26th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition concludes: Photovoltaics becomes a major Electricity Source

Munich / Hamburg - After five inspiring and busy days, this year's 26th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (26th EU PVSEC) closed its doors today at the CCH Congress Centre and International Fair Hamburg.

Bernes new tram depot: first class solar system from Lyss

For the tram depot project, 3S Photovoltaics picked up the challenge set by the planners and architects and developed a special module. Adapting module design to a specific building project is one of 3S Photovoltaics' major strengths.

Eurener sponsors the first solar race in South America which will cross the Atacama Chilean desert

Valencia - From September 30th to October 2nd will be held in Chile the first race of solar-powered vehicles in South America known as the "Atacama Solar Challenge". The tour consists of 933 km under an unforgiving sun as the area has the most solar radiation of the world.

Satcon Selected by Q-Cells for the Second Largest Solar Plant in North America

Boston - Satcon Technology Corporation (NASDAQ CM: SATC), a leading provider of utility-scale power conversion solutions for the renewable energy market, today announced that it has been selected by Q-Cells North America to supply an additional 40 megawatts (MW) of their Prism Platform solutions for the Starwood project in Sault St Marie, Ontario.

REC wants to close production sites in Norway

The Board of Directors announced that the decision had been taken to hold talks with employee representatives about the permanent closure of some of the company's Norwegian production sites – including redundancies. The units to be closed are polysilicon wafer factories in Herøya and Glomfjord and the cell factory in Narvik. In total, 700 members of staff may be affected.

Thailand Solar Park to Use Astronergy Thin Film PV Technology

Astronergy, a subsidiary of the Chint Group, was selected to provide its thin film amorphous microcrystalline silicon technology PV panels for a 1.65MWp solar park in Thailand.

In-Roof System Easy-In receives MCS Certification in Great Britain

Dresden - SOLARWATT's in-roof system Easy-In has been awarded MCS Certification (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) for the British market. The quality seal is an internationally recognized and independent certificate issued by the British examination office BBA (British Board of Agrement) for excellent product quality and safety.