Photovoltaic

ISOFOTÓN Spain announces that it will file for restructuring legal proceedings on June 4

Malaga - ISOFOTÓN, a global leader in the solar sector with factories in Malaga (Spain) and Ohio (US) will file for restructuring legal proceedings on June 4.

Santerno to support 126 MW solar farm in Thailand

South-east Asia is becoming an important market for Santerno (Photo: Santerno)

Santerno, an Italian inverter manufacturer and part of Carraro Group, has announced an agreement with Energy Absolute, the renewable energy business network in Thailand. The partnership aims to provide PV inverters to a 126 MW PV plant in the Thai province of Nakorn Sawan. According to the company, Santerno will supply all the integrated inverters for the new utility-size plant.

Romania: Gehrlicher Solar installs another 9 MW

Open-area project in the Mures region in Romania (Photo: Gehrlicher Solar)

In the Romanian region of Mures, Gehrlicher Solar AG has constructed three open-area systems with 3 MW each for a domestic private investor. The project, which covers a total of 19 hectares of land, was completed in six weeks, according to the project developer. The parks are located approximately 360 km north-west of the capital Bucharest.

Mp-tec gets involved in Ghana

Mp-tec Managing Director Michael Preißel with Ghanaian partners (Photo: Mp-tec)

The German solar equipment company Mp-tec GmbH & Co. KG has announced that it is entering the solar market in Africa. Together with local investors, Mp-tec has founded the Mp-tec solar Ghana Ltd. joint venture in Ghana, West Africa, which will be led by Mp-tec Managing Director Michael Preißel.

Talesun builds 300 MW solar park in China

Li Yuan, CEO of China Merchants New Energy Projects (left) and Wang Baixing at t

The Chinese solar module manufacturer Zhongli Talesun Solar has been awarded the contract for a photovoltaic project of China Merchants New Energy Group. The company will install 90% of the total capacity of 300 MW in Xinjiang Province and 10% in Jiangsu Province. The solar park is scheduled to be handed over in the fourth quarter of this year.

More photovoltaics than wind power installed in 2013

For the first time, newly installed photovoltaics capacities could surpass installations of both onshore and offshore wind power. While wind energy installations are temporarily suffering from a slowdown in the world's largest markets, China and the U.S., there are strong indications that both technologies will be back on track in the near future.

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