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German EEG levy account down to minus €2.8 billion

10/09/2020 - 10:27

As of August 31, the German EEG levy account showed a deficit of €2.80 billion ($3.30 billion). In June, the account had slipped into... read more

Sunpower spin-off Maxeon enters PPVX

06/09/2020 - 19:10

The U.S. solar group Sunpower Corp. completed the split into two independent listed companies announced in November 2019 on August 26.... read more

Energyra to produce modules with »Zebra« cells

04/09/2020 - 15:53

Dutch solar module manufacturer Energyra BV has announced series modules with »Zebra« type rear contact cells. The cell technology was... read more

German EEG levy account stands at minus two billion euros

11/08/2020 - 14:45

The EEG levy account managed by the four German transmission system operators, into which the payments from the country’s electricity... read more

Solar stocks jump by nine percent

09/08/2020 - 14:47

At 2,180 points, the PHOTON Photovoltaic Stock Index PPVX was 9.1 percent higher last Friday than in the previous week and reached a new... read more

PV expansion in Germany remains at a high level in June

31/07/2020 - 11:03

For the month of June, PV systems with a total capacity of 436.9 MW were registered by the German Bundesnetzagentur (Federal Network... read more

PV stocks continue to rise

27/07/2020 - 11:14

The PHOTON Photovoltaic Stock Index PPVX was able to leave its losses suffered due to the Corona Pandemic behind it further last week... read more

Renewables overtake fossil fuel power generation in the EU

22/07/2020 - 17:05

In the first half of 2020, the 27 countries of the European Union generated 40 percent of their electricity from wind, solar, hydro and... read more

German PV market at the volume of the record year 2012 in May

02/07/2020 - 12:19

For the month of May, the German Federal Network Agency registered new PV systems with a total capacity of 446.3 MW. This is the highest... read more

BlueSky Energy chooses production site in Austria

28/06/2020 - 20:00

The Austrian BlueSky Energy GmbH wants to manufacture battery cells for its saltwater-based electricity storage systems on their own in... read more