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5 November 2012

LDK Solar appoints new CEO from within ranks

Chinese photovoltaic manufacturer LDK Solar has appointed Xingxue Tong as CEO.

5 November 2012

Solon partners with Israel’s Elco to exploit local PV opportunities

German photovoltaic company Solon has formed a joint venture with Israeli energy and technology business Elco, for the development of solar projects in Israel.

5 November 2012

Unirac supplies solar technology for Haitian hospital project

US solar infrastructure specialist Unirac has provided a photovoltaic racking system for a rooftop array at the soon-to-be opened Mirebalais National Hospital in Haiti.

2 November 2012

Stock round up: Trade tariffs make little impact on US solarp

This week saw two major US solar manufacturers release quarterly results, showing declining sales but improving margins.The global market remains difficult, but are improving results a vindication of the policy to impose tariffs on Chinese imports?

2 November 2012

SunPower, First Solar take different tack to overcome PV challengesp

SunPower_PHX_170SQ US photovoltaic manufacturers SunPower and First Solar are taking very different approaches to navigating a challenging market.

2 November 2012

SunPower cuts losses in Q3

Sunower_Campbell_170SQ US photovoltaic manufacturer SunPower made a $48.5m GAAP net loss in the third quarter.

2 November 2012

SolarCity completes installation for California schools

US-based SolarCity has installed 1.3MW of photovoltaic systems for the Martinez Unified School District in California.

2 November 2012

First Solar sees Q3 sales cut in half

first170_170 US photovoltaic manufacturer First Solar has made a third quarter net profit of $87.9m, around 50 per cent short of the same period last year.

1 November 2012

UK PV plant provides model for community ownershipp

Westmill_1_170SQ A 5MW solar project in southern England is now completely owned by the local community after a successful share offering, providing a model for large-scale renewable projects with local resident involvement.

1 November 2012

Kyocera sees H1 profit drop on poor solar perfomance

Japanese photovoltaic and technology company Kyocera has made a net income of ¥253bn in the first half of fiscal 2013, more than ¥20bn less than in the same period the previous year.

1 November 2012

Serbian government approves 1GW solar plan

The government of Serbia has approved plans by Luxembourg-based Securum Equity Partners to construct a 1GW photovoltaic plant.

31 October 2012

US voters forget Solyndra and pledge support to solarp

A new survey of voters in the US election has shown an overwhelming support for government encouragement of renewable energy, in particular solar, despite what happened to Solyndra.

31 October 2012

Wells Fargo arts centre to include PV

Wells-Fargo-arts-centre_170SQ US financial company Wells Fargo has contracted Nelson Solar Projects to add photovoltaic panels to an arts centre it is building in California.

31 October 2012

SunPower completes 25MW PV plant

US photovoltaic developer SunPower has completed installation of a 25MW solar project for Modesto Irrigation District in California.

31 October 2012

JinkoSolar delivers PV modules for German project

Chinese photovoltaic manufacturer JinkoSolar has supplied 5.9MW of panels to Germany’s Energiebauern for a project in Starkenberg, Thuringia.

31 October 2012

Hanwha names new solar president and CTO

Hanwa_170SQ South Korean photovoltaic manufacturer Hanwha SolarOne has appointed Min-Su Kim as president.

29 October 2012

Upsolar completes Sicilian PV arrays

Upsolar has completed installation of four rooftop photovoltaic arrays in Sicily, with a combined capacity of 1MW.

29 October 2012

SolarCity, MC Solar install PV array at NYC factory

NYC_170SQ US-based SolarCity and MC Solar Development have completed installation of a 237kW photovoltaic array on the rooftop of New York’s Gal Manufacturing.

29 October 2012

DNV Kema unveils floating solar concept

DNV-Kema_Floating-PV_170SQ Dutch environmental consultancy DNV Kema has developed a new solar concept, which features a floating photovoltaic array.

25 October 2012

Chinese developer Sky Solar secures $1.6bn through state bank

Shanghai1_170_1701 Chinese photovoltaic technology and project developer Sky Solar Holdings has secured a credit facility worth RMB10bn ($1.6bn) from the China Development Bank.

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