Solar conference will cover demand dynamics in the worlds major and emerging PV markets

Valencia / Rotterdam - A growing list of countries is supporting the application of photovoltaic solar energy with a feed-in tariff (FiT) incentive program. The FiT incentives were invented by the Germans, and have earned the country its position as market leader. A FiT pays compensation for every kilowatt hour of solar energy produced by the solar PV system.

Affirma-Toptec acquires Isofotón

With the acquisition, the search for a reliable and strong investor has been successfully concluded, Isofotón has announced. Affirma-Toptec is contributing € 50 million. This capital will allow project plans to be realized on the basis of a solid financial situation.

Applied Materials Announces Restructuring of Energy and Environmental Solutions Segment - Conference Call Scheduled for 7:00 a.m. PDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Applied Materials, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMAT) today announced plans to restructure its Energy and Environmental Solutions (EES) segment to put a primary emphasis on opportunities in crystalline silicon (c-Si) solar and advanced energy, including light emitting diode (LED) technology.

Power outage in Moses Lake affecting polysilicon production

Sandvika - REC Silicon has experienced a power supply outage with a 100 percent power loss and consequently all of REC Silicon's manufacturing facilities in Moses Lake, Washington, have been shut down.

SOLAR CELLS HELLAS: Successful completion of six PV Parks with total power output of 600 KW

SCH Group announced in mid June the completion of the first six ground-mounted solar parks, at the area of Kalyvakia, in the Perfecture of Lakonia, in South East of Peloponnese, with total nominal power of 600kW.

DuPont Boosts Tedlar® Production for Surging Solar Energy Market

Fayetteville - Underscoring its ongoing commitment to developing and delivering cleaner, more efficient energy solutions, DuPont announced that production of polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) polymer resin, a critical raw material used to make high-performance DuPontTM Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride film, has begun at the DuPont Fayetteville Works facility.