11.5 MW solar park in Helbra completed

Berlin / Helbra - On 30th December 2010 the solar park in Saxony-Anhalt with a total power of 11.5 Megawatt has been connected to the net as scheduled. Therefore the park can profit from the higher German feed-in tariff of 28.43 cent per kWh. On an area of 28 hectares modules will supply electricity to over 3,300 households and save over 8,000 tonnes of CO2 every year.

3SModultec sells integrated solar panel production line to West Africa

The founders of the Senegalese solar company SPEC will be making the vision of West Africa's first solar panel factory come true in the next few weeks. The local team is being supported by solar experts from 3S Modultec, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Meyer Burger Technology AG (quoted on the SIX Swiss Exchange: ticker code MBTN).

Solyndra presents its first 46 kWp in Slovenia

Celje - Solyndra, a manufacturer of cylindrical photovoltaic (PV) systems for large commercial rooftops, today announced that Eco Solar, a fast growing Slovenian PV developer has completed a 46 kWp grid connected solar system. The investor - Intercom - is a leading provider of hydraulic cylinders and aggregates for the industry.

Entry into the British PV market: jms Solar Handel establishes its branch office in Bristol

Bristol - jms Solar Handel, the Bavarian PV specialist, continues to expand its European network of branch offices, most recently at the beginning of the new year with the opening of its first branch in Portishead, Bristol.

DuPont Delivers New Science-Powered Innovations for Solar Energy

Wilmington - As part of its ongoing commitment to help the world reduce the dependency on fossil fuels, DuPont has introduced a suite of science-powered photovoltaic innovations - expanding the solar industry's broadest portfolio of photovoltaic solutions to meet the needs of the fast-growing solar energy market.

Samsung Semiconductor Europe GmbH announces partnership with Frankensolar

Nuremberg - The Samsung-Frankensolar distribution partnership will be launched in April 2011, making Frankensolar the first PV systems specialist in Germany to have signed a long-term supply agreement with Samsung.

ecoConnect connects with global association

The GCCA describes itself as “a partnership of the Top 20 Cleantech Clusters globally”. “Clusters” include Eco World Styria in Austria, the Green Way in Dublin, the Finnish Cleantech Cluster and French Cleantech, along with others in the US and Canada. Companies, universities and research institutions are also potential members.