Finance & Economics

JA Solar reports rise in sales and shipments, plans capacity increase


Chinese solar producer JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. was able to increase sales and shipments and to see its net income swing from a loss... read more

E-Ton Solar registered 229.7% turnover growth in January


Solar cell manufacturer E-Ton Solar Tech Co., Ltd.. a subsidiary of Taiwan-based computer provider Inventec, registered a strong... read more

Centrosolar sees revenue nearly halved in 2013


German solar company Centrosolar Group AG reported that its turnover for 2013 was nearly halved compared to the prior year. According to... read more

US law firm Levy & Korsinsky investigates SunPower on breaches of fiduciary duty


US law firm Levi & Korsinsky, LLP is investigating US-based solar products manufacturer and project developer SunPower Corp. in... read more

Tianwei says it will not default on its July bond payment


In a filing with the Shanghai Stock Exchange, Chinese electrical equipment and solar module producer Baoding Tianwei Baobian Electric Co... read more

Etrion records slight drop in revenue due to lower solar power production


Swiss independent power producer Etrion Corp., which owns and operates 17 solar power plants in Italy totaling approximately 60 MW,... read more

STR Holdings narrows net loss in 2013 despite 67% drop in revenue


US module encapsulant manufacturer STR Holdings Inc. recorded its first sequential quarterly sales increase in nine quarters in the... read more

Strong fourth quarter results help Hanwha SolarOne narrow its net loss


Chinese solar products manufacturer Hanwha SolarOne Co., part of Korea’s Hanwha Group, grew its revenue 28.5% year on year in 2013 to... read more

Weak German PV market impacts Viessmann's renewable energy division


German heating, cooling and climate control technology provider Viessmann Deutschland GmbH reports that its renewable energy business... read more

Elettronica Santerno grows its revenue by 50% in 2013


Italian inverter producer Elettronica Santerno SpA, a subsidiary of industrial group Carraro SpA, said its revenue increased by 49.8... read more