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26 November 2013

Precious metals group Heraeus invests in solar PV R&D

German precious metals group Heraeus is to increase its R&D budget to reinforce its solar photovoltaics arm.The strategic shift will see the relocation of the company's R&D staff, as well as the hiring of new R&D specialists and the expansion of its lab infrastructure.

17 April 2013

Funding round progresses at US organic PV tech developerp

A US-developer of an organic photovoltaics technology is making slow-and-steady progress towards completing a $5m equity round opened last December.

26 February 2013

Solar printer Notion Systems bags seed funding from High-Tech Gründerfonds

Notion Systems, a producer of inkjet and laser systems for pho­to­voltaics, printed elec­tron­ics, and printed cir­cuit boards, has received funding from High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) alongside a number of other German investment firms.

10 July 2012

IKEA installs solar energy system in Houston store

Home furnishings giant IKEA has installed a solar energy system at its store Houston, Texas.

21 May 2012

Marguerite Fund purchases stake in EDF PV plant

Solar-panels-stock_170SQ Europe’s Marguerite Fund has acquired a 30MW stake in a photovoltaic (PV) project near Auxerre, France, being developed by EDF.

8 May 2012

CPV specialist Concentrator Optics secures new funds

German concentrated photovoltaic panel developer Concentrator Optics has secured €3.5m in equity, debt and grant financing.

8 May 2012

Salazar opens first US renewable energy plant on public land

US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has opened the 50MW Silver State North solar farm, the first facility of its kind to be built on US public lands.

4 May 2012

Yingli opens new Japanese subsidiary

Chinese photovoltaic Yingli Green Energy has opened a new office in Tokyo, Japan.

3 May 2012

Canadian Solar announces Bulgarian deal

Canadian Solar has announced that it supplied photovoltaic (PV) panels to a 3.3MW project in Bulgaria.

2 May 2012

ESA wins EPC solar contract in Jamaica

US cleantech business ESA Renewables has been contracted to provide engineering, procurement and construction services for a 24MW solar project in Jamaica.

2 May 2012

KDC installs NJ PV system for Atlantic Coast Freezers

US company KDC Solar has completed a 2.2MW photovoltaic installation at an Atlantic Coast Freezers building in New Jersey.

27 April 2012

Johnson Controls completes Baltimore PV install

Baltimore1_170SQ US efficiency specialist Johnson Controls has completed installation of a 1MW photovoltaic array at the Back River wastewater treatment plant in Baltimore.

26 April 2012

Arizona’s Agau Caliente PV plant reaches 100MW

US companies NRG Energy, First Solar and MidAmerican Energy have completed installation of the first 100MW of the 290MW Agau Caliente photovoltaic project.

26 April 2012

US’ tenKsolar secures funds from Hanwha, Novusmodus

US photovoltaic solution provider tenKsolar has secured $15.5m through a funding round led by South Korean manufacturer Hanwha Solar and UK investment group ESB Novusmodus.

25 April 2012

Phono Solar wins €300m German order

solarpanel2_170_170 German photovoltaic project developer Sybac Solar has contracted Chinese manufacturer Phono Solar to provide 500MW of panels, in a deal worth €300m.

20 April 2012

Stock round-up: Survival plans begin to emerge in solar sectorp

Strategies are beginning to emerge on how solar companies are to survive the fiercely global competitive environment that is characterising the sector.

19 April 2012

Gehrlicher commences PV build on former military airport

German company Gehrlicher Solar has commenced work on a 35MW photovoltaic plant at a former military site in Bavaria.

18 April 2012

Waaree Energies completes India PV plant

India-based solar company Waaree Energies has installed a 5MW photovoltaic plant in Rajasthan for Greentech Power.

16 April 2012

France’s Solairedirect sees 113% net profit increase

French company Solairedirect saw consolidated net profit rise 113.9 per cent in 20111 to €19.3m.

13 April 2012

Chinese company Sky Solar forms JV to target Europe

Chinese photovoltaic companies Sky Solar and Shanghai Chaori Energy Technology have formed a joint venture to target the European market.

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