HelioVolt halts production, seeks investors


US-based thin-film solar company HelioVolt Corp. has idled production activities at its CIGS module plant in Austin, Texas. The company... read more

Request for proposals - Austin Energy (Texas) deadline for submission Apr. 29, 2014


The City of Austin, Texas d/b/a Austin Energy is soliciting proposals from solar developers interested in selling up to 4 MW (AC) of... read more

Kyocera to begin selling monocrystalline modules in Japan in April


Japanese electronics and solar module producer Kyocera Corp. will launch its first commercial monocrystalline solar modules in April.... read more

Trina Solar to build 2 MW rooftop PV plant in Jordan


Chinese solar manufacturer Trina Solar Ltd. has been awarded an EPC contract to build Jordan’s largest rooftop solar power project to... read more

TÜV Rheinland and DB Schenker develop new system for safe transport of PV modules


Germany-based technical and certification services provider TÜV Rheinland and logistics service provider DB Schenker, a wholly owned... read more

United Photovoltaics to lease $110 million of solar modules from Zhongxing Leasing


Chinese polysilicon producer and solar project developer United Photovoltaics Group Ltd., formerly known as Goldpoly, has signed a 12-... read more

Engevix completes first pilot PV project in Brazilian state of Bahia, plans 30 MW solar park


Brazilian EPC company Engevix has completed a pilot PV project in the Brazilian state of Bahia, according to a statement from the local... read more

ThomasLloyd and IFC to finance renewable energy projects in the Philippines


ThomasLloyd Group Ltd., a global investment banking and investment management group focused on the renewable energy sector in Asia, and... read more

GCL-Poly to supply NSP and TSI with 4 GW of wafers over the next 3 years


China-based polysilicon and wafer producer GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd. has signed multiyear wafer supply contracts with Taiwanese cell... read more

Australian company plans $190 million solar factory in Sri Lanka


Australia-based Energy Puzzle Group intends to invest $190 million to build a solar cell and module plant in Hambantota, southern Sri... read more