LDK Solar acquires Californian Solar Power

LDK will pay US$ 33 million for the acquisition. According to a press release from LDK Solar, the investment will strengthen the balance sheet of Solar Power Inc (SPI) and thus help the company speed up the development of its project pipeline.

­­­Enphase Energy Surpasses 500,000 Units Shipped

Petaluma - Enphase Energy, the global leader in solar microinverter systems, today announced that it has shipped more than 500,000 microinverters to date and plans to triple production capacity in 2011 to meet accelerating demand within residential and commercial solar projects.

DyeTec wins Ohio State Development Grant

DyeTec Solar Inc., a joint venture involving Dyesol Inc. (DYE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dyesol Ltd. announced today that it will receive a US$1 million Ohio Third Frontier Commission grant to develop technology for mass manufacture of glass based BIPV (Building Integrated Photovoltaic's), BAPV (Building Applied Photovoltaic's) and AIPV (Automotive Integrated Photovoltaic's) products. 

New Subsidiary AS Solar UK Founded in Bristol

Recently, AS Solar founded its newest subsidiary, AS Solar UK Ltd., located in Bristol, Great Britain. The newest addition to the AS Solar group expands the international presence of the wholesale trader to a total of nine subsidiaries.

SOLON to Construct 15 MW Solar Power Plant for California Energy Supplier PG&E

Berlin / Tucson - SOLON Corporation, a provider of turnkey solar power plants and manufacturer of crystalline silicon solar modules in the U.S., has been awarded a contract for the construction of a 15 MW (AC) solar power plant in California for Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), which supplies natural gas and electric service to approximately 15 million people in Northern and Centr

Italy’s PV market remains without a cap

According to an announcement by EuPD Research, the Environment Ministry, the Ministry for Economic Development and the sector association GIFI (Gruppo Imprese Fotovoltaiche Italiane) have postponed negotiations until April.

Belgian Solar Market Cooling Down Following End of 2009 Boom

Rotterdamm / Brussels - Accumulated photovoltaic capacity in Belgium could be 740 MW* end of 2010, with an 88% share for Flanders. Growth rate has deteriorated, but the market for smaller installations remains promising.