Business

Correction: Sunrise and Choshu Industry are not Chinese companies

07.02.2014

In the PHOTON Newsletter published on Feb. 6, 2014, it was wrongly reported that the solar module production facility of German solar... read more

Suntech adds new board member with extensive restructuring experience

07.02.2014

Struggling Chinese solar manufacturer Suntech Power Co. Ltd. has appointed Michael Pearson as the fifth member of its board of directors... read more

Request for proposals - Energy Trust of Oregon (Oregon) deadline for submission Feb. 28, 2014

07.02.2014

Energy Trust of Oregon, an independent nonprofit organization based in Portland, Oregon, has issued an RfP to solicit proposals to... read more

Recurrent Energy completes 106 MW for Google, KKR in Western US

07.02.2014

North American solar project developer Recurrent Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Japan’s Sharp Corp., has energized six PV power plants... read more

Asian consortium to acquire Aleo Solar's 280 MW module factory

06.02.2014

A consortium formed by Asian solar companies Sunrise Global Solar Energy Co. Ltd., Choshu Industry Co. Ltd. and Pan Asia Solar Ltd. has... read more

SolarWorld amends contracts with raw materials suppliers

06.02.2014

German solar manufacturer SolarWorld AG announced that it has reached an agreement with unspecified raw materials suppliers to amend... read more

SunRun acquires residential division of REC Solar, AEE Solar and SnapNrack

06.02.2014

US solar leasing company Sunrun Inc. has acquired from US downstream solar energy company Mainstream Energy the residential division of... read more

RGS Energy and Altus Power plan $150 million of commercial solar projects in the US

06.02.2014

RGS Energy, a subsidiary of US solar installer Real Goods Solar Inc. and the investment firm Altus Power America Management are planning... read more

Urbasolar completes 9.3 MW PV power plant in southern France

06.02.2014

French solar company Urbasolar has completed a 9.36 MW solar power plant in Gardanne, southern France. The project was developed in 10... read more

Brazilian energy regulator approves 2.1 MW PV microgeneration project

06.02.2014

The Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency (ANEEL) has authorized the PV project Sol Moradas Salitre e Rodeadouro to begin producing... read more