German PV Market - Degression on Jan. 1, 2012 will be 15 percent

Bonn -  As specified by the federal network agency on 10.27.2011, the degression on Jan. 1, 2012 will be 15 percent.

ForVEI buys two solar farms in Italy from OPDE Group for EUR33M

The investment company ForVEI (a joint venture whose main direct and indirect stockholders are Palladio Finanziaria SpA, Assicurazioni Generali SpA, Intesa Sanpaolo SpA, Quercus Asset Selection Sarl, and Foresight Solar VCT plc), has acquired another two solar PV facilities for 7.93 MW developed by OPDE Group in the Italian region of Piedmont.

Martifer Solar delivers a 5 MWp project on the Normandy coast, France

Oliveira de Frades - Martifer Solar, subsidiary of Martifer SGPS, announces the conclusion of a 5 MWp project located on the seashore of Veules Les Roses, in the Normandy Region (France).

Nedap launches the PowerRouter in India at the Intersolar India 2011

Groenlo - Nedap will be attending the Intersolar India, from 14 - 16 December in Mumbai, India. The presence of Nedap marks the introduction of the PowerRouter to the Indian market. The PowerRouter - a modular solar inverter with integrated battery manager - is a compact and flexible all-in-one system.

SEIA and the Solar Alliance merge

The Solar Alliance now works under the SEIA brand to present a unified US solar industry and promote its interest on state level and in Washington. “The solar energy industry is expanding and it is critical for SEIA to mirror this growth and put our resources and expertise into developing state policy that expand markets for solar energy,” said Rhone Resch, President and CEO of SEIA.

--Eurener donates photovoltaic modules for drinking water treatment system developed by scientists and students from Spanish Universities

The Valencia-iGEM team, comprising scientists and students from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV), Catholic University of Valencia (UCV) and the University of Valencia (UV) of various degrees (Biology, Marine Sciences, Biotechnology, Industrial Engineering and Chemistry Engineering) and coordinated by the Interdisciplinary Modelling Group (InterTech) of the UPV and the Energesis Chai

Kirchner Solar Group enters into Greek Market

Alheim-Heinebach - Kirchner Solar Group keeps expanding internationally. In Athens, Greece, the company founded its subsidiary Kirchner Solar Hellas. The new company will contribute to developing and establishing specific regional solutions for the Greek solar market. Operations start with four Greek employees and the location will be opened on February 1.