SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) has equipped the first off-grid solar diesel hybrid power plant generating power in the megawatt range in South Africa with inverters and intelligent system management. The installation, consisting of 4,200 photovoltaic (PV) modules and 63 Sunny Tripower inverters, has been complementing the diesel energy supply of a chrome ore mine [...]
TIANJIN, China, Sept 11,2012. Trina Solar Limited, a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, was named one of the Chinese global challengers today by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a reflection of the Company’s rapid growth and global expansion. BCG [...]
Sep 11 2012 | Posted in China
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CHANGZHOU, China and FORT COLLINS, Colo., Aug. 9, 2012. ZNShine, a manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, today announced a partnership with Ampt to offer global customers a smart solar module that lowers overall PV system costs and increases energy output for maximum module performance. Under the terms of the partnership, [...]
A new test stand from PSE AG enables stress-testing of PV modules under real-world conditions. CFV Solar puts new mechanical load test stand into operation. The CFV Solar Test Laboratory in Albuquerque, NM, USA, has begun using a mechanical load test stand supplied by the Freiburg company PSE AG. With this new test stand the [...]
Total net revenues were RMB 3,148.5 million (US$500.0 million).
PV module shipment increased by 44.4% from the fourth quarter of 2011.
Gross profit was RMB 245.2 million (US$38.9 million), representing a gross margin of 7.8%, which reflected a non-cash inventory provision of RMB 21.2 million (US$3.4 million) and a provision for preliminary U.S. countervailing and anti-dumping duties of RMB 86.3 million (US$13.7 million). Gross margin of PV modules excluding these provisions would be 11.5%.
“We felt validated after the Department of Commerce’s preliminary CVD decision in March, which determined that we are not being substantially subsidized as the petitioners claim.
BURNABY, BC, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Day4 Energy Inc. (TSX: DFE), a leading global provider of solar photovoltaic (PV) products and solutions, reported operating results for the fourth quarter and full year 2011. “2011 was a very challenging year for the entire PV industry. Unfortunately we are not immune to these challenges. Sudden adverse [...]
Trina Solar Limited, a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, has announced that it will launch a partner program for installers in German-speaking markets on the 2nd of April 2012. The program is called Trina Solar Partner Plus and [...]
Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB) and First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) announced today that Enbridge has acquired a 100 per cent interest in the 50-megawatt (MW) Silver State North photovoltaic (PV) project that First Solar has developed and constructed in Clark County, Nevada, near the community of Primm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “Silver State [...]
EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands â€“ â€œYou have confidence in a technology and believe it will work as you have designed it,â€ says TULiPPS Solar B.V. Founder and Managing Director, Paul Stassen, â€œbut you canâ€™t be sure until and unless you test it. Only then do you find out if all your plans and assumptions were correct [...]
HANGZHOU, China. Trina Solar Limited, a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules is pleased to announce the launch of “Plug me in, Light me up”, a video with actor and race car driver Patrick Dempsey, which discusses solar power [...]
Phoenix Solar and Dow Corning Corporation today jointly announced the completion of a solar installation at Dow Corning’s world headquarters and for both companies to collaborate on efforts to commercialize a total solution using Dow Corning’s structural adhesives. The adhesives, which replace the metal clamps, clips and bolts typically used to secure photovoltaic (PV) modules [...]
Dec 19 2011 | Posted in Solar PV
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Winners to be Announced in Mid-February 2012 EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS â€“ â€œWith a significant amount of the worldâ€™s solar photovoltaic (PV) modules currently being produced on Dutch equipment,â€ notes Paul Stassen, TULiPPS Solar B.V. managing director, â€œthe Netherlands are well represented in the world of solar. Thatâ€™s why weâ€™re so excited to learn that TULiPPS [...]