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Avancis announces 17.9% efficiency for its CIGS solar module

03/05/2016 - 13:10

German thin-film manufacturer Avancis GmbH has achieved a world record efficiency of 17.9% for an encapsulated CIGS thin-film module.... read more

Sunnova gets $175 million financing from Goldman Sachs

03/05/2016 - 13:00

US residential PV system installer Sunnova Energy Corp. has secured a $175 million financing round from US-based multinational... read more

US DOE supports project to improve integration of solar energy with $25 million

03/05/2016 - 12:20

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has agreed to provide the project Enabling Extreme Real-Time Grid Integration of Solar Energy (... read more

REC Silicon swings to first-quarter loss

03/05/2016 - 12:08

Norwegian polysilicon and silicon gas producer REC Silicon ASA swung to a loss in the first quarter as revenue declined slightly. The... read more

Sharp could lay off 1,000 employees of its solar division

03/05/2016 - 11:36

Japanese electronics and PV module manufacturer Sharp Corp., which was recently acquired by Taiwanese multinational electronics contract... read more

Colombian glass manufacturer Tecnoglass resorts to solar due to ongoing energy crisis

03/05/2016 - 11:28

Colombian glass producer Grupo Tecnoglass is planning to invest $15 million in the construction of a 12 MW PV plant. Local newspaper El... read more

SunEdison announces appointment of chief restructuring officer

03/05/2016 - 11:03

US solar manufacturer and developer SunEdison Inc. has appointed John S. Dubel as the company's chief restructuring officer. Dubel... read more

India's SECI to build three floating PV plants totaling 25 MW

03/05/2016 - 10:35

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), the government agency overseeing India’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM),... read more

Global new PV capacity to reach 66 GW in 2016, GTM Research

03/05/2016 - 10:25

The global PV market is expected to grow by 66 GW in 2016, according to US market research firm GTM Research. If confirmed, this result... read more

Duke Energy acquires six solar projects totaling 30 MW in North Carolina

03/05/2016 - 10:20

The largest power utility in the US, Duke Energy, has acquired six PV power plants with a combined capacity of 30 MW in North Carolina,... read more