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  • First Solar Achieves 5GW Photovoltaic Production Milestone

    First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) today announced cumulative production has reached 5 gigawatts (GW), or 66 million solar modules, capable of generating enough clean electricity to power approximately 2.5 million homes. The company began commercial production in 2002 and has since grown to become one of the world’s largest solar module manufacturers, with ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • China Solar Photovoltaic Market 2011 Available on Researchmoz.us

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" Solar Photovoltaic Market,Industry, Share, Analysis, Forecasts, Trend, Size in China 2011" to its huge collection of research reports. The Solar Photovoltaic Market in China is growing at a fast pace which has made it the global leader in the manufacturing of solar cells and modules. This has been primarily driven by government policies and ...


  • BELECTRIC setting new standards with organic photovoltaics

    BELECTRIC, the global market leader (2010 & 2011) in the development and construction of ground-mounted solar power plants and roof-mounted photovoltaic systems, has taken over Konarka Technologies GmbH. The group was the leading manufacturer of “Power Plastic,” a thin, film-like organic photovoltaic material with a low weight and a wide range of uses. The German subsidiary of the ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • World Premiere: Organic solar cells for building integrated photovoltaics

    Konarka Technologies is starting as the first company world-wide to manufacture organic solar cells for building-integrated applications. In the consumer sector the innovative solar cells of the American manufacturer have been used successfully for many years. For their integration into buildings, the technology leader was now able to win over the cable manufacturer Lapp Kabel GmbH, the ...


  • We’re discovering the sun! Visible recovery in the Polish photovoltaic market

    Exhibitors from solar sector and 2nd Conference on photovoltaic during International Trade Fair for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Striving to achieve ever greater independence from fossil fuels, whose price is constantly growing and resources dwindling, is the driving force behind the development of technology of obtaining energy from renewable sources. Apart from the most ...


    By Energy-Server - REECO GmbH

  • Constellation Energy Begins Construction on Maryland’s Largest Solar Photovoltaic Power System

    Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) today announced that its retail energy business affiliate has started construction on a 16.1 megawatt DC grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) solar installation in Emmitsburg, Md. Part of the state of Maryland’s Generating Clean Horizons initiative, the approximately $60 million solar facility will be financed, owned and ...


    By Constellation Energy

  • First Photovoltaic Solar Panel Installed on Largest Solar Project in the World

    Less than two weeks after its official groundbreaking ceremony, MidAmerican Solar and First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) marked another milestone at Topaz Solar Farms, located in San Luis Obispo County, Calif. On Wednesday, the first solar panel was installed on what is the largest solar project under construction in the world. When complete, the 550-megawattAC ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • First Solar Sets CdTe Module Efficiency World Record, Launches Series 3 Black Module

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced it set a new world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic (PV) module conversion efficiency, achieving a record 16.1 percent total area module efficiency in tests confirmed by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The new record is a substantial increase over the prior record of 14.4 percent ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • First Solar Acquires 150 MWac Solar Gen 2 Photovoltaic Power Project

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) has acquired the 150-megawattAC (MW) Solar Gen 2 power project from an affiliate of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS), Energy Power Partners and a third equity partner for the project. Construction of the facility, which is located in Imperial County, Calif., near El Centro, is expected to start this year and be completed in 2014. The photovoltaic (PV) ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • First Solar and PG&E Sign Contracts for 72 Megawatts of Solar Photovoltaic Electricity

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced it has signed power purchase agreements with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) for 72 megawatts AC of solar electricity to be generated at two photovoltaic power plants that First Solar is developing in central California. The 32-megawatt Lost Hills project in Kern County and the 40-megawatt Cuyama ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • Thin Film Photovoltaics Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecasts 2012 - 2018

      Thin film photovoltaics are solar cells manufactured by placing one or more thin layers of photovoltaic material on a substrate. The thickness of such a layer varies widely ranging from few nanometers to a few micrometers. There are two leading manufactured solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies in commercial use today; crystalline silicon PV and thin-film PV.    ...


  • Exelon to Expand Its Clean Energy Fleet with Acquisition of 230-Megawatt Solar Photovoltaic Project from First Solar

    Exelon Corporation today announced its acquisition of Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One, a 230-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) project under development in northern Los Angeles County, Calif., from First Solar, which developed and will build, operate, and maintain the project. Construction has started, with the first portion of the site expected to come ...


    By Exelon Corporation

  • Module Installation Begins at Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced the installation of the first of 3.8 million solar modules at the 230-megawattAC Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One power plant in Los Angeles County. ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • First Solar Releases 92.5-Watt Thin-Film PV Module

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced the release of its most advanced thin-film photovoltaic (PV) module, the Series 3 FS-392, which is rated at 92.5 watts. The new FS-392 module maintains all the existing IEC certifications and UL listings for the Series 3 family, including UL listing for 1000-volt systems. “The FS-392 demonstrates the success of First Solar’s R&D ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • First Solar Installs 10 Millionth Power Plant PV Module

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced its Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) team has installed its 10 millionth solar photovoltaic (PV) module in a utility-scale solar power project. The installation took place at the 550 megawattAC (MW) Desert Sunlight Solar Farm solar project that the company is constructing for NextEra Energy ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • enXco Announces Solar Module Supply Agreement With First Solar

    enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, today announced that they have signed a solar module supply agreement with First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR). First Solar will deliver 61 megawatts peak (MWp) of thin film modules starting in September 2012 for enXco's Catalina Solar Project located in Kern County, California. Catalina Solar will be built in two phases -- the first phase of ...


    By Marketwire

  • Hanwha SolarOne to Use Photowatt Ontario-Assembled PV Modules for the Ontario Market

    Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. ("Hanwha SolarOne" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: HSOL), a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic ("PV") cells and modules in China, today announced it has entered into a supply agreement with Photowatt Ontario, Inc. ("PWO"), a wholly owned subsidiary of ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. ("ATS") (ATA.TO), where PWO ...


    By Photowatt Technologies

  • Market Research Forecasts the Solar PV Recycling Market at 1,098,282 Tons by 2035

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Solar Module Recycling - A Necessary Step to Maximize Environmental Benefits of Solar PV Industry" to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit ...


    By Marketwire

  • First Solar PV Modules Receive New IEC Certification for Effectiveness in Coastal Environments

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that its advanced thin-film solar modules have received a new international certification confirming that the company’s technology can be used in a variety of operating conditions, including coastal environments. First Solar’s photovoltaic (PV) modules have passed the International Electrotechnical Commission’s (IEC) 61701 salt ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • SEE Forum on Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Waste Management, Recycling and Environment

    28-30 March 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria. Organizer: Via Expo. From 28 until 30 March 2012, the South-East European Forum will gather key industry players on a global scale in Sofia, Bulgaria. Strong international presence, excellent opportunities for how-how transfer and networking, vast promotional support by 100 ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

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