Solar electricity News for April 2012
Siemens Energy will provide long-term maintenance services at Algeria’s first solar combined cycle hybrid power plant.
30 April, 2012
The Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) is closing the remaining 650 MW multicrystalline wafer plant at Herøya, Norway, citing continued negative operating results due to falling wafer prices and increased competition from China.
27 April, 2012
Q.Cells SE, which filed for preliminary insolvency at the beginning of April, is already attracting interest from potential investors, according to administrator Henning Schorisch at HWW Wienberg Wilhelm Insolvenzverwalter.
25 April, 2012
US solar panel manufacturer SunPower Corp is to consolidate two of its Philippines manufacturing bases as part of a cost reduction programme.
23 April, 2012
Italian power company Enel has signed a memorandum of understanding with Enea, Italy’s agency for new technologies, and Rome’s local authority Roma Capitale, to build and test a concentrated solar and biomass bi-generation plant.
17 April, 2012
French multinational Areva and Indian energy group Reliance are to build a 250MW concentrated solar power (CSP) project in India, a scheme which the two companies say will be “the largest in Asia”.
12 April, 2012
Installations of solar PV will grow by at least 3.5% in 2012, despite many governments slashing financial incentives for the technology, a study has revealed.
06 April, 2012
Solar panel manufacturer Q-Cells has become the latest German solar panel manufacturer to fail, after spiralling debts and a slump in prices forced the company to file for insolvency proceedings.
03 April, 2012