Finance & Economics

Sharp's PV sales top 1.36 GW in first 9 months of fiscal 2013


Japanese electronics manufacturer Sharp Corp. registered a considerable surge in solar sales in the first 9 months of the current fiscal... read more

Advanced Energy's solar sales grew nearly 9% in the fourth quarter


US power conversion technology provider Advanced Energy Industries Inc. reported fourth quarter 2013 revenue of $152.6 million, up from... read more

UmweltBank lent solar project developers more than €1 billion in 2013


Germany-based UmweltBank AG, which provides financial services to companies operating in the green energy sector, lent €2.51 billion ($3... read more

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