Photovoltaic

Video chronicles hospital projects in Haiti, debuting Solar2World donation program to aid Latin America

Hillsboro - A new documentary video fleshes out the impact of SolarWorlds donation of 100 kilowatts of its high-performance solar panels to power several rural community hospitals in Haiti in systems installed this year. The video, as well as stunning photography, are key features of pages that the company has added to its website.

CPS Energy attracts global manufacturers with solar project

San Antonio, TX - In a unique, first-of-its kind generation-to-manufacturing proposal, CPS Energy is entering into negotiations for a power purchase agreement from one of the nation's largest solar projects. The project will mean new corporate headquarters and U.S. manufacturing operations for global companies in San Antonio.

Customers Flight to Quality Strengthening Suntechs Market Position and results in One Gigawatt Shipment of Solar to Europe in 2011

Schaffhausen, Switzerland - Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world's largest producer of solar panels, sees a clear movement of solar customers towards quality products and reliable brands. Suntech profits from this momentum and today announced that the company has shipped more than one gigawatt of photovoltaic panels to European customers in 2011.

MPrime expands its international presence by opening a subsidiary in Germany

Oliveira de Frades - MPrime, Martifer Solar's photovoltaic distribution branch is pleased to announce the opening of its German subsidiary.


MPrime new offices, located in Munich, will be the best base for the consolidation of the company as one of the leading photovoltaic suppliers in Strategic World markets in the PV sector.


Gehrlicher Solar and Masdar PV build roof-top installation with full-size modules

Ichtershausen / Dornach near Munich - The 5.7 m2 large thin-film solar modules from Masdar PV gleam in the sunshine with a slightly reddish hue. In this showpiece project, Gehrlicher Solar, in the role of system integrator, working together with Masdar PV, has demonstrated the versatility of full-size modules.

1 GW solar farm in Dubai

The project will use both photovoltaic and concentrating solar power (CSP) technology and will cover an area of 48 km². By 2030 the farm is expected to have a total capacity of 1 GW. Abu Dhabi-based German engineers will start by installing a photovoltaic power plant with 10 MW of capacity, which will be connected to the grid by 2013. The complete project will cost € 2.4 billion.

China Sunergy modules assembled in France

Chinese solar cells and modules manufacturer CSun has started assembling PV modules in France. Cooperation partner is KDG Energy, a French PV manufacturer with production plant in Sainte-Marguerite, Lorraine. The partners were already able to present a first larger order by Paris based developer Akuo Energy Group.

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