Business

Nordwest Industrie acquires Mounting Systems GmbH

04.02.2014

German industrial group Nordwest Industrie Group (NWI) has finalized the acquisition of Germany-based mounting system provider Mounting... read more

Saudi investment firm Taqnia acquires 50% of Sun&Life

04.02.2014

Saudi investment company Technology Development and Investment Company (Taqnia), which is owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of... read more

Daqo ramps up production at its new Xinjiang polysilicon facilities

03.02.2014

Chinese polysilicon producer Daqo New Energy Corp. reports that it has expanded its polysilicon production capacity in Xinjiang Province... read more

PHOTON price index: Chinese and polycrystalline module prices stay flat, while prices for monocrystalline modules increase

03.02.2014

According to the PHOTON price index, average prices for modules on the German spot market have remained stable in the past week. The... read more

FLS Energy raises $30 million to expand solar operations in US Southeast

03.02.2014

In an interview with local newspaper the Asheville Citizen Times, CEO of US solar company FLS Energy Dale Freudenberger revealed that... read more

BHEL to build $478 million solar cell factory in India

03.02.2014

Indian state-owned power plant equipment manufacturer and engineering company Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) plans to invest 3,000... read more

BNEF chief predicts investments in renewable energy will turn around this year

03.02.2014

Investments in renewable energy will recover this year and sales of green bonds will reach a record level, according to the CEO of... read more

German insurance company Gothaer invests €150 million in Juwi IPP RE projects

02.02.2014

German insurance group Gothaer has created a €150 million ($205 million) investment fund that will invest in wind and solar energy... read more

RWE reports €2.9 billion impairment for its conventional power generation segment

02.02.2014

Germany’s second largest energy company, RWE, has informed shareholders of €3.3 billion ($4.6 billion) in impairments in its 2013... read more

Tokyo Electron to shut down PV module equipment business in March

02.02.2014

Japanese semiconductor producer Tokyo Electron Ltd., which purchased Swiss industrial group Oerlikon’s entire solar business in 2012 for... read more