Photovoltaic

ENcome and Green Services Group merge O&M operations in France

ENcome Energy Performance GmbH and Green Services Group have announced to merge their French O&M operations. Both partners will transfer their O&M activities and particularly the O&M business of KBE Energy, one of Green Services Group affiliates to the new joint venture company ENcome Energy Performance France SAS. Thereby ENcome France becomes one of the leading O&M providers in France with an O&M portfolio of approx. 150 MW.

16.05.2018

Kyocera TCL Solar completes 29.2 MW PV plant in Japan

Kyocera’s 29.2 MW plant on repurposed land in Yonago (Photo: Kyocera)

Kyocera TCL Solar LLC has constructed a 29.2 MW utility-scale solar power plant in Yonago City, Tottori Prefecture, Japan. The company’s largest solar power plant was installed on 1.2 km2 of land originally designated for a golf course and other purposes but subsequently abandoned.

15.05.2018

Meyer Burger divests its Solar Systems business to Patrick Hofer-Noser

As part of the optimisation programme regarding the Thun manufacturing site and the company’s product portfolio which was communicated on 2 November 2017, Meyer Burger Technology Ltd (SIX Swiss Exchange: MBTN) announced today that it will transfer its Solar Systems business (“Energy Systems”) and the 32 impacted employees to 3S Solar Plus AG, a company which will be newly created and which has been sold to Dr Patrick Hofer-Noser.

14.05.2018

Array Technologies and sPower join forces with multi-gigawatt solar PV agreement

 With Array Technologies and sPower two renewable energy giants announced a new partnership deal. (Photo: Array Technologies)

A new three-year partnership between two of the United States’ largest players in solar energy, Array Technologies and sPower, was announced at the GTM Solar Summit in southern California.

04.05.2018

Largest Zero-Feed-in PV System in Turkey managed by meteocontrol solution

A 400 kW PV system on the roof of a warehouse operated by Reysaş REIT is the largest zero-feed-in solar plant in Turky. The system covers 90 % of the energy needs of the facility. This has been made possible using a monitoring and control concept by meteocontrol

04.04.2018

SolarWorld Industries GmbH files for insolvency proceedings

SolarWorld Industries GmbH today filed for insolvency proceedings at Bonn insolvency court. The German manufacturer of photovoltaic cells and modules hereby reacts among others on further decreased market prices and European Commission’s intention to terminate measures against dumped solar imports from China. Currently SolarWorld Industries employs about 600 people at its headquarter in Bonn and manufacturing sites in Freiberg (Saxony) and Arnstadt (Thuringia). In August 2017 SolarWorld Industries GmbH acquired the German manufacturing and sales activities from insolvent SolarWorld AG.

28.03.2018

Australian brewery moves to green energy

By purchasing about 74,000 MWh of clearn energy from BayWa r.e. CUB comes a lot closer to the goal of "fully renewable". (Photo: BayWa r.e.)

BayWa r.e. has signed a supply agreement for solar power with the Carlton & United Breweries. This electricity will be produced in the 112 MW PV plant Mildura, which is currently under construction.

20.03.2018

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