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SolarWorld boosts PV shipments of by 44%, increases revenue by 50% in Q1, 2015

2015-04-27 |

In Q1, 2015 SolarWorld AG (Bonn, Germany) increased group-wide shipments of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules and kits by 44 percent to 202 megawatts (Q1 2014: 140 MW) the company reports in an ad hoc announcement. The company achieved strong growth above all in the United States, where SolarWorld boosted shipments by 170 percent to 116 MW (Q1 2014: 43 MW). This market had a share of 57 percent of total shipments of modules and kits. Read more...

 
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In Q1 2015 the foreign quota of SolarWorld’s PV shipments further increased to 90 percent

SolarWorld boosts PV shipments of by 44%, increases revenue by 50% in Q1, 2015

2015-04-27

In Q1, 2015 SolarWorld AG (Bonn, Germany) increased group-wide shipments of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules and kits by 44 percent to 202 megawatts (Q1 2014: 140 MW) the company reports in an ad hoc announcement. The company achieved strong growth above all in the United States, where SolarWorld boosted shipments by 170 percent to 116 MW (Q1 2014: 43 MW). This market had a share of 57 percent of total shipments of modules and kits. Read more...

The Montalva solar PV project will be the largest in the Caribbean

Greenbriar Capital retains CV Brokerage as finance advisor for its 100 MW Montalva solar PV project in Puerto Rico

2015-04-27

Greenbriar Capital Corp. and Atherton Pacific Green (APG), both headquartered at Newport Beach, California, US, on April 27th, 2015 announced their partnership for engineering, procurement, and construction of the 100 MW (AC) "Smart Grid" Montalva solar photovoltaic (PV) project located in Puerto Rico, US. Greenbriar has also retained CV Brokerage Inc. of the Philadelphia area as its financial advisor to arrange project financing for the PV Project. Read more...

SFCE subsidiary Jiangsu Shunfeng Photovoltaic Technology Co. is a vertically integrated enterprise providing R&D, manufacturing; sales of ingots, wafers, solar cells and PV modules

Shunfeng International Clean Energy to showcase innovative PV, energy saving solutions at SNEC

2015-04-27

Shunfeng International Clean Energy (SFCE, Shanghai, China), along with its subsidiary companies, Shunfeng Photovoltaic (SF-PV), Suntech, Sunways, SAG Solar, Taiwan Carbon Nanotube (TCNT), Powin Energy, and meteocontrol, will be exhibiting at the ninth annual SNEC PV Power Expo in Shanghai. SFCE will showcase its expanding portfolio of integrated and optimized solutions including EPC and operations and maintenance services for solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, as well as low-carbon energy-savings solutions for cities, communities, and commercial facilities. Read more...

Model IRENA group photo with participants, Director-General Adnan Amin and Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi and organizers

First-Ever Model IRENA programme engages youth on energy and climate issues

2015-04-27

Local youth leaders gathered on April 25th, 2015 in Abu Dhabi to take part in the first-ever programme exposing youth to the inner workings of the agency tasked with supporting the global uptake of renewable energy. Organized by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the Model IRENA programme simulated the IRENA Council, one of the Agency’s principal governing organs. Read more...

Manz CIGS PV module manufacturing on equipment for mass production

Manz announces new world record efficiency for CIGS thin-film solar PV modules at 16%

2015-04-27

With a module efficiency of 16 percent, Manz AG (Reutlingen, Germany) presents a new efficiency world record for CIGS thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) modules on April 27th, 2015 at SNEC in Shanghai, the world's leading trade fair for the photovoltaics industry. In doing so, Manz is pushing forward into a new dimension and closing the efficiency gap that has previously existed in between CIGS and the multi-crystalline PV technology that is still prevalent today, the company emphasizes. Read more...

Hanwha Q CELLS HQ in Germany. The company strives to become the top player in the China PV market, aided by the bankability of its parent company Hanwha Group

PV producer Hanwha Q CELLS debuts in China, displays solar technology “Engineered in Germany” at SNEC

2015-04-27

Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. (Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany), the world's largest solar cell manufacturer and one of the largest photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturers, will display its “Engineered in Germany” technologies and PV products at the 2015 SNEC PV Power Expo in Shanghai from April 28th to 30th. “The recent merger of Hanwha SolarOne and Hanwha Q CELLS has created the largest solar cell manufacturer in the world, with annual production capacity reaching 3.28 GW,” noted Hanwha Q CELLS president Mr. Nam Seong Woo. Read more...

Fraunhofer ISE CalLab PV Modules is the first accredited calibration laboratory for PV modules with a measurement uncertainty of 1.6%

Fraunhofer ISE’s “CalLab” is the first accredited calibration laboratory for solar PV panels with measurement uncertainty of 1.6%

2015-04-27

Testing and quality control of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules on a high level are becoming more and more important for banks and investors. Fraunhofer ISE (Freiburg, Germany) is keeping pace with this demand by recently achieving accreditation status for its PV module calibration laboratory, thus turning CalLab PV Modules into the first accredited lab with a measurement uncertainty of 1.6%. Read more...

The Masdar Solar Hub will serve as a platform to test solar PV systems and deliver new innovative technologies to market

Masdar, Masdar Institute launch UAE’s first independent solar testing and R&D hub

2015-04-27

Renewable energy company Masdar (Abu Dhabi, UAE) and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology recently announced plans to launch the Masdar Solar Hub to expedite the development of solar technologies. The new hub aims to support Abu Dhabi’s efforts to achieve its ambitions for solar energy development and deployment through research and demonstration of cutting-edge solar photovoltaic (PV), solar thermal (CSP) and thermal energy storage technologies. Read more...

Top solar PV markets in 2015, according to IHS

IHS solar analysts at SNEC: Global solar PV demand grows by up to 30%; Need for energy storage rises

2015-04-27

IHS Inc. (Englewood, Colorado, U.S.) on April 27th, 2015 released updated solar photovoltaic (PV) industry forecasts from IHS analysts speaking at the SNEC 9th (2015) International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition (SNEC PV Power Expo) in Shanghai. Top-line analyst presentation insights on solar demand, PV inverters, energy storage, and PV module supply include the following: IHS forecasts that global solar demand will grow up to 30 percent in 2015 compared to 2014, reaching 57 gigawatts (GW), which is 10 times the size of the solar-PV industry just seven years ago. Read more...

The new world record for high efficiency p-type multi-crystalline silicon PV modules has been set up at Trina Solar’s State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology

Trina Solar announces new efficiency record for multi-crystalline silicon PV modules: 19.14% independently confirmed

2015-04-27

Trina Solar Limited (Chnagzhou, China) on April 24th, 2015 announced that the company’s State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology of China has set a new world record for high efficiency p-type multi-crystalline silicon PV modules. Trina Solar's Honey Plus multi-crystalline silicon module reached a new module efficiency record of 19.14% with an aperture area of 1.515 m2, as independently confirmed by the National Center of Supervision and Inspection on Solar Photovoltaic Product Quality (CPVT) in Wuxi, China. Read more...

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