Finance & Economics

STR Holdings to repurchase $30 million of its common stock


US module encapsulant manufacturer STR Holdings Inc. has launched a »modified Dutch auction« self-tender offer through which it aims to... read more

Intevac substantially reduced losses in 2013


US-based equipment supplier Intevac Inc., which producers manufacturing and inspection equipment for the PV industry, was able to... read more

Hanwha SolarOne raises $21.5 million through ADS issuance


Between Nov. 17, 2013 and Jan. 29, 2014, Chinese solar products manufacturer Hanwha SolarOne Co., part of Korea’s Hanwha Group, sold 6,... read more

STR Holdings expects revenue increase for the fourth quarter of 2013


US module encapsulant manufacturer STR Holdings Inc. expects to register revenue of $6.5 million to $6.7 million for the fourth quarter... read more

Kyocera reports revenue growth for its solar energy business


Japanese electronics and solar module producer Kyocera Corp. reports that thanks to strong PV sales in Japan, its Applied Ceramic... read more

GCL-Poly expects to record a net loss in 2013 due to low ASPs


China-based polysilicon and wafer producer GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd. expects to record a net loss for the year ended Dec. 31, 2013.... read more

Toshiba reports strong PV sales for the 9 months ended Dec. 31


Japanese engineering and electronics conglomerate Toshiba Corp. reports that its Energy and Infrastructure business unit recorded a 7%... read more

SolarWorld secures permission to offer new shares and bonds


Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFIN) has approved several securities prospectuses concerning the financial... read more

DuPont reports strong increase in sales volume for its PV business


US chemical company DuPont registered strong sales volume growth for its PV business in 2013 due to increased demand and market share... read more

Goldpoly raises $106 million to finance acquisition of PV power plants


Chinese solar developer and cell maker Goldpoly New Energy Holdings Ltd. has raised 825.6 million HKD ($106.3 million) through its... read more