Photovoltaic

Fronius thinks global: Major strides in internationalisation

Wels - With the opening of seven new international subsidiaries in 2010, the internationalisation of Austrian inverter manufacturer Fronius is progressing rapidly.

PROINSO launches Web tool to enable its Network of Qualified Installers to create customized catalogues


  • The Network of the Spanish multinational has reached 1,311 Qualified Installers in countries like Germany, France, Greece, Italy, Canada and the USA, among others.

STC Dunningen - Certification of the New Module Production Line

Schmid technology - production at its finest. The outstanding quality of production at the Schmid Technology Center in Dunningen was confirmed by technical inspectorate, TUV Sued, on 17 February 2011.

UNI-SOLAR Powers Largest Solar Power Plant in the French Riviera

Paris - United Solar, a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENER) and a leading global manufacturer of lightweight, flexible thin-film solar laminates, today announced that its UNI-SOLAR brand photovoltaics (PV) are powering the recently completed 570 kWp solar power plant atop the Nice Saint Isidore Eco-vallee Business Park in the city of Nice, France.

General Electric to build 400 MW thin-film factory

The company has not given any information about the location, but says that a plant with 400 employees is planned. The factory will make thin-film modules on a CdTe basis. The necessary technology has been developed by GE subsidiary PrimeStar Solar, which is based in Arvada, Colorado. GE has been buying into the PV development company since 2008 and now owns PrimeStar in its entirety.

Trina Solar Announces Sales Agreement with Fotowatio Renewable Ventures

CHANGZHOU - Trina Solar Limited (TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, today announced that its subsidiary, Trina Solar (U.S.) Inc., has signed a sales agreement to supply solar modules to US-based FRV AE Solar, LLC ("FRV"), a subsidiary of Fotowa

DEGERenergie increases commitment in India Cooperation with Reliance Industries Ltd. expanded

Horb am Neckar - DEGERenergie expands its cooperation with Indian solar park operator Reliance Industries Ltd.. To obtain reference values for comparison with its rigid solar modules, Reliance is currently testing six DEGERtraker 5000HD systems. With more than 35,000 systems installed worldwide, DEGERenergie is the global market leader for solar tracking systems.


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