatives Announces Completion of 2.5 MWs of Power Purchase Agreements

Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc., with businesses in solar project development, distribution and workforce training, announced it has signed three Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to build 2.5 MWs of projects with munic.. 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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