First of eleven Parabel solar roof projects totalling 6 MW under construction

Berlin - During the next few months, Parabel AG is planning to install photovoltaic systems amounting to around 6 MW that will be mounted on refurbished roofs at 11 sites in Brandenburg and Saxony. The first project is now being realised in the Elbe-Elster region near the town of Herzberg, whereby the preparation work for the other projects is also about to be completed.

SunPower Announces New Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility

San Jose - SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB), a manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced plans to own and operate a solar panel manufacturing facility in Mexicali, Mexico to meet the demand of a growing North American solar market.

Innovations: How to secure module efficiency

During the PV SEC exhibition in Hamburg, RIMAS will present a prototype of the unique INTERCONNECTION TESTER. This device has been developed to check the interconnection quality between cells and the quality of ribbon connections in general. It can detect broken or weak connections, without making contact with the object.

Ten Per Cent Higher Feed-in Tariff for Centrosolar Solar Systems in Italy

Hamburg - Solar energy system operators in Italy profit from a ten per cent increase in feed-in tariffs when they decide to purchase their solar systems from Centrosolar. According to Italy's new feed-in legislation (Conto Energia IV), system operators receive higher tariffs as long as they implement solar systems that are made in Europe.

IBC SOLAR Mounts Final Module at Solar Park in Sukow, Germany

Sukow / Bad Staffelstein - Volker Schlotmann, Minister of Transportation, Construction and Rural Development in the state of Mecklenburg- Vorpommern (Germany), and Udo Moehrstedt, CEO of IBC SOLAR, today installed the final module of the Sukow solar park. The photovoltaic project is located close to the state capital of Schwerin on a total area of 31 hectares.

DuPont Apollo Collaborates with Loxley to Complete 8.7 Megawatt Solar Farm in Thailand

Bangkok - DuPont Apollo, a wholly owned subsidiary of DuPont specializing in silicon-based thin film photovoltaic (PV) modules, has announced today the completion of an 8.7 megawatt (MW) ground-mounted solar farm project in collaboration with Loxley Plc, one of Thailand's largest conglomerates engaged in the trading and sales of information technology and telecommunication equipment, through a

Buerkles Ypsator-Worldwide Success

Hans-Joachim Bender, Buerkle GmbH's Managing Director, discusses Buerkle's success with the entire Buerkle Photovoltaic manufacturing equipment product line including Single-Opening and Multi-Opening Lamination Systems and their broad array of Coating Systems applying liquid materials for Anti-Reflective Coating as well as other unique coating applications."We reviewed this business application