SolarWorld will supply solar panels for world’s premier pump-maker, Grundfos

Bonn - SolarWorld, the largest solar manufacturer in both Europe and the Americas, has become world supplier of solar panels to Grundfos, the pump industry’s largest, most innovative producer, SolarWorld announced today. SolarWorld will provide solar panels for use with Grundfos’ solar-powered submersible water pumps in countries on many continents.

114 Sunny Central CP XT Inverters in Europe’s Largest Thin-Film PV Power Plant

Niestetal / Templin - Equipped with 114 Sunny Central 900CP XT inverters from SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA), Europe’s largest thin-film PV power plant was commissioned in Templin, Brandenburg/Germany.

Supply and demand in balance in 2015

The solar photovoltaics market is poised to rise from the ashes of its present crisis with a healthy 10.5 % compound annual growth rate (CAGR), to reach US$ 155 billion in 2018, at least according to predictions by market analyst Lux Research.

Will Japan become solar market number one?


Japan’s solar capacities installed in the first quarter of 2013 surged by 270 %. With 1.5 GW new solar power connected to the grid (Q 1/2012: 0.4 GW) plus the high prices of PV systems in Japan, the country has surpassed Germany and become the world’s largest PV market in terms of revenue this year – while China is still set to be number one in installed megawatts in 2013.

Kyoto Prize 2013: Inamori Foundation announces this year’s laureates

Kyoto / Neuss - The Kyoto Prize, alongside the Nobel Prize one of the world’s highest honors for the lifetime achievement of outstanding personalities in the fields of culture and science, is being awarded this year to electronics engineer Dr. Robert Heath Dennard, biologist Dr. Masatoshi Nei and jazz musician Cecil Taylor.

Turkey’s Largest roof-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) system installed by Asunim

Asunim Turkey has just finished the installation of Turkey’s largest roof-mounted solar PV system, with a surface area of 12000m2 and an installed capacity of 500kWp. This system is installed on the roof of Kıvanç Tekstil A.Ş., a company located in the Seyhan district of Adana that plays an important role in textile industry, producing Made in Turkey fabrics for the European market.