Significant increase in collected end-of-life PV modules: First quarter 2012 will end with more than 1,000 tonnes

PV CYCLE today announced that it will close the first quarter of 2012 with more than 1,000 tonnes of collected end-of-life PV modules. Compared to previous years, this is a significant first quarter performance and demonstrates the capabilities of Europe's only collective take-back and recycling program for PV modules.

Australia’s largest solar PV project reaches major construction milestone

Geraldton - Australia’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) power project reached a major construction milestone today as contractor and technology provider, First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR), joined owners Verve Energy and GE (NYSE: GE) unit GE Energy Financial Services to mark the commencement of panel installation at the Greenough River Solar Farm.

SNEC: Samil Power Presents Unparalleled Inverters and Mounting Systems

Samil Power will present the inverters with comparably high commendation from Photon Lab and smart mounting systems at this year’s SNEC PV POWER EXPO.

50 MW in Pakistan

In cooperation with the project developer Ensunt, the photovoltaics manufacturer Conergy wants to build a 50 MW solar power station in Pakistan. The solar project in Bahawalpur in the region of Cholistan will be the country's largest to date.

Italy: Conto Energia V brings cuts to incentives for the PV sector

Open space PV plant with a rated power of 2 MW in Corridonia, Marche Region (operational since 2011). Photo: Solarwatt

In Italy the currently applicable “Conto Energia IV” providing incentives for PV electricity production will be replaced by “Conto Energia V”. The amendment coming into force by the end of August is a result from the fact that on July 12 the annual incentive volume for solar power of € 6 billion was exhausted.

KACO new energy – now serving Great Britain directly

German solar inverter manufacturer KACO new energy has established a new service and customer support centre in Milton Keynes near London. The British team lead by David Hawkins offers clients and trade partners timely and direct service at the new, centrally located support centre.