TrendForce: The Latest Solar Price Survey

published: 2011-02-18 15:13
February 17, 2011 --- According to the latest weekly price survey conducted by EnergyTrend, a research institute of TrendForce Corp., solar cell spot prices continued to increase while contract prices for February see no clear mov...  more

First Solar Hosts Roof-Topping Ceremony in Frankfurt

published: 2011-02-17 15:04
First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR) took a step closer to doubling its production in Germany by celebrating the completion of the roof on its new manufacturing plant in Frankfurt (Oder). After a construction period of just a year and an in...  more

ABB Wins $33 Million Solar Orders in Italy

published: 2011-02-15 15:04
ABB has won orders worth $33 million from Emmeesseenne, a special purpose company financed by a leading investment fund focused on renewable energies, to supply three high-efficiency turnkey photovoltaic power plants near the ci...  more

Arizona Study to Shed Light on Solar & Smart Grid

published: 2011-02-15 15:00
With energy experts forecasting substantial increases in solar power in the coming decades, scientists at GE Global Research are working with Arizona Public Service, the state’s largest electric utility, to understand how large am...  more

Cracking the thin film solar code in GE’s 4 global labs

published: 2011-02-15 14:56
 GE Global Research, which is the hub of technology development for all of GE’s businesses, announced that in the race to have the most efficient, low-cost solar technology on the market, GE is now focusing its extensive R&D e...  more

The Solution to Solar’s ‘Christmas Lights’ Problem

published: 2011-02-15 14:44
Anyone who’s ever strung up lights for the holidays knows that frustrating feeling — one bulb goes out and suddenly the whole line goes dark. In recent years, Christmas lights have gotten smarter to eliminate the “single bad bulb”...  more